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What Materials Are Best for Repiping?

December 10th, 2018

different types of pipesIn our previous post, we talked about signs to look for in your home that you may be in need of whole-house, or at least partial, repiping. We want you to feel comfortable in your decision to invest in a service of such a large caliber, and therefore encourage you to learn more about what goes into repiping, the materials used, and why those particular materials are used. This way, you can feel confident that you are doing the best thing for your home plumbing system. Read on to learn more!

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How to Tell if Your Home Needs Repiping

November 26th, 2018

bursted copper pipe with water leaking out, 3d illustrationThere are a number of plumbing problems, like leaks or clogs, that all you need to do is give our plumbing pros a call for a quick repair. However, at some point during your homeownership, your plumbing system may age to the point that replacing all or some of your piping may become a necessity. Fortunately, you needn’t look any further than our team for quality whole-home pipe installation services!

Whole-home repiping is one of the safest ways to protect your home—at least form leaks and water damage that can ruin your property and leave you paying to not only fix the plumbing, but repair your home. But how do you know if your household actually needs this service?

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Does Your Water Heater Need Replacing?

November 12th, 2018

Pipes of a heating systemWater heaters are designed to last a long time. This is particularly true if you properly care for yours and having annual maintenance done on the appliance. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, however, it’s not going to last forever.

The trick is being able to realize when your water heater is, in fact, on its last legs so that you can replace it before it has the chance to break down entirely. You don’t want to find out that your water heater has permanently failed on you when you’ve hopped into the shower first thing in the morning. So, we’ve shared some warning signs below for you that indicate it’s time for you to go ahead and upgrade your water heater.

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Signs You Need a New Water Heater

October 29th, 2018

tank-water-heaterNo matter how well you take care of your water heater, sooner or later you’ll need to install a new one. What is important is that you know when your water heater is getting close to the end of its life. The earlier you can tell if your water heater is getting close to the end of its life, the sooner you’ll be able to get it replaced. Otherwise, you run the risk of suddenly finding yourself without hot water at a very inconvenient time. The best way to tell whether or not your water heater is in need of replacement is to call for a professional technician to examine your system. If you’re not sure whether or not to call your technician yet, you should look for the following symptoms.

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Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Good Shape with These Tips!

October 15th, 2018

plumber-woman-garbage-disposal-repairGarbage disposals are often thought to be among the more sturdy home appliances. And in truth, they typically are. Just because they’re resistant to developing different issues, doesn’t mean they’re completely immune. There are plenty of ways that you can unintentionally damage your garbage disposal, or open it up to developing other issues in the future. If you’re on the lookout for ways that you can keep your garbage disposal in good condition for as long as possible, check out the following tips.

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Keep Your Water Heater in Good Condition With These Tips

October 1st, 2018

Tankless-Water-HeaterWater heater systems can last a long time, but they’ll last even longer if you take proper care of them. Considering the cost of buying and installing a water heater in your home, you probably want to get as many years as you can out of it. If you’re concerned about getting the most out of your water heater before having to replace it, don’t worry! We’ve outlined some great tips below that should help you prolong the life of your water heater for as long as possible.

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How to Save Money on Plumbing Costs

September 17th, 2018

Owning a home is not cheap. We all know this. Even if you manage to get a good deal on the house itself, there’s all the different systems that may or may not need maintenance, repair, replacement, etc. etc. It can be tough to navigate which system needs what, and what steps you need to take sooner to ensure that your entire home runs smoothly. The plumbing system is one of the ones that homeowners have the most trouble with. It’s mostly hidden from view, and doesn’t grab a lot of attention, but it’s still a vital part of the home that needs to be kept in good shape. So, how do you save money on plumbing costs while also ensuring that the system stays in good shape? Read on to find out.

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Careful of These Water Heater Problems

September 3rd, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are just as prone to developing problems as any other home system. Preventive water heater maintenance is a great way to keep your water heater from developing issues over time, but it isn’t a perfect solution. You still need to keep an eye out for issues that may develop with your system between maintenance appointments. Have a look below at some of the issues that you need to watch for this year.

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How to Detect Plumbing Leaks

August 20th, 2018

rusty-burst-pipePlumbing leaks are one of those unfortunate things that are both very common and very damaging. A leak that isn’t caught in-time has the potential to inflict thousands of dollars’ worth of water damage, depending on where it is located. The best way to prevent leaks from becoming a big deal is to schedule preventive maintenance and inspection appointments for your system at least once a year. That’s not a guarantee that your system will never develop leaks, though. You still need to keep an eye out for signs that your plumbing system is having issues like this, so that you can have it repaired as quickly as possible. The following are some of the more common signs that you need to schedule plumbing repair services for leaks.

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Keep Your Plumbing System in Good Shape With These Tips

August 6th, 2018

PlumberKeeping your plumbing system functioning properly over a long period of time can be daunting task, especially since so much of the system is hidden from view. Plumbing problems that develop tend to do so slowly, making it unlikely that you’ll notice them before they’ve had the opportunity to do quite a bit of damage.

There are a number of ways that you can prevent your plumbing system from degrading too quickly if you know what you’re doing, though. Have a look at the following tips to keep your plumbing system in good shape for as long as possible.

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