Doug Turner Plumbing CO. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Kitchen Plumbing’

Don’t Abuse This Important Kitchen Plumbing Device

Monday, March 26th, 2018

woman's hands washing lettuce in sinkThere are certain appliances within your home that you could probably never even imagine living without—especially when it comes to your plumbing system. Your water heater, for one, is a system you use on a daily basis, and it deserves special attention. There are other plumbing appliances that aren’t a necessity so to speak, but, like a water heater, are components you likely take for granted. One such component is your Bellaire, TX garbage disposal.

Once you and your family are used to the benefits and convenience that a garbage disposal offers, it’s easy to see why a problem with this system can leave you feeling pretty annoyed. Fortunately, if any problems do crop up, then you can turn to our team for quality services. However, we’d like to help you avoid a garbage disposal breakdown to begin with!

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Don’t Let FOG Cause a Kitchen Plumbing Nightmare!

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Professional plumber doing reparation in kitchen home.Your Sugar Land, TX kitchen plumbing is an essential part of your home’s entire plumbing system—particularly the sink. We receive calls pretty often that involve kitchen sink problems, whether it’s a broken garbage disposal, leaky faucet, or of course, clogged drains. And while there are some issues you can resolve on your own (like tightening a faucet or clearing out a one-time clog with a plunger) there are others that will require the assistance of a professional plumber.

Among these problems is the buildup of FOG in your kitchen sink drain. FOG stands for fats, oils, and grease. The problem with this is that it congeals and hardens as it cools, so when you pour it down your sink drain hot, it has the opportunity to build up into a mess, causing the following problems.

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