Protecting Your Pipes

3 Ways To Keep Your Floors Warm In Winter

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Even if you have the best, most efficient heating system, you may continue to experience cold floors throughout your home in the winter. There are ways you can can make the floors more comfortable during the winter. Update The Insulation You may notice certain floors in your home are cold, especially those on the bottom floor. This may be a sign you need new or better insulation under these floors. Traditional fiberglass insulation can disintegrate over time and leave your basement or crawlspace without protection against changes in temperature. Read More»

Concerned About Outdated Plumbing Work? 3 Reasons To Get It Assessed

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If you’re feeling worried that the plumbing in your home is dated, there’s a lot of things that can be done to make sure that it won’t give you any major problems due to its age. Instead of handling it all alone, it’s best to find a plumber that can help out with making sure that the work is done properly. Consider the following reasons why a plumber can be the ideal solution to fixing any plumbing that’s outdated. Read More»

Should You Replace Your Hot Water Heater With A Similar Model?

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An average residential water heater lasts about ten years. As a heater nears the end of its lifespan, a variety of problems can crop up that will impact both its efficiency and effectiveness. In practice, this means that your older water heater may be costing you more money than necessary on utility bills while failing to heat your water to a reasonable temperature. When the time comes for replacement, this can make it especially challenging to decide on a new model. Read More»

Minor Plumbing Issues That Can Turn Into Major Problems During Winter Storms And Ice Cold Temperatures

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You may currently have a minor problem with a slow drain, a pipe that sweats, or extremely cold water that comes out of faucets when temperatures drop. These problems can turn into serious issues during winter weather, which is why these issues need to be addressed to avoid serious plumbing repair emergencies. The following minor plumbing problems are some of the main causes of winter plumbing damage that can cause serious damage to your home: Read More»

Pumping Silt? 4 Problems That Could Be Plaguing Your Well

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If you have a well and you’ve discovered silt in your water, the problem could be associated with the age of your well. If you have a new well, you could be pumping up silt that’s left behind from the installation. However, there are other reasons why your well could be pumping silt into your home. Here are four possible causes of your water problems: You’ve Got the Wrong Size Pump Read More»