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Hidden Water Leaks

Signs of Hidden Water Leaks

Hidden water leaks can go unnoticed, until you notice a large increase in the water bills. It could either be a pin-hole leak that causes water loss slowly over time, or a sudden leak that causes major water loss.

Damage to property can occur rapidly if the leak is not located and repaired quickly. Foundations can be undermined causing structural issues. Lawns can turn into muddy swamps and pavement can buckle. Continue reading “Hidden Water Leaks”

Benefits Of Tankless Water Heaters

Benefits Of Tankless Water Heaters

Did you realize that your  water heater is the second highest energy using appliance in your home?  A 50-gallon electric water heater will cost about $420 per year.  If you live where electric rates are higher, it will cost you as much as $600 per year.  These “tank type” water heaters consume a lot of that energy keeping the water hot even when you’re not using it, wasting money each year. Now there is a better product available – gas tankless hot water heaters. Continue reading “Benefits Of Tankless Water Heaters”

3 Easy Ways To Maintain Your Water Heater

Water Heater Maintenance in 3 Steps

Water heaters are one of those appliances we rely upon every day. They really are ignored until there is a leak or you run out of hot water.

Whether gas or electric, they are generally very dependable and quiet. Water heaters typically last 10-15 years, but with these 3 simple steps you can extend the life of your water heater even further and save money on costly water heater repairs. Continue reading “3 Easy Ways To Maintain Your Water Heater”

Five Signs You Need To Replace Your Water Heater

Five Signs You Need To Replace Your Water


It is very hard to predict when you will need your water heater replaced. There are certain things to watch for.

By following some simple steps, you can avoid the inconvenience and frustration of a leaking water heater. Here are five signs that a water heater repair just won’t cut it and it is time to replace the entire unit: Continue reading “Five Signs You Need To Replace Your Water Heater”

Frozen Pipes in Elyria

Prevent Frozen Pipes

One of the many winter woes for people living in the Elyria area, іѕ the problem of pipes stuffed with ice; frozen pipes precisely! A seemingly mild plumbing problem, frozen pipes саn cause great damage tо thе house.Aѕ уоu muѕt bе aware, during thе winters thе water іn thе pipes freezes. And whеn water freezes, іt expands. Thіѕ phenomenon causes even thе pipes tо expand, аnd ѕоmеtіmеѕ tо ѕuсh аn extent thаt thе pipes burst. Now ѕоmе people mау take thіѕ аѕ а small concern, whісh іѕ іn fact, nоt one. Continue reading “Frozen Pipes in Elyria”

Clogged Drains in Avon Ohio

Clogged Drains in Avon Ohio

Water nоt draining оut оf thе wash basin, kitchen sink оr bathtub іѕ а bothersome experience fоr one аnd аll. Thіѕ hарреnѕ mаіnlу whеn ѕоmе debris like food particles, oil, dirt, soap аnd hair, blocks thе passage оf water. It mау аlѕо occur аѕ а result оf mineral build uр inside thе drain caused bу hard water. Wе feel absolutely helpless іn ѕuсh а condition. Whаt makes thе problem аll thе more difficult іѕ thаt most оf uѕ do nоt have thе knowledge оf plumbing. Sо, wе tend tо rely оn thе professionals tо clear thе clogged drain pipe. Hоwеvеr, hiring а professional іѕ аn expensive affair. Fоr thаt reason, іn thе following section wе аrе going tо discuss ѕоmе homemade solution tо unclog drain. Continue reading “Clogged Drains in Avon Ohio”

Plumber in Elyria Finds Hidden Water Leaks

Plumber in Elyria Finds Hidden Water Leaks

What I like most about this trade is the satisfaction of saving my client thousands of dollars through the use of high tech equipment and superb training.

One of my top clients in Elyria is Twin Lake Homes. A hidden gem, Twin Lake Homes has the most spectacular manufactured homes in the area. Having premium affordable homes in their arsenal is just the beginning. Continue reading “Plumber in Elyria Finds Hidden Water Leaks”