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

Pinhole Leaks: What They Are, Why They’re a Problem

Monday, May 30th, 2016

There’s an adage in professional plumbing that there is no such thing as a “small” leak. A leak in a pipe may be tiny, but it is still a significant problem because it wastes water, lowers water pressure within the plumbing system, and creates significant damage to walls and flooring. If not fixed, the leak will almost certainly worsen.

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Ways to Tell You Need Sewer Line Services

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

The sewer line connects the drains in your house to the municipal sewer system that runs down the center of the street. It’s probably not a part of your plumbing system that you think about often—most of the time for good reason. But if something goes wrong with this line, such as a breach or blockage, it’s your responsibility to have it serviced, not the utility company.

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I Don’t Have Any Hot Water! What Should I Do?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Waking up in the morning and finding that your shower isn’t sending any hot water your way is one of the more unpleasant surprises you can encounter. Any time that your home suddenly loses its supply of hot water is an emergency situation. What can you do about it? Below, we’ll show you the best way to go about restoring your water heater to full function.

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What Counts as a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Offering emergency plumbing services is a basic part of what we do. We know that there are times when you simply cannot wait for a contractor’s regular office hours to start before you have the help from professional plumbers that you need. We’re ready to answer your call and have one of our specially trained plumbing experts out to your house.

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Signs You May Need Repairs for Your Tank Water Heater

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Storage water heaters, also known as tank water heaters, are the most common type of water heater found in U.S. homes today. You probably have one working in your house right now, making sure that you and your family continually have quick access to a supply of hot water for cooking, cleaning, and bathing.

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How Professional Plumbers Clean Your Drains

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

When it comes to cleaning drains due to clogs, you’ll hear the same piece of advice from all plumbers: Don’t use store-bought chemicals for this job! (We’ve even written a full post about this issue.) Although it’s fine to use a sink plunger or a simple hand-crank drain snake to attempt to remove a simple clog, there are a few problems you might encounter: 1) You may not be able to break through a tough clog this way, and 2) neither tactic will provide a long-term solution to clogging and slow drain problems, and the clog is likely to return.

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