Why Does My Garbage Disposal Keep Backing Up?

By |2020-09-14T09:32:09+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 |2020-09-14T09:36:54+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 |2020-09-14T09:30:35+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 |2020-09-14T09:31:52+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 |2020-04-06T15:05:55+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

Why the Thaw Might Not End Your Plumbing Problems

By |2020-04-23T15:07:38+00:00February 14th, 2020|Plumbing|

Why the Thaw Might Not End Your Plumbing Problems The days are getting longer, and the temperatures are slowly warming—and although winter isn’t officially over for a few weeks, we’re already looking forward to more sunshine and less “blah.” We’re guessing you feel the same way—especially if you’re one of the unlucky Manhattan

How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

By |2020-04-23T15:01:12+00:00December 19th, 2019|Plumbing|

How to Avoid Calling a Plumber This Winter Ten thousand dollars. That’s the average insurance claim related to “water damage and freezing,” according to the Insurance Information Institute. Each year, one in 50 homeowners will file such a claim—and we’re guessing that you, like all Manhattan plumbing customers, would rather not be that

DIY Winterizing Checklist

By |2020-04-23T15:01:41+00:00May 1st, 2019|Plumbing|

DIY Winterizing Checklist No one loves a plumbing emergency. And while we’re happy to be your Manhattan plumber when you need us, we’d rather help you avoid a disaster to begin with.  Damage from burst water pipes is the second most common homeowner’s insurance claim in the United States, averaging $10,000 per event.