Archive | Ask the Experts
06
Sep

Help! My Drain Smells

Remember, this is a symptom of another issue.  It can be as simple as the trap in a drain drying out, and just needing some water in it to seal things back up again.  (A trap is connected to the sanitary sewer piping, so when the water in a trap is no longer at a […]

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14
Aug

How to Prevent Drain Clogs

While there are many products and internet ideas out there, not all are good ideas.  In general, drain opening chemicals should not be used.  There are often easier and less corrosive methods.  The good chemicals should be left to a plumbing professional to administer.  Just a plain old plunger is still a great tool! Preventing […]

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09
Jun

Water Heaters & Changing Temperatures

Largely fluctuating temperatures seem to make water heater tanks start leaking. With temperatures jumping from lows in the 50s, to upcoming highs in the 90s, keep an eye on your heater! And if your heater does start leaking, we’re here to help.  

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05
Jun

Water Quality & Treatment Solutions for the Bartholomew County Area

Recently, one of our customers, who are new home buyers, received a post card offering a free analysis of their water.  After the Flint, Michigan debacle, I can understand everyone being concerned about the water they drink and use for cooking.  The customer made an appointment and what they perceived would be a relatively short […]

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05
Jul

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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01
Jun

171 Years of Combined Experience!

What does this mean for our customers? When our licensed plumber is making repairs at your house, he has had years of experience!  If he has a question or needs help with a repair, there are multiple plumbers ready to jump in and assist.  This is why no problem is too small or too big […]

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02
Feb

Curious about tankless water heaters?

Curious about tankless heaters? When we built our new building, we left the wall open by our tankless heater so interested customers could get a behind the scenes peak before having their heater installed. Call or stop by for more information!

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28
Jan

Need a plumbing part for your house?

Need a plumbing part for your house?  We have plenty in stock!  Stop in today for your plumbing needs and an expert can help.

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28
May

Ask the Experts- New Water Heater Regulations

Already have us stopping by? Consider a water heater check in light of new regulations   Q: My water heater is nearing the end of its usefulness. You’ve been great, telling me it’s still got some life instead of just recommending replacing it to make a buck. Now, however, it’s apparent I’ll need a new […]

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16
Jul

DIY or Call a Professional – Part Three

This week we’ll wrap up our series explaining when to complete a plumbing project yourself, and when to call us!  We’ve discussed calling a professional for larger projects such as remodels or additions, and when a repair gets over your head.  You also need to consider whether you want to spend precious hours on the […]

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