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Lutz Plumbing’s Loyalty Club Helps to Prevent Major Plumbing Leaks

Friday, June 14th, 2019

When it comes to plumbing, the old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” is very true.

Water leaks waste water and money. Additionally, they will typically develop into a bigger problem that will cause more extensive damage. Checking your plumbing for leaks or other potential problems should be one of your most important routines. Below we will discuss the cost of leaks in the long run and what you should do if you discover a leak.

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Household Leaks

There are many possible places in the home from which leaks can develop. These include:

  • Toilet (internal and external)
  • Sink
  • Water Heater
  • Washing machine
  • Pipes that are behind the wall

These leaks can cause very little damage or major damage that will necessitate extensive repairs. However, even small leaks should not be ignored. They can be the first sign of a major problem to come. Most of these leaks, if left unaddressed, will cause mold which can cause major health problems and is expensive to remove.

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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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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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Watch for These Plumbing Issues This Winter

Monday, November 13th, 2017

pipe-leakHeating isn’t the only thing that you need to worry about this winter. You also need to make sure that your plumbing system is ready for any potential issues that might come up. Plumbing systems don’t experience added strain during the winter season, the way heating systems do. Still, there are some issues that you should be on the watch for over the next several months, so you can call a plumber as soon as you notice them. Watch out for the following plumbing issues this winter.

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How to Tell if You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, August 7th, 2017

pipe-leakIt can be difficult to tell, at times, whether or not your plumbing system has any leaks in it. Unless you have a major rupture, you’re probably not going to immediately realize when one occurs. If you know what to look for, though, you can identify warning signs and call for repairs before things get too out of hand. Have a look at the following signs that your plumbing system has some leaks that need to be repaired.

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Tips on Keeping Your Plumbing System in Good Condition

Monday, May 29th, 2017

plumber-wrenchYour home’s plumbing system is a vast and complex network of different appliances, linked together by many yards of pipes. It’s one of the systems that you rely on the most in your daily life. It can also be one of the most difficult to keep in proper shape, if you don’t know what do to. There are a number of steps you can take, though, to make sure that your plumbing system serves you well for many years to come. Have a look at our following tips on how to take proper care of your plumbing system.

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Signs You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Plumbing problems are a pain for a number of reasons, not least of which being that they are so difficult to detect. Most homeowners don’t realize that they have a problem with their plumbing system until it’s too late to prevent the majority of the damage. Plumbing leaks are the most common plumbing problem, and can cause all sorts of issues. If you know what to look for, though, you can tell when it’s time to call for a plumber. Let’s take a look at some signs that you have a plumbing leak.

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