One Call Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Professional Plumbing’
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 …
Plumbing issues can be very difficult for the average homeowner to detect on their own, without professional equipment and the know-how to use that equipment. Most of your plumbing system is hidden from view, and the problems that arise within it are almost always subtle when they begin. This is part of the reason why we strongly advise preventive maintenance at least once a year.
However, you should also familiarize yourself with the warning signs that your plumbing system is having some kind of issue. In the rare event that something does happen between your plumbing maintenance appointments, you’ll be able to detect if fairly quickly and have it repaired. Keep reading to learn about the signs of plumbing repair needs, and call on a trained Durham, NC plumber when you need those repairs performed.
Decreased Water Pressure
A drop in water pressure is never a good sign for your plumbing system and can mean a variety of things, depending on how severe the loss is and how quickly it drops. Usually, a loss of water pressure indicates that you have either a leak or a blockage somewhere within the plumbing system.
A slow loss …