Thank Your Plumbers — For Real!

Thank Your Plumbers — For Real!

  • 5 Little-Known Yet Common Problems With Bathroom Plumbing In Old Houses

    If you recently bought an old house that hasn't been updated in quite a while — or ever — and aren't ready to remodel the bathroom just yet, there are a few important things you need to be aware of regarding bathrooms in older houses. Of course, you may be wondering what type of plumbing pipes the house has and if they've been updated at all or not, but the type of piping isn't the only thing that can be problematic in an older house.

  • Why You Should Care About Keeping Your Air Ducts As Clean As The Rest Of Your House

    As a homeowner, you probably work to remove dust and dirt from your home on a regular basis. You may clean the windows periodically, vacuum or scrub the floor, and generally work to keep a clean living space for you and your family. But if you aren't paying attention to the dust that might be accumulating in your HVAC system's air ducts, you could be living in a dirtier house than you realize.

  • Why You Should Always Hire Professional Septic Tank Services

    Professional septic tank cleaning is essential for all homeowners who use septic tanks for sewage waste treatment. Routine tune-ups ensure that your septic system remains in top shape through the years. Septic tank services conduct the necessary maintenance to ensure your tank doesn't experience sewage leakage or sewage backup. If you are a first-time septic tank owner, you should resist the temptation to attempt septic cleaning yourself. When you aren't fully aware of the work that goes into proper septic tank cleaning, you wouldn't know the proper tools and equipment required for the entire process.

  • 5 Necessities When Switching From an Electric to a Gas Water Heater

    Switching from electric to gas can save you money when it comes to heating your water in the long run. There are a few additional necessary steps if you choose to go this route.  1. Run a Gas Line If your home doesn't currently have gas, then the utility company must come out and run a gas line from the main supply to your home. In homes with existing gas service, the task of running gas to the water heater can typically be done by the same plumber that is installing the water heater.

  • Ideas For Moving Your Water Heater Out Of The Way When You Renovate Your Basement Or Garage

    If you keep your water heater in your garage or basement, you might have to find a new location for it if you plan to turn the basement or garage into a living space. If your water heater is old, you might want to buy a new heater and install it elsewhere. However, your plumber can move your current heater if necessary. Here are some ideas for relocating your water heater.

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Thank Your Plumbers — For Real!

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!