What Do You Do If You Suspect A Water Leak?

We tend not to think about our home’s plumbing until something goes wrong. When you suspect a water leak, there are a few steps that you should take, and by following them, you’ll save water and money. Let’s get started: Confirm the Leak The first step is to confirm that the suspected water leak is, in fact, a material water leak. There are a number of ways to do this. At the earliest stages, you might consider checking your water meter and water bill. If they’re abnormally high, it’s [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:32:28+00:00June 17th, 2020|Plumbing|0 Comments

Tips For Diagnosing Swamp Cooler Problems This Spring

We’ve finally hit temperatures hot enough that it’s a good idea to get your swamp cooler up and running. Swamp coolers are incredibly good at what they do - providing cold air in hot, arid environments. They can, however, be a bit tricky to troubleshoot if you don’t know what you’re doing. Fortunately, a lot of swamp cooler-related problems can be dealt with at home with just a little elbow grease. No Cold Air When your swamp cooler isn’t blowing enough cold air, there are usually three culprits. First, [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:35:00+00:00April 27th, 2020|HVAC|0 Comments

Coronavirus Update: Don’t Flush Wipes Down The Toilet!

Before we begin, it’s important to note that there’s never a good time to flush anything but toilet paper down the toilet. Flushing down grease and fats can clog your drain. Flushing wipes down your toilet will do the same. Yes, even the wipes that say “flushable” shouldn’t be sent down your toilet. We might not normally be inclined to make this public service announcement, but it seems particularly important given our current circumstances. Lately, we’ve been seeing and hearing stories about toilet paper running out in stores across [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:37:07+00:00March 31st, 2020|Plumbing|0 Comments

COVID-19 Preventive Measures

To our valued clients, We have been carefully monitoring the progression of COVID-19 and recommendations from public health professionals. As the number of transmissions increase, we’ve been taking extra precautions to ensure the health of our staff and community. We’ve had several meetings about best practices to combat the spread of infection. We’re listening to public health officials - staff members who are feeling sick are advised to stay home, regardless of their risk of COVID-19. Our offices are being sanitized several times a day, we are practising social [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:39:52+00:00March 18th, 2020|Plumbing|0 Comments

Do I Have To Reline Sewer Pipes?

Back in the day, a leaking sewer line often led to a whole slew of logistical problems. Sewer lines are underground, of course, and repairing them used to mean digging massive trenches near and on public roads. These trenches led to traffic being diverted - typically at the cost of the homeowner. Old trench pipe repairs could cost tens of thousands of dollars.  There are a variety of new methods for repairing sewer pipes without having to replace them entirely. These methods are known as pipe relining - instead [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:41:20+00:00March 16th, 2020|Sewer Line Repair|0 Comments

Top Reasons You Should Replace Your Water Heater

There are a lot of circumstances in which hot water tank replacement isn’t necessary. When you find the water is too cool, you may simply need to increase the temperature (though be careful not to exceed what’s safe), or you may need to replace the thermostat or the heating element. In many cases, however, water tank replacement is a good idea and here at the biggest reasons why: Your Water Tank is Old At a certain point in time, repairs stop being a viable option for your water heater; [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:44:32+00:00February 19th, 2020|Plumbing|0 Comments

5 Tips For Finding The Best Commercial Plumbing Company

When you run your own business, money matters - a lot. One of the biggest costs business owners have is their overhead and that means that finding the right maintenance team is essential. When it comes to commercial plumbing, you want to find a plumbing company that’s reliable, efficient, and available for emergencies - they need to do it all, for the right price. Following these tips, you’ll be able to find the right company for your needs: Tip 1: Get Feedback From Others Understanding the reputation of the [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:46:55+00:00January 15th, 2020|Commercial Plumbing, Plumbing|0 Comments

5 Signs You Have A Water Main Leak

Water main leaks are really bad. They can cause damage to your home and yard, and they can cost a lot - especially here in Albuquerque, where water waste fines can add up really quickly. Your water main is the line that goes from the city’s water to your home, so a water main leak will affect the water in your entire home. As a rule of thumb, when it’s one fixture having a problem, it’s probably in the pipes leading to that fixture. But when all your fixtures [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:48:50+00:00December 18th, 2019|Plumbing|0 Comments

What Is CIPP Sewer Lining?

There’s been a problem with sewer pipes that’s been with us since, well, pretty much the advent of sewer pipes. The problem is that they’re extremely difficult to access, being underground and all. You might have a damaged section of pipe that needs repair, but to repair it using traditional means you’d need to excavate a lot of earth, get to the section of pipe, pull it out, and replace it. That’s not the most economically viable option, as you can imagine because you might need heavy machinery to [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:51:07+00:00November 13th, 2019|Sewer Line Repair|0 Comments

Benefits of Relining Sewer Pipe Versus Replacement

Managing the sewer lines in your home or business is a necessary task. When something is amiss, you must think about whether you would like to reline your existing system or replace it entirely. Many people are now opting to use the new technology available to reline their pipes with great success.  There are many advantages to using this new technology to reline sewer pipes versus replacement. If you think that you might need to make this decision soon, you should be prepared with some of the potential benefits [...]

By |2021-04-08T18:53:19+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Sewer Line Repair|0 Comments