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The Definition of Trustworthy and Why it is Most Important

The meaning of trustworthy (dependable; reliable; worthy of trust) is most important when you search for trustworthy expert advice. The single most frequent cause of major mistakes is trusting experts that are not worthy of trust. After thirty eight years of solving plumbing problems, Mike Quick focused carefully to identify the single most frequent cause […]

Garbage Disposal

Clogged garbage disposal (disposer)? First we must determine if it is really a clogged garbage disposal or a clogged drain pipe. Customers often assume they have a clogged garbage disposer when the drain pipe is clogged(stopped up). Most of the time if the garbage disposal spins, it is not clogged. If the garbage disposer does […]


Improperly flushing toilet (poorly flushing toilet) [Note: More information and advice is available concerning improperly flushing toilets. Mike’s book ( provides details concerning this topic, details concerning the proper installation of toilets and other topics.] Most people seem to know that an obstruction can cause a poor flush. Most people and many plumbers don’t realize […]