Why Do Leaks Start in Pipes?

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Leaking-PipeLeaky pipes are more common than people often think. In fact, your home may have multiple small leaks right now that you’re not aware of. If you think your water usage is higher than it should be, that’s often a warning of these disguised leaks.

But some leaks are obvious, such as when water starts to spray out through the wall or from a fixture. You’ll need plumbing repair in Peoria, AZ from our licensed plumbers to fix these problems. Don’t wait! Although you can shut off the water main to prevent further damage from a pipe leak, you want the issue fixed as soon as possible to stop further damage, as well as to get your water flowing again. (more…)

Ways to Improve Your Home’s Plumbing

Monday, June 8th, 2020

thumbs-upWhen thinking of ways to make home improvements, you probably don’t first think about “plumbing upgrades.” We admit that it doesn’t sound terrifically exciting. But your plumbing is an essential part of your daily life, and upgrading older parts of it with fresh installations can make a huge difference. It can be a difference in convenience, or water savings, or problem prevention. Sometimes it can be all of these.

Below is a list of some upgrades to think about making this summer for your plumbing. We’re the Glendale, AZ, plumbers who can simplify the process for you and provide the installations and replacements that will have you set with great plumbing. (more…)

Working With a Possible Plumbing Emergency

Monday, April 27th, 2020

People are taking extra precautions right now to prevent having emergencies strike their homes. That’s a good idea, but there is no way to prevent absolutely all of them. Plumbing problems are one type of emergency that can’t wait—when you’ve got troubles that could lead to flooding or sewage back-up, you have to have an emergency plumber in Scottsdale, AZ out to help you ASAP! You can trust to The Trusted Plumber for an emergency response to get these problems fixed.

Usually, we tell people that a plumbing emergency is anything they think may be a plumbing emergency. But it pays to be a bit more cautious right now, so we’re going to take a look at how to tell if you’ve got an emergency on your hands that needs an immediate response. (more…)

How to Know You Don’t Have a “Trusted” Plumber!

Monday, April 13th, 2020

wrenchesWe put it right in our name: The Trusted Plumber. We’ve gained a reputation for reliability with our excellent service and 100% satisfaction guarantee. And if you’ve come to this page today, it’s likely because you have suspicions about other plumbers in Peoria, AZ you’re thinking of hiring. Perhaps you’re concerned that your current plumber isn’t a trustworthy one.

We can help you out with some of the warning signs to watch for that the plumbers you’re considering for your next installation or for an important plumbing repair aren’t ones you can trust. (more…)

Symptoms of a Slab Leak and How an Emergency Plumber Can Help

Monday, March 30th, 2020

slab-leak-crack-in-foundationThe slab leak is a common problem in home plumbing, and unfortunately, it’s one of the most difficult to notice at first. The reason is right in the name: the leaks come from pipes that are buried down in the granite slab foundation of a home. A pipe could leak for months before it begins to show overt signs of what’s happening, and by that point, it will have wasted large amounts of water and inflicted damage to the building.

If you believe you have a slab leak, emergency plumbers in Surprise, AZ can help out. The job can sometimes be done without needing to excavate to reach the leak, but no matter what, you’ll have to have experts doing the work. (more…)

How a Professional Plumber—Not an Amateur!—Helps You in Emergencies

Monday, March 16th, 2020

plumber-with-sink-p-trapAre you looking for emergency plumbing in Peoria, AZ? We hope you came to this blog post before the plumbing disaster struck, and you’re doing prep work to have a plumber’s number handy whenever you do have an emergency problem. And that means you’re already thinking right: when it comes to handling plumbing repairs in a house, whether an emergency or not, you only want trained professionals to handle the service—like the plumbers on our team. We named ourselves The Trusted Plumber for a good reason.

We want to go into more detail about why the professional, rather than the amateur, is helpful when it comes to emergencies. (more…)

We Recommend Upgrading Your Plumbing to the Modern Day

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

pipe-decay“Wait, what’s wrong with my plumbing?”

The answer might be that your household plumbing in Peoria, AZ is old and outdated. People tend to think of plumbing as made up of invulnerable metals, but of course, there is no such thing as invulnerable metal. Plumbing wears down over time, and if you live in a house that’s more than two decades old, you probably need to make some upgrades to the pipes and fixtures so your home has the most modern plumbing available.

A professional plumber is your best friend when it comes to plumbing modernization. You can’t do these jobs on your own, and a licensed plumber can locate all the places where your household plumbing will benefit from upgrades. (more…)

You Don’t Want Mold, But These Plumbing Problems Are How You Get Mold

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

mold-on-wallYou don’t need anyone to explain to you why mold in your house is bad. Mold anywhere is bad, with the exception of culturing certain types of cheese. When you notice mold growing in your house, it’s important to have remediation done to prevent harm to the property and possibly the release of toxic mold spores. Not only does the mold need to be removed, but the source of it needs to be fixed. Often, it’s the plumbing at fault.

There is a range of plumbing troubles that may lead to mold growth. Below are the ones we deal with often. Prevention is the best tool, but you can always call on great plumbers in Surprise, AZ from The Trusted Plumber to make the repairs behind the mold. (more…)

Find Out Where Your Home’s Water Main Shut-Off Is!

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

flooded-homeLiving in Arizona means we don’t have to deal with one of the biggest winter plumbing concerns: frozen pipes and burst pipes. But that doesn’t mean we get to escape all plumbing problems. Our homes can still experience flooding from busted plumbing and various other mishaps. There are three defenses you have against these flooding disasters:

  • Preventive plumbing service to ensure the pipes and appliances are in good shape
  • Knowing what to do in the event of flooding to stop damage ASAP
  • Installing an automatic shut-off valve

We’ve often talked about the importance of the first. Today we’ll address the second, and that means knowing where the water main shut-off valve is. Once you know how to stop water from continuing to flood into your home, you can call for emergency plumbing in Glendale, AZ from our plumbers. (more…)

Pipe Age, Pipe Materials: When You Need New Pipes

Monday, December 9th, 2019

PVC-pipesDo you know that historians have extensive information about the plumbing system of Ancient Rome? The Romans were masters of civic engineering, and much of their original plumbing system to carry fresh water into the city and remove it through massive sewer systems still stands today. We even know they used lead pipes as long ago as 200 BC thanks to archaeological digs that turned up large amounts of lead in the soil.

These amazing facts should not deceive you into believing plumbing is as immortal as the Immortal City. The structures of sewers and aqueducts may survive, but pipes have a limited life. Those archaeologists found lead dust, after all, not fully formed lead pipes.

Let’s keep that in mind as we look at the materials that make up the much less ancient plumbing system of your home and when you need to put in new pipes. (more…)