A perk that comes along with living in a city is that houses will usually have access to a municipal sewage system, unlike many homes that are located in rural areas. A municipal sewage system makes it easy to get rid of the waste that is dispensed into the plumbing fixtures in a house without the need for a septic tank. However, even the plumbing systems that are in suburban homes can cause problems that a homeowner might find difficult to deal with.
11 October 2019
Drain cleaning is preventative maintenance for your home's plumbing system. There doesn't have to be anything specific going on with your plumbing system in order for drain cleaning services to be called, as cleaning your drains can take care of issues before there is a plumbing emergency. Drain cleaning can keep your pipes clear so that a total blockage is prevented, can help control odors in your home that are leaking back up from your sewer system, and extend the life of your plumbing system.
18 September 2019
A traditional water heater (with a tank) can last about 8 to 12 years with good care. Therefore, most people know they need to replace their water heating systems around the ten-year mark. However, you shouldn't just rely on age to tell you when to replace the water heater. Below are some of the telltale signs that mean your water heater's time is up. The Heater Is Noisy As your water heater ages, it may start emitting more noises than before.
12 July 2019
Now that spring is here, it's time to prepare for the seasonal rains. If you're like most people, you make sure the clean the gutters on your home and make sure that the drainage around the perimeter of your home is prepared for the onslaught. However, there's one area of the house that's usually overlooked and that's the yard drain. Even if you have your main household drains cleaned, you may not think to have the yard drain cleaned, which can lead to serious problems, including the increased risk of flooding in your yard during torrential downpours.
21 May 2019
As a homeowner, you might be looking to take preventative action to replace appliances before they completely break down at the worst time. This is especially true when it comes to a water heater, since you don't want to go several days without hot water until you can have the unit replaced. That is why it is worth looking at the reasons to replace a water heater so you can determine if you need to act or just leave the unit alone.
17 December 2018
If your business is planning a plumbing overhaul, you have to be prepared for the huge expense that will follow. Plumbing repairs are often quite pricey, and they don't get any cheaper in a commercial environment. This means that business owners need to figure out how they can offset as much of this cost as possible. One way in which a business can offset the cost of its commercial plumbing installation and repair is through tax write-offs.
28 November 2018
Buying a home means you are responsible for the things that can potentially go wrong in the house. Your plumbing is one of the things that are most important in your home and should not be ignored if there are issues. Your plumbing will give you signs of problems, and the sooner you recognize them, the quicker you can get services done. Here are signs you should have your new home's plumbing inspected as soon as you can.
11 September 2018
Frozen pipes are every homeowner's worst nightmare. If you have pipes that seem to be at risk of freezing, you will want to take action immediately to try and get control of the situation before Mother Nature hands you a large repair bill. To that end, here are a few things you can do on your own to keep the water flowing. Drip, Drip, Drip Normally, a dripping faucet is the sign of a leak.
11 September 2018
Your sewer lateral lines carry waste runoff away from your property to the designated city sewer system, so it is not unsafely disposed of in the ground. For the most part, these lines are out of sight and out of mind until something goes wrong. However, there will be situations when you will be required to have a sewer lateral compliance inspection of your lines to ensure they are properly running, not leaking, and in good overall condition.
12 August 2018
If you smell a bad smell coming from your bathroom drain, there are many things that can cause this to happen. Fortunately, the cause is not difficult to determine, especially if you hire a professional plumber like those with Calhoun Plumbing to help you. Below are two things you may find that is the cause and what can be done to get the drain smelling fresh again. Buildup of Biofilm
21 July 2018