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Lohmeyer Plumbing’s Thanksgiving Tips

Here’s a few tips to help your Thanksgiving gatherings go a little more smoothly. 1) Don’t pour fats or cooking oils down the drain. 2) Don’t wait until your garbage disposal is full to turn it on. 3) Avoid putting items like poultry skins or potato peels down the disposal. 4) Eat lots and lots […]

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Lohmeyer’s Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

It’s going to be a cold night in Columbus.  Follow Lohmeyer’s tips to save yourself the headache of frozen pipes.   1. Make sure your outside garden hose is removed if you haven’t already. 2. If your plumbing is on an exterior wall, open cabinet doors below sinks or where water lines run. 3. When […]

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Prepare for Cold Temperatures

Temperatures are projected to drop close to zero over the next week in Columbus.  Save yourself the headache of frozen pipes by following these tips.  Make sure your outside garden hose is removed if you haven’t already. If your plumbing is on an exterior wall, open cabinet doors below sinks or where water lines run. […]

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Thoughts on Toilet Paper

A few tips regarding toilet paper given the current circumstances: Some were not lucky enough to buy toilet paper before the stores ran out. We’ve heard stores are recommending using paper towels, kleenex, wipes, etc. These items WILL cause sewer problems. Even worse problems if you have a sewage pump. Don’t flush them! To those […]

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Root X Treatments for Clogged Sewer Lines

Sewer clogs are expensive! If your sewer issues are caused by tree roots, we may have a cost-effective solution for you. Root X is a product that eats away at tree roots, keeping your sewer line open and flowing. We schedule treatments annually around this time of year for many of our customers. If you […]

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Help! I have a leak!

Most people have experienced this dreaded problem at one point in time.  Whether it’s a leaky faucet or a burst water line, it is still an inconvenience.  Here’s some ways to prepare for major leaks, and what to do when you’re experiencing one.   Know your options– Know where your shut off valves are, and […]

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Why Choose Lohmeyer for Your Remodel?

Thinking of updating your kitchen or bathroom?  Here’s a few reasons why you should choose us for your project!  We have been helping our customers with their plumbing needs for the last 80+ years. Access to thousands of fixtures through vendors we work with on a daily basis. We can help as little or as […]

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Purchasing a house?

Are you in the process of purchasing a house?  We’ve put together a list of essential plumbing items to investigate.  Your home inspector may find some of these, but the actual condition may need to be professionally evaluated. Obvious existing or repaired water damage.  Pay special attention to the basement, ceilings and under sinks. Condition […]

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Clogged Kitchen Sink?

Is your kitchen sink drain giving you problems?  There are a couple of ways to clean out clogs and debris build up.  A regular plunger can open a kitchen drain (you have to close off the other bowl in a two bows sink).  If the issues are farther down the pipe, a drain machine may […]

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Preventing Problems with Your Kitchen Sink

Want to save some money on unnecessary plumbing bills?  Of course you do!  Following these tips regarding your kitchen sink will help! A typical kitchen sink is an underappreciated work horse!  They come in many shapes and sizes, and are often customized to match our personality.  It is a key part to a kitchen, and […]

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