A Comprehensive Guide to Properly Insulating Skirting on Your Mobile Home

Are you a mobile homeowner looking to enhance energy efficiency and protect your investment? One key area to focus on is properly insulating the skirting of your mobile home. Insulated skirting not only helps maintain a comfortable interior temperature but also safeguards against various environmental factors. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to properly insulate skirting on … Read More

Floor Drain Cleaning & Maintenance

Floor Drain Cleaning by Roto-Rooter of Northern Michigan

In the family of indoor plumbing, people often overlook floor drains. Floor drains resemble the drains you see in bathtubs and showers since they’re flush with the surface, but actual floor drains are commonly found in basement floors, garages, laundry rooms, older bathroom floors and sometimes on patios and driveways. Floor drains are installed anyplace where fast, efficient water drainage is … Read More

How to Clean a Dishwasher

How to Clean A Dishwasher Traverse City

STEPS TO CLEAN A DISHWASHER Step 1: Clearing the Drain Step 2: Clean the Spray Arm Jets Step 3: Clean Interior and Door Gasket Step 4: Eliminate Odors As you use your dishwasher, bits of food and soap scum will accumulate over time. This can allow germs and bacteria to grow. A clean dishwasher also guarantees optimal performance and the … Read More

Take Precautions When Reopening a Business After a Prolonged Shutdown

Reopening a Business after a Prolonged Shutdown Plumbing Roto-Rooter

If your business has been closed for an extended period during the COVID-19 crisis, you’re probably excited about reopening and getting back to work. Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Water Cleanup has some helpful precautions for you to take that will keep your employees and customers safe. These tips apply to most any business but are especially relevant to restaurants and hotels/motels … Read More

How Hair Cuts at Home Can Effect Your Plumbing

Roto-Rooter Fixes Your Clogged Drains After Doing Self Haircuts

During this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, everyone is having to make do without the usual luxuries. That means few of us have access to professional hair care anymore because stylists and barbers are not considered essential services. So, unless you have a stylist in your immediate family who is in quarantine with you, you’ll soon be faced with the choice of embracing a longer hair style or cutting your own hair. Perhaps someone in your … Read More

3 Reasons to Get Hands-Free Faucets

Residential Plumbing Hands Free Faucet Roto-Rooter of Traverse City

We’re all used to seeing hands-free faucets when we dine out or go to a store, but these fixtures are increasingly making their way into residential homes as well. Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen or bath, or you’re simply considering replacing some of the faucets in your home, a hands-free version may be a good option for you. Why? Take a … Read More

How To Fix a Leaky Faucet

Leaking Faucet Tips from Roto-Rooter of Northern Michigan

Want to get rid of that annoying, drip, drip, drip of your faucet? Good news: There are ways you can do this yourself. According to the U.S. Geological Survey’s drip calculator, if one dripping or leaky faucet in your home releases 10 drips per minute, you’ll be losing over 300 gallons of water a year. Don’t let something as small as a … Read More

4 Reasons You Need an Emergency Plumber

4 Reasons you might need a professional Roto-Rooter plumber in Traverse City Michigan

Plumbing emergencies can happen at any time. Whether you have reduced water flow, a clogged toilet or a leak that needs immediate attention, sometimes professional service is needed. The plumbing experts at Roto-Rooter of Traverse City Michigan are just a phone call away, offering quality service at an affordable price. There are many times when you can “do-it-yourself” when it comes to … Read More

4 Types of Sewer Lining for Cracked Pipes

4 Types of Sewer Linings for Cracked Pipes

Sewer linings can help to repair cracked pipes without having to completely replace your sewer lines or destroy the area around them. If you are looking to replace an existing underground sewer pipe that has started to leak, first consider your options. A full sewer pipe replacement may not be necessary. Often, relining your existing pipes is a better option. … Read More

How & Why Tree Roots Can Cause Sewer Line Damage

Remove Tree Roots from Pipe without Killing Trees

The Roto-Rooter sewer cleaning machine got its name because it rotates a spinning cable with sharp blades on the tip through underground sewer pipes cutting away tree roots that can clog a sewer and cause sewage backups. Tree roots might seem like fragile little stems but they can grow to monstrous proportions and are incredibly resilient and strong! Roots can cause … Read More