Platinum Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

How to Tell You Might Have a Slab Leak

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Slab leaks are one of the most damaging types of plumbing leaks affecting homes. They’re also, unfortunately, among the most difficult to notice initially. This is because slab leaks occur down in the concrete foundation block of a home—not a place people can easily see! 

The good news is that you don’t have to look far to find the right plumbers for slab leak detection and repair in Montgomery County, PA and the surrounding areas. Platinum Plumbing has the expertise and equipment to rapidly pinpoint the location of slab leaks and then have them repaired with the least amount of disruption to the house. But you’ll still need some warning that you have a slab leak in the first place—and that’s why we’ve written this post. We’re going to give you a guide to the major signs of the presence of a slab leak in your home’s foundation.

Continue Reading

Key Water Saving Tips to Help Your Home

Monday, July 18th, 2022

There’s far more to plumbing in Butler County, PA, than just repairs! In fact, we pride ourselves on helping residents learn everything they can about protecting and preserving their pipes. This also includes saving money on water by following handy tips to lower household consumption.

By following these suggestions, you can both reduce your water usage and save more money on utilities throughout the year. 

If you ever run into any troubles, getting a professional plumber to take a look ASAP will help spare any undue waste and unnecessary costs. 

Continue Reading

Backflow In Your Commercial Space? Here’s What To Do

Monday, June 6th, 2022
twisted water splash flowing out from tap

If you own a business, then the chances are high that you either have a commercial backflow preventer or you’re seriously considering getting one. It’s important to have one of these in your space because it keeps your business hygienic and pristine. Not only this, but it’s also a requirement in our area. 

If you’re searching for a team to do right by you when it comes to your commercial backflow, then we’re the team to turn to. We have our commercial backflow prevention certification in Montgomery County, PA. We’re properly licensed and ready to pay our knowledge forward through our services. Let’s talk today.

Continue Reading

The Importance of Backflow Prevention

Monday, April 25th, 2022
Clearing of blocked hammered polluted black metal U siphon for wash basin, sanitary devices, plumbing fixtures red special means cleanser with bubbles. For labels of cleaners, printed materials

Today, we want to take a moment to discuss the importance of backflow prevention. Your plumbing system in general is one of the most important spaces in your home. It’s the backbone of your home health and your home efficiency. This is why it’s important to stay on top of your plumbing.

We’re experts in everything backflow prevention in Montgomery County, PA because we care about the quality of our work. We want to make sure you’re safe and always safe and sound in your home and we’ll do this through our work. 

Continue Reading

7 Game Changing Plumbing Tips

Monday, January 17th, 2022
twisted water splash flowing out from tap

Your plumbing system is one of the most important systems that you have in your home. Unfortunately, the time that most people realize this is when something goes wrong with their plumbing. We’re not here to judge if you’re currently in this predicament. Sometimes, the best teacher is experience. We are here to help you through these issues though. The last thing that you ever want to do is DIY. While we never suggest DIY work, we do suggest keeping your plumbing system in shape by being mindful. This starts with some vital tips. These can make or break your plumbing in Montgomery County, PA

Continue Reading

“Did My Pipe Burst?”

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Although plumbing problems typically become a big issue fast, these problems can be hard to spot on your own. You might notice that something is different in your home but still wonder what the source of the problem is. If you find yourself in this predicament, we want to be the ones who give you the knowledge you need. 

If you’re looking for a great plumber in Montgomery County, PA, then we’re the ones you want to rely on. It’s important to have a wealth of knowledge coupled with quality service. If you’re wondering if a pipe has burst somewhere in your home, you can rely on our professionals to help you figure things out. Let’s discuss things below…

Continue Reading

All About Video Pipe Inspections

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

We get many questions about video pipe inspections from homeowners we work with. It’s a newer technology, so we understand the curiosity. We want to work to demystify the entire process today. Video pipe inspections are something that we think is worth investing in for a multitude of reasons. Today, we’re going to take the time to list these all out for you.

First things first, though, we want you to know that you can rely on us when you’re looking for a plumber in Phoenixville, PA. We’re here to help you with your services including video pipe inspections and everything else. We’re available when you need us most. 

Continue Reading

“Is This a Plumbing Emergency?”

Monday, November 8th, 2021

The trouble with plumbing problems is that they all have a habit of sneaking up on you. Because it’s easy to get blindsided by them and they all seem so urgent, it’s hard to know what’s actually considered a plumbing emergency versus what’s just a routine plumbing issue. This is where our professionals can step in to help you. Of course, we understand the intricacies of plumbing in Pottstown, PA, and we can serve you, but we also can get you the right information you need to handle your plumbing issues.

Today, we want to focus on what exactly can be considered a plumbing emergency. Plumbing emergencies aren’t as intricate as you might think, but there are probably a few that will surprise you. Here are some things you should contact us for. 

Continue Reading

Winter Plumbing Problems to Watch Out For

Monday, October 25th, 2021
Clearing of blocked hammered polluted black metal U siphon for wash basin, sanitary devices, plumbing fixtures red special means cleanser with bubbles. For labels of cleaners, printed materials

Now that the weather has started to cool off, it’s more important that your plumbing care starts to heat up. We want you to put the appropriate effort into caring for this system. It’s important because your plumbing is such a complex web of plumbing and other pipes. We’re prepared to help you if you’re looking for responsible plumbing in Pottstown, PA. We’re a team of professionals who care about the quality of care you’re going to receive. 

The first step to getting proper service is knowing what you’re looking for. It’s important to understand that you might have some troubles that fly under the radar a little. We’re going to highlight these issues today. 

Continue Reading

A Few Ways You’re Hurting Your Water Heater

Monday, August 16th, 2021
Blue shower curtain in the bathroom

Did you know that your water heater is probably the most important appliance in your home? We know that the fridge has all your tasty meals, your dishwasher keeps your kitchen clean, and your washer and dryer keep you looking sharp. Your water heater uses the most energy in your home though—nearly 17%.

If you don’t take care of your water heater, you’re going to notice that it starts to wear down on your home’s efficiency. We’re a team who can find you the right plumber in Landsdale, PA, when you need professional service. Let’s figure out if you’re doing anything that actually hurts your water heater today.

Continue Reading