Tree Roots Can Be Your Plumbing System’s Worst Nightmare

April 24th, 2017

tree-roots-plumbing-nightmareCould you even imagine living without the convenience of modern plumbing? Hopefully, you’d never have to—every time you use the toilet, take a shower, run your dishwasher or washing machine, or take a drink from the kitchen sink, you are relying on a fully functioning plumbing system. This system delivers the water you need throughout your household, and drains the waste and wastewater away.

Thinking about this—how much we are dependent on our plumbing systems—reminds us just how disruptive any problems with the system can really be. And one issue that impacts a lot more homeowners than you may realize is the damage that tree roots can cause to this system.

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Don’t Let Condensate Drain Issues Impact Your Home

April 10th, 2017

condensate-drain-issuesThere are a number of components that are critical to the successful operation of your home’s air conditioning system. The system works by relying on a refrigeration cycle to remove heat from the air in your home. During this cycle, moisture is created. Any excess moisture is controlled by the evaporator coil of your system, and released through your home by your condensate tray and drain.

When something goes wrong with your condensate drain line, it turns into a plumbing issue—fortunately you can turn to our team for Sugar Land, TX plumbing services. But we’d like to help you avoid this problem if necessary.

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Does Your Commercial Property Need a Backflow Test?

March 27th, 2017

backflow-testNot many plumbers in our area are properly certified to perform Rosenberg, TX commercial backflow testing, but we’re proud to say that we do offer this essential service. While not typically recommended for residential customers throughout the area, it is a requirement for commercial properties to have this service done when requested of them.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Condensate Drain Line in Trouble?

March 13th, 2017

condensate-drain-line-troubleTemperatures are already beginning to climb here in the Richmond area, and we all know what that means. Soon enough we will be turning on our air conditioners for the season. When you do so, it’s important to make sure it’s functioning as effectively as it can.

If you have a clogged AC drain line in your Richmond, TX cooling system, however, then the AC unit can’t possibly operate efficiently. Of course, it’s natural if you don’t particularly have much interest in this topic, if you don’t know what a condensate drain is or what it does!

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Your Sewer Line: Does Replacement Make More Sense Than Repair?

February 27th, 2017

sewer-line-repair-or-replacementOne part of your Missouri City, TX plumbing system that you likely don’t give a whole lot of thought to, if any, is your sewer line. Yet, your sewer line is an integral part of this system—responsible for safely and effectively removing wastewater from your home and properly disposing of it where appropriate within your city or municipality.

When something goes wrong though, you and your family is the one to suffer. From wet spots on the lawn to funky smells, a sewer line problem is nothing to take lightly. Your first instinct in this case will likely be to just have the affected area of pipe repaired. Unfortunately, though, sewer line repair isn’t always enough—you may need sewer line replacement.

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Could You Benefit from Whole Home Repiping?

February 13th, 2017

whole-house-repipingA decaying pipe is not a pretty sight—particularly when you think about what it could mean for the rest of your plumbing system, and your home. Let’s face it; homes in our area were built to last. You may even be living in a home that’s about a century old. But that doesn’t mean that your pipes will make it that long.

In fact, depending on what type of pipes are currently snaking their way through your property, you could be seconds away from a devastating pipe burst leading to extensive property damage. Fortunately, our comprehensive Sugar Land, TX repiping services are all you need to get your plumbing back in top shape. But, short of a plumbing disaster, how do you know you even need this service?

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Hiring a Plumber: Only Trust the Professionals!

January 30th, 2017

hiring-a-plumber-trust-professionalsProfessional plumbers have specific standards that they work by. These are in place to ensure the efficiency and longevity of your plumbing system, in addition to safety. When you’re in need of professional plumbing services in Sugar Land, TX, you needn’t look any further than the site you’re on now—but why is it such a big deal to hire a professional? Aside from a safety and liability guarantee that you’d get from a professionally licensed company, hiring professionals also affords you the following benefits.

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in Plumbing Technology

November 8th, 2016

Be sure to bookmark the Doug Turner Plumbing CO. blog for updates on the latest advances in plumbing technology.

We’ll feature money saving promotions here as well.

Call Doug Turner Plumbing CO. for all your plumbing, drain & sewer, water heaters, water treatment systems, and commercial plumbing needs.

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Welcome to Our New Website

November 8th, 2016

iMarket Solutions has launched Doug Turner Plumbing CO. new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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