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

6 Signs You Need a Water Softener

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Young boy drinking from glass of fresh water. Ideal for environmental protection or future generations concept.Many homeowners hear the term “water softener” and think of this system as an unnecessary luxury, but the truth is that it’s a necessary and beneficial fixture. A water softener battles against hard water (water with high levels of calcium and magnesium) in your home. Hard water isn’t just an inconvenience, it’s bad for your plumbing too. A water softener is an easy fix to these problems.

If you’d like to improve the quality of your water, your home, and increase the lifespan of your plumbing system then look into installing a water softener in Sugar Land, TX today.

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Your AC Drain Line: What You Need to Know

Monday, July 30th, 2018

High efficiency modern AC-heater unit, energy save solutionWith temperatures soaring in our area, chances are you’re using your air conditioner on a daily, if not hourly basis. That being said, it’s vital that you check to ensure yours is functioning as efficiently and effectively as it’s able to.

If your air conditioner has a clogged drain line, however, then it can’t possibly function as well as it should be able to. We understand this may not be a super interesting topic, but it’s an important one nonetheless. You should know what a condensate drain is, as well as what it does. And if you do run into a problem with this cooling system component, be sure to call in a professional plumber in Bellaire, TX.

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Signs of a Suffering Sewer Line

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Your sewer line has a very important job to do, removing wastewater from the plumbing system in your home, and expelling it into the civic sewer system. Your sewer line is buried under the ground of your property as this keeps it safe from damage and wear from the weather. Unfortunately, however, that means that when trouble does arise, it can be hard to notice right away. It’s up to you to spot the signs of trouble with your sewer line and call for professional plumbing in Bellaire, TX.

Our licensed plumbers have access to the latest in equipment technology and use professional methods to access your sewer line, enabling us to repair leaks, clear out clogs effectively, and address any other problems that might exist by doing a video inspection.

But again, you have to know you have a problem with your sewer line.

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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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