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Water Heater Repair for Attic Units

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Photo of Two Water Heaters Installed in TandemIn many parts of the country, water heaters are commonly placed in the attic. This is manageable until you suspect your water heater has a leak, and accessing it to complete water heater repair is challenging to you and a professional plumber.

Why the Attic?

Homes built on pad foundations (no basement or crawl space) often have attic water heaters. While cheap to install, their attic location makes water heater repair very difficult. Garages are not good locations for gas-fired water heaters specifically, because of the proximity of flammable liquids.

By the Numbers

The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety points out several factors that increase your risk of water heater repair and failure: (more…)

How To Locate Slab Leaks from Water Pipes

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

logoSlab leaks are often the culprit if you notice an unexplained increase in your water bill and have ruled out common sources of leaks such as your toilets or outdoor faucets. It is not always easy for a homeowner to determine where leaks from pipes running under your slab foundation may be located. In some cases, you might see wet spots or feel hot areas on your floor that may point to where the leak may be located. (more…)

How To Detect A Slab Leak

Monday, June 16th, 2014

plumber reviewsSlab leaks usually come from one of two sources. One of those sources is the sewer lines that run under and around your home, and the other is the water lines that are under and around your home. Here are a few ways to check for signs that one of these sources is leaking under your slab: (more…)

Finding the Water Leaks In Your Shower

Monday, June 9th, 2014

remodeling9Having a leaky shower is a pain, but not knowing where the leak is coming from can be absolutely maddening. Water leaks are all too common. Whether you are in a new construct that settled and the seals are now offset, or in an older bathroom where wear and tear has diminished the effectiveness of your shower pane, the bottom line is you need to take care of it right away. (more…)

Plumbing Repair Services: Replacing Your Bathtub

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

remodeling10Your old bathtub has seen better days. There’s a chip in the finish or years of buildup around the drain. If you are thinking about replacing an old bathtub yourself or hiring one of the many plumbing repair services in your area, there are some things you need to consider. (more…)

Tankless Water Heater Installation

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Replacing the Old with the New

Converting your old water heater to a tankless system involves making some changes to your home. The main advantages of installing a tankless water heater come in energy savings, as tankless systems only heat the water you need, when you need it. This will save you money in the long run. Tankless systems are also sealed combustion units, which greatly reduces the risk of carbon monoxide entering your home. (more…)

Does Your Bathroom Faucet Leak When You Flush the Toilet?

Monday, May 19th, 2014

 

It easy to view each item in a bathroom as a separate entity: toilet, bathroom faucet, tub, and shower. But behind the walls and remodeling2underneath the floors, each of these things are connected to one another through the plumbing, as well as to your main water line. Often times, water pressure problems are the root cause of your bathroom faucet leaking when the toilet is flushed. (more…)

How Can I Protect My Home
From High Water Pressure?

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Plumbing Problems and Repairs
Related to High Water Pressure

image of licensed plumberWe are frequently asked about constantly running Toilets. One of the issues that we talked about is high water pressure in the home’s water supply system. Few people enjoy low water pressure when it comes to a shower or trying to water their lawn or other day to day activities.

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High water рrеѕѕurе can be a mаjоr саuѕе of lеаkѕ, pipe damage, and wasted wаtеr. Sуmрtоmѕ of wаtеr рrеѕѕurе induced problems include leaks in multiple fixturеѕ in thе home, leaks thаt only appear intermittently – likе аt night, and tоilеtѕ running оссаѕiоnаllу withоut being uѕеd.

Learn hоw to detect it, рrеvеnt it, and fix it. (more…)

Can High Water Pressure Cause My Toilet To Run All The Time?

Monday, April 7th, 2014

How Does High Water Pressure Cause a Toilet to Run?

water pressureMany people call and ask what causes their toilet to run constantly. Sometimes it is difficult to determine what the real problem is because there are several reasons that can cause that to happen, including high water pressure.

To help you understand, we will look at reasons this might occur.

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