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Kitchen Leak Repair Can be the Worst

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Kitchen Leak Repair Can be the Worst

Nobody would disagree that dealing with a bathroom plumbing issue, particularly a toilet backup, can be horrendous. However, kitchen leak repair can be even more vexing. There are so many more areas where water is used and thus, more water lines that could be causing the water leak. If the water is by the dishwasher, it still isn’t cut and dry. It could be a drain line or water line. If it is the sink, it could be the cold water line, hot water line, or the drain. There’s also the refrigerator ice maker water line, garbage disposal, faucet,...

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Two Plumbing Services You Should Never DIY

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

Two Plumbing Services You Should Never DIY

Most homeowners have taken care of minor plumbing issues on their own. You’re probably fine grabbing a plunger for a clogged toilet or drain. You might even be handy with a wrench on occasion. However, there is one thing that most plumbing companies will tell you and that is that there are at least two plumbing services you should never attempt as DIY projects. Water heater installation — Sadly, often a well-meaning DIYer immediately assumes a new water heater is needed and that installation will be a breeze. This isn’t a good idea for two reasons. The first is that...

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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 the plumbers references. This means checking: Reviews on websites Letters or testimonials they provide from their past clients A portfolio of pictures...

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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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