One Call Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Carrboro’

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 …

Water Heater Installation: Is It Time to Go Tankless?

Repair of The Gas Water Heater

When it comes to using hot water in your home, you probably don’t think about it very much, even though you do it on a daily and even hourly basis. In other words, most people take their hot water for granted. Water heaters are such a standard part of modern homes, who would give a whole lot of thought to this aspect of their plumbing in Carrboro, NC?

Nevertheless, if you’re using an old and/or inefficient water heater system, then you may be paying more than necessary for it to operate. Water heaters are designed to last a very long time and are extremely durable, but eventually you’ll need to replace yours. If you already have the standard storage tank-type water heater, then you may think you can only replace it with another upgraded version.

This might be the right choice for your home, but we encourage you to consider another option—the tankless water heater.

Aren’t Tankless Water Heaters Pricey?

This is, naturally, one of the first concerns that homeowners have in regards to upgrading to a tankless water heater—the cost. Specifically, they notice that a tankless water …