Is Your Sewer Line Suffering?

June 19th, 2017

sewer-line-sufferingYour plumbing system enables you to live with great convenience and comfort, providing you with the clean, potable water needed to shower, clean up around the house, wash your dishes, do the laundry, and more. For the majority of us, the idea of drawing water out of a well to handle these tasks is unthinkable—something that many of us take for granted. So is the thought of emptying out wastewater when you’re done with it—after all, that’s what your sewer system is for, right?

But what if your drain and sewer system is suffering? The component of your system that you trust to dispose of wastewater when you drain your tub your flush your toilet could experience problems. And make the convenience of modern plumbing null and void. However, if you know how to spot signs of trouble, you should be able to take the steps to get your sewer system back up and running ASAP.

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Putting a Stop to Your Under-Sink Plumbing Leak

June 5th, 2017

stop-under-sink-plumbing-leakIt probably goes without saying that plumbing leaks are one of the most frustrating and inconvenient home comfort issues to contend with, especially when it seems like something that should be an easy fix that you can just handle on your own. Leaks waste more water than you may realize, and cause pretty big messes. And they happen for any number of reasons.

With professional Sugarland, TX plumbing repair from our team, you’ll have professionals who are not only able to discover the precise location of the leak, but also determine the cause, and reduce the chance of it happening again. But doing so effectively depends on a few different factors.

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The Importance of Hiring a Licensed and Certified Plumber

May 22nd, 2017

hiring-professional-plumber-importanceIt may be hard to believe, but at one point historically, plumbers were just as important as doctors. This is according to Vice President of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association, Ike Casey.

His reasoning is that waterborne diseases are extremely serious and “it’s critical to have clean water and proper plumbing. We’ve taken that for granted in this country, but if you have someone who’s not trained, improper plumbing could create a very serious health problem.”

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Choosing a Water Heater: Know Your Options

May 8th, 2017

choosing-water-heater-optionsIf you’re replacing an aging water heater, or having a water heater installed on your property for the first time, there are a few considerations to make. The first decision you’ll face is whether to go with a gas or electric model. Since both are available for most water heater sizes, the decision most often comes down to what connections you have available, and what their costs would be.

Once you’ve determined that, the question is—do you want a traditional tank style water heater, or a tankless water heater? Tankless water heaters have become increasingly popular over the years, and for good reason. But that doesn’t mean they’re the best choice for every home. A tank water heater may suit you more. Be sure to contact us for your Richmond, TX water heater services, whatever you end up deciding on.

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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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