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Want To Prevent Tree Roots From Ruining Your Sewer Line?

Posted on September 27th, 2022

Sewer lines are filled with all the things trees would love to get their growing roots on — especially when there’s a leak giving extra nourishment to them. If a root takes hold inside one of your sewer lines, Let’s hope that you or a plumber notices before costly damage is done! Hopefully, you will […]

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Simple Ways To Save Money On Plumbing Repairs

Posted on August 26th, 2022

Plumbing problems can cause significant migraines for homeowners. Common issues include leaks, clogs, and sewer issues. Not only can these problems wreak havoc on your home (and make for a terrible day), but they can also take a bite out of your budget. But many preventative steps can be taken to avoid such disasters and to […]

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How to Retrieve Lost Jewelry Down The Drain

Posted on August 3rd, 2022

Oh NO, has your favorite piece of jewelry fallen down the drain?? Have a treasured piece of jewelry that to your horror fell down the drain? Your grandmother’s family heirloom earrings or the beautiful engagement ring that you took off to do the dishes? Your first instinct may be to think they are gone in […]

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6 Benefits of Water Heater Maintenance

Posted on June 22nd, 2022

We all take Hot water for granted – until that unexpected morning that we step into the shower, eyes still half-closed, to awaken instantly with a scream as a blast of cold water hits us and we hurl ourselves back out. Talk about a wake-up call! In order for your water heater to flow as […]

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Auger Pros Plumbing Helpful Spring Tips

Posted on March 23rd, 2022

The flowers are starting to bloom in Texas, which means it’s time for Auger Pros Plumbing Spring Plumbing tips. We hope these plumbing maintenance tips can help you protect your home against plumbing issues in the future. Read on! Bathroom/Kitchens Check toilets for hidden leaks. Add a few drops of food coloring to the toilet […]

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Winterize Your Plumbing NOW To Prevent Burst Pipes

Posted on October 20th, 2021

NOW IS THE TIME TO WINTERIZE YOUR PLUMBING If you owned a home or business in the state of Texas during February 2021, you probably dealt with some plumbing issues in the wake of the historic deep freeze that left most of the state frozen and without power for nearly a week. While this coming […]

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What Plumbing Upgrades Should You Make Before You Sell Your Home?

Posted on June 15th, 2021

Thinking of taking advantage of this Seller’s market and putting your home up for sale? If you’re planning to sell your home in the near future, there are some plumbing upgrades you can do that can possibly increase your property’s value even more. According to Zillow, bathroom remodels will give you the most bang for […]

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Why Is My Toilet Not Filling With Water?

Posted on March 10th, 2021

I’m sure you happened upon this page because you just googled, “Why is My Toilet Not Filling Up With Water?” At Auger Pros Plumbing, We get frequent calls from people telling us that their toilet tank is not filling up with water properly, and it taking more than one flush attempt just to clear the […]

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How to Winterize Your Hose Bibbs

Posted on February 17th, 2021

Winterizing Your Hose Bibbs Even though this recent cold snap is almost behind us if you were lucky enough to not have your hose bib burst or freeze– You shouldn’t take any more chances in case we get another weather event and should wind up the garden hose and store it away until spring. If you’ve […]

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How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

Posted on November 19th, 2020

It is always best to keep an eye out for leaking faucets and get them repaired as quickly as possible. In just one day of experiencing a leaking faucet, you can go through over 20 gallons of un-used water! Follow our HOW TO to get it fixed Fast!

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Holiday Plumbing Checklist

Posted on November 9th, 2020

Holiday Plumbing Checklist Every year the holidays seem to sneak up on everyone, us included! We realize we are just a month away from having guests come to visit and we remember a whole list of things that need to be done at the last minute. In terms of plumbing, pre-planning early on can save […]

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How to Flush a Water Heater

Posted on September 24th, 2020

How to Flush a Water Heater Most water heaters have a life expectancy of only 7-10 years. Many people don’t think about replacing the water heater in their homes until it starts giving them problems. Instead of waiting until its too late, learn how to keep your water heater in good condition by doing regular preventative maintenance. Continue […]

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7 Fall Plumbing Tips

Posted on September 1st, 2020

7 Fall Plumbing Tips I don’t know about you- But Fall is my favorite time of year! I get so excited when the temperatures start to drop and I hear the crunch of leaves under my feet. But dropping fall temperatures also serve as a polite reminder that winter will be soon following, often leaving […]

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4 Warning Signs Your Washing Machine May Have A Plumbing Problem

Posted on July 1st, 2020

The average American family does 8–10 loads of laundry each week. That amounts to Families in the U.S. wash about 468 loads of laundry every year. No wonder it seems like I’m always folding or hanging things up! 🙂 Because this appliance is used so often, you can have a real issue if it stops working […]

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Plumbing Cleaning You Can Do While Sheltering at Home

Posted on June 25th, 2020

Plumbing Cleaning You Can Do While Sheltering at Home Social Distancing? Spending more time at home? Worrying about plumbing cleaning is probably the last thing on your mind right now. However, the more time you spend sheltering at home and using your plumbing more, the more critical it is to keep them maintained. Luckily, there’s […]

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