Should You Replace That Water Heater Or Leave It Alone?


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

Commercial Plumbing Strategies For Companies Who Need A Tax Write-Off


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

Signs You Need To Get The Plumbing Inspected In Your New Home


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

3 Tips To Help Your Plumbing System Combat Frozen Pipes


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

3 Times When You May Need A Sewer Lateral Compliance Inspection


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

A Bad Smell Coming From Your Bathroom Drain? 2 Problems That Can Cause This And How To Take Care Of It


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

Three Reasons To Get A Sewer Inspection


Sewer inspections are a particular type of plumbing procedure in which a sewer camera is lowered down your drain to provide a live feed of the interior of your plumbing. This is a distinctive part of proper drain cleaning and plumbing maintenance that offers a number of benefits over other types of plumbing procedures. Understanding some of the reasons why you should have a sewer inspection completed on your plumbing system can help you determine if it's time to get in touch with a plumber.

29 June 2018

4 Tips for Maintaining Your Home's Plumbing System


People typically use their home's plumbing system multiple times a day, but it is not uncommon for homeowners to overlook plumbing system maintenance. Proper maintenance of the plumbing system in a house can prevent plumbing emergencies and reduce the need for expensive plumbing repairs. Use the following tips to properly maintain your plumbing system: 1. Check for Leaks A leak in your plumbing system should never be ignored, no matter how small it may be.

11 June 2018

Protect Your Plumbing The Best You Can


Calling out a plumber may not be something that you necessarily look forward to doing, but it is often something that either has to be done or that would be of great benefit to your home in one way or another. You can read this article to get a better idea as to some of the reasons why a plumber visiting your home would be a good thing for your home's plumbing system.

18 May 2018

3 Tips To Try And Keep Your Drains And Sewer Line Free Of Clogs


Suddenly discovering there is a major clog in your sewer line can really mess up your day. If you want to prevent this situation from ever happening to you, there are a few maintenance tips you can follow to hopefully keep things flowing freely.  Baking Soda and Vinegar Just like in science class, you can create a soapy explosion inside your plumbing system to try and remove any build up of food and other debris and send it off to the sanitation plant where it belongs.

28 April 2018