Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Archive for March, 2017

The Different Types of Sump Pumps

Monday, March 27th, 2017

flooded-home-interiorOn our last blog post, we looked at a basic spring checklist for your plumbing to help start the season off in good shape. One of those tasks was making a check on your home’s sump pump, which can be critical during the summer because of the threat of flooding from snowmelt and rain.

If you don’t have a sump pump at all, however, then the important step to take is to contact our professional plumbers and arrange to have one installed. A sump pump in Clovis, NM protects a house from costly water damage and a rise in humidity levels that can cause many additional problems. Sump pump installation is a basic job for our plumbers, and it starts with finding the right type of sump pump to meet your needs, as well as where and how to install it for maximum results.

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A Spring Checklist for Your Plumbing

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Plumbing_Pipe_Tube_Water_Pipe_Construction_Industry_Improvement_HouseWhen spring starts at the end of March (March 20 this year), homeowners start making preparations for the transition from the cold of winter to the heat of summer. These “spring cleaning” tasks apply no matter where you live, even places where the winters aren’t rough or the summers are mild. It’s just a good time of the year to take stock of a house and find out where repairs and replacements are needed.

The plumbing in your home will benefit from a spring check-up after all the work it did over the winter. Sometimes this check-up will require calling on a professional plumber for repairs or cleaning. Below is a checklist of steps to take to see where your home’s plumbing may need the assistance of licensed and experienced plumbers.

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