Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Archive for February, 2016

How to Make Your Garbage Disposal Last Longer

Monday, February 29th, 2016

People have a tendency to think of their garbage disposals as invincible, but if you’ve had a garbage disposal for long enough you know this isn’t true. Garbage disposals are just as vulnerable to issues as any other system, and if they aren’t properly taken care of they can break down far sooner than they normally would. If you want your garbage disposal to last as long as possible, you should follow the advice below. (more…)

How Can I Tell When I Need Drain Cleaning?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

The drains in your home serve a very important purpose, as the connection point between your plumbing and sewer system. If you want your home to continue disposing of waste in a convenient and sanitary manner, it’s a good idea to make sure that your drains remain in good condition. One of the ways to do that is make sure that you get your drains cleaned on a regular basis. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can tell that your drain needs professional cleaning services. (more…)

Signs That You Need Plumbing Repairs

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Plumbing issues are among the most obnoxious that can afflict the various systems in your home. The primary reason for this is that they are so difficult to detect that by the time you’ve noticed that there’s a problem, your system may have already suffered damage. Most plumbing problems can only be caught early by close professional examination. If you know what to look for, though, there are a couple signs that could indicate a need for repairs. Let’s take a look at some of those warning signs now. (more…)

Call for Water Line Repairs if You Notice These Symptoms

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Your water line is the pipe that provides your home with all of its fresh water, whether it’s from a well or a municipal water main. So it’s a pretty good idea to make sure that the water line remains in good condition if you want to maintain your access to fresh water. Water lines are designed to be resilient, with many lasting up to a century without much maintenance. However, they can still develop problems that can shorten their lifespans considerably. Read on to find out more about when to call for water line repairs. (more…)

How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Water heaters are incredibly sturdy systems. Most are built to operate near-constantly, from the time they are installed onward, to maintain a standing supply off hot water at a moment’s notice. Despite this resilience, however, water heaters don’t last nearly as long if they aren’t properly taken care of. If you want your water heater to last as long as possible, so that you can get the best return on your investment, there are some steps you’ll need to take. Read on to find out how to get the most out of your water heater. (more…)