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Drain Cleaning Can Help Make Your Bathrooms & Kitchen Great Again

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Drain Cleaning Can Help Make Your Bathrooms & Kitchen Great Again

You’ll know that you need a drain cleaning when the water stops draining quickly or altogether, or a bad smell comes from your drain inexplicably. Your shower, bath, or sink drains can all suffer from clogs. It’s inconvenient to deal with these types of problems, so here we’ll give you some examples of things that cause homeowners to need drain cleaning, so you can start fixing the issue ASAP. Things That Cause Clogged Drains Hair: Hair is one of the main culprits when people notice they can’t get their drains to clear. In the bathroom, both shower and sink...

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How to Find the Best Local Plumber in Charlotte

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

How to Find the Best Local Plumber in Charlotte

Finding professionals to do maintenance inside your home in the Charlotte, North Carolina area can be difficult. You want someone you can trust to get your problem fixed quickly, efficiently, and without any funny business. Luckily, there are a few easy ways to tell if the person you’re thinking about hiring is experienced and trustworthy. Here are our recommendations for finding a good local plumber (which apply to other type of home contractors, too). First, look at their references. This means checking: Reviews on websites Letters or testimonials they provide from their past clients A portfolio of pictures and...

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The Advantages of Tankless Water Heaters

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

The Advantages of Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters are a wonderful innovation in providing hot water to your home or business.  No longer do you need to devote an entire closet space to that bulky 60-gallon tank. There are several advantages when choosing tankless water heaters to replace your old tank system. Compact – Tankless water heaters are small and compact.  They are wall-mounted and can be installed indoors or outdoors. Energy Savings – Tankless water heaters do not store hot water.  They produce hot water on demand, allowing for a huge reduction in energy costs.  Tankless water heaters are considered to be up...

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Areas Most Prone to Leaks and When to Call for Leak Repair

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Areas Most Prone to Leaks and When to Call for Leak Repair

Have a toilet that won’t stop running or that pools water at the base, or simply has a spongy floor underfoot? Perhaps you suspect that you have a water leak in the kitchen or in the pipes in other areas of your home — possibly even from your water heater.  Regardless of where or why you have a water leak, once you find one, or if you strongly suspect you have one, you need to have leak repair performed ASAP in order to prevent further damage to your property. There are a few different ways to identify water leaks,...

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New Water Heaters Can Save You Money

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

New Water Heaters Can Save You Money

Back in April of 2015, the Department of Energy changed its guidelines to compel homeowners to choose more energy-efficient water heaters. Although these changes were inconvenient to some people at the time, the energy savings resulting from these water heater regulations has put a lot of cash back in lots of wallets from savings each month. Even if you weren’t required to replace your water heater, it’s still a good idea to replace old water heaters when they are no longer efficient because it will actually save you money in the long run. Facts About Home Energy Use Did...

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Quick Cleanup: Key to Minimizing Water Leak Damage

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Quick Cleanup: Key to Minimizing Water Leak Damage

If you’ve ever had the unfortunate experience of discovering a water leak in your home, you know that cleaning it up quickly is the most essential step to preventing further damage.  If you fail at this step, chances are that your water leak will cause more damage, which will end up costing you more to fix. Watching for water leaks requires that you be diligent in observing your plumbing system.  Focusing on some specific areas and watching for specific signals will allow you to recognize when you have an issue.  Some water leaks are obvious, such as a pipe...

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