Archive for July 2019

What To Consider When Making A Water Heater Purchase

water heater purchase

We’ve all heard the saying, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it,” but that’s not entirely correct when it comes to your old water heater. When you do the numbers and your homework when making a water heater purchase, you might find that replacing it before it completely breaks down might be a wise choice.…

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What Can Go Wrong With Our Kitchen Sink?

Kitchen sink

If you’re like most families, the kitchen is the center of our home. My mother-in-law prepares fancy Filipino dishes while everyone sits around the kitchen table playing card games. Like so many other families, we had our share of problems in our kitchen. First, it was the stove then the vent and recently both the…

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A Passion For Plumbing

passion for plumbing

At Big B’s Plumbing, we have a passion for plumbing. Have you ever met someone that only worked for a paycheck? Someone that got up every morning and worked 40 hours a week just to receive a paycheck. That doesn’t seem possible, but it’s a reality. On the other hand, have you ever met someone…

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Plumbing Technologies Are Transforming The Plumbing Industry

Plumbing Technologies

Plumbing technologies are transforming the way plumbing services are performed. Over the past thirty to forty years, new innovations such as smart pipes let homeowners know if they have a water leak, tankless water heaters, trenchless sewer lines, hydro jetters, high tech video cameras and toilets with led lights. If you want to be successful…

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Time To Remodel Your Bathroom

Remodeled Bathroom

If you’re driven to improve your lifestyle and the value of your home all in one shot, then renovate your bathroom. Planning is critical, and it starts with a detailed budget. It’s always best to begin your project with an idea of what you want from a newly remodeled bathroom. You can do that by…

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The Latest Shower Head Technologies

I can assure you that most people don’t sit around and talk about our plumbing system or the latest shower head technologies. We think of plumbing as old pipes, clogged toilets, and broken water heaters. Our plumbing system plays such a significant role in the quality of our lives but rarely do we ever stop…

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Know The Signs Of A Sewer Main Problem

Hydro Jetting Clogged Sewer Main

No homeowner wants to deal with their drain backing up, especially knowing the problem could be with the sewer main. When your sewer line backs up, every drain in the house will either move slowly or back up. In the worst case, scenario bathrooms can flood with sewage, and repairs can get costly. It’s always…

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Your Toilet Is A Good Investment

Low Flow Toilets

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on your toilet? Men will spend an estimated 102 minutes a week on the toilet and women 85 minutes. That works out to 14.57 minutes a day for men and 12.4 minutes a day for women. Here is the staggering part about these numbers, men…

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What You Need To Know Before Hiring A Plumber

hiring a plumber

Whether we like it or not, at some point in time, we’ll need to hire a plumber. Don’t just roll the dice when you need to hire a plumber or any tradesman or woman.  Whether in person or over the phone, have a checklist of questions for that plumbing company. Do You Provide Free Estimates?…

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First Check The Plumbing Before Buying An Old Home

First plumbing the plumbing inspected

Old homes are prized by young and old alike. The fancy crown moldings, fireplaces, and plaster walls give it that nostalgic look, and they were built to stand the test of time. For a young family ready to buy their first home, an old house is an attractive option. The young family can’t wait to…

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