Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2016

The Power of Hydro-Jetting for Drain and Sewer Cleaning

Monday, January 25th, 2016

There are a variety of methods that professional plumbers use to clean out the drains and the sewer line of homes. One method they’ll never use is pouring acidic chemicals down the drain! Instead, professionals bring with them advanced tools that can reach down far into the drains and underground pipes to eliminate clogging and other debris without causing any damage to the pipe material.

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When You Should Consider Water Testing

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Professional water testing is the way to find out if you need to have a water treatment system installed and what type (or types) will solve the issues in the water. You can call us to arrange for testing. Our team will take samples of water from around the house, send them through a laboratory for testing, and then return with a full rundown of what’s in your water, along with suggestions for how to improve it.

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The Advantage of Trenchless Technology

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The standard method for replacing and repairing residential sewer lines for many decades was through excavation work. In order to access the pipeline, digging equipment must tear open property from the side of a house to where the sewer pipe crosses underneath the property line. The process is extremely messy, making the area around a home appear like an archaeological dig, and it is also expensive and time-consuming.

It’s also not the only way to handle service for sewer lines. Meet trenchless technology.

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Some of Your Choices for New Water Heater Installation

Monday, January 11th, 2016

The beginning of the year is a good time to get a fresh start, and that includes replacing old appliances around your home that are no longer doing the job you demand from them. For example, how long have you had your current water heater? A water heater that’s over 15 years old is probably past its date of effective operation, and it’s costing you too much to keep running it. Installing a new system will allow you to take advantage of developments in technology that make water heaters more energy efficient and convenient than ever.

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The 2 Types of Sump Pumps to Consider for Your Home

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Your home may be in danger of experiencing flooding in the basement or crawlspace during the year because of storm conditions, plumbing accidents, or a high water table. This is why a sump pump is an important appliance in many houses: these devices automatically pump out the excess moisture that collects in the lower parts of a building, taking the water from an excavated pit (called the sump) and removing it into the wastewater system or a well.

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