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

How to Tell if Your Sewer Needs Cleaning

Monday, June 19th, 2017

manhole-coverIt can be difficult to tell when your plumbing system needs professional services, since so much of it is hidden from view. This is especially true for the sewer system, which doesn’t obviously display issues in most cases. If you know what to look for, though, you can identify certain signs that your sewer system needs some help. The most common sewer issues are usually clogs, which can be dealt with using professional cleaning services. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you should look for which indicate that you need sewer cleaning services. (more…)

If You Notice These Symptoms, It’s Time for a Water Softener

Monday, June 5th, 2017

water-handsOne of the most common, and damaging, issues for plumbing systems across the country is lime scale. This is a kind of mineral deposit formed when a surface is exposed to hard water for an extended period of time. Hard water is water that has high calcium and magnesium content. As it flows through the pipes in your home, it deposits small amounts of these minerals inside them. Over time, the lime scale that results will restrict the flow of water through the pipes and cause issues for the plumbing. Your plumbing pipes are not the only place that you can find signs of hard water exposure, though. Have a look at some of the following symptoms that you should install a water softener to deal with your hard water problem.

Over time, the lime scale that results will restrict the flow of water through the pipes and cause issues for the plumbing. Your plumbing pipes are not the only place that you can find signs of hard water exposure, though. Have a look at some of the following symptoms that you should install a water softener to deal with your hard water problem. (more…)