If you have gas plumbing in your home, then you also have a hot water heater, powered by gas. This hot water heater is essential for taking nice, long baths or showers, washing your clothes, and cleaning your dishes effectively. However, your hot water heater can often use a little help from you in order to make it last as long as possible and work correctly. Flush Your Water Heater Tank
31 December 2018
One room where you use a lot of hot water is going to be your kitchen. It could be for getting water ready to boil quickly or using it to rinse off food on plates. Thankfully, you can get an instant hot water faucet installed in your kitchen, which will not waste time as you wait for your normal hot water faucet to heat up to only a warm temperature. Here are some considerations to make when selecting an instant hot water faucet for your home.
4 December 2018
If you own a rental home, you need to take all the appropriate steps to safeguard your investment. Hiring a property management company to screen the applicants and take care of the necessary maintenance are key elements of that protection. However, if your rental home is serviced by a septic tank, there are a few additional steps that you need to take. Septic troubles can lead to serious problems for your rental property.
11 November 2018
If you have moved into a new home, then you and your family members will have to get to know the place. One of the many areas of concern you will have when it comes to becoming familiar with the house and spotting issues is with the plumbing system. Take into consideration these things to know you are paying attention to the plumbing correctly: Take a look around at all the plumbing
19 September 2018
Showering is an important part of most people's lives. It is necessary for washing yourself and preparing for the day, but it is also a peaceful and relaxing retreat away from the stresses of life. Unfortunately, the shower can also be a location of many plumbing problems. With this guide, you will learn about a few plumbing mistakes you may be making in your shower. Taking an Excessively Long, Hot Shower
20 August 2018
Clogged drains have been a problem ever since the idea of drains became a reality. Although people have become accustomed to the cycle of drains becoming clogged, unclogging them, and waiting until the next time they clog up again, there might be a better solution. Although a gradual clogging of drains can be expected, frequent clogging of drains is usually the result of avoidable mistakes. If your drains are getting clogged, it's important to figure out the root cause of the problem.
26 July 2018
Proper drainage is critical when it comes to using the plumbing fixtures in your home. Dirt, soap scum, hair, and other debris can find its way into your drains. As these items accumulate over time, the drainage pipe servicing your sink or tub can become clogged. A clogged drain is cause for serious concern and should be addressed right away. These problems can be conveniently fixed by a local handyman service like Bill Rhiner's Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, but if you would prefer to take care of the problem yourself, you can try using a plunger to help push any blockages clogging your sink's drain through the drainage pipe to restore proper flow once again.
9 July 2018
A failing water heater can cause all sorts of problems, from higher gas bills to colder showers. Replacing an old, dying water heater can alleviate many of these problems, but while you're spending the money to get an entirely new heater installed, it's a good idea to take a look at some other components to make sure everything is in working order. Taking these extra maintenance steps now is more efficient, and has the added benefit of potentially saving you money in the long run.
19 June 2018
Dealing with clogged drains can be a pain in more ways than one. Not only can drain cleaning be time-consuming, but it can also prove costly depending on the severity of the clog. For example, a complete sewer drain cleanout via hydro jetting can cost upwards to $1,300 according to national estimates. Fortunately, it only takes a little prevention to preserve your drains, along with your wallet. Here are a few tips you can use to keep your drains clear and your household repair budget intact.
25 May 2018
Have you recently moved into a new home? Did you get the plumbing checked out before you bought the place? Although it's a good idea to do so, it's not uncommon for people to buy a home without having the entire plumbing system inspected beforehand. Although this can work out fine in the end, sometimes it turns out that there is an issue of some sort that needs to be fixed in order for you to live comfortably.
2 May 2018