The 7 Cringiest Toilet Gag Gifts You Can Actually Buy on Amazon

Are you looking for that perfect gift for your friend, family member, or even for that special someone close to your heart? Well, why not surprise them with a little toilet humor! Gifting something from this list will ensure that your loved ones are reminded of you every single day- as they sit down to…


Is Your Water Heater Making A Hissing Noise? Here’s What to Do.

Chances are you’re here because your water heater is making some weird noises. We get all kinds of calls about weird water heater noises, ranging from water heaters whistling, to water heaters sounding like they’re full of rocks, and yes, we even get calls about water heaters sounding like hissing snakes. If your water heater…


The 9 Craziest Things for Your Shower on Amazon

Are you looking to add a bit of personality to your shower accessories? Or maybe you just want to gasp and laugh at some of the weird things that other people are putting in their showers? Either way, we have a lineup of some funny shower accessories that are sure to crack you up. Check…


How to Pick the Perfect Faucet for Your Home

Whether the faucet in question is in your bathroom, your kitchen or tucked into your wet bar, a quick change can go a long way to sprucing up a room. More importantly, if you’ve got a leaky faucet on your hands, you owe it to the environment (and your wallet!) to replace it! Online shopping…


How to Make your Water Heater Last Longer

Making your water heater last longer is all about making it work more efficiently. As with any piece of equipment, using it less means that it will inherently last longer before it needs maintenance and replacement. At Simpson Plumbing, we are pleased to offer our customers a comprehensive plumbing maintenance plan that can make the…

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What’s the Difference Between Waste Pipes and Soil Pipes?

There are a lot of pipes that carry water into your home, and about as many pipes that carry waste water (and other stuff) back out of it. But did you know that there are specific types of pipes for bringing waste out of your home? It’s true! And the differences between waste pipes and…


What Makes Water Heaters Explode?

Imagine it. You come home from a long weekend, or perhaps just a long day at the office and begin making dinner. Pour yourself a glass of wine, relax. The kids are doing their homework. Everything is going pretty well. You go to turn on some hot water to rinse out a few dishes and…


DIY Plumbing: How To Use Plumber’s Putty & Plumber’s Tape

Plumber’s putty and plumber’s tape – or thread seal tape – are two products that need to be in every homeowner’s toolbox. However, as with any tool there is a right way and a wrong way to use them. You’d never use a drill to get a nail through the wall right? Of course not!…


DIY Plumbing: How to Install a Utility Sink

Adding a utility sink to your laundry room, garage, shed, or even your kitchen is a fairly easy way to make access to water a lot easier. The best part is that you can get all the pieces you need to put in a sink on your own pretty cheaply, assuming you already have water…

Should I Turn Off My Water Heater When I Go on Vacation?

Should I Turn Off My Water Heater When I Go on Vacation?

There are a lot of things to take care of before leaving for a vacation, whether it’s two days or twelve. If you’re like most of us, you probably make a to-do list. It might look a little something like this: Pack your bags Get a pet sitter Set the thermostat Don’t forget Kevin Bring…