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

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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Identifying and Detecting Leaks

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Leaks are a typical plumbing problem that have been around for as long as plumbers have been using pipes. However, that doesn’t mean leaks can’t come with their own surprises. Leaks usually all have the same symptoms for the most part, but the severity of the leak can vary drastically. That’s why it’s important to treat every leak like an emergency.

In this post, we’ll show you rusty-pipe-leaka few ways to determine if you have a leak and some tips for finding that leak.

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Why Hire a Professional Plumber?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

below-bathroom-sinkAs a homeowner, you know there are some jobs you don’t want to tackle. Work on electrical wiring, circuits, and breakers? You’re likely worried that’s a shortcut to a shocking experience. Reroof your house in the middle of a Texas summer? The only place you want to be when it’s over a hundred degrees outside is indoors with the AC set on high.

Many people, though, feel they can do their own plumbing repairs. As we’ll discuss below, there are good reasons to hire a professional plumber.

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3 Plumbing Upgrades for Your Home

Monday, May 28th, 2018

PlumberFor once, wouldn’t it be nice to think about your plumbing and not have it be a crisis? There’s a lot to be said for being proactive instead of reactive. Maybe your water heater is just about at the end of the line, and you’d like a new tankless system. Or maybe you want to install a water filtration system to improve the quality of your drinking water. No matter what, with some careful thought and help from plumbing professionals, a variety of plumbing upgrades such as the ones below are at your disposal.  

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Rely on Plumbing Services to Clean Stubborn Clogs

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

plumbing-clogs-problemsSooner or later, every homeowner is going to experience a clog or stoppage in their drain system. It’s one of the most common issues any household can experience, and it can be caused by a great number of factors.

When a clog shows up in your plumbing, you may be tempted to correct the problem with a store-bought solution such as a chemical cleanser or perhaps a plumbing snake. In most cases, however, that is a big mistake. If you spot a clog in your home’s plumbing system, you should always call in a professional plumbing service to take care of it.

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Rely on Plumbing Services to Clean Stubborn Clogs

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

electric-auger-drainClogs are one of the most common issues affecting your household plumbing. You can keep them at bay by watching what you throw down the drain, and refraining from doing so with problematic materials like hot grease or potato peelings. But sooner or later, every drain will develop a clog.

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What You Should Know About Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, February 19th, 2018

kitchen-sink-faucetYour garbage disposal provides a way for you to not have to think about the food waste you put into the sink. Because of that, we don’t blame you for not spending much time thinking about the inner workings of your garbage disposal. However, there are some things we think any responsible garbage disposal owner should know if they want to prevent repairs and drain clogs.

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Clogged Drains: What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Do

Monday, November 27th, 2017

electric-auger-drainOne of the most frustrating things a homeowner deals with is when a fixture or sink in the home is not draining properly. You may be simply brushing your teeth, when suddenly you have to deal with a sink that will not drain. You might just be taking a morning shower when suddenly it looks more like you’re taking a bath.

While you are likely looking for a quick solution, this might not always be the best idea. Today, we detail the best solutions, quick ones and professional ones, and what you shouldn’t do when your drains are clogged.

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