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Plumbers: Back Then, Today, and Tomorrow

When talking about any profession, most people tend to focus on the here and now. That's understandable. it's really important to know what's going on in the present tense. But you are missing out on some vital information if you never read and learn about the history of a profession. This applies to plumbing, in particular. You can really further your understanding of the profession by knowing how it began and what changes have been made over the years. That's why we sometimes reference the history of plumbing on this blog. We'll also dive into the future of the profession from time to time because, after all, you have to know where you're headed.




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Plumbers: Back Then, Today, and Tomorrow

    3 Things That Go Wrong With Your Sump Pump That Need Repairs

    A sump pump does a good job of keeping your basement dry, but only if it's functioning properly. Your pump should be checked regularly to make sure it's ready to go and that the backup battery is working too. In addition, it's a good idea to have your sump pump inspected and serviced annually by a plumber. If your pump starts making odd noises or stops working, you'll want to have repairs done right away or your basement could get wet when it rains.

    What Can Drain Cleaning Services Do For Your Pipes?

    Finding out you have a clogged drain can be a renter's or homeowner's worst nightmare. While it's possible to try to tackle a clogged drain yourself, you might not be able to completely resolve the problem. That's why it's best to call a plumber for emergency plumbing services whenever clogged drains arise. These are four things a plumber can do when you call for drain cleaning services: 1. Remove hair clogs.

    4 Common Types Of Plumbing Emergencies And Why They Require Urgent Attention

    When experiencing a plumbing emergency in your home, it's imperative to act fast and decisively. Prompt diagnosis and repair of the problem will help to restore the safety, comfort, and convenience that your residential plumbing provides when it's functioning properly. On the other hand, failure to address the problem in a timely and effective manner can lead to devastating consequences.  Here are some common plumbing emergencies that can happen in your home and the risks they may pose if not addressed quickly and effectively.

    Tips To Trim Plumbing Remodeling Budget

    A major remodeling project can boost your plumbing system's efficiency, safety, and lifespan. Below are tips for remodeling your plumbing system on a budget. Schedule the Project Plumbers are busier on some days of the year than others. Understand your area and schedule your plumbing project when plumbers in your area have their low season. For example, the days after Thanksgiving tend to be busier than other days for most plumbers.

    3 Steps Of Slab Leak Repair

    If your home has a slab-on-grade foundation, the plumbing pipes are probably buried under the slab. This makes things difficult if a pipe cracks and starts leaking. You might notice you have a slab leak if your floor gets wet, but sometimes, it's difficult to know when a pipe under a slab is leaking. You may have a high water bill and not know why. A plumber can detect a slab leak, pinpoint its location, and stop the leak.

    5 Signs There Is A Leak Behind Your Shower Wall

    In most homes, the water lines that service the shower run behind the wall, where they are sealed from the site by both the wallboard and a tile or plastic shower surround. Leaks can go unnoticed until the damage is severe unless you know what to keep an eye out for.  1. Weak Water Pressure  A leak in a supply line can have an immediate effect on your shower's water pressure because you aren't getting the full flow from the tap.

    3 Tips For Water Pipe Repair

    When it comes to your home's plumbing system, repairs will be needed at some point. Your water pipes can break or spring leaks, and fixing these issues quickly is essential. Delaying any repairs to your plumbing can lead to significant damage. If you notice that pipe repair is needed, there are a few things that you can do. Here are three tips for water pipe repairs in your home.  Shut Off The Water

    2 Drain Cleaning Services To Choose From When Your Sewer Line Is Clogged

    You may not realize it, but tree roots are a common cause of sewer line clogs. If your toilet won't flush, you may think the problem is a paper clog when it's really a little more complicated than that. A big problem with root clogs is they can keep coming back. It's often a good idea to hire a plumber to figure out what's causing your clog so they can recommend the most effective way to deal with it.