Thanksgiving is Awful for Your Plumbing

From the perfectly roasted turkey and Grandma’s famously lumpy mashed potatoes to the post-lunch snooze and “friendly” flag football contest in the backyard, Thanksgiving is stuffed with long-standing traditions. And then there’s the day after Thanksgiving— leftovers, battling ridiculously long checkout lines for debatably “good” deals, and… calling a plumber. Yep, calling a plumber is […]

How to Prepare Your Plumbing for the Winter

And just like that, temps are going from “Hooray for jeans and hoodies” to “Where’d I put those dang earmuffs?” If you’re like most homeowners, you’ve likely tested your furnace a time or two. But have you shown your plumbing system any TLC yet? As your Pittsburgh plumbing experts, we recommend doing some quick DIY […]

Fall Plumbing Maintenance Checklist

There’s so much to love about fall in Pittsburgh. At Taggart Plumbing, we’re especially fond of the crisp air and colorful trees. Of course, as refreshing and beautiful as those things are, they can create headaches for homeowners—expensive ones. Use our Fall Plumbing Maintenance Checklist to make sure your home’s ready for those falling temps […]

Are Water Filtration Systems Worth It?

As a Pittsburgh plumber, we often get questions about water filtrations systems. Are they worth the cost? Do they actually work? Are they even necessary? Let’s talk about that. Water Consumption in the United States On average, Americans drink approximately 39 gallons of bottled water per year at a total cost of roughly $16 billion. […]