Archive for August 2019

What To Look For In A Commercial Plumbing Company

What you should look for in a commercial plumbing company. If you’re a property owner or property manager, you know as well as anyone that plumbing problems can arise day or night without any warning. And when they do, you need a commercial plumbing company that has your basis covered. A business owner or property…

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Plumbing Tips – Did You Know?

plumbing tips

There are some basics plumbing tips that everyone should know about. Whether we want to do it ourselves or call a plumber, we should have a basic understanding of our home’s plumbing system. Unlike a car that has a dashboard that tells us when something is wrong, our home will show signs when something goes…

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Why Go Tankless When Choosing A Water Heater?

tankless water heaters

Is it about that time? Is your old storage tank heater showing its age and are you considering a new tankless model? The tankless water heaters are also known as on-demand heaters. Most homeowners are starting to become more interested in building a more energy-efficient home, and a tankless water heater is a step in…

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How Often Is Water Heater Maintenance Needed?

water heater maintenance

The big question is, “How often is water heater maintenance needed” Most homeowners don’t know how important it is to maintain their water heater. Our water heaters usually sit in the corner of our garage until something goes wrong, and only then do we jump into action. Why wait until something goes wrong? Performing maintenance…

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Part 2- Your Plumbing Company’s Energy Efficient Home

When trying to achieve your plumbing company’s energy-efficient home, we’ve replaced the old water heater to a tankless model. We also replaced our dishwasher with an ENERGY STAR certified model. We replaced all our faucets and showerheads with WaterSense labeled ones. And even though money was no object, most of the products didn’t cost an…

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Part 1 -Your Plumbing Companies Energy Efficient Home

Energy efficient home

What would your plumbing company’s energy efficient home look like? So let’s dream a little bit, and try to imagine what the perfect home would look like from a plumbing standpoint, where the money is no object. With that said, we’ll do some comparisons. For example, we will compare high-quality tank water heaters with tankless…

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“My Water Pressure Bit The Dust”

My Water Pressuer Bit The Dust

We quickly forget how things like water pressure, hot water, and our plumbing, in general, has such an impact on the quality of our life. Low pressure usually creeps up on us over many years then all of a sudden it’s a significant problem, i.e. replacing the pipes in your home. Has your water pressure…

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Can You Avoid A Water Leak?

Water leak

Most home and business owners don’t have time to think about something as trivial as a water leak. It’s only when a water leak becomes a bigger problem then we jump into action. An extremely high water bill might get us thinking. A water spot on our wall or ceiling can spark some action too.…

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DIY With A Plumber’s Snake

Plumber's Snake

Big B’s Plumbing When the household plunger cannot do the trick, then a snake is brought in to tackle the clog. Much more power than drain cleaners or a plunger, but they do have risks attached if you don’t know how to use them properly. For example, you might damage a pipe, or create a…

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What’s Considered A Plumbing Nightmare

plumbing nightmare

So, what constitutes a plumbing nightmare? A plumbing nightmare is different for everyone. For some, it might be a water heater that needs replacing. For others, it could be a broken pipe that caused flood damage. Whatever the case, it’s usually an unplanned plumbing emergency that dips into our budget. It also means taking time…

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