Doug Turner Plumbing CO. Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

How to Detect a Plumbing Leak

Monday, April 8th, 2019

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.If all leaks that arose in your home had a warning system to match, the world would be a much easier place. Unfortunately, this isn’t our reality and a leak that goes undetected (even for a short amount of time) is a real detriment to your home. If you think you have a leak in your home, you might think that you can just reference online tutorials or articles online to determine if you have a leak but in actuality, you need a professional team. If you’re looking for a great plumber in Richmond, TX then come to the team at Doug Turner Plumbing CO. first.

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Steer Clear of Store-Bought Drain Cleaner!

Monday, March 25th, 2019

different-metal-plumbing-accessories-on-the-layout-of-an-apartmentHaving a clogged drain in your home probably isn’t something that you’d think about as an “emergency.” It’s really more likely that you’d categorize it as a minor inconvenience and head out to the store to find a quick, simple, and cheap solution for your problem. We know that store-bought drain cleaners are pretty widely used so you might not think that there’s a problem with using them, however, there really is a big issue. Store bought drain cleaners might provide temporary relief but they’re terrible for your plumbing system. If you need a great plumber in Bellaire, TX, make sure that you contact our team. Each and every one of our technicians are expertly trained so we can provide you with the best service possible.

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How Your Home Benefits from Professional Drain Cleaning

Monday, February 25th, 2019

professional-plumber-doing-reparation-in-kitchenIf you’re a homeowner that cares deeply about the quality of your home you probably clean your space regularly and stay on top of your HVAC maintenance. However, something that we often see neglected are drain cleaning services. Although they’re probably never at the top of your to-do list, your drain cleaning services are far from unimportant. You might think that you don’t need to have professional drain cleaning services in your home, but you absolutely do. Make sure that you always have a professional on your side. If you need drain cleaning in Richmond, TX, make sure that you contact our team. We’ve served the Southwest Houston and Fort Bend County since 1987.

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Simple Ways to Avoid a Sink Clog

Monday, February 11th, 2019

clearing-a-blocked-drainDrain clogs are a common part of life. It’s unlikely that you’ll live in a home for an extended period of time and not experience a drain clog, but if you could prevent a drain clog in your home wouldn’t you? Your plumbing system is a very complex part of your home, and if you don’t understand the factors that contribute to a drain clog, then you’re only contributing to a future drain clog.

If you need a plumber in Missouri City, TX then choose our team. We’ve served Sugar Land and the surrounding area since 1987 so we understand the needs of homeowners here. You can count on our team when you need reliable service at affordable prices.

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4 Ways You’re Ruining Your Sewer Line

Monday, January 28th, 2019

A vector illustration of a broken sewer pipe that is currently leaking sewage into the sewer system.You’re aware of the basics of your plumbing system. You know the major dos and don’ts of what to put down your drains and how to run your systems, but when something really goes haywire, would you know how to fix your plumbing? If the answer is no, that’s okay. We don’t expect the average homeowner to spend their free time traversing the internet for new and juicy plumbing info—that’s why we’re here. We’re the experts at everything plumbing.

There are certain things that you likely do (often and unknowingly) that can really mess up your plumbing system. We’re here to put a stop to them today. If you need great service for your plumbing in Richmond, TX then be sure to contact our team. We’ve served Southwest Houston and Ft. Bend County since 1987.

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What Your Plumbing is Trying to Tell You: Decoding Troubling Signs

Monday, January 14th, 2019

white question mark on a blue backgroundAre you having difficulties determining what the plumbing problem you’re experiencing is trying to tell you? We’re here to help you decode it. We understand that it’s not always so easy. Sometimes, when you’re experiencing a plumbing problem, your focus is solely on finding a quick, cheap, and effective solution. We want to encourage you not to take shortcuts when it comes to your plumbing system. This system is incredibly complex and intricate so you absolutely need a great plumber. When you’re looking for great plumbing services in Sugarland, TX or anywhere throughout Southwest Houston or Bend County then make sure that you call our team.

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What to Do When You Have a Pinhole Leak

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

bursted copper pipe with water leaking out, 3d illustrationIf you have a pinhole leak, you’re not alone. This is a quite common plumbing problem across the country, and it’s not one that’s easily preventable. Don’t let the small size, or the seemingly low level of importance, give you a false sense of comfort. You still need to contact a professional for a pinhole leak in your home because finding the source of this leak takes the right tools, special training, and an extensive amount of experience. If you need a great plumbing in Bellaire, TX then be sure to contact our team for all your needs.

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5 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Drain

Monday, November 5th, 2018

An integral part of keeping your home’s plumbing system healthy is taking preventative measures. You should always be mindful of what makes its way down your drain so that you can avoid a drain clog. Sometimes, it’s a good idea to remind yourself what should never go down your drain. It will help you avoid inconveniences and costly repairs. If you have a slip-up and need a great plumber in Missouri City, TX our team here at Doug Turner Plumbing CO is always prepared to help.

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How Hard Water Affects Your Plumbing

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Do you suffer from frequently clogged pipes, stiff laundry, or dry hair and skin? You’re likely suffering from the effects of hard water. While hard water is completely harmless to your health it negatively impacts your plumbing system over time. If you have hard water, you’ll benefit from plumbing in Richmond, TX. Our team at Doug Turner Plumbing CO can find a system like a water softener to treat the hard water in your home and offset the negative effects of this type of water.

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Most Common Causes of Bathroom Clogs

Monday, October 8th, 2018

If you’re a homeowner it’s likely that you’ll experience a routine clog in your bathroom at some point, but if you could avoid these clogs when you can, wouldn’t you? Understanding your plumbing system is key if you want to avoid plumbing mishaps.

Our plumbers are punctual, reliable, knowledgeable and will help you understand the inner workings of your plumbing system. Even with the right knowledge, mistakes happen, so If you do end up with a plumbing problem, you can count on our team at Doug Turner plumbing CO. for dependable bathroom plumbing services.

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