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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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.
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.
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.