Making Wise Plumbing Decisions

What It Means If The Base Of Your Toilet Is Leaking

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The base of the toilet should never leak, so it can be quite disconcerting to notice that a small puddle is forming around the toilet. Unfortunately, this problem will happen to many people as their toilet and bathrooms start to age. The good news is that it’s something a plumber can easily take care of for you. Here are some of the potential causes of this problem. Loose Toilet One of the leading causes of this problem is that the toilet has simply become loose. Read More»

Missing A Gas Line? Reasons Why Your Property May Not Have One And How To Get It

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If you live in any city in America, there is a very good chance that you have a gas line. The gas line is almost always natural gas, and nearly every city home has one because cities run gas lines underground to every street and every property. There are only some exceptions to this rule, and it is very rare for homes not to have a gas line. Here are some reasons why your home or commercial property does not have a gas line, and how to get one if you want it. Read More»

Why You Shouldn't Ignore That Dripping Faucet

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Do you have one or more dripping faucets in your home? If so, you might consider this a minor annoyance, something that you’ll get around to fixing later, if you get around to fixing it at all. However, it’s important to note that, while this issue might seem minor, it can actually be quite serious and can have some real consequences. For that reason, it’s a good idea to have a professional provide their plumbing services and take a look at the problem and fix it as soon as possible. Read More»

Why Homeowners Are Switching To Tankless Water Heating

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If you’re in need of a new water heater, you may wonder if you should upgrade to a tankless water heater. It is becoming more popular to ditch the traditional hot water tank for the following reasons.  Energy Savings One of the biggest reasons to switch to tankless water heating is due to energy savings. It is no secret that a traditional hot water heater can be incredibly wasteful when it comes to the energy that it uses. Read More»

Moving From Tanked To Tankless? What To Know Before You Go

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According to industry experts, the average life expectancy of a tank-style hot water heater is usually somewhere between 8 and 12 years. Some of the most common reasons to replace them include corroded or leaking tanks, issues with the ignition system (gas models only) or heating elements (electric models), lengthening water heating times or other types of efficiency or cost-of-operation issues.  With the increasing popularity of tankless water heaters, many homeowners may be considering making the switch when their current tank-style water heater is ready to be replaced. Read More»