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

How to Avoid Frozen Plumbing Pipes

Monday, February 18th, 2019

icicles-frozen-pipeWinter brings many threats to a home, and one of the worst is frozen pipes. A frozen pipe not only stops the flow of water, but it also puts the pipe in danger of bursting. Trying to thaw out a pipe often speeds up the bursting, since it increases pressure in the pipe to the point of a lateral burst.

Whenever you have a frozen pipe in your home, please call for a plumber in Erlanger, KY to deal with the problem. Our plumbers at Ken Neyer are experienced in dealing with this problem and preventing pipe bursting troubles.

But we’d also like you to help avoid frozen pipes in the first place! Here are some methods you can put to work to make pipe freeze less likely.

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Advantages of Professional Plumbers When It Comes to Drain Cleaning

Monday, October 9th, 2017

drain-in-metal-sinlClogged drains, slow drains… dirty drains. They’re the most common plumbing trouble people encounter in their homes. Although you can take steps to reduce the chance of clogs and slow drains (using drain covers, never pouring fats, oils, and grease down the drains, etc.), there is no sure-fire way to prevent them all. You’ll eventually need drain cleaning from professional plumbers.

Drain cleaning is both a reactive measure—getting a drain unclogged—and a proactive measure. In the latter case, scheduling drain cleaning annually means you can help prevent future clogging by eliminating the build-up inside the drains. We recommend you call us for drain cleaning each year.

But why rely on professionals for this job? There are a few reasons:

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How to Winterize Your Hose Bibs

Monday, September 12th, 2016

The change in the weather is on the way. That doesn’t mean a massive cold snap will strike during the next couple days, but now is the time to start to prepare your home for the winter. Your residential plumbing will need some maintenance to make sure that it can make it through the coldest parts of the year without damage. Rely on our expert plumbers to help you with your plumbing maintenance.

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