Earthwise Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Repair’

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Monday, January 21st, 2019

frozen-pipesJust because we’ve made it past December doesn’t mean we’re free of frozen pipes just yet. Being a plumber in Plano, TX, we’ve gotten our fair share of calls for help with frozen pipes. The pressure that builds up inside these pipes can lead to a burst, so it’s especially important to have frozen pipes dealt with as soon as possible.

Even better is to prevent those pipes from freezing in the first place. Below are a few methods you can use to do that.

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4 Preventive Plumbing Services and Products

Monday, January 7th, 2019

wrenchesYou may have been told that leaks and clogs are inevitable. That at some point, you’ll have to deal with them. Yes, this is true, but it doesn’t mean you can’t fight them off for as long as possible!

Along with following good practices (like not putting fats and oils down the drain), we can think of a few plumbing services that can go a long way in assuring your safety and home plumbing performance.

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Why It Pays to Detect Plumbing Problems Early

Monday, December 10th, 2018

leakThere are so many reasons why homeowners don’t regularly contact their local plumbers. Often, they are unaware that there might be something waiting to happen and so they wind up waiting until disaster strikes to make the call. Sometimes, allowing ourselves to be blissfully unaware of a potential issue can lead to further damage and a potential system breakdown. Our plumbing systems are vital to our everyday lives. An efficient plumbing system provides clean water for uses such as bathing, drinking, and cleaning.

Like all the other systems in our homes, our plumbing systems need regular upkeep and maintenance to prevent issues from occurring. If an issue is detected at the earliest possible time, a disaster can be avoided altogether. It pays to be proactive.

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How a Good Plumber Makes All the Difference

Monday, November 12th, 2018

plumberNo one wants to hire a bad plumber, but not everyone knows why they need to hire an exceptionally good plumber. In this post, we’ll try to explain some of the reasons for how a good plumber will do more than just fix the problem at hand.

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Why You Need to Flush Your Water Heater

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

water-heaterIf you’re the owner of a tank water heater, congratulations! You’re doubtlessly enjoying all the benefits of this low-maintenance water heater. However, that doesn’t mean these water heaters don’t come with their own problems. It’s only because they’re so low maintenance for most of the time that it might be easy to forget to flush the tank once per year.

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Is This a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

emergency-plumbing-situationNot every problem presents itself as an emergency. You might be watching a problem unfold and thinking to yourself, “Is this really an emergency? Maybe I should wait.”

So you can wait for the problem to get worse until it becomes undeniably a full-blown emergency, or you can feel like you’re being extra cautious and call before it gets to that point. Regardless, we understand where you’re coming from, and we want to help you feel comfortable about calling a plumber in Plano, TX when you need to.

In this post, we’ll go over which plumbing problems you shouldn’t be afraid to classify as an emergency.

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