Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

3 Ways to Protect Your Plumbing

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Your kitchen drains become less efficient through the years due to clogging from oil and grease that solidifies over time. The bathroom drain has similar problems due to substances like shaving cream, toothpaste, and hair. When too much of this material enters your plumbing system, you could see your whole sewer become unable to process the wastewater from your home!

Here are three ways to protect your sewer system and plumbing that are guaranteed to work and extend the lifespan of both. These best practices can keep you from running into serious issues.

Don’t forget, if you need sewer cleaning services—be sure to call us for help!

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3 Water Saving Strategies for Your Home

Monday, July 5th, 2021

It’s become pretty clear in Cincinnati that water prices are going upwards for a variety of reasons. As the summer months bring hot temperatures, we’re using water more and more, which means there’s a higher demand. With more demand for water, the prices will increase.

On June 22, 2021, the Cincinnati City Council voted to increase water rates by 25.95% over the next five years. This is on top of the 85% increase that has occurred since 2008. Water is getting more expensive and it’s obvious we can’t afford to waste it anymore. With that said, our team of expert plumbers in Covington, KY would like to talk about some water-saving strategies that could help save you money even with this news.

From high-efficiency appliances to best practices, there are a lot of ways homeowners in our area can limit their water usage without it making much of an impact on their day-to-day lives.

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3 Signs Your Sewer Needs to Be Cleaned

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Sewers can run into all sorts of problems. From back-ups to leaks, you probably arrived on this blog post because you’ve been furiously searching online about the worst-case scenario. Well, the good news is that you’ve got a local team nearby who can help you when the going gets tough. We’re known throughout the area for being Cincinnati’s go-to professional plumbing team, and there’s no sewer that we can’t clean properly.

In order to prevent most of the problems that occur with a sewer system, you’ll want to invest in proper sewer cleaning services. Sewer clogs and problems caused by a backup can often be expensive to fix and are likely the result of years of neglect. So, in order to fight against these problems, our first tip is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

Here are a few signs that your sewer needs to be cleaned.

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New Kitchen, New Plumbing Woes

Monday, April 19th, 2021

If you’ve been living in the same house for a long time, then you’re one of the lucky homeowners who doesn’t really have to see what goes into your kitchen plumbing system. For homeowners who have made any new renovations or who have performed work on their kitchen, they’ve quickly noticed that there are a lot of intricacies that go into kitchen plumbing.

Before you take a step towards trying to work on plumbing yourself, keep one thing in mind: expenses. Any problem that you cause in your kitchen plumbing because you didn’t call for a professional could cost hundreds or thousands of dollars to repair.

We’d like to talk about some of the unique kitchen needs our plumbing team can provide. Face it, when it comes to plumbers in Covington, KY, there’s no better team than ours!

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It’s Time to Take the Ten Minute Challenge!

Monday, March 15th, 2021

If you’re wondering what the heck this “ten-minute challenge” is, then boy do we have a surprise for you! This is a nifty test that can be fun for the whole family while you try and spot where the leaks are in your home. Homes on average waste 10,000 gallons of water every single year due to water leaks, which is why this might be a huge boon for your budget and the health of your plumbing system if done correctly.

So, in light of Fix a Leak Week, it’s time to take a big step towards water leak detection in Cincinnati, OH. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the ten-minute leak detection challenge, and how you can make it more fun for your family.

Remember, it’s not all fun and games. This can save you a ton on your next water bill if you nip your pipe leaks in the bud today!

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Uh Oh, Burst Pipes!

Monday, February 1st, 2021

We understand that this phrase might give some homeowners a panic attack if they have experienced burst pipes before. They’re some of the most awful wintertime problems that can happen to a home, and they’re sometimes hard to avoid in our area.

As your go-to neighborhood plumber in Hamilton, OH, we’ve decided to tackle this issue head-on by telling you precisely how you could avoid having your pipes freeze and eventually burst. It’s not rocket science, but it does include a bit of problem-solving. So, we hope you’ll bear with us as we describe some useful tips on avoiding this kind of problem, treating your plumbing right, and making sure your home makes it safely through the winter.

Remember, if you’ve gotten to this blog post because you’re currently dealing with a burst or broken pipe, make sure you call us ASAP. We’ve got the team, the tools, and the expertise to help you right now.

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What Does Plumbing Excavation Entail?

Monday, December 21st, 2020

Wow, there’s a lot of information out there on the world wide web. You’ve probably been searching all night for what encompasses plumbing excavation, but you’re at a loss. With the rise of the internet comes the difficulty of choosing the right team for the job, especially if you’re unsure as to what the job entails!

Relax and take a deep breath. You don’t need to know all about this kind of work to choose the right team. While we can help you learn some of the ins and outs of plumbing excavation in Fairfield, OH, it’s ultimately up to the professional you choose to get the job done right. You should never, under any circumstances, try this out yourself.

So, what would our plumbing excavation look like, and why would you choose us? Those are excellent questions that we seek to answer if you just keep reading!

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5 Reasons to Call Us for Plumbing Help in Fairfield

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Our voice gets pretty redundant on this blog, we’ll admit. We talk about the necessity for professional service, the importance of our various niches of expertise, and sometimes even give you helpful advice when you’re in a pickle. Don’t get us wrong, we love talking about that stuff, and come a couple weeks from now we’ll mention those things as well. However, it’s time we talked about a topic many blog readers might need to hear: why we’re the team to choose.

The Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. team is well known throughout this area. From homeowners in Cincinnati to plumbers in Fairfield, OH, our name tends to be thrown around a lot by pros and laymen alike. So, the question stands, why would you choose us over the pro whom you already call a few times a year? What makes our service different, and what makes our expertise special?

Well, keep reading and we’ll get right to it!

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When Is the Best Time to Call a Plumber?

Monday, October 12th, 2020

This isn’t supposed to be a trick question. But to many homeowners, it probably feels like one. It can be easy for us to tell you to call a plumber whenever you run into problems, but how does that factor into your life realistically? Nobody wants to constantly call the plumber.

Well, what if we told you that calling the right plumber could lead to less frequent calls in the future? Plumbers aren’t supposed to just unclog specific things and leave the rest of your plumbing system in dire needs. Well, good plumbers aren’t supposed to do that. Our team operates under the assumption that we need to take care of the root of the problem, fix anything that’s broken, unclog drains that need to be unclogged, and keep our customers happy for the longest period of time we can.

If that sounds good, then keep reading and call us for a plumber in Hamilton, OH.

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Sink Problems: Everything You Should Know

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Every home in our area has a sink. If yours doesn’t, for whatever reason, we highly recommend them. They play a vital role in cleaning produce, our hands, dishes, and can provide easy refreshment when we’re feeling parched. Sinks, their drains, and the faucets that are connected to them really are a part of our daily lives.

However, what if we told you that you might not know everything about your sink? Sure, you might know how it works and what it looks like, but what about the condition it’s in? Sometimes, homeowners can fall victim to paying scant attention to their sinks until they call for plumbing service because something went wrong.

How about we try to avoid that worst-case scenario? Let’s start by learning about how you can better protect your kitchen sink from the problems that may arise.

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