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

Avoid a Disaster with These Holiday Plumbing Tips

Monday, December 24th, 2018

plumber-wrenchThe holidays are here! It’s likely that you’re hosting parties, cooking lots of food, and celebrating so make sure that you’re taking care of your plumbing system during this high impact time. The holidays are one of the busiest times of the year in the plumbing business, you need to be diligent about what goes down your drain in time for this season. If you do have a mishap and need a plumber in Olathe, KS then contact our team. If you want to know how to keep your plumbing system in top shape, keep reading below.

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3 Signs That You Probably Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, August 20th, 2018

plumber-wrenchWhen it comes to plumbing issues, some problems are hard to miss. When the garbage disposal backs up, the shower takes too long to drain, or the faucet just won’t stop dripping, it interrupts the daily flow of your life and you know there’s an issue.

Occasionally, plumbing problems aren’t so definitive. There are many telltale signs that you might need some work done. Luckily, Lutz Plumbing, Inc. is always ready to send out a plumber in Olathe, KS to help with all your plumbing needs.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Drain Cleaning

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

drainWhen a drain clogs in your home, you probably don’t think that much about it, right? It’s a pretty minor issue, and fixing it usually just means pouring some drain cleaner down it, right? Wrong! There are definitely good and bad ways to handle drain cleaning issues. If you’re not careful, you can end up making the problem much worse for yourself. The following are some of the most important “Do’s and Don’ts” of drain cleaning.

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Why Water Softening is Important

Monday, June 25th, 2018

ruined-pipesHey, you know what’s really important? Water softening! No, that’s not going to be all we write in this blog. This isn’t Twitter, and we have more than 240 characters to convince you why it’s important. Isn’t long-form prose great for the exchange of thoughtful discourse and ideas?

Anyway, we aren’t kidding. Water softening is actually very important for homes across the country, though not all of them. Specifically, it’s a big deal for homes that happen to be located in geographic regions where there is a lot of hard water. Let’s go over hard water, limescale, water softening, and why you should care about any and all of it.

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Sewer Problems You Should Know About

Monday, April 30th, 2018

pipeWhen it comes to plumbing health, a lot of homeowners tend to focus on maintaining their freshwater plumbing. That is, when the topic comes up at all. While it’s certainly important to keep your home’s plumbing system in good shape, you should also make sure that the drain and sewer system remains healthy as well.

Sewer issues can cause wide-ranging problems for the rest of your home, some of them quite serious. So, have a look at the sewer issues below, and what you should do to prevent them.

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Do You Know How to Identify a Plumbing Leak?

Monday, February 19th, 2018

pipe-leakPlumbing leaks are some of the most common, and damaging, problems that homeowners can deal with. They’re also quite tough to identify and locate without professional training and equipment, oftentimes. This can make it very difficult to determine whether or not you have a leak in time to prevent a lot of the damage that leak can cause.

If you’re not sure whether or not you have a leak in your home, there are a couple of different steps you can take to help you confirm it. These are not as good as having a professional examine your system, but they should at least help you decide whether or not you need to call for professional repairs.

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Keep Your Water Line in Good Condition with These Tips

Monday, January 8th, 2018

water-lineDo you happen to know what the most important part of your plumbing system is? If you answered anything other than the water line, well, we’re afraid you’re wrong. The water line is a pipe that runs from the city water main, or from your well if you use one, to your home’s plumbing system. All water that enters your home’s plumbing system moves through your water line, which means it’s pretty important for the health of your system to keep the line in good shape. If the water line is suffering, it can dramatically interfere with the operation of the entire plumbing system. Follow the tips below to keep your water line in the best possible condition.

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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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3 Warning Signs That Indicate You Need Water Heater Repairs

Monday, July 24th, 2017

water-heater-repairsWater heaters are pretty solid systems, far less prone to developing issues than the average heater or air conditioner. Resistant and immune are two different things, though, and just because your water heater is resistant to problems, that does not mean that it will never have them. Most of the issues that are likely to afflict your water heater will begin subtly and slowly. You will probably not notice them until they start to cause further problems for the system, which makes quick action that much more important. Have a look at three major warning signs that you need to have a professional repair your water heater as soon as you can.

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Why You Should Always Use Professional Drain Cleaning Services

Monday, May 15th, 2017

drain-pipe-replacementDrain clogs are an unfortunate fact of life, one that we all have to deal with every once in a while. However, clogs are also one of those things that most people deal with incorrectly. When a drain clog develops in the average home, most people reach for some kind of store-bought drain cleaner to handle the problem. That’s actually a terrible way to deal with it. Have a look at some of the reasons why you should always have a professional handle drain cleaning in your home.

When a drain clog develops in the average home, most people reach for some kind of store-bought drain cleaner to handle the problem. That’s actually a terrible way to deal with it. Have a look at some of the reasons why you should always have a professional handle drain cleaning in your home.

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