Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Archive for November, 2018

Should You Repair or Replace Your Bathroom Sink?

Monday, November 19th, 2018

bathroom-sink-with-wrenchYou’ve got a problem with your bathroom sink: there are cracks on the surface, leaks are appearing at the edges, the p-trap below has come loose, there’s permanent staining on the surface. Your first instinct is probably to call for professional plumbers to repair the sink. That’s the right first instinct, since trying to take care of a repair on your own can end up making the situation worse, leading to more leaking, water waste, and even property damage. However, this isn’t the only option you have when you call a pro plumber about your troublesome bathroom sink. You could have the plumber replace the sink entirely.

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Winter Is Actually a Good Time for AC Replacement

Monday, November 5th, 2018

residential-acAlthough we’ve got “plumbing” right in the name of our company, we also offer services to repair, maintain, and replace air conditioning systems.

We know what you’re probably thinking right now: Why bring up air conditioning systems when winter officially starts next month? Isn’t this the time to worry about heating?

You’re right that heating is important to consider for this year (and your water heater in particular). However, it’s also one of the most convenient times to have major service done for your air conditioning system—such as having it replaced if it’s gotten too old or too ineffective. The reason is simple: there’s no rush to get a new system in, and you won’t have to a worry about being without an AC for a short time when the work’s being done.

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