Tag: Justin Castleman

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sewer Lateral Inspection And Cleaning

We all know that our infrastructure is aging. For instance, during a recent cold snap, Madison WI had 5 broken water mains in one day! We also 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 […]

Sewer Lateral Cleaning And Inspection

Subscribe to the Remodeler TV Blog for home remodeling and maintenance tips. Learn about Sewer Lateral Cleaning and Inspection in this episode from the Building Wisconsin TV series. We’ll meet up with Bill Graffin from Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and Justin Castleman from Castleman & Sons Plumbing to see first hand how sewer laterals clog […]

Have You Checked Your Sewer Lateral?

Subscribe to the Remodeler TV Blog for home remodeling and maintenance tips. We got an email from Dennis who follows Remodeler TV Blog. He woke up on Thanksgiving 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. […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For July

Subscribe to the Home Remodeler Blog for home remodeling and maintenance tips. Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For July: General walk through; trim shrubs and weed gardens, check for disconnected downspout extensions. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms. Change/clean air filter in furnace if using central air. Caulk cracks […]

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Plumbing

Know the location of the main water shut-off valve; it’s usually by the water meter. Also know where additional shut-off valves are for your water heater, water softener, clothes washer, dishwasher and all kitchen and bathroom sinks. Test those shut-off valves once each year to make sure they operate properly. If you notice dripping water […]