Seeing hard water deposits on your bathroom and kitchen fixtures isn’t appealing to many homeowners. They might not be bothering you yet, but if the deposits aren’t properly cleaned now, they’ll be more difficult to remove later on. As a leading plumbing service contractor, A-1 Comfort Care explains their causes and how you can address them in […]
Water discoloration is a serious problem that many homeowners have to deal with. However, the proper solution to this issue can vary depending on what’s causing the problem. Here our local plumbing services experts talk about the common causes of water discoloration and what can be done to address the issue.
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 […]