preparing for plumbing emergencies
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preparing for plumbing emergencies

Do you have a plumbing repair kit in your home to make emergency repairs quickly? Having everything you need in one bucket or box can help you eliminate some of the stress that comes with plumbing emergencies. On this blog, you will find out what you should have in your kit and some basic tips about making these repairs to avoid further damage to your home. It is my hope that you will find more than enough information to keep your home dry, your drains draining, and a peace of mind and lack of stress to tackle these dreaded household occurrences.

preparing for plumbing emergencies

  • The Difference Between a Dry Well and a Failed Well Pump

    24 September 2020

    Well water has plenty of advantages, but it can occasionally lead to stressful situations. Long periods of drought can lead to dry wells, and it's disheartening when nothing happens after you turn on a faucet. Of course, pump failures can be worrying as well, especially since the cost to replace a well pump can be significant. If your well water isn't working, or you've been experiencing occasional water failures, then it can be helpful to learn the difference between well failures and pump failures.

  • How To Know If A Tankless Hot Water System Is Right For Your Home

    25 August 2020

    When it comes to your home's hot water needs, you may be thinking about replacing your existing hot water tank. If so, you need to decide if you're installing a traditional hot water tank or an on-demand hot water system. For those who are new to the selection process, it's helpful to know when your home could benefit from an on-demand hot water system. Here are some of the signs that you should invest in a tankless hot water heater.

  • Pouring Grease Down The Drain Will Destroy Your Plumbing. Here's Why

    28 July 2020

    Your garbage disposal is able to handle a lot of abuse. From everyday leftovers to corn cobs and cooked steak, it can chew just about anything up in a matter of seconds and send the shredded bits down the drain without a second thought. Except for grease. Grease is one of those things that will cause major damage to your pipes and create a need for plumbing services, sometimes even years after it was poured down the drain initially.

  • Helpful Tips For Hiring A Plumber In The Middle Of The Night

    30 June 2020

    Although you might have hired a plumber at some point in the past, you might have never hired one outside of regular business hours. Now, though, you might be in a situation in which you are thinking about calling a plumber in the middle of the night. This can be a strange situation to be in, but you'll probably find it to be pretty easy if you follow the tips below.

  • Pressure Relief Accessories For A New Hot Water Heater

    26 May 2020

    One of the major issues that needs to be addressed when you have a new water heater installed is pressure regulation. Hot water results in steam, which can cause even a brand new water heater to leak or even to burst open. Fortunately, installation code typically requires some pressure relief devices. The following are the types of devices you need to make sure are installed at the same time as your new hot water heater.