Fischer Plumbing Blog

Plumbing issues at home can sometimes get too ridiculously simplistic. But the truth is, there are no clear cut answers for every plumbing issue. While you may be able to find some popular fixes for common plumbing issues, there are still times where you may...

A very common question we get asked from our customers is what’s the best way to unclog a drain or sewer line – a plumbing drain snake or a hydro jet. Just like many other plumbing jobs, the answer to this question is, "It all...

Your bathroom is homeowner’s object of both substance and style. It needs to be beautiful enough to maintain a pleasant bathroom experience but useful enough to justify a complete overhaul or splurge on design. It is one of the most frequented places in the house...

Your water heater pilot light is the light that powers up your water heater and main indicator that all is well in your plumbing paradise. Occasionally, however, it acts up. Sometimes, the light flickers temporarily due to fluctuations in electric voltage. On more unfortunate circumstances,...

Clean water is vital to your health for drinking, showering, and cooking your food. Most people today drink chlorine-treated water that still contains many harmful bacteria, chemicals and other contaminants. Water, like oxygen is crucial to maintain life. Every person needs to have enough water each...

Disposable baby wipes came out late in the 1970s but manufacturing cost was too high. Only a few major brands commanded the market. It took almost 20 years before smaller brands were able to make an appearance. Initially, disposable wipes were sold in the diaper...

A tankless or on demand water heater is just that; a water heater, minus the tank. On demand water heaters only heat water when you turn on a faucet as it flows through the system. There is no storage tank that has to be continually...

This is the last and final articles in our series of four plumbing emergencies (and how to handle them). So far we have discussed what to do if you have a burst pipe, a clogged drain, and how to locate the shut off valve to your...

Welcome to the second in our series of four common plumbing emergencies that may happen in your home. Part 1 - a burst pipe - can cause havoc and severe damage to your home. Part 2 - a clogged drain pipe - can be frustrating, messy, and...