Platinum Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘plumber’

Overflowing Toilet? Here’s What to Do

Monday, April 8th, 2024

We all know the feeling of trying to flush a toilet and realizing things aren’t going the way we want them to. Gradually, our level of panic increases as we worry that the filling won’t stop. As the toilet water overflows, so do our frantic emotions. But this is no time to freak out! You need to keep a cool head on your shoulders.

When this problem occurs, the best way to stay calm is to already know how to handle it. When you have a plan, you can simply execute the steps of the plan with no need to figure things out in the middle of a stressful moment. What should you do when your toilet overflows? We’ll give you a step-by-step plan so you won’t panic.

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Some Good Ways to Give Your Plumbing a Great Start to the New Year

Monday, January 1st, 2024

Studies show that most New Year’s resolutions are about personal health. People want to eat better, drink more water, exercise more often, and so on. This is great—but don’t forget that wellbeing is something that applies to more than just your body. Your home deserves a New Year’s resolution as well! Here’s one: don’t ignore your plumbing until something goes wrong. Set it up for success this year.

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How Regular Water Heater Flushes Help Prevent Repairs and an Early Replacement

Monday, October 9th, 2023

A new water heater costs many hundreds of dollars. Depending on the type and model, it can even cost two thousand or more. And that’s before you’ve gotten it installed. If you’re switching fuel sources or changing between a tank and tankless model, installations can be time-consuming and complex … and thus, they can be costly.

You’d really rather not have to replace your water heater. You’d like it to last for a long time! What can you do to keep your water heater running for as many years as possible? Have water heater flushes done regularly! Here’s why.

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Water Hammer: Why Your Plumbing Is Making Weird Sounds

Monday, June 19th, 2023

Is there a knocking sound coming from inside your walls? Don’t fret, it’s not a ghost demanding entry to your home. But it is something that requires your attention. That knocking is coming from your plumbing, and it’s often referred to as water hammer. Don’t ignore it. It’s a clear sign that you need a plumber.

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Why You Should Call a Plumber Instead of Using Chemicals

Monday, March 13th, 2023

Oh, no! The sink is clogged again! The dirty dishwater won’t drain, and an unpleasant smell is starting to develop. What should you do? Reach for a bottle of liquid drain cleaner? No! When a drain is clogged, there are some things you should try yourself before calling a plumber, but liquid drain cleaner is not one. 

We’ll give you step-by-step instructions for what to do and not do for a clogged drain, with details on exactly which situations require a professional plumber in Phoenixville, PA.

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