Plumbing Tips

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...

Simple Plumbing Problems And Their Fixes

Simple Plumbing Problems And Their Fixes

Plumbing leaks create many headaches and pocketbook aches for homeowners. It’s important to conserve water. Not only does faulty plumbing waste water, so does a simple leaky faucet. According to the EPA, a leaky faucet can waste over 3,000 of water per year. You may...

Water Leak Repair Tips for New Homeowners

Water Leak Repair Tips for New Homeowners

Water leakage is a popular phenomenon that homeowners have to deal with. Given that it can be caused by a number of problems, it is important to understand the issue. In most cases, leaks are caused by an old water piping system. In such cases, proper assessment is...