Plumbing Tips

Water Pressure

Water Pressure

There’s nothing like coming home after a hard day and relaxing in a long hot shower. But not all showers are created equal. Even if the water’s warm - and stays warm - your shower could still be missing something. If your shower doesn’t have good water pressure, you...

Preventing Hard Water Stains

Preventing Hard Water Stains

One of the most common complaints about tap water in West Texas is that it’s “hard water”. That means various minerals seep into the flow while it’s on its way to your faucet, which slightly alters the water’s molecular structure. While “hard water” isn’t necessarily...

Making Sure Your Plumbing Survives The Holidays

Making Sure Your Plumbing Survives The Holidays

Thanksgiving is over! But with the holidays in full swing, plenty more feasts are still to come. Did you know the day after Thanksgiving is typically the busiest day of the year for plumbers? In this post, we’ll explain how to prevent a back-up after any of your...

Gas Line Inspections

Gas Line Inspections

Does your home use gas or electricity? If you don’t know for sure, don’t worry - many homeowners know just enough to hit the switch and have the lights come on. Here in West Texas, natural gas is a part of our lifeblood. If it’s how you heat your home, cook meals, or...

How Long Will My Plumbing Last?

How Long Will My Plumbing Last?

Nothing lasts forever. Everything has a lifespan. It’s a reality that the earth is always aging. At some point, everything needs to be replaced…including your plumbing fixtures. But how long should they last? In this post, we’ll take a closer look, and even offer some...

When To Replace Your Pipes

When To Replace Your Pipes

In the last blog, we explored some questions regarding how long pipes are supposed to last. The types of pipes used in your home can have a significant impact on how long they’re predicted to last. Visit the previous blog for details! We also talked about opportune...

How Long Do Plumbing Fixtures Last?

How Long Do Plumbing Fixtures Last?

You live in a brand new house. Or it’s 10 years old. Or it’s 20 years old. Or it’s 50 years old. You’ve made some cosmetic upgrades over the years, but have been putting off any major plumbing work. Is now the right time? Let’s take a look. AVOIDING DISASTER Some...

Preparing Your Plumbing For Cold Weather

Preparing Your Plumbing For Cold Weather

It's still hot here in Texas, but you have to admit, it is a little cooler. And while we aren't exactly in the Great White North, we all know that it gets cold, even in Texas. At least a few times every winter, the temperature will get down below freezing. If you're...

Get Leaks Out of the Way Quickly

Get Leaks Out of the Way Quickly

Leaks in the home are a hidden danger. About 10% of homes in the United States have leaks that can waste 90 gallons a day—or more. The unfortunate truth is that wasting water is becoming a bigger and bigger problem in various parts of the world, not just the United...