5 Tips For an Energy-Efficient New Year

Posted on January 8th, 2018 by Dean's Plumbing

Everyone needs a New Year’s resolution — including your home! We always come up with a list of goals, but one of the easiest and most effective one on our list is being more energy-efficient. Here are a few tips to help your home save energy in 2018. 1. Switch To LED Lights LED lights […]

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4 DIY Furnace Fixes

Posted on December 20th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Minneapolis Winters can get downright frigid. If your home happens to be as cold as it gets outside, there are a few quick fixes you can do on your own before calling for help. 1. Change The Filter If your filter is too dirty, your furnace can’t pump out clean air, warm air. It will […]

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5 Plumbing Mistakes Holiday Guests Make

Posted on December 13th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Deck the halls and jingle those bells! Before we know it we’ll be walking in a winter wonderland, which means only one thing… the guests are on their way! Plumbing can take a pretty tough beating during the holidays, which is why it’s important to look out for these five faux pas that guests can […]

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Holiday Gift Guide For The DIY Dad

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

How’s your holiday shopping coming along? We bet you can’t believe Christmas is only two weeks away — yikes! Don’t worry though. If you’ve got a DIY dad, or any DIY dude, on your holiday shopping list, we’ve scoured the depths of Amazon to find you the best gift ideas to add a little something […]

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Which Type of Heating System is Best?

Posted on December 7th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Unfortunately, there’s no real right answer to this question. The better question to ask is, “which is the best type of heating system for my home specifically.” See! Now we’re getting somewhere. Let’s start by taking a look at the heating options we have to choose from. 4 Common Types of Home Heating Systems: Forced […]

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Why Isn’t My Heat Working?

Posted on December 4th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Here in the Twin Cities, or anywhere for that matter, no one wants to be stuck without heat on a cold winter night. So when your furnace stops working and the heat won’t kick on, homeowners are understandably frustrated. Though this is an unfortunate pickle to be in, there may be something you can do, […]

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4 Surprising Things That Damage Your Plumbing

Posted on November 30th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Newsflash: You may be damaging your home’s plumbing without even realizing it! That’s right — if you’re letting any of these four simple items near your drain, you may be in for a rude awakening. Or more likely, a drain clog. 4 Everyday Items to Keep Away From the Drain Hair: This is a tough […]

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5 Simple Ways Unclog Your Toilet

Posted on November 28th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

We’ve all been there before — you hit the lever to go in for a flush and nothing happens. Or worse, water begins to rise up instead of going down. Bummer! Looks like you’ve managed to clog the porcelain throne. Quick! Check out these six simple fixes to get that clog clear in no time! The […]

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Most Common Toilet Types Around The World

Posted on November 17th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

It might surprise you to learn that not all toilets are created equal! You know what most American toilets look like, but are you privy to what other porcelain thrones around the world might look like? (Here’s a hint: most of today’s examples are not even porcelain at all!) The Turkish Toilet: Most commonly known […]

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7 Plumbing Secrets From the Pros

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

No matter how you slice it, there’s just no advice like pro advice! Lucky for you, we’re sharing some of the most useful industry secrets we know. Mondays are our busy days. Mondays, and the day after a holiday, actually. From weekend DIY projects gone wrong to overworked plumbing from too much company, we’ve always […]

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