Plumbers Rochester

DIY Plumbing Repair Tip Neighborhood Plumber
If a water pipe bursts in your home or the sump pump stops working, it’s always best to call a plumber for repair. But at Pride Plumbing of Rochester, we know there are easy DIY ways to clear clogged drains, fix leaky pipes, and perform other small repairs. If you want to […]

DIY Plumbing Repair Tips Explained by Your Neighborhood Plumber   Recently updated !

Hose Bibb Leaking
What is a hose bibb? A hose bibb is an outdoor faucet/outdoor water spigot, which allows for a hose attachment. Maybe you didn’t get a chance to prepare your hose bibb for the winter and now as you prepare to garden, fill the pool, wash your car, or play in […]

Preparing for Spring – Hose Bibb 101

Planet Heart Eco-Friendly Plumbing Tips
In honor of Earth Day this week, here are some plumbing tips to make your home as eco-friendly and inexpensive as possible.   Conserve electricity & water. Take shorter showers. Only run dishwasher when it is fully loaded. Turn the faucet off when brushing your teeth. This can save you […]

Everyday Eco-Friendly Plumbing Tips in Honor of Earth Day   Recently updated !

Anti Scald Shower Valve
Have you ever been enjoying a nice, warm shower when all of the sudden the water turns shockingly cold? Or even worse, someone flushes a toilet and the shower becomes unbearably hot to the point of burning your skin? Eliminate these major and potentially harmful shower temperature fluctuations by installing […]

Protect Against Scalding in the Shower – Install a Thermostatic ...

Spring Cleaning Your Plumbing
Happy Spring! With the spring cleaning season upon us, we would like to remind you not to forget about the plumbing that needs some routine cleaning/maintenance as well. Incorporating plumbing into your annual spring cleaning will help your plumbing fixtures to perform better, more efficiently, and last longer. Here are […]

Spring Cleaning Your Plumbing

Charlie Toilet
Toilets are basic fixtures in every bathroom that generally only use up to two gallons of water per flush, but the plumbers at Pride Plumbing of Rochester want customers to understand the consequences of a simple leak both environmentally and economically. A toilet that is intermittently or constantly “running”, means […]

How Faulty Toilets Can Cost You Money Each Month

Clogged Toilet What Not To Flush
The pipes in our home are only built to handle human waste and toilet paper. Although we may think that our toilets can handle anything that will fit down the drain, it can cause major plumbing problems in the long run. Items to avoid flushing down the toilet: Baby wipes […]

What NOT to Flush Down the Toilet

Bentley Unclogging a Toilet
As a pet owner, you may expect your fur baby to rummage through the trash, leave traces of their hair throughout the household, and even chew through some household items. What you may not think of is how the plumbing in your home could be impacted by your beloved pet […]

Pet-Proof Your Plumbing

Frozen Branches
Disconnect and drain outdoor hoses to prevent winter pipe damage. With the frigid cold temperatures we experience in Rochester, NY, it is important to take precaution to avoid frozen pipes. When pipes freeze, they can burst and can cause a great deal of damage. Protect your home this winter by […]

Prevent Winter Pipe Damage by Disconnecting Outdoor Hoses

Frozen River
Allow water to drip from faucets served by exposed pipes. Winter in Rochester often means low temperatures, snow, and a wind chill below zero. When the weather is very cold outside let water drip from the faucet served by the exposed pipes. This eliminates some pressure that is built up […]

Allow Water to Drip to Prevent Frozen Pipes

sewer backup
There’s nothing worse than sewage backing up into your home. Not only is it a rather smelly situation, but it also creates unhealthy conditions. Fortunately, arming yourself with a little plumbing knowledge can help you understand what conditions pose the most risk so that you can take preventative measures to […]

Are You Having Sewer Backups?   Recently updated !