October 29, 2014

When to apply fall fertilizer

When should I apply fall fertilizer? According to the experts an application of a fall fertilizer (also known as winterizer) is the most important fertilizer application […]
August 15, 2014

How to change a toilet flapper

How to Change a Toilet Flapper A toilet flapper is a simple device that is an essential part of the toilet. The toilet flapper is the […]
May 16, 2014

Extreme Cold Causes Frozen Pipes

LeVahn Bros. Plumbing and Hardware Hank Maple Grove, MN FROZEN PIPES Extreme cold in Minnesota has caused it’s share of headaches this year. Here is a […]
May 3, 2014

Evergreen Winter Damage – Treating Winter Burn

LeVahn Bros. Plumbing & Hardware Hank Maple Grove, MN Winter burn on Minnesota evergreen trees and shrubs There seems to be a lot of evergreen winter damage his […]
January 23, 2014

Preventing Frozen Pipes

LeVahn Bros. Plumbing & Hardware Hank Maple Grove, MN Preventing Frozen Pipes Living in Minnesota for my whole life has taught me a few things. Number one, I […]
July 17, 2013

Adventures in Gardening year #2

I am way behind on posting this year. So much so that my corn is knee high, my beans are out of control, and my cherry […]
September 18, 2011

How to prepare your home for colder temperatures

Prepare your home for cold temperatures There is cold weather coming and there’s no way of stopping it. In fact we’ve already  hit lows in the […]
November 30, 2010

How to prevent an outside faucet from freezing

Frozen pipes in winter aren’t anything new to plumbers in Minnesota. We see this issue every fall. If you have an ice rink forming beneath your […]
November 10, 2010

How to get your home ready for winter

How to get your home ready for winter 1. PREVENT FROZEN PIPES. THE COPPER PIPING THAT GOES TO YOUR OUTSIDE HOSE SPIGOT CAN FREEZE AND BURST […]
May 3, 2010

What’s the deal with Backflow Preventers for Outside Faucets?

  Back Flow preventers that are commonly seen on outdoor spigots So what is that thing that is at the end of your hose spigot that’s leaking […]
June 23, 2009

Leaky dripping hose spigots and frost free faucets

Every spring we get inundated with requests to repair lawn faucets (also known as hose bibbs, hose spigots, or sillcocks). There are a multitude of issues […]