Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Archive for December, 2016

Start the New Year with Clean Drains

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Whether you make resolutions for New Year’s or not, you certainly have plans for what you want to get done during 2017. We have a recommendation for home improvement that you can get done easily and which will make life through the rest of the year a bit simpler. It’s professional drain cleaning. All you need to do is get in touch with our team of plumbers, and they’ll put you on the schedule at the earliest convenient time to give your drains a thorough cleaning.

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End of the Year Tips about Your Garbage Disposal

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

‘Tis the season for many festivities. And those festivities will often take place in your home and involve plenty of cooking. This can place your garbage disposal in a precarious position. It might have made it through Thanksgiving dinner still working, but that’s not a guarantee that it will continue through the end of the year because of all the stress placed on it.

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Why Do Frozen Pipes Burst? The Answer May Surprise You

Monday, December 12th, 2016

New Mexico enjoys a warmer winter than many northern states. It’s extremely rare for temperatures to drop down below zero. But we don’t experience Southern California or Florida winters either! The average low during January and February is below freezing, hovering in the mid 20s. And that means that the plumbing in your house is in danger of freezing in places where it’s exposed and not sufficiently insulated.

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What Water Testing Can Tell You about Your Home’s Water

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Today homeowners are more concerned about the quality of the water that enters their homes than ever before. Even though the water from the municipal system goes through extensive treatment, many impurities can enter through ground water seepage that then gets into the pipes. A wide range of minerals, heavy metals, pesticides, and other pollutants can end up in the water that your family drinks and uses to cook and clean.

There are treatment options available to purify your water. But first you need to contact professionals to do water testing. In order for our water treatment specialists to know how to purify your water, they need to know what is in it.

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