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.
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.
Hydro jetting is an effective way to clear out a clog using a strong stream of water. It's safe when performed by an experienced plumber, but this type of drain cleaning isn't usually a DIY project. Here's why DIY hydro jetting is not generally a good idea. The Equipment Is Dangerous To Use Even though your plumber won't use the highest setting on a hydro jet, the equipment is capable of producing streams of water that can harm you, people helping you, or your pets if they're nearby.
You might have a sewer line in place that runs from your home to your septic tank, and you might not have really thought about replacing it. However, having a new sewer line installed might be a good idea if your sewer line is old. These are a few reasons why this might be something that you will want to consider doing. Avoid Nasty Leaks If your sewer line is old, then there is a good chance that it has leaks or that it will spring a leak of some sort soon.
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!