Doug Turner Plumbing CO. Blog : Archive for August, 2018

Is Your Plumbing System in Need of Hydro-Jetting?

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Closeup of a sink S Trap made of white PVC plastic with a broken connection and water pouring out. Square format over a gray background.Maybe the last time you had a slow drain or two, you were able to resolve the problem on your own, fairly quickly. Perhaps it was as easy as reaching it to clear out some hair from the shower drain, or using a plunger to clear out a superficial kitchen sink clog.

Eventually, though, you may have too stubborn of a clog that requires you to call for professional plumbing in Cinco Ranch, TX. And we may recommend that we use hydro-jetting to relieve the issue. This sort of job can only be done by a pro, and may leave you wondering if it’s even really necessary. Keep reading to learn more about your drains and this service.

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Do Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance?

Monday, August 13th, 2018

technician working on tankless systemTank water heaters have a pretty apparent presence in your home—they’re large, noticeable, and usually at least a little noisy. This is the water heater most often found in homes, and because they are so obvious, it’s probably pretty easy to remember that they need to be serviced from time to time.

But what about tankless water heaters in Bellaire, TX? These are certainly less noticeable and less noisy, and therefore easy to forget about, but we urge you not to! Many homeowners don’t realize that tankless water heaters need service, particularly maintenance, as well—and much of this maintenance is actually similar to the maintenance performed on tank water heaters, due to a process called scaling.

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