Plumbing FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions

The biggest thing you can do to prevent a clogged drain is to pay attention to what’s going into it. Liquid fats like cooking grease may appear to be fine, but the truth is that they can solidify after cooling, thus causing a blockage. In addition, adding a strainer to prevent materials like food, hair, and soap from entering the drain will have a positive effect.

Chances are high that your heating element or thermostat has gone bad. If the water heater is a recent purchase, there could be an underlying problem causing the reset. The right solution is to call us – we’ll investigate the problem and offer up a solution that will fix both the reset as well as the deeper issue.

Hard water and time will cause a leaky faucet. Hard water causes premature wear on plumbing fixtures which will cause them to leak over time. To solve this problem, you should install a water filtration or water softener system. Without the wear caused by the hard water, you will extend the life of your faucet and avoid leaks. Call us today for a water filtration or softener system quote.

Sometimes, low water pressure is nothing more than a partially closed valve. In other cases, it may be rusted pipes. Because there are so many potential causes, calling a professional plumber should be your first step to improve water pressure. Our team will diagnose the cause of your low water pressure and develop a solution to get your water pressure back to normal.

A running toilet is usually caused by a fault with the fill valve, overflow tube, or flapper. These parts work together to control how much water enters the tank and the bowl of the toilet. When one of these parts becomes worn or damaged, it will cause the toilet to run. Our team will be able to identify and effectively complete these repairs, getting your toilet back in top shape.