Home Buying: Is Your Potential Home a Flood Risk? | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Home Buying: Is Your Potential Home a Flood Risk?


You’ve found the perfect home–beautiful kitchen, the right number of bathrooms, and a big, beautiful fenced in yard. And then someone mentions a case of flooding in the area. You start to wonder, could my dream home be at risk for flood damage? The fact is home buyers need to pay attention to their flood risk and the need for flood control. Which is why in this article we give you pointers on how to assess a home’s flood risk and who to ask for more information.

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Kitchen Materials to Never use During a Remodel | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Materials to Never use During a Kitchen Remodel


Ready to remodel your old kitchen? Picking the right materials is easy if you do your homework and there are amazing products out there. When remodeling you’re going to be looking at price point, sanitation, durability and maintenance. This means you must resist the temptation to buy the cheapest or shiniest materials available and go for durable options that can stand up to regular abuse. Keeping those features in mind, here are some materials to avoid during your next kitchen project.

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

Plumbing News Roundup: August 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, we discuss inflation, bidets are becoming the new standard, Milwaukee Tools is expanding and Waterless CO. earns their national green building certification. Keep on reading for more details.

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Unclogging Gutters the Right Way | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Unclogging Gutters the Right Way


During a bad storm, a clogged gutter sends a cascade of water down the side of your home, causing damage to your home’s foundation. Cleaning gutters and making sure they are free of leaves and debris will help prevent damage. This is easy for the average DIYer to do, however if you find yourself asking how often should I do it? And what’s the process like? Well, this blog has the answers for you! In this article, we give you the answers to the most commonly asked questions about cleaning gutters.

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6 Hacks to Maximize Bathroom Storage Space | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

6 Hacks to Maximize Bathroom Storage Space


Do you fantasize about having a bathroom space that can be your personal refuge from the hustle and bustle of life? But instead, you’ve got a bathroom cluttered with toiletries and towels–which means you need more storage space. In this blog, we share 6 hacks to help you maximize your bathroom space.

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Replacing Plumbing: Options and Cost | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Replacing Plumbing: Options and Cost


No matter how amazing your current plumbing may be, over time even the best of systems needs replacing. Copper pipes become frail, galvanized steel pipes may corrode, and lead pipes are a danger to your health. Replacing plumbing can be a costly and time-consuming venture. You’ll need to closely inspect your plumbing or rely on a licensed professional to advise you whether it’s time or not. Depending on the complexity, replumbing a 1,500 sq. ft. home can cost a pretty penny. However, there’s good news for those on a shoestring budget. This article will highlight different options for every kind […]

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Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling


Hundreds of factors come into play when planning a kitchen remodel and of all the rooms in your home, kitchens are the most complex. The average cost for a complete kitchen remodel is about $60,000, which is the most money homeowners spend on any home improvement project. And with good reason –kitchens are the hub of the home. Most homeowners remodel their kitchen just once during their time of ownership, so it’s important to get it right. Effective planning is essential for things to run smoothly, so to help ensure you’re happy with your remodel keep on reading for our […]

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

Plumbing News Roundup: July 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, Sonnhalter hosts its 12th annual Tool Drive, Seminar Centers are Preparing to Reopen, Newport Brass releases three lavatory collections, and hands-free technology is the new standard. Keep on reading for more details. Sonnhalter partners with Habitat for Humanity for 12th annual Tool Drive Sonnhalter, a communications firm, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity again for its Twelfth Annual Sonnhalter Tool Drive. From Sunday, August 1st to Tuesday, August 31st, organizations, businesses and manufacturers are encouraged to donate extra inventory, demo models, tools and building materials to the Tool Drive to benefit Habitat […]

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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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