One Call Plumbing Blog: Archive for September, 2018

The Importance of Hiring a Professional Plumber

Technician servicing an hot-water heater

When it comes to obtaining the licensing, training, and education it takes to become a professional plumber, there are very specific standards that must be met. These standards are in place to make sure that homeowners’ Carrboro, NC plumbing systems work as efficiently and effectively as they should for as long as they should, and that they do so safely.

So when you find your home in need of plumbing services, you needn’t look any further than our team. But regardless of whether you hire us or not, we really have to encourage you to only trust a pro, and not an amateur or general handyman with no proven reputation. This is because, in addition to the safety and liability guarantees that you can only get from a pro, you can trust in the following factors:

Extensive Training

If you choose to hire just any plumber off the street, you may very well find yourself with a less than ideal result. The same goes for hiring someone who advertises themselves as a “general handyman.”

What you want instead is a plumber who has comprehensive education and training, which is necessary to handle the …

Is Your Commercial Kitchen Fully Equipped?

Grease trap, pluming device used to intercept greases and solids in Water Treatment System from Household Hazardous.

No, we aren’t talking about cooking utensils and safety gear for kitchen accidents. Though, we certainly hope you’re equipped with all that! Rather, we’re asking if your kitchen is fully equipped with all the plumbing fixtures and components needed for you to run your operation smoothly and hygienically.

You may have seen us mention before on our blog how homeowners should never put FOG (fats, oils and grease) down their kitchen sink drain. But in a restaurant kitchen? You have no choice. There is going to be a high volume of food production and therefore a high volume of FOG, which poses a serious threat. So what can you do?

Make Sure You Have an Effective Grease Trap in Place

A grease trap is an essential component for any business owner or manager running a commercial kitchen. They’re vital for not only preventing clogged drains and backed up sewer lines on your property, but for protecting the municipal plumbing system, too. Whatever commercial grease trap services you require, you can count on our plumbers for …