Water heaters are a modern convenience you likely count on much more than you realize. You need to make sure you learn about water heaters as doing so will help you to take proper care of yours. This includes noticing right away if it begins acting up, recognizing when you need it replaced, and more. Here is a guide to residential water heaters that, as a homeowner, you should read.
7 April 2021
PEX (cross-linked polyethylene) is the material of choice for plumbing in many new residential construction projects, but copper remains ubiquitous across much of the United States. Many plumbers prefer PEX due to its ease of installation, but what should you do when a pipe fails in a home that still uses copper? Copper Pipe Failures: Repair vs. Replacement Copper pipe is highly corrosion-resistant and can last for an exceptionally long time under ideal conditions.
11 March 2021
Every home needs an air conditioner (AC) to provide a comfortable indoor environment, improve air quality, reduce insects and parasites, and eliminate pollutants. However, over time, the AC may develop problems due to clogged condenser coils and drains, blocked filters, low refrigerant, fan issues, and thermostat problems. When you notice the warning signs, you should hire a professional to solve AC problems before the system fails. Below are signs you need AC repairs.
9 February 2021
Your dishwasher usually connects to your kitchen sink drain. It may attach above the garbage disposal, and then the water goes through the disposal before heading on through the drain. When your dishwasher won't drain or is backed up, the problem could be with the kitchen drain rather than the dishwasher. Here are some things to try when your dishwasher won't drain. Run The Garbage Disposal To Clean It Out
12 January 2021
The sewer lines are completely filled with water as well as nutrients that trees need to survive, and because of this, the roots of trees tend to navigate toward them. This is particularly true when there is a leak in these pipes. Unfortunately, if tree roots make their way into the sewer lines, it is imperative that you are already familiar with the warnings signs that this has occurred so that you can contact a plumber before serious damage takes place.
10 December 2020
One of the most common questions homeowners have in regards to keeping their plumbing in great shape. Most homeowners do not want to spend hundreds of dollars fixing plumbing issues they could have fixed earlier at a lower price. The key is knowing how to take care of your pipes from the beginning. Nobody wants to deal with ongoing repairs and issues. This is what you need to do to keep your plumbing in good shape all year.
12 November 2020
Plumbing companies offer a variety of plumbing services that are unique to the operating needs of different businesses. One of the essential services that plumbers offer to businesses is emergency plumbing services. This type of service is usually available 24/7 because plumbing emergencies in commercial buildings can occur at any hour of the day or night. They're also referred to as non-stop services. If you run a business, you should find a commercial plumber you can turn to in the event of a plumbing emergency on your premises.
16 October 2020
Your water heater will have a longer life and fewer problems if you maintain the heater properly. For instance, draining sediment from the heater is something you should do about once a year depending on how much hot water you use. The maintenance manual that came with your heater instructs you on how often to flush your heater and how to do it. However, if you don't feel comfortable working on the appliance, you can call a plumber to flush the heater and check the safety valve and other parts.
17 August 2020
Among the most frequent plumbing problems that you may experience will be the drains developing clogs. When you are needing to have clogs in your home's plumbing removed, there are some advantages that hiring a professional clog removal service will be able to offer over the clog removing products that homeowners may use. Ensure The Clog Is Completely Removed Failing to fully remove the clog will likely lead to it simply returning again in the near future.
17 August 2020
Hard water can be tough on your hot water heater. The residue from excessive minerals in the water can lead to a host of issues. Fortunately, most are avoidable with annual flushing maintenance. Know the signs of mineral buildup so you can schedule a water heater flush when needed. Water Discoloration Discolored water happens when minerals in the tank build up or when rust affects the interior of the tank. The water may leave behind a white or yellowish residue from mineralization, or it may appear red or orange.
23 July 2020