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

It May Be Time to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Last week we discussed problems with a water heater that can result in you not receiving sufficient hot water. Repairs can often fix these troubles, but not always. At a certain point, a water heater will no longer be able to perform to its previous level, and the best option is to have it replaced.

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Cleaning Drains the Best Way: Hydro-Jetting!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

We are dedicated to providing the best possible plumbing services to our clients, both residential and commercial. A major part of this dedication is using the best tools and technology available in the field. One example is the trenchless technology we put to use for sewer and water line repairs and replacements. Another—the one we want to talk about in more detail here—is the hydro-jetter for the most effective drain and sewer line cleaning possible.

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Why You’re Not Getting Enough Hot Water

Monday, November 21st, 2016

When you suddenly find that there’s no hot water coming out of your hot water taps or shower heads, you know that you have an urgent problem that needs to be taken care of right away. You only need to put in a call to us for the help you need—we have experienced plumbers ready 24 hours a day to assist with water heater repairs.

But what if the problem is smaller: a drop in the amount of hot water you’re receiving, or a drop in the temperature? You may be tempted to simply ignore these problems, but you shouldn’t. There are a number of reasons for this issue with your water heater, and many require expert repairs.

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A Short History of the Amazing Tankless Water Heater

Monday, November 14th, 2016

We often advise our customers who are hunting for a new water heater to look into getting a tankless model. Tankless water heaters offer a number of excellent advantages that offset their higher price compared to standard storage tank water heaters:

  • An unlimited hot water supply
  • Reduced energy consumption—they only heat up water as it’s needed!
  • Small size—they can attach right to the wall
  • Long lifespan

Tankless water heaters sound like they are a new form of technology, but the truth is a bit different. Let’s turn back the pages of history and learn more about the tankless water heater.

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Fixing Pinhole Leaks the Professional Way

Monday, November 7th, 2016

We’ve written before about the problems of the pinhole leak. This is a ubiquitous plumbing aggravation, and it’s not one that can be prevented easily. But it can be repaired easily! It’s not something that you should do yourself, however. Even locating the leaks is tricky unless you’re a licensed plumber, and fixing the leaks takes special tools and training.

To give you an idea of the sort of work that we do regularly as plumbers, we’re going to show you how we combat pinhole leaks.

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