Happy 4th of July 2013

We wish you many happy memories with families and friends!

New Rooter-Man Franchise Opens in Cleveland Ohio

Rooter-Man, the #1 national plumbing and drain cleaning franchise, announces a new service location in Cleveland, Ohio under the ownership of local residents the King family! The new Cleveland, OH location is a full service plumbing, septic, and drain cleaning company that’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Roo

Rooter-Man Named #1 Plumbing Franchise 2013

Rooter-Man, a national plumbing and drain cleaning franchise, has been ranked the #1 Plumbing Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for the 11th consecutive year (2003-2013). Entrepreneur magazine also ranked Rooter-Man#174 among the top 500 franchises. Entrepreneur Magazine determines a company’s rank by their cumulative scores in financial strength, stability, number of f

Prepare Your Pipes For Winter

If you don’t want to put out hundreds or thousands of dollars over the winter season for busted pipes now is the time to prepare. As you think of what it takes to prepare your plumbing, you will need to get some supplies together. Insulated covers, pipe sleeves and other insulating material will be needed. If you don’t know what type of material you need, the answer is

How to Fix a Pipe Leak

Leaks seem to happen at the most inopportune times. Pipe leaks are amongst the worst, as the overall situation can quickly stem out of control. Burst pipes can result in flooded homes, high water bills and enormous repair bills. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can familiarize yourself with so that if this ever happens you know how to fix a leak. Below, you wil

Happy Thanksgiving 2012

How to Replace the Thermocouple on a Hot Water Heater

Having trouble keeping the pilot light on your gas hot water heater lit? More often than not, when the pilot light on a gas hot water heater will not stay lit, it is because of a defective thermocouple, which is a device that will turn off the gas should the pilot light ever go out. It is a piece of tubing that connects the pilot on the hot water heater to the gas controll

Plumbing Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a fun and exciting time for families, but it can also be a stressful time for your plumbing system. Having extra guests means more people using the bathroom, which can certainly impact your plumbing system. Below are some of the top holiday tips provided by the folks at Rooter-Man:

Don’t Pour Oil or Grease Down Drain

Try to avoid pouring

How to Change a Drain Trap

Have you ever looked under your sink at the pipes? Probably not. However, the drain trap, which is comprised of the U-shaped pieces of pipe, is an important element of your sink drain. Without a drain trap, your sink would be unable to properly drain and your health would be at risk.

Within the curved section of the drain pipe, there is a plug of water that acts as a se

Winterizing Pipes Properly

Winterizing your home’s pipes is necessary if you live in a climate where the temperature can get near or below freezing. Frozen pipes can easily burst, causing serious damage. Here are some simple steps you can take to protect your home.

Step 1: Locate vulnerable pipes. The first thing to do in winterizing your plumbing is to pinpoint all areas where