Signs Your Commercial Water Heater Needs Repairs

November 23rd, 2020

commercial-water-heaterIf your commercial property has a water heater, then your business depends on it running smoothly every day. You can’t have a faulty water heater or risk ignoring one that is giving off signs it needs to have repairs done. You put too much at risk if you allow the water heater to keep running when it needs to have attention from experts in commercial plumbing in Avondale, AZ.

You don’t want the first sign you notice of a water heater going bad to be when it shuts off and you don’t have any hot water in your commercial facility or building. Below we’ve listed some of the signs to watch for that it’s time to call our commercial water heater pros for repairs.

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5 of the Best Ways to Improve the Life of Your Plumbing

November 9th, 2020

pipe-about-to-burstIt’s silly to ask you how long you want the plumbing in your house to last. The answer is the same: “For as long as possible.” Maybe you’d like to say “Forever!” but of course no plumbing system will last forever, even with the best technology available for installing and repairing it. 

We want to help you have plumbing in Avondale, AZ that does last as long as possible. There are ways you can get started right now to see that the pipes in your house have few repair needs, and there are also jobs we can do that will help. Below we’ll look at five of the best ways you can give your plumbing pipes a long service life with minimum repairs.

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Do I Need a Professional Plumber to Handle Plumbing Maintenance?

October 26th, 2020

plumberIf it’s time for you to schedule maintenance for your household plumbing—which we recommend you do once a year—how should you do it? There are four options:

  1. Do it yourself. It’s easy to book when you go DIY!
  2. Call a buddy who’s good with tools and knows a few things about plumbing.
  3. Look up a company with “plumber” or “plumbing” somewhere in its name. Anyone will do.
  4. Find a licensed professional plumber and schedule service with them. 

We know that options “A”–“C” are tempting, and far too many people take them. But the correct answer is “D.” Any other choice for a plumber in Glendale, AZ isn’t really a choice for a plumber. You want a licensed professional for the job and nobody else.

The good news is that you’re already on the website for a licensed professional plumber. We have a history of experience and trust with our customers, and we also have the proper licensing (License# ROC 276768). We’re called the Trusted Plumber for good reasons!

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5 Common Kitchen Plumbing Problems You Might Face

October 12th, 2020

broken-kitchen-sinkThe kitchen has an enormous amount of plumbing and plumbing fixtures in it. The bathroom has a higher concentration of plumbing and pipes, but you need to take special care of your kitchen plumbing in Glendale, AZ or else it can turn into a serious nightmare. Below are five common kitchen plumbing troubles that may require calling our talented team to investigate.

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The Anode Rod and How It Helps Your Water Heater

September 28th, 2020

water-heater-technicianRust and other types of corrosion are the worst problems a water heater can face. When rust starts to develop on a water heater tank, that usually means the entire water heater must be replaced.

But if you care for your water heater properly with regular professional maintenance and repairs done as needed, you shouldn’t have to worry about corrosion until the system is reaching the end of its lengthy service life. Most of the thanks for that protection against rust and corrosion goes to a component called the anode rod. We’re going to focus on this part of your water heater today, because understanding it will help you remember why regular maintenance for a water heater is so critical.

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How Long You Can Expect Your Garbage Disposal to Last

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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The 5 Things That Are Blocking Your Drains

August 31st, 2020

drainThe water in the sink or the bathtub or the shower is not going down the drain, or is not going down the drain fast enough. You’ve got a clog in the drainpipe, but what?

There are many different ways you can end up with a clogged drain, and this is why there is no single solution you can use at home to solve the problem. A plunger can clear out some simple clogs. A hand-cranked drain-snake can take care of others. Chemical drain cleaners—are not good for anything except damaging the pipes, so please don’t use those. If you don’t know what’s clogged your drain and you can’t unclog it with the simple methods, it’s time to turn to plumbers in Peoria, AZ. We can find out the source of the problem and have your drain opened back up in no time at all.

But let’s get back to the original question: what’s clogging the drainpipe? Here are 5 common possibilities. Continue Reading

Is Your House Wasting Water? 5 Ways It Might

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. Continue Reading

Discolored Water From the Taps: What It Might Mean

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. Continue Reading

Do You Have Drain Flies? Here’s What You Can Do About Them

July 20th, 2020

angry-manSpotting tiny, fuzzy flying insects in your kitchen or bathrooms isn’t pleasant. These are “drain flies,” which live in damp environments, such as down in the drainpipes of your bathroom and kitchen sinks. They don’t bite, so they pose no health hazard to you or your family. Nonetheless, you don’t want them around, and not just because they’re unattractive. The presence of drain flies may mean you’ve got troubles in the plumbing that need to be addressed. Continue Reading