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

Signs That You Need to Schedule Hydro Jetting

Monday, March 28th, 2016

The drain and sewer system in your home serves an important purpose: disposing of waste in a quick and sanitary manner. Like all systems, though, the drain and sewer system in your home will experience issues over time if it isn’t properly taken care of. One of the best ways that you can take care of your drain and sewer system is to schedule hydro jetting services. Let’s take a look at hydro jetting, and how to tell when you need to schedule it. (more…)

Watch Out for These Water Heater Issues

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Water heaters are among the hardest working appliances in homes. Hot water is used multiple times a day, all year round, and most water heaters don’t even turn off. Standard tank water heaters, which most people have, are on at all times in order to maintain a standing supply of hot water. This leads to a lot of wear on the system, as you might imagine. As with all systems, quick response is vital to ensuring that any problems don’t cause too much damage to your water heater. Let’s take a look at some issues that you should watch out for, and when to call for repairs. (more…)

Consider Installing a Sump Pump This Spring

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Spring is here, and flooding is a very real possibility for homes across the state. Even if you don’t necessarily have to worry about your entire home being flooded this season, there may still be specific areas that are susceptible to water damage. Basements and crawl spaces have a tendency to flood during spring, resulting in thousands of dollars in water damage costs. If you want to protect these areas of your home from flooding, consider installing a sump pump. Read on to find out more about sump pumps, and how they can protect your home. (more…)

When to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last quite a long time, but they’re also put under a lot of stress throughout their lives. Every time you use hot water, which is probably multiple times a day, you’re making use of your water heater. That translates to a lot of wear and tear on the system. Eventually, even the best-maintained water heater will break down for good. Since you probably don’t want your water heater to suddenly break down on you, it’s important that you be aware of the various signs that it’s time to install a new system. Let’s take a look at some of those signs now. (more…)