Categories for Plumbing Repair

Potential Causes of High Water Bills

October 8, 2021

Getting an abnormally-high water bill in the mail is always distressing. Did you really use that much water over the last month, or is there another reason your home seems to be hemorrhaging water and cash? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that about 10 percent of American homes leak 90 or more gallons of water per day. If your home is one of those, the costs can add up fast. When you receive an unusually-high water bill, it’s important that you call a plumber as soon as possible. They’ll be able to fix any problems and make suggestions... View Article

Six Causes of Low Water Pressure in Your Home

September 24, 2021

If you’ve ever gotten into the shower only to find that it’s more of a drizzle, you know how inconvenient low water pressure can be. The average home’s water pressure should be between 40 and 50 psi (pounds per square inch), but sometimes your pressure will be lower. What’s causing the problem, and how can you fix it? Here’s what may be causing low water pressure: Using too many appliances at once: When you run a busy household, you have to do a certain amount of planning. Running major appliances like the dishwasher or washing machine while someone is showering... View Article

How to Properly Set Your Toilet Flange Height

July 29, 2021

If you have a toilet flange that is either not level or not set to the correct height, there’s a possibility the toilet will develop a wobble or leak around its base. Therefore, it’s important to achieve the correct flange height, and to replace it if it’s broken or damaged. The toilet flange is what your toilet rests on, and it connects your toilet to the sewage waste line in your home. Flanges that aren’t level can be problematic, and in addition to causing wobbling or leaking, could result in damage to the flange if it’s not corrected as soon... View Article

Signs It’s Time to Repair or Replace Those Old Pipes

July 2, 2021

If your pipes are starting to get old, you may notice certain issues with your water supply. Common issues seen in plumbing systems with old pipes include constant leaks, lower water pressure, rusty water and more. They can cause serious health problems as well, including the potential for lead poisoning. It’s important to know when it’s time to repair or replace your old pipes. Be sure to call a reputable plumbing service in your area instead of attempting repairs on your own. Clogged pipes Clogged pipes are a common issue in homes and commercial properties with older pipes. This is... View Article

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