Top Posts of All Time Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Super Terry’s Top Posts of All Time


At Terry’s Plumbing, we have spent years writing informative articles to help you better understand your pipes, bathrooms, kitchens and homes in general. Throughout the years, there have been a few articles we’ve written that have withstood the test of time. Since these articles have proven so helpful to so many of our readers, we wanted to round up our top posts of all time for you.

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Plumbing money-saving tips | Pittsburgh, PA | Terry's Plumbing

How can my plumber save me money this summer?


Interested to know how your plumbing system can save you money? Below are some tips to save yourself the hassle and the headache of a costly repair. 

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What is a plumbing vent | Pittsburgh, PA | Terry's Plumbing

What is a Plumbing Vent?


Having plumbing problems you can’t explain? The answer could lie in your plumbing vent. Continue reading below for more information on how this crucial piece of your indoor plumbing system works and how you can properly maintain it. 

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What is a Plumbing Apprenticeship Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing Apprenticeship: Here’s What to Know


Deciding on a career can feel daunting. There’s so much to consider—salary, desired lifestyle, family, etc. Plus, that one decision results in years of training, and who knows what the future of any career will look like.   However, one profession that’s always needed is plumbing. According to salary.com, the median salary of a plumber is $57,183 annually, but the range usually lies between $49,734 and $65,419. Another perk of the career is that you don’t need to spend tens of thousands of dollars—or more—attending an expensive college to acquire a degree in a crowded field. To become a plumber, you need to […]

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Holiday Decorating Tips | Terry's Plumbing

Easy Holiday Decorating Tips


With just a few weeks until the winter holidays, there’s little time to deck the halls (and tree, house and yard). Create a quick and festive look indoors and out with holiday decorating tips ideal for any skill level.

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Causes of Low Water Pressure | Terry's Plumbing

Causes of Low Water Pressure


We’ve all been there. The sink practically dribbles while rinsing dishes or the shower just isn’t up to snuff. Low water pressure is a headache to contend with, especially when you have stuff to get done. So why does this even happen? We’ll look at some of the most common causes of low water pressure and how to fix each issue. 

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Crazy Things Plumbers Find | Terry's Plumbing

Five Crazy Things Plumbers Find on the Job


Fixing plumbing problems isn’t all sunshine and roses. It’s hard work, and often pretty dirty, too. Every once in awhile, though, we can’t help but step back and chuckle at the oddities we encounter along the way. Here’s just a sampling of some of the crazy things plumbers find on the job. 

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Office Restroom Etiquette | Terry's Plumbing

Don’t Be “That Guy” (or Girl): Office Restroom Etiquette


In-office work has several benefits, from enhanced collaboration and the ability to foster workplace relationships to having access to major company resources. The one thing that isn’t always so great is the public restroom situation. Maybe the toilet paper roll is always left empty, or the sink is splashed with water. Whatever the case, navigating office restroom etiquette is challenging but essential. Keep your routine in check with a few tips to avoid being “that guy” (or girl). 

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Save on Your Water Bill | Terry's Plumbing

How to Save Money on Your Water Bill


Did you know? Each person in the U.S. uses about 80 to 100 gallons of water every day, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Between showers and dishes, laundry and watering the lawn, there’s almost always a water source in the “on” position. All of this leads to one thing: higher water bills. Instead of getting hit with major sticker shock when the bill arrives each month, consider making a few changes for more efficient water use. Our tips will show you how to reduce water usage, save money on your water bill and preserve your peace of mind. 

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Seasonal Preventive Home Maintenance | Terry's Plumbing

Seasonal Preventive Home Maintenance


We’re well into summer at this point, and you’re probably starting to tackle some of the bigger preventive home maintenance chores. We’ve created a guide of things to cross off your to-do list before the end of summer. Follow these tips for better home efficiency now through winter.  

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