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Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

April 29, 2022

As a homeowner or a DIY newbie, there’s a list of tools that can make your life easier when it comes to plumbing. A clogged sink or water leak can affect your day, mainly when you are too busy to wait for a repair service. With the right set of tools, you can DIY it …

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Common Sewage Back-up Causes

April 27, 2022

Sewer back-ups are not anyone’s idea of a good time. They can be nigh on catastrophic, and let’s not even talk about the smell. Many homeowners that have been on the receiving end of sewage system backups want to find out what exactly causes this plumbing horror show and, even more so, how they can …

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10 Things You Really Shouldn’t Flush Down a Toilet

April 4, 2022

Johnson Plumbing has over 20 years of expertise in the Reno, Nevada region, repairing plumbing problems. So we know a thing or two about keeping your plumbing in excellent shape.  When plumbing goes wrong, it can go spectacularly wrong, resulting in costly repairs, sometimes significant replacements, and waterwork complications. Often, we get called out for …

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Building An Oasis – Plumbing Requirements for Outdoor Pools

March 23, 2022

It is the dream for many, a gorgeous pool outdoors with glistening blue waters, a floatie or two bobbing around, maybe a drink while hanging out on the edge. But there is a lot that goes into getting that ideal backyard vacation spot. Part of that involves the materials and planning, but the actual plumbing …

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Quick and Clean—Replacing a Boiler is Easier Than it Sounds | Johnson Plumbing

March 4, 2022

When you hear rattling coming from the walls, we all hope it’s Santa coming down the chimney. The unfortunate truth? A rattling or distressed sound is usually a strong indication that your boiler is in need of repair or replacement.   This replacement may seem like a daunting task, similar to open-heart surgery for your …

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DIY Plumbing Part 1: Prevention, Quick Fixes, and Tune-Ups

February 18, 2022

Major issues could have been prevented by the swift correction of small problems. Minor tasks that could be taken care of with a little elbow grease and curiosity. As a home or property owner, it’s never pleasant seeing the plumbing bill for either of them. It is crucial that you call in the experts for …

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Tips for Shower Maintenance and Water Flow

January 20, 2022

If we wanted a weak shower, we’d head outside into the rain with a squeegee and a brush. While there’s nothing like a hot, warm, powerful shower stream, there’s also nothing quite as disappointing as stepping into a matchbox in a hotel with about as much water pressure as a deflating balloon. When this starts …

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Emergency Repairs — A Look Into Our Most Common Emergency Calls

January 17, 2022

When it rains, it pours. And when your plumbing gets a kink, it also often pours too: from your overflowing toilet or your leaky under-sink pipes. If you’ve had to call the plumber in desperate need of help with a plumbing emergency, you’re not alone! It’s estimated that an average US family of four goes …

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Oil and Water — Why We Dispose of Cooking Oils Instead of Draining

January 12, 2022

It’s the post-mealtime lull and you’re getting ready to clean up after cooking. Whether you’ve been grilling, sauteing, searing or stir-frying, chances are you have some leftover cooking oil sitting in your pots and pans. What are you doing with it? You might be the Crisco-can keeper, pouring it into a metal can next to …

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Four Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

Four Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

January 10, 2022

Leaking faucets and pipes beneath the sink are among the most common plumbing issues homeowners face. While you can address minor issues using DIY methods and the right tools, it’s more prudent to leave them to the professionals. Taking the DIY route can sometimes lead to costly blunders. At times homeowners don’t realize where they …

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