Archive | Ask the Experts
10
Apr

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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06
Mar

Trees and Their Noses: Root X Treatments

There are few places where we see a nose on a tree.  The Wizard of Oz is one, and assorted tree “art” is another.  This is a good thing!  In either of these instances, the nose is incapable of smell.  Likewise, when a tree sends its roots into a sewer, the smell of that environment […]

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25
Oct

Lohmeyer’s Top Ten Toilet Tips

When it comes to toilets, there are way too many people trying to get too creative on treating, cleaning, dressing up, locations, designs, needing electricity, light, heated seats, and much much more. Here is another angle on tips for the old flusher.  Don’t carpet around a toilet.  (Boys of all ages miss!) A plunger should […]

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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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