Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Archive for May, 2017

Signs That You Need a New Water Heater

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

tank-water-heaterAssuming you take proper care of your water heater, you can get quite a few years of service out of it. All systems need to be replaced eventually, though. If your water heater is getting towards the end of its life, it’s important that you be able to recognize it. The faster you can tell that your home is in need of a new water heater, the faster you can replace your old one. You don’t want to be surprised by your water heater suddenly failing on you. Have a look at the following signs that you need to install a new water heater. (more…)

What’s the Point of Professional Drain Cleaning Services?

Monday, May 8th, 2017

drain-pipeWhen most people realize that they have a drain clog, they don’t pick up the phone and call a professional plumber. They should, though, which we’ll get to in a minute. Instead, most people will dig a jug of store-bought drain cleaner out from under the sink and pour it down the drain.

This will often work, and if it doesn’t the homeowner will likely call for professional drain cleaning services. However, using those cleaners comes with a pretty steep long-term cost. Keep reading to find out why you should avoid store-bought cleaners at all costs, and use a professional instead. (more…)