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When Would You Need To Hire A Commercial Plumber?

December 18th, 2020|

There’s something of an obvious answer to the question posed in the title: if you own a business, and you’re looking for plumbing solutions, you should hire a commercial plumber. The more pressing questions: what are the advantages of a commercial plumber over a residential plumber, and in what circumstances might you need to hire a commercial plumber? We’ll answer both of these questions - right now. Residential vs. commercial plumber Again, there’s a pretty straightforward distinction here: residential plumbers are trained in solving residential plumbing problems, while commercial [...]

5 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

August 19th, 2020|

Look up the title of this post on Google, and you’ll find a whole bunch of articles with some...questionable claims. According to those articles, the most common plumbing emergencies are: clogged toilets and clogged sinks! I don’t know about you, but a clogged toilet doesn’t seem to me like an emergency. Get a plunger, plunge away, and you’re usually good. If that doesn’t work, there are a ton of other methods for unclogging a toilet. Same goes for sinks. Unless they’re irreparably clogged, it’s not much of an emergency, [...]

Signs Your Septic Tank Needs Cleaning

July 22nd, 2020|

There are times when you have to rely on information from scattered sources to get the truth. Then, there are times when government agencies provide you with resources in plain English.  The EPA provides a resource on septic tank cleanings. The resource names the biggest influences on how frequently you’ll need your septic tank cleaned: The size of your septic tank The amount of solids in your wastewater The amount of wastewater The size of your household The fourth item doesn’t quite tell you how often you’ll need your [...]

What Do You Do If You Suspect A Water Leak?

June 17th, 2020|

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 [...]

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

March 31st, 2020|

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 [...]

COVID-19 Preventive Measures

March 18th, 2020|

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 [...]

Top Reasons You Should Replace Your Water Heater

February 19th, 2020|

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; [...]

5 Tips For Finding The Best Commercial Plumbing Company

January 15th, 2020|

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 [...]

5 Signs You Have A Water Main Leak

December 18th, 2019|

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 [...]

4 Key Signs that You Need to Replace Your Bathroom Faucet

October 8th, 2019|

Turning on the faucet is one of the first things that we do when we go into the bathroom each morning. We turn the faucet to start our hot shower, brush our teeth, or give our kids a good clean bath. In fact, we use our faucets so often that we do not even really think twice about these very important pieces of residential plumbing. What would you do without a functioning faucet in your bathroom?  Over time, you might notice that your bathroom faucet needs to be updated. [...]