Lutz Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Independence’

How to Avoid Garbage Disposal Problems

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Tapwater flowing into a kitchen sink and down the plughole.We’re fully in the swing of holiday season now. You’ve made it past the big hurdle of Thanksgiving so far but there are many other festivities to come—is your plumbing system ready? Problems with your garbage disposal system aren’t inevitable, there are many preventative measures you can take to avoid expensive and inconvenient garbage disposal problems this holiday season and throughout the year.

We’ve listed the best ways to avoid garbage disposal issues below, but we understand that mistakes happen. If you have a problem with your system, it’s important to call a plumber as soon as possible. If you need a plumber in Independence, MO contact our teams for the best services available.

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5 Ways to Ruin Your Kitchen Sink Drain

Monday, October 29th, 2018

drainHere at Lutz Plumbing, Inc. we find that homeowners get comfortable and start to treat their garbage disposal as if it can handle anything. While it might seem this way, this simply isn’t the case. You should be cautious about what goes down your garbage disposal. Even if you put harmful things 1. down your drain and it doesn’t cause an immediate problem, it can catch up to you later.

If you encounter a problem with your garbage disposal, you need the help of a reliable plumber in Independence, MO. Our team here at Lutz Plumbing, Inc. can be of assistance. We always ensure that our technicians are trustworthy and knowledgeable. If you’d like to know what things you should never put down your drain to avoid trouble with your system keep reading below.

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The Problem with Store Bought Drain Cleaners

Monday, September 17th, 2018

So, you’ve got a slow drain and the chemical drain cleaner at the store with the bright and punchy logo promises to remove your clogs instantly. While this seemingly quick and easy solution to your problem may be enticing, you should never use store-bought drain cleaners to fix a plumbing issue.

Even if you’re frustrated with your clogged pipes and you think it’s a minor problem, you should hire a professional. Store bought drain cleaners of all types do more harm than good to your plumbing system. Your plumbing system is extensive and intricate, so it needs the eye of a trained professional rather than a product promising magic. At Lutz Plumbing, Inc. we have to right technicians to perform your drain cleaning in Independence, MO.

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Plumbing Problems That can Wreak Havoc if You’re Not Careful

Monday, June 11th, 2018

underwater-roomPlumbing problems can cause all sorts of damage if they aren’t caught early and dealt with properly. Unfortunately, it can be especially difficult to catch plumbing problems early enough. Most of the system is hidden from view, and issues tend not to develop symptoms until they’ve already started affecting other parts of the home.

The best way to catch plumbing problems before they have the chance to cause damage is to schedule annual plumbing maintenance and inspection services. In between those appointments, though, you should still keep an eye out for issues that may develop. Have a look at some of the following plumbing problems to be especially careful of.

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What Qualifies as a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

pipe-leakPlumbing problems come in a variety of types, some of which are little more than minor annoyances, and some of which are complete disasters waiting to happen. When you have one of those latter problems come up, sometimes you can afford to wait a couple of days for a plumbing appointment. Sometimes you can’t. If you’re not sure whether to try and schedule an appointment for your plumbing issue, or whether you should call for emergency plumbing services as soon as possible, have a look at what qualifies as a plumbing emergency below.

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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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