Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Archive for August, 2016

Hard Water: What It Is and Why You Don’t Want It in Your Plumbing

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Hard water is a common problem in residential plumbing today, but many homeowners aren’t exactly sure what it is and why it’s a serious issue that needs to be remedied. We’ll go into detail about hard water and what we can do to eliminate it from your home.

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Why Doesn’t My Tank Water Heater Rust?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

There are a number of answers to this question. The first is that your tank water heater can rust if it is old enough or if it doesn’t receive regular maintenance service from professionals. If you notice rust developing on any part of the tank of your water heater, call technicians right away. Sometimes they can replace the corroded sections to save the water heater; at other times it may be better simply to replace the water heater.

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4 Ways Your Plumber Can Help You (When You Don’t Need Repairs)

Monday, August 15th, 2016

We’re glad to answer your call and come to your assistance whenever you have a plumbing repair that needs to get done, and get done fast. It’s an important part of our job. However, we offer many other plumbing services for homes that can help out during the quieter times. When you don’t have a leaking pipe, a clogged sink, or an overflowing toilet, there are still some excellent reasons to give us a call and arrange for plumbing services that will benefit your life. We can help you save water, prevent future repairs, and make daily living easier and more pleasant. Below are 4 ways you can put us to work now!

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Is Professional Leak Detection Necessary?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Water leaks are one of the most common types of plumbing problems that homes can face. These leaks both waste water and cause damage to building material; even the smallest leak can create major problems and must to be repaired as soon as possible.

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The Tools of Professional Drain Cleaning

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Scheduling regular drain cleaning is one of the best ways to keep your plumbing in great shape, and it will make drain clogs into a minor inconvenience that rarely crops up. But should you run into a clog at any time, you can call for drain cleaning to take care of it.

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