Plumbers Can Install Water Treatment Systems

December 11th, 2017

water-treatment-systemsYour plumbing is arguably the most important component of your home: providing safe, clean water for drinking, cooking and bathing. Our civic water systems do a decent job of keeping our water clean and potable, but no system is perfect and problems do crop up from time to time. That comes on top of less impactful but still significant issues like hard water, which is a big problem in Arizona and can cause problems in your home. Continue Reading

Signs You Need a Plumber for Sewer Line Treatment

November 27th, 2017

sewer-line-repairThe sewer line is usually buried beneath your yard, and carries the wastewater from all of the drains in your home to the municipal sewer system for proper disposal. Sewer lines are protected from damage underground, and they tend to last a long time, but problems can still occur. Pipes eventually wear out no matter where they are, and if tree roots or other disruptions cause problems, it can turn into a big problem very quickly. Continue Reading

Signs You Need a Plumber

November 13th, 2017

plumbing-services-signsPlumbing problems come in all shapes and sizes, some larger and more problematic than others. A simple clog can be dealt with fairly quickly in most cases, which replacing a ruptured sewer line and be an engaging operation. Most of the time, plumbing problems are relatively small, consisting of things like leaks in the piping or perhaps a malfunctioning appliance somewhere. In and of themselves, they don’t cause much damage. That isn’t usually the problem. The problem comes in the length of time it takes to detect the trouble. Continue Reading

Tools Used by Professional Plumbers

October 30th, 2017

plumber-sink-repairsWhen problems with plumbing arise, it can be easy to attempt repairs yourself, usually with a store-bought cleanser or tools purchased at the local hardware store. In most cases, this can be a dreadful mistake. Do-it-yourself measures are typically designed to treat a wide variety of problems, which means they rarely address your particular problem the way it needs to be. Professional plumbers, on the other hand, have access to high-end tools that can address the problem the right way. Such tools are usually too expensive for normal homes to want, since they won’t need to be used more than a handful of times at the most. But in the hands of a trained plumber — who usually needs them on a weekly basis, if not even more often. That means they can address your problem the right way and ensure that the repairs stick. A closer look at some of the tools used by professional plumbers can give you a strong idea of what you’re paying for. Continue Reading

Water Softening Systems Cut Down on Hard Water in Your Home

October 16th, 2017

water-softening-systemWe live in the desert, and that means that hard water is a common problem for most local households. Hard water isn’t necessarily threatening: it’s simply water with a higher mineral content the normal. Such minerals usually consist of calcium and magnesium, which the human body can absorb safely. Just because it isn’t dangerous, however, doesn’t mean it can’t impact your life in damaging ways.  Continue Reading

How Can Water Filtration Systems Help Your Home?

October 2nd, 2017

water-filtration-installaionThe local municipal water systems do an excellent job of rendering water potable for our use. Modern life depends on reliable water for drinking, cooking and cleaning. But even the most diligent public system can miss certain key factors – hard water, for example, is a considerable problem in our area – and everyone’s water could stand to be a little cleaner and purer. Homes with infants or similarly sensitive family members especially benefit from more pure water. Continue Reading

Flush Your Water Heater This Fall

September 18th, 2017

water-heater-maintenanceWe live in a desert community, and that means that hard water is a problem that every homeowner needs to deal with. Arizona drinking water often carries high amounts of calcium carbonate in it, and while that’s not actively harmful (the body can absorb it), it can be awfully hard on your plumbing system. This includes the water heater, which can suffer from sediment build-up and similar issues that can cause a great deal of damage if you let it. The good news is that you can take a simple step to minimize the issue with your water heater: flushing it periodically to remove the sediment. The process is simple and straightforward, and can be accomplished in just a few minutes.  Continue Reading

The Benefits of Trenchless Technology

September 4th, 2017

trenchless-technology-sewerFew plumbing issues in the home are as daunting as a leak or a clog in your main sewer line or water line: the pipes that bring potable water in from the Sun City civic system and remove wastewater from your home via the drains. They’re usually buried underground, which affords them some protection from the elements. But that makes them very hard to reach in the event they spring a leak or develop a clog. Continue Reading

What Are the Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters?

August 21st, 2017

tankless-water-heatersPeople in our area are used to traditional tank water heaters in their home. They’re easy to use and perform their duties quietly and efficiently. But they’re not the only type of water heater out there, and depending upon your needs, you may want to consider an alternate model. Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Backflow Prevention

August 7th, 2017

drainThere are a lot of different systems that comprise your plumbing system, all of them working together. Some of these systems are vital to the operation of the entire plumbing system. Some are not. You may not even be aware that you have some of these systems. Nevertheless, they need professional services every once in a while if they are to stay in good shape. Let’s have a look at one of those more subtle systems, and why you need to schedule maintenance services for it. Continue Reading