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

How Often Do I Need to Repipe My Home?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Most homes in the past few decades have been built with copper pipes. These pipes are quite sturdy, and can last over 50 years under the right circumstances. When they do develop problems, they can often be resolved without having to replace the entire system. There are some times, though, when you just need to tear the whole thing out and install a new pipe network. Read on to find out when you need to repipe your entire home. (more…)

Different Water Treatment Systems That can Help You

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Before the water you use every day is piped into your home, it is first put through a pretty extensive treatment process by your city. This treatment process is effective at removing the majority of dangerous materials that are found in natural water. However, it is not 100% effective. There will always be some levels of harmful materials that make it into the home, which is why it’s a good idea to have a water treatment system installed. Let’s take a look at some of the different water treatment systems that can help you. (more…)

The Benefits of Pipe Inspection

Monday, August 15th, 2016

The vast majority of your home’s plumbing system is probably hidden from view, by design. It wouldn’t do to go tripping over plumbing pipes every few steps you took, after all. However, this presents a bit of a problem when it comes to detecting issues that need fixing in your plumbing system. How do you accurately find issues in your plumbing system if most of it is buried in the walls? Read on to find out. (more…)

How to Tell if Your Water Line is in Trouble

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Your water line is without a doubt the most important part of your plumbing system, responsible for transporting all the water that you use into your home. The line stretches from the city’s water main (or your well, if you use one) under your property, up through your slab, and into your plumbing system. If the water line is malfunctioning, your entire plumbing system is in trouble. So, responding to problems quickly is very important for preserving the health of the system. Read on to find out how to tell if your water line is in trouble. (more…)

The Dangers of Pinhole Leaks

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Plumbing problems are almost always difficult to detect before they cause quite a bit of damage. If you know what you’re looking for though, you can almost always find some warning sign that you have a problem with your plumbing. That is, except for pinhole leaks. Read on to find out more about pinhole leaks, and the major threat they pose to your plumbing system. (more…)