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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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What it Takes to be a Lohmeyer Plumber

What it Takes to be a Lohmeyer Plumber Law #1:  Thou shalt have a State of Indiana plumbing license.  Not all “plumbers” have taken the time to get a license.  They should have their own, current, State of Indiana issued license and number.  Without a plumbing contractor license, you cannot legally advertise yourself as a […]

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What to Expect When Calling Lohmeyer Plumbing

Every service company operates a little differently.  We understand trying a new plumber, or calling a service company for the first time can be a little daunting.  Here’s a few things you can expect when calling Lohmeyer’s: 1-  Expect a live person with a friendly voice to answer your call and questions during business hours.  […]

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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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Why Update?

Thinking it may be time for a bathroom remodel?  Here’s a few of our top reasons to make the leap and start that remodel project.  It looks like your bathroom never left the 1970’s or 1980’s. You’re reaching your senior years and would like a bathroom that allows you to remain in your house as […]

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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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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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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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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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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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