Tankless Water Heaters

What is a tankless water heater? As the name implies, these devices heat the water without a tank. They use a heating element to heat the water directly as the fluid runs through it. As a result, these devices can provide hot water only as it is needed, and there is no energy loss from keeping the water in a tank hot. [Read more…]

How Upgraded Plumbing Systems Help Fight Global Warming

Maintaining your plumbing system at peak efficiency helps you save money. Fixing leaks as soon as they’re detected means you won’t waste water (which adds to your water bill). Checking for problems in your pipes allows you to fix issues before they become big: a broken water pipe can be very inexpensive to repair or replace. [Read more…]

Costliest Plumbing Problems

Did a sewer pipe burst under your home? That’s probably one of the most expensive plumbing problems to fix, running you anywhere from $1,000 to $2,000 to repair, but that’s only for the pipe itself. Cleaning up your basement/foundation, possibly having your frontyard/driveway excavated for the repair job, cleaning up the mess, etc. can see you singing the blues to the tune of $10,000 (or even more). [Read more…]

What You Don’t Know About Your Home’s Plumbing CAN Hurt You

Do you know if your home has galvanized pipes? Do you?

Well you should go check. (It’s OK; we’ll wait here.)

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Why Your Water Heater Needs to Be Flushed Regularly

Replacing your water heater can be an expensive proposition: the average cost of a new heater runs about $600 for the heater itself and between $300 and $400 to pay a plumber to install it.

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6 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About a Home’s Plumbing

As a homeowner, you owe it to your family’s health and safety, as well as your pocketbook, to learn as much as you can about your home’s plumbing system.

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5 Things Your Plumber Wants You to Know

Many people mistakenly think their plumber is out to gouge them. While there are some plumbing companies who do want to get as much out of a customer as easily as possible – even if it means being “less than truthful” – most plumbers are exceptionally honest and work hard to provide great value.

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When the Plumbing Makes a Funny Noise

Do you hear the drip-drip-drip of a leaky faucet?

What about the glug-glug-glug of a stopped up drain?

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Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

You find yourself in the market for a new home water heater. You’ve heard a lot about the “new” tankless water heater. Should you opt for this type of heater?

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Easy Water Heater Maintenance Tips

It almost always seems to happen at the absolute worst time – your water heater bursts or just simply stops providing you with hot water.

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