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How to diagnose and repair a sewer ejector pump

How to diagnose and Repair a sewer ejector pump A sewer ejector pump is a pump that assists with removing waste water from your home. They are needed if you have a basement or a yard that has a slope back toward the house. In this case a traditional gravity drain will...

Hydro Heat Water Heater

Plumber coming at you from the field today! Check out this unique job we did out in the Triangle area. We replaced a 40 gallon hydro heat water heater in Durham, NC that was leaking badly from the rusted out tank. We had to bring the new water heater up to code with a...

Hurricane Florence Update

We want quickly check-in with our customers, family and friends of Golden Rule Plumbing. First: all is well with Golden Rule Plumbing since Hurricane Florence came through. We were not sure what to expect, but as you know, Florence decided to make a shift South,...

Washer Box Shut Off Valves

Washer Box Shut Off Valves Check this baby out. Not sure what you are looking at? Think washing machine. More specifically the behind the scenes of the washing machine. The washer box shut off valves. Where the magic happens. Without these sweet little water...

Water in Waste out

Before Golden Rule Plumbing Services opened, and before I became immersed in terms like leaky faucet, hot water heater, and burst pipe, I had no idea how intricate and vital the plumbing system was in a home. I mean obviously it’s important to have a toilet and...
Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Odors

Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Odors

Have you ever noticed a foul smell coming from your garbage disposal or dishwasher? It’s a very common problem with a very simple fix! Keep reading for a few simple tips and tricks to help prevent or clear up these odors in your kitchen! Dishwasher Odors: Use a...
Water Pressure Reducing Valve

Water Pressure Reducing Valve

We want to make you aware of a handy little gadget used to reduce the water pressure to your home. Let me introduce the pressure reducing valve. These little guys are typically installed in a crawl space, basement, inside closet, or a garage.    What does it do? It...