Doug Turner Plumbing CO. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Cinco Ranch’

FOG: The Enemy of Your Plumbing

Monday, October 7th, 2019

clearing-a-blocked-drainYou’re always trying to keep your plumbing system in the best shape possible as a homeowner, right? We know that this is a little easier said than done though. Your plumbing system is one of those things that you probably don’t spend an infinite amount of time thinking about. If you’re looking for a great way to care for your plumbing system, you can contact the professionals on our team.

If you’re looking for plumbing services in Cinco Ranch, TX, you can contact the professionals on our team today. You need to think about your plumbing system in long term circumstances. We can help you get the service that you really need all for the right price.

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How to Avoid a Toilet Clog

Monday, September 9th, 2019

toilet with lid upIf there’s one plumbing issue that you hate to run into, it’s a toilet clog. We know that this problem may seem unavoidable, but there are many ways that you can avoid an issue like this. We don’t want you to walk on eggshells to avoid a clog, but we do want you to keep these helpful tips in mind to avoid plumbing problems in the future.

We know that things happen, so if you do find yourself in the midst of some plumbing problems and you’re looking for a plumber in Cinco Ranch, TX, you can rely on our team members at Doug Turner Plumbing CO. Get in touch with us today to schedule an appointment.

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What A Slab Leak Is and How It Impacts Your Home

Monday, July 15th, 2019

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The structural integrity of your home is important. The vast majority of homes here in Texas are built on a slab of concrete. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to run into a slab leak problem when the slab of concrete starts to deteriorate. A slab leak is really bad news for your home comfort and safety.

There are many different symptoms of slab leaks and various different causes. If it isn’t something that you’ve had experience with before, you might be a little confused in the process of identification. We can be here to help you through this. If you need a plumber in Cinco Ranch, TX, you can contact our trained technicians. We understand how to treat your home with care.

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Is This Really an Emergency Plumbing Situation?

Monday, June 17th, 2019

High-pressure-pipe-leakingIf you have a plumbing problem outside of that Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. timeframe, you might be tempted to call for emergency repair services. Sometimes it’s hard to tell if the problem you’re having is really an emergency. We understand the confusion and hesitation in these instances. You don’t want to pay extra for a plumbing problem that isn’t actually urgent.

If you’re having trouble determining the severity of your plumbing problem, we’ve listed a few of the most common plumbing emergencies below. We have the best plumbing services in Cinco Ranch, TX. We can help you keep your plumbing system in the best shape possible for the right price.

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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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Stop Small Leaks before They Get Bigger

Monday, July 16th, 2018

blue cloth tied around white pipeThe majority of plumbing problems start off small. In fact, they can start off undetectable to the average person—most require professional-grade equipment and trained plumbing professionals to find. This is because your plumbing system in mostly hidden from view. But the best thing you can do about small leaks, particularly pinhole leaks, is to get them repaired right away to prevent bigger problems that can lead to plumbing system and property damage.

But how do you fend off a problem if you don’t even know you have one? First off, we do recommend scheduling routine preventive plumbing maintenance once a year—this will help our professional plumbers in Cinco Ranch, TX spot potential problems—of which pinhole leaks are a common one. The impact of a pinhole leak is rarely felt right away, but as it continues or grows in size, it can have massive consequences. Again, though, in the absence of being told you have a plumbing leak, how do you know you have one?

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Watch for These Signs You Need Repiping

Monday, September 11th, 2017

broken pipe leaking waterRepiping is the act of replacing an old or faulty length of pipe—or potentially the piping throughout your entire home—with new pipes. In many cases it does only involve a single length of pipe, but occasionally it’s found that a whole home can benefit.

Before repiping can occur, however, you need to be able to spot the signs that this is even needed. This can be difficult, since your plumbing system is mostly hidden from sight within walls or crawlspaces. Here’s a brief guide of what you should look for. Should you notice any of these indicators, please give us a call for professional Cinco Ranch, TX plumbing services.

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