Frymire Home Services Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Leak Detection Now Can Save You From an Emergency Later

Monday, November 11th, 2019

pipe-copper-leakingNobody wants things that leak. A leaky pen? You’ll end up with ruined clothing. Leaking food storage bags? A messy fridge. Leaking oil from the car? You may end up with a dead engine.

So when we tell you that leaking pipes aren’t good for your house, you probably need no convincing. You already know you don’t want pipes that leak. It can mean water damage, mold and mildew, damage to valuable possessions, and high water bills.

Here’s something you may not know: your household plumbing could be leaking in secret. Leaks from the pipes inside the walls and floors of your house, or down in the foundation slab, often don’t show obvious signs for weeks or months. They work under the radar, doing damage without you realizing it—until things get bad and you have to call an emergency plumber in Arlington, TX.

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Emergencies You’ll Need Professional Plumbers to Fix

Monday, September 30th, 2019

plumbing-emergencyNobody wants to deal with plumbing repairs in their home. When drains clog and pipes leak, it can bring life to a standstill until the problem is corrected. But some plumbing repairs are bigger and more urgent than others. A single clogged drain sink in one of the bathrooms is a trouble that can wait for a scheduled repair with a plumber. Suspicion of a hidden leak usually doesn’t require a late-night call to a plumbing contractor. You should never ignore such problems, and we recommend you arrange for service at the earliest possible moment.

And then there are times when you’ll need 24-hour plumbing in North Dallas, TX immediately. We’re going to look at some of those situations. You can reach our plumbers 24/7 to come to your assistance with these: “You always win with us!”

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Some Plumbing Services Just Can’t Be DIY’d

Monday, April 29th, 2019

plunging-toiletEveryone knows a DIY expert. You might even consider yourself one! And while we certainly the tenacity and ingenuity of a DIYer, it’s admittedly in our professional interest to discourage DIY projects that involve your plumbing system.

Now, of course, we can’t stop anyone from doing their own plumbing services. But at the very least, we think it’s going to save you a lot of time and money if you cross these plumbing services off the list entirely:

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Little Plumbing Problems With Big Consequences

Monday, April 1st, 2019

worried-woman-mopping-leakWe understand that people get busy. And sometimes, that leads to them neglecting to call in for repairs from a plumber in Carrollton, TX. Of course, it’s not because they want to keep living with this problem. Rather it’s because they don’t understand the severity of the issue and why delaying is going to do them worse more than good.

In this post, we’ll go over some of the most common “little” plumbing problems with surprisingly big consequences.

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Why Do My Drains Keep Clogging?

Monday, March 4th, 2019

drain-cleaningA clogged drain is a frustration that no one wants to deal with. Fortunately, they really don’t happen all that often. That is, unless your actions are causing the drains to get clogged sooner than usual. If you’ve never been given the rundown on how to care for your drains, then it’s not all that surprising to find that your habits might be creating clogs.

Below are some of the things that might be leading to your drain clogs.

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Here Are Some Tips for Lowering Your Water Bill

Monday, February 4th, 2019

hand-savagely-wasting-copious-amounts-of-waterAs a contractor who performs HVAC services as well as plumbing services, we often get asked about how to lower the monthly cost of heating and cooling the home. When it comes to plumbing, it’s a similar game: people want to know how they can lower their monthly water bill.

The answer to both is virtually the same: use your resources wisely, and don’t be afraid to make upgrades for the sake of efficiency.

In this post, we’ll explain various ways you can start lowering your water bill.

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When a Plumbing Problem Turns Into an Emergency

Monday, January 21st, 2019

plumbing-emergencyPlumbing problems are usually pretty simple and easy to deal with. Got a leak? Replace the pipe. Got a clog? Just unclog it.

But that’s not always 100% true. Plumbing is one of those industries where a certain kind of leak can become a full-blown disaster. Where a “basic clog” turns out to be a 150-ton block of congealed fat.

Okay, so you most likely won’t ever encounter a fatberg, but even your own home can host some frightening plumbing emergencies.

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When it Rains, It Pours: Consider a Sump Pump

Monday, January 7th, 2019

sump-pumpIf your home has a basement or crawl space, the bad news is that they’ll be regularly tested by wet conditions every year. The good news is that your home doesn’t have to succumb to mother nature when you have a sump pump! Below, we’ll explain the effect excess water can have on these low spaces and how a sump pump will help.

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You Can’t DIY These Plumbing Problems

Monday, October 1st, 2018

flooded-houseThat headline isn’t us trying to challenge you. Trying to DIY these plumbing problems is really against your best interest. Read on, and we’ll try to convince you.

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Causes of Water Pressure Problems

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

low-water-pressure-from-faucetWater pressure is vital to the functioning of your plumbing system. Without it, the water wouldn’t be able to travel through your pipes! We don’t even realize it, but many of us have become accustomed to the feeling of our water pressure—when that pressure suddenly drops or increases, it’s definitely noticeable (especially if we’re talking about low pressure from the showerhead).

A sudden change in water pressure is a cause for concern. The problems can be as simple as turning a valve, or it could indicate a leak.

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