Why Is My Toilet Running All The Time?

By |2021-01-06T13:06:47+00:00January 6th, 2021|Plumbing|

Nothing is worse than having someone use the toilet and within minutes of them flushing it’s clear that annoying running sound isn’t going to stop. This is a constant source of frustration as it’s a sound that’s hard to ignore. That means someone has to get up and “jiggle the handle” to hopefully get the

How to Prevent Burst Pipes

By |2020-12-30T18:02:53+00:00December 8th, 2020|Plumbing|

Know the fastest way to go from “peaceful snowy winter morning” to “what in the bleepity bleep bleep is happening”? Discover a burst pipe. You have to: Find the pipe. Try to remember where the heck the water shut-off valve is. Clean up the mess. Figure out how to fix the problem. Explain to your

Can You Really Unclog A Drain with Cola?

By |2020-12-30T18:02:53+00:00November 9th, 2020|Plumbing|

Clogged drains can get the best of all of us. Mystery odors, backed-up sinks, and non-functioning disposals are definitely near the top of the Worst Things about Homeownership list.  Whether it’s a sink or a toilet, we’re always looking for a quick and inexpensive DIY fix. Today, our DIY might involve one of our favorite

10 Awesome Plumbing Hacks

By |2020-12-30T18:02:54+00:00October 7th, 2020|Plumbing|

Calling the pros for every plumbing issue in your home is time-consuming and costly. Now, don’t get us wrong: We love helping our Manhattan plumbing customers with problems big and small! But if you’re feeling empowered to DIY your simple plumbing issues, we’re here to help you do that, too. From regular maintenance to clogs

4 Main Causes of Sewer Damage

By |2020-12-30T18:02:54+00:00September 7th, 2020|Plumbing|

There’s no delicate way to talk about sewage. Sewage problems are just… gross. Ever smelled backed-up sewer pipes? Ugh. Worse yet: Ever had sewer water actually back up into your shower or spill out onto the floor? Barf.  Without a proper waste disposal system, you can experience a whole host of issues: spreading diseases, mold

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Keep Backing Up?

By |2020-12-30T18:02:54+00:00August 5th, 2020|Plumbing|

Let’s be honest: A clogged garbage disposal is just ewwww. First, there’s the mystery smell. Then there’s the inconvenience of a slow-draining sink, complete with bits and pieces of yesterday’s breakfast floating around in there. Gross. Garbage disposals back up for plenty of reasons—including these top three. Disposal Clogging Culprit #1: Incorrect Use File this

Tankless Water Heater Not Working? Here’s What to Check

By |2020-12-30T18:02:54+00:00July 4th, 2020|Plumbing|

Tankless water heaters are energy-efficient, have low maintenance costs, and are reasonably durable. But just like any appliance, they’re not completely  immune to issues.  If your tankless water heater isn’t performing up to par here’s what you should check.  Scenario 1: There’s no hot water! This is the most common problem you can expect with

Flooded Basement? Steps Before Calling a Plumber

By |2020-12-30T18:02:54+00:00June 10th, 2020|Plumbing|

Flooded Basement? Do these eight things before calling a plumber Few things are worse than walking into your basement and finding standing water. Dealing with a flooded basement is time-consuming, exhausting, and—you won’t be surprised to hear this—expensive. Fortunately, you can save yourself some big bucks by following this step-by-step guide before you call

What the Crap is a Bidet?

By |2020-12-30T18:02:54+00:00May 8th, 2020|Plumbing|

We’ll try not to get too personal… We’ve all been there. You’re doing our business, and you realize there’s no toilet paper. You start to panic, frantically searching your bathroom cabinets hoping to find even half a roll. With a national TP shortage, this is a reality we’ll likely be dealing with for quite

How to Hire a Plumber During the Coronavirus Crisis

By |2020-12-30T18:02:54+00:00April 6th, 2020|Plumbing|

Here’s the thing about your plumbing: It doesn’t care, at all, about what’s happening in the world. So the reality that you’re dealing with a global health crisis? It simply doesn’t care. But at Taylor Group, we do. We get that many of you are trying to navigate working from home while also trying