It’s Time To Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets and Valves

Just like medicine, prevention is the name of the game in plumbing, and in home ownership, to prevent costly problems. If you are an Arizona homeowner and are worried about freezing pipes, very simple precautions can save time and money. We’ll look into why you need to protect your faucets and valves and how to do it, so the residual water left in the water line won’t freeze and then cause a pipe to burst and ultimately start filling your home up with water in all the wrong places. To prevent this, it is necessary to winterize outdoor faucets and valves.

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Slab Leak Repair Service: What To Expect

Are you worried you have a leak under your flooring? If you think you might need plumbing service for a slab leak repair, you will want to know exactly what to expect. Does this mean a dozen workers are going to need to be in your home for days? Is this going to add another zero to my mortgage? These are the concerns that can invade your mind when you think you might have a leak beneath your home. Let us help ease some of your concerns while sharing the information you need to know.

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How to Hire the Right Plumber

As anyone who has had a plumbing issue knows all too well, plumbing is a very important part of your home and you need to know how to hire the right plumber. Hiring a plumber seems like a simple matter, but when you take into account the horror stories of hiring unqualified or disreputable plumbers, you may realize that it isn’t that simple. We have some information that may help you avoid the problems and pitfalls of hiring a plumber for your treasured home.  

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How to Prevent Slab Leaks

Slab leaks are leaks in the plumbing beneath the home’s foundation. Most homes are built upon a concrete foundation and that concrete is referred to as the “slab”. A slab leak is a threat to  the home because if it is left too long, it can cause rot and develop the potential to harm the whole house. Ideally, you need to know how to prevent slab leaks rather than waiting for a problem to arise and then having to deal with a full blown problem.

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Checking For Slab Leak Signs

Most homes in the Phoenix Valley have post tension concrete slabs for foundations. The USDA survey shows clay soil in the Phoenix area that has a tendency to expand and contract particularly during our monsoon summer rains and a reinforced slab helps prevent the foundation from cracking. But that slab also makes a particular type of plumbing problem, slab leaks, very problematic.

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When Should I Replace My Water Heater?

Homeownership comes with a lot of perks, but it can also inspire lots of worries. For example, you may worry about the plumbing, or you may ask yourself, when should I replace my water heater? How can you know if your water heater needs work, or if it is about to blow? Don’t get too worried because we have the information you need to solve any issues you might be having.

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