Professional plumbers are great people with a fantastic skillset, but if you're a homeowner it's important to know how to do basic maintenance of your plumbing systems yourself. I've been figuring this out for thirty years, and I've started this blog to share my self-taught expertise on home plumbing maintenance--including plenty on how you know when it's definitely time to call in the professionals! I'll also be reviewing plumbing services around the country, based on my own personal experience and that of my friends and family. Need a plumber, or simply some advice on going it alone? Read on and enjoy!