2 Tips That Can Extend The Lifespan Of A Hot Water Heater

Homeowners often want to get as many years as they can out of major appliances before replacement is necessary. Unfortunately, maintenance often is ignored until a major problem occurs. You'll want to do these two things if you're looking to get some extra years out of a hot water heater. Flush the Sediment The water that enters your home through your city's municipal water source can have sediment in it, even though the water is supposed to be treated before it reaches you. Read More 

Wet Basement? How To Troubleshoot And Repair A Leaking Hot Water Tank

On average, a standard hot water tank will operate efficiently for 8 to 12 years. Tankless water heaters have a much longer lifespan. If you have a standard hot water heater that's nearing 10 years of age, you may notice that it doesn't work quite as well as it used to. You may also notice water on the floor around your heater. If your tank is leaking, it must be repaired -- at the very least -- and may need to be replaced. Read More 

Situations When Hiring A Plumber Is The Right Choice

The plumbing in your house plays a vital role in the quality of your life. When you have something going on with your plumbing, there is an array of problems that could be occurring. Some problems that arise with plumbing are very obvious, while others are subtle and you will not notice them until the problem has escalated greatly. The good news is that there are plumbers that are available to help you with your plumbing problems. Read More 

Knowing When To Call A Plumber For Your Clogged Drains

Clogged drains are a fact of life. They happen to everyone at some point but sometimes they can be so stubborn to clear that there is no alternative but to call a plumber in to help. There are some things you can try but knowing when to call the plumber is important. Damaging the drain will only result in a larger expense and more time without a working drain. Avoiding Clogged Drains Read More 

Advantages Of Using PVC During Your Home Repiping Project

If your plumbing system has formed a major leak, then you may need to think about arranging some serious repairs with your plumber. In some cases, the leak may be a sign that your steel pipes have started to deteriorate significantly. In this situation, it may be best to invest in a complete repiping. You have some options if this is necessary, and you may be asked to choose between copper and PVC pipe. Read More