• Spike in Your Monthly Water Bill

    If you’ve seen an upsurge in your recent monthly water bill, the most likely culprit is a leak in your main water line. Without expert service and repair, you will literally throw money down the drain—not to mention the bigger problems the leak will create as it just grows into flooding of your home or […]

  • Prepare Your Basement For Summer Flooding

    Summer months can bring heavy rainfall, and with heavy rainfall comes the risk of basement flooding. This can happen for a number of reasons, but it’s usually the result of water following the path of least resistance. That path often leads right to the exterior walls of your basement, where it can saturate the ground […]

  • Ask the Inspector: Plumbing Checkup

    By Rich Duerkop What should I be aware of about the plumbing in my home, both new an older construction? You should frequently check all faucets and other valves for leaks. Turn the water on, look under the sink and run your hand around the shut off and drain pipes to make sure they are […]

  • The Dangers of Water Heaters

    Classic video on the potential dangers posed by unprotected water heaters. Demonstrates the explosive power of water heaters and the need for temperature & pressure relief valves. This Video is one of Watts instructional videos. http://youtu.be/5pVQryuKMj8

  • Lead free updates from the EPA

    By Shawn Martin While the “Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act” was signed in early 2011, the story on it continues to unfold. The law is set and has not changed, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to release guidance detailing their interpretations of the law. Most recently, the EPA has released […]

  • Fix a Running Toilet

    WHY DO THIS? A running toilet can waste two gallons of water per minute. That will do a number on your water bill this month. Plus, if you don’t repair it, your toilet can spring a major leak which can cost thousands of dollars to fix. And, of course, it makes a really annoying noise! […]

  • The ‘living-in-place’ movement

    Baby boomers, multigenerational housing, health conditions and awareness are driving this remodeling trend. By Kelly Faloon | March 17, 2014 With the sheer numbers of baby boomers that are now heading into retirement age, they are definitely driving the trend toward aging in place — remodeling their homes so they can live in them longer […]

  • Did you know? We are a Best Plumbers Award Winner!

    You will receive excellent results working with master plumbers from Kevin Ginnings Plumbing Services. Our commercial and residential plumbing company is backed by more than 30 years of experience, and we have proudly served the area for more than 28 years. The most trusted plumbers in the Kansas City, Overland Park & all of Johnson […]