In many areas where water is hard, water softeners are used extensively. Hard water is what you call water that has a high concentration of dissolved calcium, magnesium and other minerals. Plumbing service providers are very familiar with hard water and the nuisance it can be.
Water heater tanks are built for longevity. However, sediment from minerals and particulates in your water supply can accumulate over time. Failure to remove this sediment can cause a range of problems, like odd noises, leaks and cold showers — which can then shorten the lifespan of your water heater.
Simply put, your homeowner’s insurance can cover sudden plumbing damage. However, if a pipe has already been leaking for some time, the insurance will no longer be able to cover the cost of fixing it. With most insurance policies, any damage resulting from poor maintenance is left off the coverage. To give you a better […]
Understanding how your household consumes water has many long-term benefits. In addition to avoiding wasting water, it also helps you make informed decisions about upgrades and even save on your annual utility costs. As your local plumbing services provider, A-1 Comfort Care Heating, Cooling and Plumbing shares an overview of how the average household consumes […]
Water hammer noises are unpleasant and a cause for worry. The thumping and pounding after running a faucet could be a signal for repairs. How do water hammer noises develop? You’ll need a better grasp of what causes those hammering and gurgling sounds to understand the repairs they require.