It’s happened to all of us at one time or another – you turn on the shower and wait for it to warm up only to step in a minute or two later into an inch of standing water. You check the plug and it’s open; you turn off the shower and see if there’s anything covering the drain. In the end, you realize you have a clog. At this point, most people will try and use a plunger to see if they can dislodge the clog and get water moving again.
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If you have a sink, toilet or drain in your home that is clogged, you may be inclined to try some home remedy, or to purchase some product “guaranteed” to unplug your pipes. In most instances, though, you are better off to bring in a professional plumber.
When you need a water heater for your business, there are a number of options from which to choose. The type of unit you select can depend on your budget and your needs. This blog post looks at the different types of commercial water heaters, identifying the advantages and disadvantages of each.
If you have a plumbing problem in your home or at your place of business, you may find it difficult to determine how to pick the best plumber for the job. You want an experienced plumber who understands how your system works, who has a solid track record of excellent service, and who fits into your budget. This blog post offers a checklist to help you find the right plumber for your job.
As a homeowner, few things can be more frustrating than low water pressure. If you have a dishwasher, it won’t function most efficiently without adequate water pressure. It can take a long time to run laundry. If you try to wash clothes and dishes at the same time, you may get just a trickle from either source. There are ways that you can increase your water pressure. Public Service Plumbers can help.
The technology used to heat homes with heat pumps has now been integrated into a unit that will allow you to heat water for your home. As with standard heat pumps, the device pulls heat from the air surrounding the water heater, using refrigerant, coils and compressors (essentially, like a refrigerator in reverse).
If you have a broken or malfunctioning faucet in your home or place of business, you may have questions or concerns about what to look for in a new faucet. This blog identifies the characteristics you should look for when purchasing a water faucet.
If you are building a new home, remodeling, or updating your water heating system, you have a variety of choices—solar, electric or gas, tankless, propane or natural gas—how can you determine what type of system will best meet your needs. This blog identifies the advantages and disadvantages of a using a gas water heater. The professionals at Public Service Plumbers can answer any questions you have about the use, installation or servicing of a gas water heater.
If you have an old toilet that you’ve been wanting to replace, now is the time to move to a more efficient and cost-effective commode. If your home was built before 1992 (even if you are merely renting), you can get a voucher from Dallas Water Utilities for up to $90 off the cost of a new toilet. DWU allows up to two toilet vouchers for any single family home.
In recent years, advances in the technology of water heaters have led to the introduction of water heaters that supply hot water on demand. Instead of storing hot water in an insulated tank, in volumes from 15 to 50 gallons, you can now save significant space in your home by going tankless. This blog post identifies the advantages and disadvantages of using a tankless water heater.