7 Household Tasks to Do This Fall

7 Household Tasks to Do This Fall It sure doesn’t feel like fall, but it’s almost here. Don’t wait until the leaves fall off the trees to take care of these household chores.


How to Shut off Your Water Main

How to Shut off Your Water Main In this Baker Brothers quick tip video, master plumber Craig Foster shows you how easy it is to cut off your water main at the meter in case you have a water leak causing damage to your home. Just follow these easy steps and curb damage to your…


How to Change your Toilet's Water Supply Hose

How to Change your Toilet's Water Supply Hose Noticing water leaking around the base of your toilet? Upon closer inspection, do you see that it’s coming from the hose that connects the wall and the toilet tank? If your water supply hose is leaking, it’s likely an easy fix. Here’s how to take care of…


3 Steps to Beating Mold and Mildew

3 Steps to Beating Mold and Mildew Imagine you’ve got guests over for dinner, and, embarrassment of embarrassments, your bathroom stinks. The windowless and vent-less bathroom has been wreaking havoc on your family’s nostrils. Before you throw in the towel (really you should be throwing out those moldy towels, but we’ll get to that in…


Spring Cleaning Your Air Conditioning System

Spring Cleaning Your Air Conditioning System Spring has sprung! Here at Baker Brothers, we’re all about staying ahead of the game and helping you do the same. With a weekend afternoon or two this spring, you can get your HVAC system ready for primetime. We also recommend you do the same for plumbing. Why should…


What is the difference between soft and hard water?

What is the difference between soft and hard water? No matter where you go, you will hear people talk about the quality of their water. This is no surprise considering our daily lives rely heavily on the quality and quantity of water available to us. Not all water is created equal. Namely, some is hard…


14 Things You Should Never Flush

14 Things You Should Never Flush We’ve all been there. You have a houseful of guests and you are late for your own party. You quickly flush the pail of cat litter you were supposed to take out to the garbage along with your new baby’s dirty diaper. It’s all waste, right? Does it flush?…


Learn to Caulk Like a Pro

Learn to Caulk Like a Pro Nothing gold can stay. The same goes for the caulking on all of your plumbing fixtures. After months of wear and tear, these beautiful caulk jobs that work so hard to keep out all the liquids and other gaseous substances from seeping into the space between your plumbing fixtures…


Installing a New Dishwasher

Installing a New Dishwasher If you are heading to your local appliance store for that shiny new dishwasher, you’ll be asked if you want to install it yourself. Many retailers also offer installation from their in-house teams. Did you know your third option is to call your friendly local Baker Brothers Plumbing professional? If you…


Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes Although Texas homeowners enjoy generally mild winters, we still recommend taking precautions to keep your pipes from freezing. When water freezes, it expands. In the unfortunate case that your pipes do freeze, you are likely to experience complete breakage or irreparable damage to your home water system. Likely Suspects Pipes…