Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Archive for April, 2017

When Should I Call for Pipeline Inspection Services?

Monday, April 17th, 2017

sewer-line-repairThe sewer line that runs from your house to the municipal system in the street, or to a septic tank if your house is unconnected to the municipal line, is buried out of sight—and that’s the way we’re sure you want it. But this means it’s difficult to access or to observe when the sewer line starts leaking or suffers from tree root infestation.

Pipeline inspection services are necessary to properly diagnose what’s affecting a problematic sewer line. Our plumbers use the finest in pipeline inspection technology to do this job. Miniaturized digital cameras mounted on long fiber-optic cables capable of snaking the length of a residential sewer line give us a close view of the interior of the pipe. Using the images sent back from the camera, we can locate leaks with precision, know when a sewer line requires cleaning, or discover any other problem affecting this important part of the plumbing system—and how to fix it.

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What Water Testing Can Tell You about Your Home’s Water

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

People today are more concerned than ever about contaminants in the water that enters their homes. And they have good reason to be cautious in this regard: lead in drinking water is often a serious problem, even with the best reduction efforts under 1986 and 1996 regulatory requirements. We’ve previously looked into the issue of lead in your drinking water and the dangers it poses. It’s one of the main reasons we strongly recommend all homeowners arrange to have professionals test their water and find what water treatment systems will help.

Water testing, however, is broader than hunting for lead only. When you schedule professional water testing in Cincinnati, OH with our team, you’ll receive a complete rundown on all the contaminants in your water supply that can pose problems for household health and the plumbing system.

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Sewer Line Problems: How to Tell You Need Professional Plumbers

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

question-mark-badgeIf you live in a house with a connection to the municipal sewer system (which is the majority of homes in the Cincinnati Area, but certainly not all) then the sewer line that runs from the house and out to the city pipeline in the street is your responsibility. If this line should suffer from damage, become blocked, or corrode, it’s up to you to call for professional plumbers to locate the issues and fix them. It’s a big job—but if it doesn’t get done, the consequences for your home will be unpleasantly high.

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