Boston Standard Plumbing: Toilets, Part 2
February 11

Boston Standard Plumbing: Toilets, Part 2

In last week’s post, I talked about the history of the flush toilet. The older gravity-fed toilets Boston homeowners are familiar with use several gallons… View Article Read More

Boston Standard Plumbing & Heating: Toilet Flush Technologies, Part 1
February 3

Boston Standard Plumbing & Heating: Toilet Flush Technologies, Part 1

Power outages remind us of how difficult life can be without modern conveniences, but going without one relatively recent addition to modern households can be… View Article Read More

Replacing The Wax Ring On Your Toilet (Buy Two)
July 13

Replacing The Wax Ring On Your Toilet (Buy Two)

Removing and replacing the toilet sounds easy enough, but homeowners often have difficulty getting the wax ring properly seated. A bad seal is a disaster,… View Article Read More

Leaking Toilets 2 (or “Grouchy Homeowner, Hidden Water Damage”)
July 6

Leaking Toilets 2 (or “Grouchy Homeowner, Hidden Water Damage”)

In my last post, I tackled the subject of leaking toilets. No one, including plumbers, likes a leaking toilet. The “good” leaks are ones that… View Article Read More

Spotting Hidden Water Damage, Part 3: Leaking Toilets
June 29

Spotting Hidden Water Damage, Part 3: Leaking Toilets

In the last couple of posts, I’ve written about hidden water damage from faucets and drains. There are other sources of water damage from leaks…. View Article Read More

Running Toilet? Fix it!
March 8

Running Toilet? Fix it!

One of the most common plumbing problems in Boston homes is a running toilet. Running toilets are not hard to fix, but may require a… View Article Read More

World Toilet Day!
November 14

World Toilet Day!

November 19th is World Toilet Day, and your chance to squat for those less fortunate. Help out and do your part at: http://worldtoiletday.com/squat/ Read More