Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Archive for June, 2016

Signs You Need to Schedule Water Heater Repairs

Monday, June 27th, 2016

You rely on your water heater as much as you rely on the other parts of your plumbing: you need it working seven days a week, 52 weeks a year. There are numerous tasks you can’t get done unless you have hot water available with just a turn of a tap.

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How Can I Know I Have a Slab Leak?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

A slab leak is a pipe leak in either the cold or hot water lines in a house that occurs under the foundation. These types of leaks can be destructive for homes and enormous wastes of water. They are also tricky to locate and require extensive and specialized work to repair. Professional plumbers know how to deal with slab leaks, however, using advanced technology to both pinpoint the leak’s location and then find a way to remedy it.

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How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal as Repair-Free As Possible

Monday, June 13th, 2016

One of the most common repair calls that plumbing companies receive are for kitchen garbage disposals. These are almost universal devices for modern kitchens, and they help immensely with removing food waste while not creating plumbing clogs for the drainpipes. But many people treat their garbage disposals as if they can handle anything put down them—which they certainly can’t! This leads to a high incidence of breakdowns and repair calls.

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