Why Your Water Heater Runs Out of Hot Water Quickly

There is arguably almost nothing worse than climbing into the tub or shower only to find that you are getting only luke warm or cold water as a result of a broken or malfunctioning water heater.  When the water is luke warm, you might jump in quick hoping to beat the clock by getting a […]

What is a Pressure Relief Valve and Why is Mine Leaking?

That little puddle of water around the water heater has you worried.   It doesn’t seem to get bigger and sometimes it looks like it’s altogether disappeared.  But then there’s that tell-tale stain on the floor that reminds you of the history of water puddles. Problem with the Pressure Relief Valve When you have the symptoms […]

Complete Guide on Finding & Hiring the Best Plumbing Company

1. Plumbing Quote Over the Phone We get asked many times for quotes on everything from garbage disposers to faucets by people who are “shopping” over the internet or phone.  We would rate this as the number one mistake folks make when evaluating a plumbing contractor to hire to install a garbage disposer, faucet or […]

What to Do If You Smell a Gas Leak

Gas is nothing to mess around with.  That’s why your gas supplier adds a very strong odor enhancer to your natural gas and propane to insure you can detect a leak before it’s too late. Here’s what to do if you smell gas.   1) Call the Gas Supplier If using a cell phone, go outdoors […]

Repairing Today’s Water Heaters

The Evolution of Water Heaters If you are having problems with your water heater, join the crowd.  Water heaters have quickly evolved over the last 10-12 years due to increased government regulation for fuel efficiency and safety.  In “the old days” when your water heater stopped working, (barring a cracked tank) there were only a […]