Tips For Treating Common Hot Water Tank Troubles

Posted on: 18 February 2016

Your hot water heater should always produce water that is clean and free of any added contaminants. Unfortunately, as hot water heaters age, they can start to deteriorate, which may cause discoloration of the water and even bacteria growth. As a homeowner, it's important that you are able to recognize the signs of some of the more serious contaminations. It's equally important to understand how to deal with these problems, including when to call a plumber for help. [Read More]

Should You Use Space Heaters To Prevent Frozen Plumbing Pipes This Winter?

Posted on: 29 January 2016

To keep your plumbing pipes from freezing, you may choose to use old space heaters this winter. Although space heaters can help warm up your home and family, using them inappropriately can actually place your family and home at risk for fires and other hazards. Here's why you shouldn't use space heaters to prevent frozen plumbing pipes in your home and things you should do instead. Are Old Space Heaters Really That Dangerous? [Read More]

Tanks, Or No Tanks? Should You Say "Yes" To A Tankless Hot Water Heater?

Posted on: 27 January 2016

Tankless hot water heaters, also known as on-demand water heaters, heat water as it is needed, rather than heating up a tank of water and holding it until you turn the hot water faucet. These units are becoming quite popular, but before you take the plunge and opt for a tankless system, consider these pros and cons: Pros of Tankless Hot Water Heaters You won't run out of hot water. [Read More]

3 Things To Know About Repiping Your Home

Posted on: 25 January 2016

The plumbing system in your home is not only one of the most important systems your home has, but it can also be one of the largest sources of problems for homeowners. If you live in an old home and are having problems with your water supply or drain lines, the only true solution you may have for your plumbing problems is getting your house re-piped. Re-piping a house can be a huge task, depending on its size and layout, but it will solve all kinds of plumbing issues you may have now or those you may experience in the future. [Read More]