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Is Plumbing A Good Career?

Is Plumbing A Good Career?

With college tuition rising and most students going into thousands of dollars of debt just to get a degree that doesn’t land a well-paying, relevant career afterwards, many people are wondering whether going to a four-year university is even worth it.

What Are the Risks of Hiring An Unlicensed Plumber?

What Are the Risks of Hiring An Unlicensed Plumber?

Your toilet is draining slowing or you can’t figure out how to remove a stuck angle valve, so you decide to quickly hire someone who knows a bit about plumbing but doesn’t have a license because they’re available and cheap.

You think, “What’s the worst thing that could happen?”

Actually, a lot of terrible things can result from this hasty decision.

New Improvements to Tools Your Plumber Should Know

New Improvements to Tools Your Plumber Should Know

During recent years, innovations in plumbing have brought about not only better methods, but also more effective tools. In this blog, we’ll dive into plumbing improvements that can make your life easier and safer as a homeowner.

One of the biggest changes in the plumbing industry is that professionals now tend to avoid soldering and instead focus on using the ProPress tool and making PEX crimp connections.

How Recent Plumbing Innovations Can Make Your Life Easier

How Recent Plumbing Innovations Can Make Your Life Easier

As technology advances, so do innovations in the plumbing industry. From water conservation and better insulated water heaters to touchless toilets and faucets, these changes can make every homeowner’s life easier and end up saving you money.

 
Modern toilets and dishwashers conserve more water
A lot of the water we use comes from things in the bathroom -- the shower, sink, and toilet.

Water Heaters: Do’s and Don’ts You Need to Know

Water Heaters: Do’s and Don’ts You Need to Know

As a few more cold winter months approach, having a water heater that works properly is crucial to keeping you comfortable until warmer weather rolls around. Making sure your water heater is regularly drained, working efficiently, and up-to-date with new water heater regulations is important for protecting your house and family.

Failing to Prep Crawl Spaces for Winter can Cause a Flood

Already missing those summerlike autumn days? We are too.

Although it seemed like it might never get colder in the Greater Richmond area, temperatures are finally dropping. With the changing weather comes potential complications in plumbing systems. Unfortunately, our homes are vulnerable to damage if we don’t prep our pipes for the winter months.

How to Fix an Outside Spigot Leak

Even though the spigot leak is outside, it’s crucial to fix because it can eventually waste a ton of water and damage the foundation of your house. Whether the spigot is leaking when the water is turned on or off, fixing the problem turns out to be pretty simple.

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How long does it take to re-pipe my plumbing?

Depending on different factors, it could take anywhere from two days to a week to re-pipe one bathroom. Having over 30 years of plumbing experience, you can trust we will do the job right and in a timely fashion. Be prepared to answer the following questions: what story is the bathroom located? What types of flooring and walls do you have in the bathroom? What would be the length of the new pipe in the bathroom? Is it easy to access where the new pipe will be installed? What type of pipe do you want to put in? Is there drywall or paint that will need fixing after we re-pipe?
The way we re-pipe will depend on how your home was built.