Doug Turner Plumbing CO. Blog : Archive for May, 2017

The Importance of Hiring a Licensed and Certified Plumber

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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