Lutz Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Archive for September, 2016

Which Water Heater Type is Best?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

For many years, the only real option when it came to residential water heating was the tank water heater. Now, though, the primary choice that homeowners face for water heaters is whether or not to go tankless. We often get questions from homeowners whom are selecting a new water heater, wondering whether tank or tankless is the way to go. The truth is that each water heater type is suited to a different set of needs. Let’s go into a bit more detail about the differences between tank and tankless water heaters.

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Why Backflow Maintenance is Important

Monday, September 19th, 2016

When was the last time you had your backflow prevention device checked? Are you even sure that you have a backflow prevention device? If not, it’s time you learned about what it is and why you need it. Otherwise, you may run into some issues in the future. Let’s take a look at why backflow prevention is so important for keeping your plumbing system in good condition.

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What to Do if Your Toilet is Overflowing

Monday, September 12th, 2016

If your toilet is overflowing, the number one thing you need to remember is: DON’T PANIC! If you know what to do, and act quickly, you can both temporarily halt the crisis while you wait for a plumber to arrive and mitigate a lot of water damage. All you need are the proper steps. Read on to find out what they are.

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The Benefits of Automatic Shutoff Valves

Monday, September 5th, 2016

If and when a plumbing emergency occurs in your home, do you know where the water shutoff valve is? The shutoff valve is located somewhere along the water line, between your home’s plumbing system and the city sewer main. Closing this valve will shut off all water flowing into the home. This is invaluable for preventing widespread water damage during a pipe rupture or similar plumbing problem. However, it is not a perfect solution. Read on to find out how an automatic shutoff valve can help your plumbing system.

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