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

3 Major Problems Caused by Clogged Drains

Monday, November 28th, 2022
Plumber unclogging a tub drain with an electric auger.

You probably clean your home regularly – wiping down everyday-use surfaces and even deep cleaning harder-to-reach areas like baseboards, ceiling fans, and windows. But do you ever consider cleaning your drains? Aside from your garbage disposal, you probably don’t think much about cleaning your drains. 

But dirty drains can quickly lead to clogs, and clogged drains can cause major problems for your home. If you need drain cleaning in Sugar Land, TX, give our team a call. Not convinced that professional drain cleaning is necessary? Keep reading to learn about three major problems caused by clogged drains – and how you can prevent them. 

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Why Is Water Heater Maintenance So Important?

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Having a nearly unlimited supply of hot water in your home is perhaps one of the most underappreciated luxuries that we enjoy. You can wash your dishes in hot water to elevate the cleaning power and enjoy a hot shower almost any time you want. When you run out of hot water, your water heater tank fills back up and begins heating a fresh supply of water for when you need it again. 

So how can you take care of your water heater and ensure that it continues to heat water to your expectations? Scheduling water heater maintenance may not be on your to-do list, but it should be. When you take care of your water heater it can take care of you for much longer and with greater efficiency. If you’re ready to schedule water heater services, give us a call to schedule an appointment today. 

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How Well Do You Know Your Water Heater? A Quiz

Monday, June 13th, 2022

Gas water heater and man in the bathroom taking a shower. Flat icon for web design and application interface, also useful for infographics. Vector illustration.Today, we’d like to spend some time focusing on your home’s water heater. Your water heater is arguably the hardest working appliance that you have in your home. For example, did you know that your water heater accounts for nearly 17% of your home’s overall energy usage? That 17% might not seem like a huge percentage, but it becomes a lot bigger when you consider that it’s coming all from one appliance. You use your water heater when you bathe, wash your clothes, wash your dishes, or even wash your hands. 

If you want to make sure that you’re always treating your water heater well so it can best serve you, then there are certain things you should know. Luckily, we’re experts on everything regarding water heaters in Sugar Land, TX. Let’s run you through the basics below.

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Your Spring Plumbing Checklist

Monday, April 18th, 2022

Daffodils field

Spring is in the air and we’re sure you’re feeling it. The weather is warming up and the days are longer. It’s hard not to feel like you’re in better spirits during this time of year. We want you to enjoy your spring season, but we’d also like you to prepare your home for this time of year. Your plumbing in Sugar Land, TX is something that you should take meticulous care of. 

Spring cleaning serves your home best when it’s applied to your plumbing system. There are a few things you can do to make sure that your plumbing serves you well this season. Our plumbers are professionals. We have impeccable customer service matched with quality work. 

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Is It Time to Repipe?

Monday, April 4th, 2022

different-metal-plumbing-accessories-on-the-layout-of-an-apartmentEventually, you’re going to need to repipe your home. This is a big task for anyone to take on. If you believe that you’re getting to the point where you should repipe your house, schedule an appointment with one of our plumbers in Sugar Land, TX. Our team members can help you with the entire process.

Today, we’re going to start with the signs that you should reach out to us. If you read through this blog and realize it’s time, then our professionals will be there to handle what you need. We’re here to install your new piping system as fast and efficiently as possible. We never want to waste your time or any of your money. We’re proud to be a team with services you can depend on. 

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How to Prevent Toilet Troubles

Monday, March 21st, 2022

toilet with lid upThe most common calls that we get as plumbing professionals concern bathroom plumbing. Most notably, we receive calls from homeowners who are struggling with their home’s toilet. Although your toilet might not be the most glamorous part of your home, it is one of its most vital parts. It’s important to take care of your system when necessary. We care about the health, safety, and functionality of your plumbing. Make sure that you get in touch with us when you’re ready to master your plumbing in Sugar Land, TX

We’re always available to help when toilet troubles strike. We think one of the most vital parts of your home’s plumbing care is knowledge. This is how you prevent plumbing problems in the future. Let’s get into this below…

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Is This Considered a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, March 7th, 2022

bursted copper pipe with water leaking out, 3d illustrationPlumbing emergencies can be one of the most frustrating parts of owning a home. They always seem to pop up when you least expect them and at the most inconvenient times. They tend to happen in the middle of the night or on a holiday when normal plumbing services are unavailable.

And let’s face it, calling for emergency plumbing in Sugar Land, TX in the off-hours can come with a high bill attached. So, you need to know the difference between what’s a true emergency and what’s not.

That’s what we’ll cover in this article. If you’re dealing with any of the issues listed below, reach out to a professional plumber immediately.

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Why Your Plumbing Makes That Noise

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Now that it is almost winter, your plumbing system becomes even more important than it already is. Because of this, it’s vital that you make sure your plumbing system is ready to perform. The best thing you can do for your plumbing system is to remain proactive when it comes to taking care of it. The worst thing you can do is let a plumbing problem become a huge issue just due to time.

Today, we’d like to focus on the sounds that your plumbing system might be making. We like to examine this sign of plumbing trouble because it’s something that homeowners typically notice the fastest. We’ve rounded up some of the most concerning plumbing sounds you might notice. Make sure you have our professionals handle your plumbing in Sugar Land, TX.

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How to Solve Your Hard Water Issues

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Gas water heater and man in the bathroom taking a shower. Flat icon for web design and application interface, also useful for infographics. Vector illustration.Spring is here and we hope you’re in the spirit. Spring calls for opening up your doors and windows in the day to bask in the warmth, cleaning out your closet, and deep cleaning your house. It’s important to make sure that you’re hitting every single part of your home, though. By this, we mean that you shouldn’t leave out your water!

You should be cleaning your water just like you’re cleaning your home. This is why we’re going to talk about hard water today. It’s an issue that’s can hurt your comfort this spring. You can improve things with water softener installation in Sugar Land, TX. We’re here to guide you through this.

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Spring’s Savior: A Sump Pump

Monday, March 8th, 2021

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.Spring is around the corner. We’re looking forward to evenings full of natural light, warmer weather, and lighter layers. Have you thought about how you’re going to protect your home from the thawing that’s bound to happen? We had some unprecedented cold this year. This type of weather should have made you realize that you should expect the unexpected and prepare for it.

If you’re trying to keep your home in great shape with an underserved sump pump, you should schedule an appointment with us. We specialize in sump pump repairs. This is a service that’s going to make the biggest difference in your comfort during the coming months.

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