6 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

A garbage disposal can make cleaning up after dinner a much easier task. It reduces what you need to throw into the trash and eliminates any odor that accumulates as a result. When using this appliance, though, you need to know what you can and can’t put down the drain to avoid the risk of … Read More >

Plumbing Insights: A Day in the Life

In my years traveling across this country with my buddy Babe the Blue Ox, I’ve taken on many jobs. I’ve been a logger, I’ve worked on oil derricks, and I even tried my hand at inventing. Now, I’m back in Minnesota, working my favorite job yet. One of the great benefits of being a plumber … Read More >

Addressing the “Invisible” Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

Some plumbing issues are easy to detect. If you have a leaky faucet, you’ll spot it immediately, but behind your walls, less apparent problems can arise. Invisible leaks are complicated to diagnose without the help of your plumber, and if you don’t address them, they can cause expensive damage in the long run. So you … Read More >

Paul Bunyan & Blue Ox’s 5-Star Service

When it comes to your plumbing and your HVAC needs, Babe the Blue Ox and I believe in giving you our best work every time. We provide 5-star service, which is not only about the level of quality we provide, but as a promise to you. From treating your home with respect to being there … Read More >

What To Do When Your Bathroom Floods, Step-by-Step

A bathroom flood can do significant damage to your home if you don’t immediately address clean up. Beyond hiring a plumber to fix the leak or broken pipe that caused it, you need to assure that you keep yourself and your family safe from other hazards like electrocution or mold. Here are the main tasks … Read More >

How to Naturally Manage a Bad Bathroom Smell

When your bathroom has a pesky hovering odor, the space can feel dirty even when it’s spotless. To combat this issue until a specialist can come to fix your plumbing problem, you can apply plenty of easy, natural ways to combat the stench with everyday household items. If that musty bathroom smell won’t dissipate, here … Read More >

The 3 Types of Plungers

The plunger is your first line of defense against plumbing disasters. If you don’t know your plunger, though, you might not be clearing clogs as effectively as you could be. Some plungers work well on sink clogs, and some are specifically made for toilets. Here is everything you need to know about this essential tool … Read More >

What To Do When Your Pipes Freeze

I’ve been around long enough to tell you that frozen pipes can happen in houses both old and new. Minnesota’s had a winter that was so cold it turned Babe’s fur blue. Now, it might not get that cold these days, but it still gets chilly enough to freeze your plumbing. If that happens, it’s … Read More >

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