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Simple Steps to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

Monday, November 14 2016 10:20 AM
Categorized In Plumbing
Frozen pipes are something homeowners in Kansas have to be prepared for, due to the freezing winter weather. When frozen water lines burst, they can quickly cause flooding and expensive water damage to your home. Here are some easy preventive measures you can take to help minimize the risk.   Unhook the Garden Hose A fro… Read Article

How to Become a Professional Plumber

Monday, July 11 2016 3:18 PM
Categorized In Plumbing
The plumbing trade is a popular career choice, and it’s no wonder...even in a slow economy, people always need plumbing services! This means, though, that getting into the profession is increasingly competitive, and early preparation can be key. While the requirements for becoming a professional plumber vary by state, he… Read Article

How to Prevent Frozen Pipe Bursting

Thursday, January 21 2016 9:34 AM
Categorized In Plumbing
Even during mild years, winter in Kansas usually means bitter cold and harsh winds. Freezing temperatures can cause unprotected water lines to freeze, creating a big mess and costly damage if they burst. Fortunately, there are a few easy ways you can protect your pipes and prevent a catastrophe. What Causes Pipes to Burst? … Read Article

Signs Your Water Heater is Failing

Friday, December 11 2015 4:03 PM
Categorized In Plumbing
Having your water heater go out on you is an inconvenience no one wants to deal with, but eventually it will happen. Most people don’t know what signs to look for when a water heater is failing, so here are four ways to determine whether or not your water heater is on its last legs. Old Water Heaters You should be aware… Read Article

Holiday Plumbing Tips

Wednesday, December 9 2015 2:55 PM
Categorized In Plumbing
This holiday season you’ll be gathering with friends and family at various gatherings and parties to share in the spirit of the season. But with the rise in large groups of people celebrating together in one place, this is also a time of year when there is added pressure on your plumbing system and, as a result, emergency… Read Article

How to Prepare Your Plumbing for Winter

Monday, October 26 2015 12:45 PM
Categorized In Plumbing
Winter in Kansas can bring frigid temperatures and high winds, both of which can cause big problems for unprotected water pipes. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to prevent costly damage from a burst pipe. 1. Winterize outside faucets. Since they’re exposed to the elements, this is an especially important… Read Article

Why is the Water from My Faucet a Strange Color?

Wednesday, May 6 2015 11:46 AM
Categorized In Plumbing
If the water from your faucets is coming out in funny colors, it can be an unsettling experience - especially if you're getting ready to cook or use the bathtub or shower. There are a variety of reasons this could be happening, and not all issues require service but some issues will. Here is a summary of why your water may have… Read Article

Test Your Sump Pump

Monday, March 2 2015 10:00 AM
Categorized In Plumbing
Spring is almost here, and in south central Kansas, that often means rain. That’s why you should test your sump pump now, and then every month or two through summer and fall. What Does a Sump Pump Do? Many homes use sump pumps to prevent ground water from getting into the basement or crawl space. Extra water can build u… Read Article

Slow Water from your Faucet? Clean the Aerator.

Wednesday, January 28 2015 3:51 PM
Categorized In Plumbing
If you’ve noticed the water running out of your faucet or shower head has slowed to a trickle, a blocked aerator could be to blame. Fortunately, unclogging it is a simple fix. What is a Faucet Aerator? A faucet aerator is at the end of your water faucet. It adds air to your water to reduce splash and reduce th… Read Article