Pressure Washing your House the Right Way | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Pressure Washing your House the Right Way


Pressure washing or power washing, involves using a high velocity water spray to clean dirt and debris from surfaces. From removing mold and mildew on siding, to prepping your home for a fresh coat of paint, a thorough pressure washing can help restore your home’s curb appeal. The following guide will teach you how to pressure wash your home safely and efficiently.

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Cleaning your Dryer Vent: 6 Mistakes to Avoid | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Cleaning your Dryer Vent: 6 Mistakes to Avoid


Dryer fires are a very real and dangerous hazard that most often originate within the metal tube between your dryer and the wall. That is why you need to clean it out. Cleaning your vent will help your dryer run more efficiently and prevent your home from catching fire. Continue reading our new blog for more information on the 6 mistakes to avoid while cleaning out your dryer vent.

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How to Prevent Water Damage | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How to Prevent Water Damage


Prevention is a whole lot cheaper than repairs. Water damage is the number one culprit that weakens your home’s foundation. When water damage hits your home’s foundation, over time it can cause structural damage. Damp wood is also inviting to termites, carpenter ants, mold and mildew. In this blog, we cover 3 simple strategies for preventing water damage. With these strategies you can have peace of mind the next time a storm hits.

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Plumbing News Roundup: June 2021 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing News Roundup: June 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, a North Carolina plumbing company has a unique way of providing reminders to customers, WaterSense is helping save trillions of gallons of water, QuickDrain USA launched their new SquareDrain point drain, and Delta releases their new instant hot faucet. Keep on reading for more details.

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Bathroom Ventilation 101 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Bathroom Ventilation 101


Your bathroom is the wettest room in your home. With major moisture comes potential problems like mold, mildew, peeling paint and funky smells. Luckily proper ventilation can keep humidity and its resulting issues at bay. Follow the dos and don’ts below to prevent excessive moisture buildup in your bathroom.

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Removing Soap and Streaks from Shower Doors | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Removing Soap and Streaks from Shower Doors


It’s always challenging to get those glass shower doors clean and free of hard water stains and soap scum. Luckily, in this blog we teach you a couple different ways to effectively clean your shower doors. So, say goodbye to streaks and soap scum and hello to crystal clear shower doors!

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Things to Consider before Painting your Kitchen Cabinets | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Things to Consider before Painting your Kitchen Cabinets


If your kitchen needs a facelift but you’re on a strict budget, consider painting your kitchen cabinets. Cabinets cover the bulk of the wall space in a kitchen, so a fresh coat of paint or a new color can drastically alter their appearance. With that being said, potential project mishaps can produce imperfect results and waste your time and money. Therefore, you should do some planning before picking up that paintbrush. To achieve a pro-quality paint job on your kitchen cabinets, take these 5 things into consideration.

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Plumbing News Roundup: May 2021 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing News Roundup: May 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, the 2021 annual PMI report has been released, Home Depot is rewarding scholarships, bath & kitchen renovations reach historic highs, and Bradford White announced its partnership with Plumbers Without Borders. Keep on reading for more details.

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The top 3 kitchen trash cans | pittsburgh | terry's plumbing

The Top 3 Kitchen Trash Cans


Garbage piles up after cooking, cleaning, and simply living day to day. Managing that trash can be a hassle without a proper trash can. A top-quality trash can seals in all the smells and keeps bugs out. Whether you’ve just moved, or need to buy a replacement trash can, continue reading our blog for tips that will help you navigate your options.

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Ho to relight a pilot light | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How to Relight a Pilot Light


Today most gas appliances have electric starters instead of pilot lights. However, if one morning you wake up to a shivering cold house or no hot water it’s wise to know how to relight your older appliance’s flames. Keep reading for the proper steps to take to relight pilot lights in a gas furnace and water heater.

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