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

Is This a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Most homeowners are not plumbers. The average person is probably capable of plunging a clogged toilet and tightening the bolts on a loose fixture, but not much more. This is perfectly reasonable! There are so many fields of knowledge in the world that we can’t possibly be experts at everything. And just as you would see a doctor for a medical emergency, you can always reach out to a plumber for a plumbing emergency. But we may have a much clearer idea of what constitutes a medical emergency. If there’s a problem with your plumbing, how do you determine whether it’s an actual emergency?

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When Does a Kitchen Sink Require Professional Help?

Monday, October 10th, 2022

The humble kitchen sink does a tremendous amount of work in your home. You may not think about it very often … until it’s causing a problem. Suddenly, you realize just how critical it is and how much you require from it! 

Most of the time, it works without any special attention from you. And sometimes, you can clear up a small problem yourself. But there are times when your kitchen sink needs the help that only a professional plumber can offer. What kitchen sink problems should have you booking professional kitchen plumbing services in Hatboro, PA?

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The Sneaky Problem of Pinhole Leaks

Monday, August 15th, 2022

We’ve discussed hidden leaks before, such as the major problem of a slab leak. Today we’re going to look at one of the most insidious of all hidden leaks, the pinhole leak. Yes, we know that the name doesn’t sound too intimidating. Even if you don’t know what a “slab leak” is, the name does sound a touch scary. So what’s so terrible about a “pinhole leak”?

Plenty! And it starts with how small these leaks are. It’s difficult to know you need plumbing service in Montgomery County, PA to fix leaks if you don’t know the leaks exist, and pinhole leaks are devilishly tricky leaks that hide well while creating significant problems.

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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.

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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. 

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

Monday, June 6th, 2022
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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.

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The Importance of Backflow Prevention

Monday, April 25th, 2022
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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. 

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7 Game Changing Plumbing Tips

Monday, January 17th, 2022
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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

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“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…

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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. 

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