Tag: Building Wisconsin TV

Make Sure Your Water Is Lead Free

We spend a lot of money to soften and filter the water we use in our homes. But how does it get there in the first place? The EPA estimates that up to 10 million US homes and buildings get water from pipes that are at least partially made of lead. If you haven’t tested […]

Sewer Lateral Inspection And Clean Out

We heard from a Remodeler TV Blog follower who woke up on Easter Sunday to clogged drains and a toilet that didn’t work. He brought in Roto Rooter and $800 later, found out he had tree roots in his sewer lateral. Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV covers sewer lateral inspection and clean out with […]

Simple Hacks To Avoid Drain Problems

As the saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Prevention in this case is a sound home drain preventative maintenance program. Here are a few simple hacks to help you avoid drain, sewer and septic tank problems: Kitchen problems generally occur when grease builds up in your pipes or when your […]

Avoiding Clogged Drains

As they say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Prevention in this case is a sound home drain preventative maintenance program. With care and a few simple measures, you can avoid drain, sewer or septic tank problems. Kitchen problems generally occur when grease builds up in your pipes or when your garbage […]

Maintaining Your Septic System

Unless your home is hooked up to municipal water and sewer, you have a septic system. And you probably take it for granted every time you flush the toilet. Today we’ll provide some tips to keep your septic system running smoothly. Septic Tanks and Fields make up your septic system if your home is so equipped. […]

Inspecting And Cleaning Sewer Laterals

It’s no secret that our infrastructure is aging. During the winter, broken water mains were a problem in many cities. And we heard from a Remodeler TV Blog follower who recently woke up to clogged drains and a toilet that didn’t work. He found out he had tree roots in his aging sewer lateral. Today’s video from […]

How To Avoid Clogged Drains

As they say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Prevention in this case is a sound home drain preventative maintenance program. With care and a few simple measures, you can avoid drain, sewer or septic tank problems. Kitchen problems generally occur when grease builds up in your pipes or when your […]

It’s A Good Time To Inspect Sewer Laterals

It’s a good time to inspect sewer laterals. Why? When winter comes and the ground freezes it can be a lot tougher fix if there’s a problem. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series features host Stuart Keith and Master Plumber Justin Castleman from Castleman & Sons Plumbing who shows how a sewer lateral […]

Dealing With Hard Water

The elements that generally cause hard water are calcium and magnesium. They often show up in the form of a green and white build-up on faucets or spots on dishes from the dishwasher. While some people claim to dislike soft water and feel they can endure without a water softener, your water heater, hot water […]

Today’s Home Remodeler TV Schedule: Apr. 22-23

Here’s this weekend’s TV Schedule for Today’s Home Remodeler: Minneapolis MN – Saturday, April 22 at 5:00 am on WCCO TV-4. Cleveland OH – Saturday, April 22 at 5:00 am on WUAB TV-43. Also 6:30 am and 12:00 pm on WOIO TV-19. Madison WI – Saturday, April 22 at 7:00 am and 4:30 pm on […]