A Plumbing Blog Unclogged

Catons Announces Free Pet Rescue Service

Posted On Oct 29, 2020
Together with Roto-Rooter, we've partnered with The Humane Society of the United States to make more communities aware of this free life-saving service we are providing to the community.
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Plumbing Pumpkin Problems

Posted On Oct 27, 2020
Ah, pumpkin guts. Everyone’s least favorite part of Halloween cleanup. If you’re a purist, you will have already removed all the seeds for roasting and portions of the flesh to make a homemade pumpkin pie or other seasonal favorite. But now you’re left with the slimy aftermath. Garbage disposal? Toilet? Trashcan? What’s the next step?
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DIY: Get Your Dishwasher Looking and Smelling Brand New

Posted On Jul 8, 2020
Prevent smelly odors and perpetually dirty dishes by following the steps below to get your dishwasher looking brand new again.
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Origins of the Modern Washing Machine

Posted On Jun 16, 2020
By raise of hand, who wants to wash all of their clothing, bedding and towels by hand in a local creek or river? Yep, that’s what we thought, no one. Washing machines have become so ingrained in the routines all of us keep but it wasn’t even until 1833 that the metal washboard was invented and made widely available to the public. Read on to learn the origins of one of the most essential appliances in your home, the humble washing machine.
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5 Ways to Keep Your Dishwasher Running Smoothly

Posted On Apr 2, 2020
Its easy to take your dishwasher for granted. The lowly kitchen appliance does a lot of heavy lifting. Using your dishwasher not only ensures dishes are cleaned and sanitized more effectively than hand washing, it can also save you time and money.
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Stinky Sink Remedies

Posted On Mar 27, 2020
Stinky sink drains are one of the most common complaints we receive from our customers. Odors coming from your sink can make everyday tasks unpleasant. If you're experiencing a stinky drain, give one of our home remedies a try and leave your kitchen or bathroom smelling pleasant once again.
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Caton's Covid-19 Response

Posted On Mar 19, 2020
Caton's response to the Covid-19 concerns
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DIY Removing and Cleaning an Aerator

Posted On Mar 12, 2020
If the water flow in your sink starts to spurt and sputter out of the faucet, it's time to clean the aerator. Thankfully, it's an easy task that only takes 30 minutes. Get your sink flowing smoothly again by removing mineral deposits and other debris from your faucet's aerator by following these simple steps:
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Plumbing Needed for a Kitchen Remodel

Posted On Aug 27, 2019
Do you plan on remodeling your kitchen? Perhaps there are some upgrades you want to make to create the kitchen of your dreams. Before doing so, you should understand the details that go into upgrading and/or changing the location of your appliances.
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Different Types of Wastewater

Posted On Jul 30, 2019
When dealing with a sewage or flood emergency inside your home, it?Коs crucial to be able to differentiate between different types of wastewater.
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How to Cut Your Water Use by 25%

Posted On Jul 2, 2019
People will do anything to cut down their water bill. It sounds difficult, but there are many ways to cut water usage around your home and make a big difference on how much you spend a month for water
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Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Posted On May 1, 2019
Water heaters age and will need to be replaced over time, but simple maintenance and knowledge will help you see warning signs or avoid premature repairs. Here are four signs that it likely time to replace your water heater
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Spring Water Cleanup Tips and Tricks

Posted On Mar 26, 2019
Spring is the perfect time to evaluate areas of your home that could be susceptible. The water damage experts at Catons are available to help isolate and fix the problem. In the meantime, follow these helpful tips to prevent water damage in your home
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How to Fix Slow Toilet Flushes and Drains

Posted On Jan 21, 2019
Although you might think that a toilet or drain can withstand many different materials, they are actually incredibly sensitive. In fact, flushing or draining the wrong materials can create big problems for you and the environment.
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Tis the Season for Garbage Disposal Disasters

Posted On Dec 17, 2018
Americans will consume an estimated 22 million turkeys and 318 million pounds of ham around the holiday season! It may be tempting to put all that excess food down your garbage disposal but when in doubt, err on the side of caution.
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How to Winterize Your Home

Posted On Nov 13, 2018
Winterizing your home is a relatively cheap and easy task that can save you thousands of dollars of repairs and water cleanup. Follow these tips to ensure your plumbing is in good working order all winter long.
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4 DIY Ways to Unclog Drains

Posted On Oct 15, 2018
Tired of taking showers while standing in four inches of water? Ready to solve that slow water drain in your bathroom sink? Many of these annoying plumbing problems can easily be fixed with some simple DIY skills. Check out these quick and easy ways to unclog a stubborn drain.
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Finding A Trustworthy Plumber

Posted On Apr 28, 2017
When you hire a plumber, your plumbing isn?Коt the only thing at stake. Not only are you letting a man into your home, but you?Коre also allowing him to be around your family. Make sure you do your homework and…Read more ›
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Home Water Valve Types And Functions

Posted On Mar 5, 2017
Identifying and shutting off your water valve is critical during a plumbing emergency. Because every house has a unique plumbing infrastructure, there could be multiples valves and different access points. This is where Catons can help! We'll can identify the type, access point, and how to shut off your valve. Call us today.
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Preventing Plumbing Disasters

Posted On Feb 20, 2017
Preventative maintenance can be a lot less expensive than calling a plumber. There is a variety of light maintenance work and checks you can perform regularly to help save yourself money in the long run. Here are some tips &…Read more ›
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Commercial Plumbing with Catons

Posted On Jan 9, 2017
Life can be hectic and the last thing you or anyone needs is a problem with the plumbing appliances in your commercial building or business. Businesses need to be effective and efficient to become successful and a clogged toilet or…Read more ›
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A Plumbing Blog Unclogged

Posted On Jan 9, 2017
Click to read Catons Plumbing's blog for the latest information on plumbing services and what is most important when selecting a plumbing company.
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You Might Be a Plumber, If?

Posted On Mar 10, 2014
What makes a true plumber? The average self-repair homeowner may believe that all it takes is duct tape, a wrench and some super glue. Got a leaky faucet? Sounds like it?Коs time to apply that duct tape
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