Posts in the Preventive Maintenance Category

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 […]

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 […]

Choosing the Right Shower Head

Choosing the Right Shower Head Every day you wake up and find yourself bombarded with choices. Do you have time to fix yourself some eggs and bacon or is it a cereal type of morning? And if it is cereal—will you be having fruit with flakes or something with grain clusters? Which option will give […]

Don’t Throw That Down the Disposal

Don’t Throw That Down the Disposal Unless you are rocking a dino-pig disposal like the Flintstones, chances are your garbage disposal and it’s maintenance comes with a lot of dos and don’ts. We see a lot of clogs or strained disposals as a result of misguided care. A lot of people think lemons or coffee […]

Bathroom Plumbing 101

Bathroom Plumbing 101 You use it every day. Some days you frequent your bathroom multiple times. If your bathroom is out of order or running with less efficiency than expected, your life will often follow suit. Staying on top of leaks and aging fixtures can help you keep your bathroom in tiptop working shape. The […]

Bring on the Heat – Have your AC Inspected First though!

Bring on the Heat – Have your AC Inspected First though! As we say goodbye to the last chills of winter (let’s hope), it’s time to prepare for the delightful Texas summer. Your AC unit has been off for many months and will likely need a bit of TLC before you head into the warmer […]

Toilet Cleaning and Maintenance

Toilet Cleaning and Maintenance Runny nose, fever, cough … you think you are under the weather? Sometimes your toilet needs a checkup too. Baker Brothers Plumbing is here to provide you with our expert care in this week’s edition of The Toilet Doc: Cleaning and Maintenance Like all heavy-use fixtures in your home, your toilet […]

5 Plumbing Myths Debunked

5 Plumbing Myths Debunked 1. MYTH: Lemons and other citrus are perfect for your garbage disposal. Although they produce a pleasing odor in your kitchen, lemons and citrus can damage your disposal. The citric acid in lemons and oranges corrode the metal components that make up your disposal. Instead of citric fruit, clean your disposal […]

Clear Your Drain, No Matter What’s Stuck In It

Clear Your Drain, No Matter What’s Stuck In It Hey Dallas, you can always call us here at Baker Brothers Plumbing and Air Conditioning when your kitchen or bathroom drain is clogged. A clogged drain is the leading cause of water damage in homes, and if a problem ever arises, we can be on the […]

How to Repair a Leaky Kitchen Faucet

How to Repair a Leaky Kitchen Faucet Drip. Drip. Drip. Nothing is quite a bother like a leaky faucet. If you have waited too long and are already tortured out of your mind, call Baker Brothers to repair your faucet immediately. If this is a recent issue and you feel like putting on your handyman […]