Category: Plumbing

How Do I Know if My Sewer Line is Clogged?

A clogged sewer line is a red flag for bigger problems. If left alone, a small clog grows into a big clog, and the bigger the clog, the bigger the maintenance bill. Blocked sewer lines are inconvenient for many reasons. They can impede water flow, and drainage and cause nasty backups in your plumbing. At […]

Written by on March 2, 2023

What to Do When Your Water Heater Leaks

Water dripping from a hot water heater is a bad sign. Hot water heaters work in our homes all day without a second thought. Sometimes a leak can go on without even being noticed. As soon as you recognize puddles or dripping water around the tank, it’s time to take action. So, why does your […]

Written by on February 3, 2023

How to Know When It’s Time for a New Toilet

Toilets go through a lot. It’s no surprise that eventually our toilets need to be replaced. In fact, most professionals recommend swapping out your toilet once every 10 to 15 years. It may last longer if properly maintained, but generally, you’ll need a new one eventually. The question then stands, how do we know when […]

Written by on January 2, 2023

How to Remove Rust from Bathroom Toilets & Sinks

Rust is unsightly and a pain to clean. As a leading plumbing service provider in Winchester, our team at Casco Plumbing And Well Pump Service receives plenty of questions about removing rust stains from plumbing. Here we’ll talk a bit about the cause of rust, cleaning methods, and proactive solutions to avoid future rust. Here’s […]

Written by on November 3, 2022

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

Garbage isn’t associated with good smells, but if your garbage disposal smells funky, there could be a problem. At Casco Plumbing And Well Pump Service, we deal with our share of garbage disposal issues in Winchester. We see many causes for bad smells, but fortunately, we know just as many ways to fix the issue. […]

Written by on October 3, 2022

How You’re Probably Misusing Plumber’s Putty and Caulk

DIY is a fun way to get involved in home building projects in Winchester. DIY is a grey area in plumbing. Many plumbing projects are best left to the professionals. Of course, there are some which can be tackled efficiently with the right tools and know-how. At Casco Plumbing And Well Pump Service, we receive […]

Written by on September 6, 2022

7 Signs of a Clogged Drain

One minute, everything is nice and dry. The next thing you know, you are ankle-deep in murky water. The culprit? A clogged drain. A clogged drain is a nuisance that can potentially cause health hazards. If you are asking if there are ways to detect a clogged drain before a plumbing emergency, there are. Below […]

Written by on August 5, 2022

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

A garbage disposal is a handy appliance that helps make kitchen clean-up quick and efficient. The impellers break down food morsels and scraps and easily wash them down the drain and out of sight. But when your garbage disposal starts to smell bad, it’s time to find a quick solution before things get out of […]

Written by on July 5, 2022

Bathtub Draining Slow? Read This

If your bathtub is draining slowly, you’re not alone. Most bathtubs clog for the same reason. And the process doesn’t happen overnight. If you don’t clean your drains regularly, you risk having a serious clog in the future. But the good news is that most drain problems are simple to fix. We’ll see how you […]

Written by on June 6, 2022