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

4 Reasons to Schedule Water Heater Replacement

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Conventional tank water heaters can last between 15 to 20 years provided they receive regular maintenance and prompt repairs as required. But there’s no way to stop the inevitable effects of wear on a water heater. At some point, you’ll need to consider replacing the system rather than to keep slogging ahead with repairs. Below are 4 reasons that you may wish to have your water heater replaced.

Continue Reading

Annual Fix a Leak Week Is Coming Up!

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

When you think of March holidays, what comes to mind first? St. Patrick’s Day! But March has some other important national events, and one of those is “Fix a Leak Week,” which takes place from March 14 to March 20.

Continue Reading

Repiping: When You Need It

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Homeowners have a tendency to think of the pipes that make up their household plumbing system as invincible: they should last for as long as they own their homes. It’s true that pipes are designed to endure for decades—but that’s not the same thing as making them invincible! In some cases, you will need to call for plumbers to arrange for a partial or complete repiping of your home to take out worn and outdated pipes. This will keep your plumbing system healthy and your household as free as possible from clogs, leaks, and other plumbing issues.

Continue Reading

What Is a Reverse Osmosis System and Should I Have One Installed?

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Current events in the news have put concerns about the water quality from municipal sources at the forefront of homeowners’ minds. It’s definitely a wise idea to consider having a type of water treatment system installed in your house: not just a few filters on faucets (point-of-use filters) but a complete whole-house filtration system. There are a number of options available for home water treatment, and one of the most powerful is a reverse osmosis system.

Continue Reading

How a Heat Pump Water Heater Works—And Why You May Want One

Monday, February 8th, 2016

For many decades, one type of water heating system held sway over them all: the storage tank water heater. These systems are still around and still doing excellent work for homes. But now they have to share the stage with new technology that offers some excellent advantages to customers. One of these newcomers is the heat pump water heater.

Continue Reading

4 Reasons to Replace Your Bathroom Toilet

Monday, February 1st, 2016

There are many essential plumbing components in a home: shower heads, sink faucets, garbage disposals, water heaters. But few are more important for simply getting through the day than a working bathroom toilet. Any time your toilet starts to leak, overflow, run continuously, or clog, don’t hesitate to call on a professional plumber to fix it.

Continue Reading