How to Disaster-Proof your Home | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How to Disaster-Proof your Home


Sure, cleaning your gutters or installing a French drain may not seem like heroic tasks, but when mother nature is doing her worst, those tasks are your home’s armor. So, suit up and get ready to prepare your home for disasters like water damage, power outages, and fires.

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

Plumbing News Roundup: April 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, Pfister is challenging the pros, a plumber uses a unique technique to gain customers, and there’s a product that could stop your basement from flooding. Keep on reading for more details.

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

Plumbing News Roundup: March 2021


  The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, Texas called out for volunteer plumbers to aid in recovery efforts, product testers are keeping the industry strong, and the reveal of the SharkBite EvoPEX Fitting. Keep on reading for more details.

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DIY Facelift or your tub | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

DIY Facelift for your Tub


Often times the focal point of a full bathroom is the tub – which is expected to be pristine and gleaming. If yours is chipped, scratched, or sporting an old-fashioned color there’s a simple solution.  Spare yourself the bother and expense of ripping it out and replacing it by painting it.

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Plumbing News Round Up: February 2021 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing News Round Up: February 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. New insights, techniques, businesses, and more influence the way that the industry functions. That’s why we’re sharing this month’s plumbing news roundup.

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What’s the Difference: Renovating vs Remodeling? | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

What’s the Difference: Renovating vs Remodeling?


Generally, homeowners use the words “renovate” and “remodel” interchangeably. However, these terms actually entail two very different things–to learn the difference, keep reading.

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How to: install a dishwasher | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How To: Install a Dishwasher


Unlike your normal plug-in appliances, a dishwasher must be hardwired and hooked up to your plumbing. But, if you’re up for the challenge of installing it yourself to save some money, keep on reading.

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The Best Auger for Every Clog | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

The Best Auger for Every Clog


When a clog happens do you have the right tool that can fix it? And no, we aren’t talking about a plunger. In this blog you’ll find a list of plumbing tools and an explanation of when to use each one.

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