Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘drain repair’

Getting to the Root of a Tree Problem

Monday, November 25th, 2019

If you’ve got an older home, then we probably aren’t the only ones who have talked to you about tree roots in your plumbing. On older property, tree roots can be incredibly resilient and will destroy or break apart clay pipes fairly easily.

Before you pick up the bottle of chemical tree root killer, we’d like to discuss the pros and cons of this solution and the differences between chemical root killer and professional service. Sometimes plumbers can provide a service, like trenchless sewer repair, that could take care of the problem without the damage and corrosive byproducts that a chemical root killer would provide. If you’re concerned about your industrial plumbing in Fort Thomas, KY and you believe the tree roots on your property are invading your plumbing, you might want to keep reading for a proper solution.

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How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

A leaky faucet is never a good sign. Not only is it annoying, it’s also a sign of a problem that will only grow worse, costing you money on your water bill. Additionally, a leaky faucet wastes a good amount of water, putting unnecessary stress on the environment. Though a small leak may not seem like much, when you add it up over a period of time, a leaky faucet can be detrimental. But how much water does a leaky faucet actually waste?

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