If the thought of a cold shower makes you cringe, then you understand the importance of a functional water heater. A tankless water heater is efficient, durable (lasts up to 20 years), and saves space since it's smaller than a standard tank-based heater. However, tankless units (also on-demand water heaters) are susceptible to some issues that undermine their performance. Understand the common problems you will likely encounter with your tankless water heater.
If you're planning any kind of gas line installation in your home—whether it's for a stove, dryer, or other appliance—then you need to hire a professional plumber. Gas lines are extremely dangerous, and even a small mistake can result in a major leak or explosion. Plumbers have the training and experience necessary to do the job safely, so don't take any chances. Below are 4 reasons to hire a professional plumber for a gas line installation.
If you are trying to have a self-contained sewerage system then you will most likely need to have a leach field installation take place on your property at some point. The leach field is the final step in the process to recycle waste back into nature, but it is not as easy as that sounds. Making sure you have the right space is critical for a leach field, and many people aren't quite sure what the requirements are before they book it in.
If you're still using chemical drain cleaners, you may be hurting your plumbing without even realizing it. Many professional plumbing contractors recommend avoiding chemical cleaners entirely. Fortunately, with a few simple tricks, you can keep your drains clear and save your plumbing at the same time. Here are three safe and effective alternatives to chemical drain cleaners. 1. Baking Soda & Vinegar Cleaning your drains with baking soda and vinegar is an easy and useful alternative since there's a good chance you already have these products in your home.
Refrigerant problems are a common reason for air conditioning service calls. Your refrigerant keeps your system pumping heat away from your home, but it relies on correct pressure levels to do its job. Anything that alters the system pressure can lead to inefficient cooling, operating problems, and even premature wear on costly components. If your air conditioner is suffering from a problem with its refrigerant lines, it will usually come in one of two forms: leaks or restrictions.
When you have a plumber come work on your home, we hope you thank them. Really, you should be thanking any contractor who works on your home, but we are a little partial to plumbers and happen to think they deserve a little more recognition. After all, the stuff inside the pipes they work on doesn't usually smell very good. And even though they wear gloves, they have to get pretty close to it! If you would like to learn a little more about plumbers, then we invite you to read this blog. After learning the basics, you'll really want to thank your plumbers!