1. Buying A House? Don’t Forget To Do This During Inspection

    There are few events more exciting and complicated in one’s life than buying a home. First of all, it’s a high dollar purchase, probably the largest of your entire life. Even once you’ve made it all the way through the loan approval process and actually had an offer accepted on the home of your dreams, you’re not out of the woods yet. You still have to survive the inspection. This process …Read More

  2. What Is Hydro Jetting And Do I Need It?

    There are several well known ways to clear a clogged drain or sewer line. You might want to reach for the chemical drain cleaner, but as we discussed in a previous post, there are some very compelling reasons to not do that. In addition to liquid cleaners, you might try snaking or cabling, which are slightly more involved methods of drain cleaning that are best left up to a professional plumber. W…Read More

  3. Clogged Drain? Read This Before Cracking Open That Drain Cleaner.

    You've been trying to ignore it, but it's finally gotten ridiculous. Every time you take a shower, you end up standing in five inches of water before you’ve had a chance to rinse out the shampoo. This standing water cannot, um, stand. So, you towel off, rush to the grocery and grab the biggest, baddest looking bottle of drain cleaner you can find. Without hesitation, you dump a bunch of it into …Read More

  4. The 5 Most Common Types Of Residential Leaks

    Drip. Drip. Drip. You can hear it when the house is quiet. Something in your house is leaking. Or maybe you can't hear it, but you can feel it when you look at your water bill. Somehow your house is wasting water, and it's costing you big time. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “Ten percent of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day.” And even worse, “the …Read More

  5. 4 Types Of Water Heaters Ranked By Energy Efficiency

    There's nothing worse than waking up for work on a cold Washington morning, and jumping into a freezing shower. You double check the faucets just in case you twisted the wrong one in your sleepy morning haze, but no, they’re fine. It’s your ancient water heater that’s finally gone on the fritz. It’s pretty hard to continue on with your life without access to hot running water, so you’ll …Read More

  6. Signs You Need Professional Drain Cleaning ASAP

    Many people are surprised to learn that Action Jackson plumbing offers professional drain cleaning services. Isn’t a slow or clogged drain just a sign that you need to dump some store bought drain cleaner down it? If it’s really bad, you can just go to the hardware store and pick up one of those drain snaking things and get it fixed up in a few minutes, right? Wrong. Even though we don’t thi…Read More

  7. 7 Costly Plumbing Myths

    There are many misconceptions out there about plumbing, and unfortunately, some of them will cost you. It is unclear how these rumors start, but here, we will debunk them for the sake of your plumbing. Myth: Putting a brick in your toilet tank will save water. The issue with this common claim is the brick will deteriorate as time goes on, and this will cause other parts of the toilet to break. As …Read More

  8. 6 Common Plumbing Mistakes

    As the premier plumbing company in Edmonds, WA, we have seen it all. From clogged garbage disposals to cracked toilets, we have seen all sorts of plumbing mistakes, and happily fixed them efficiently and effectively. However, there are certain common plumbing mistakes we see that you should be aware of to save you the hassle of having a problem with your plumbing. Overworking the garbage disposal …Read More