Lutz Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Archive for October, 2017

The Benefits of Scheduling Pipe Inspection

Monday, October 30th, 2017

water-lineYou may not think about it that often, but your plumbing system needs your help in order to stay in good operating condition. The system can go for a while without professional services, barring something catastrophic happening. However, sooner or later your plumbing system will develop a problem that needs professional services to fix. In order to know when to schedule professional repairs, it’s a good idea to take some proactive measures. One of the best things you can do is call for pipe inspection.

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The Pros and Cons of Different Drain Cleaning Methods

Monday, October 16th, 2017

drain-cleaningRegular drain cleaning is a big part of keeping your drains in top condition. You should be scheduling drain cleaning at least once a year, even if you don’t notice any symptoms that indicate a problem with the pipes. Not all drain cleaning is conducted the same way, though.

There are a number of different techniques used to help keep a drain and sewer system clean, each of which has different pros and cons. It’s up to your plumber which methods to use for your individual situation. Still, it’s not a bad idea to familiarize yourself with these methods, and why they’re so helpful for keeping your drains running smoothly.

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Possible Causes of Low Water Heater Output

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

plumber-wrenchWater heaters are built to last, even under the immense amount of strain that the average system is subjected to. However, being reliable doesn’t mean that the system is immune to developing problems of any kind. Water heaters can be afflicted by issues of various kinds in the same way as any other HVAC or plumbing system.

Like other systems, it’s important that you be able to identify when your water heater is developing issues as soon as possible. The faster you can identify the signs of a problem, and have it repaired, the better off your water heater will be. One common symptom of a problem with the water heater is consistently low output from the system. Read on to find out why your water heater might be low.

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