How Long You Can Expect Your Garbage Disposal to Last

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Pouring-water-kitchen-sinkPeople often think of the garbage disposal in their kitchen sink as an appliance that will never need to be replaced. To them, it’s just a part of the structure of the kitchen, and until the day the kitchen gets a major renovation, the garbage disposal will hang around and keep doing its job.

This isn’t true, of course. No mechanical appliance can last forever, and a garbage disposal handles an immense workload, operating almost every day. Although a broken disposal can be fixed, at a certain point it will no longer be worth repairing and it’s best to have a new unit installed.

The question is, how long can you expect your garbage disposal to last?

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Is Your House Wasting Water? 5 Ways It Might

Monday, August 17th, 2020

raindrop-mdDo you actively practice ways to conserve water in your house? We hope so, because there’s massive water waste across the country, and most of it is preventable through several basic steps. You already know about taking shorter showers: keep showers to five minutes and the savings over the year are enormous. There are other little tips, like shutting off the water while you’re brushing your teeth, or never running the dishwasher unless there’s a full load.

But you may have a house that’s wasting water and not be fully aware of it. Problems with your plumbing in Buckeye, AZ can lead to significant amounts of water going to waste. These can be problems like outdated fixtures or much more serious conditions with the plumbing that need immediate attention. We’re going to look at five ways a house wastes water and what to do about them. (more…)

Discolored Water From the Taps: What It Might Mean

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

closeup-hands-under-waterYou have probably encountered this before: you come back home after a vacation of one to two weeks. You turn on the faucet in the bathroom or the kitchen, and the first water to flow out is reddish-brown. Nothing to worry about, it will go away in less than a minute as the dry pipes clear out residue.

But what if water discoloration starts at a different time? One day you turn on your faucet, and the water that comes out is rusty-red, green, or even black. It might be harmless, but it also could be a warning sign of problems in the plumbing system or even a health hazard. We recommend you call us for plumbing service in Sun City, AZ, to see what’s wrong, and what we can do about it. (more…)

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…)