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

Problems That Require Sewer Cleaning

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Your sewer line is the pipe that runs from your home to the septic tank or municipal sewer main. All waste that travels through your home’s sewer system will flow through the sewer line, as well. It’s important that you keep your sewer line in good condition, if you want your sewer system to continue operating properly. One of the best ways to maintain your sewer line is to schedule sewer cleaning on a fairly regular basis. Read on to find out more about why you need to schedule sewer cleaning.

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Why You Need a Water Filtration System

Monday, October 24th, 2016

If you get your water from the city, you probably know that it puts the supply through a pretty extensive process before piping it into your home. That water treatment process removes a lot of the harmful minerals and other contaminants that would otherwise be a threat to your health. However, it is not a 100% effective system. If you want to protect your home as best you can from waterborne contaminants, you should consider installing a water filtration system. Let’s take a look at how a water filtration system can help you.

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How to Keep Your Water Heater in Top Condition

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last, but they still need some help if they are to last as long as possible. There are a number of different ways to increase the effective lifespan of your water heater, all of which are highly recommended. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular ways you can keep your water heater in top condition.

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Signs That You Need a Water Treatment System

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Before your water enters your home, it is likely put through a pretty extensive municipal water treatment plant. There, the majority of the harmful substances that can be found in water are removed. The water is then piped into your home. That treatment process isn’t perfect, however. There will always be some small traces of harmful elements and other contaminants in your home’s water. If you want to keep your home much more safe from those kinds of things, you need to install a water treatment system. Let’s take a look at the signs that you need a water treatment system.

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The Problem of Pinhole Leaks

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Since the mid-20th century, the majority of new plumbing systems have been comprised of copper pipes. There’s a number of reasons for this. Mainly, it’s that the previous options of iron or lead were unsatisfactory. Iron rusted and lead was toxic. Copper is resistant to corrosion, and doesn’t bleed into the water supply. This has made it the new standard for plumbing. However, it is not perfect. Let’s take a look at one of the biggest problems for copper pipes, and the damage it can cause.

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