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Bet You Didn’t Know These 5 Facts!

      At Rocket we take our work very seriously, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t fun or interesting facts that are part of the industry. Today’s blog post is all about teaching you about things that you might have never known about plumbing! Here are 5 cool plumbing facts!   Most Famous Plumbers… Read more »

5 Ways to Save Water

    With the pandemic changing the trajectory of our lives and ultimately the way we view the world. Whether it was because hiking, window watching, and watering our plants were the only activities we could partake in, or because you were watching more Planet Earth documentaries, one thing that many of us were able… Read more »

Summer Plumbing Woes!

Why do we have so many problems with plumbing in the Summer Months? The summer tends to be some of the highest instances for Plumbing Issues because the kids are out of school, the home is getting more use than normal and things we have been putting off tend to rear their ugly heads this… Read more »

National Water Heater Shortage- Pay Attention!

The National Water Heater SHORTAGE has taken everyone by surprise. The worst part is just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, it has. Rocket has certain water heaters I cannot get for customers for 3 months! The water heater shortage has not only caused problems for us but for millions without hot water…. Read more »

Plumbing Myths “Busted”

  As Homeowners ourselves, we have done our share of “DIY” projects that we really had no business trying to do or tackling ourselves. I recall about 15 years ago attempting to install an HVAC system in our rental property.  We are plumbers right?  This should be simple.  Run some duct work, install a unit… Read more »

What Can I Do If My Water Heater Leaks?

YES calling a professional to act FAST and diagnose the issue is the BEST option however what if I want start to tackle this myself?  Here are some great starting points! First…..Shut off the Power Supply to the Water Heater.  In order to do so, follow the steps below: Gas Water Heater- Find your thermostat. … Read more »

8 Helpful Spring Plumbing Tips

  1) Add a few drops of food coloring to your toilet tank. If the toilet is leaking, color will appear in the bowl within 30 minutes. Try to avoid red as it can stain your toilet. 2) Check your toilet handle. If the toilet handle must be held down through out the flush or… Read more »

Toilet Clog Hacks!

  Have you ever been at someone’s house and you just clogged the toilet with no plunger in site?  Or did you just clog your own toilet and your handy plunger isn’t working?  If you don’t want to call a professional and want to try it yourself, these nifty toilet clog hacks may just do… Read more »

In Home Water Heater Estimates…Are They Really Necessary?

Regular Tank Water Heaters typically DO NOT require in home estimates!  Tank Water Heaters are usually replaced with other “tank” water heaters that are of the same size and type.  Unless you are changing fuel sources or going with a tankless water heater, more than likely you won’t need an in person visit.  Typically, photos… Read more »