Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Archive for January, 2017

Choosing the Right Water Heater Type for You

Monday, January 30th, 2017

For a fair few decades in the 20th century, the only option for residential water heating was to go with a tank water heater. In fact, that style of water heater was so ubiquitous that it’s probably the first thing you think of when you think about water heaters. That water heater type is still the most popular type in the country, but it’s no longer the only option when you look for a new water heater to install. The most common alternative to tank water heaters is to install a tankless model, which offers its own unique set of advantages.

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What Can Cause Drains to Smell Bad?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

It is probably not news to you to hear that plumbing fixtures can sometimes emit foul odors. Just because it may be a common problem does not mean that it is a problem you should ignore or simply put up with, though. If you want to resolve issues with smelly drains, there are a number of options to consider.

You should also know what might cause smelly drains to develop in the first place, so that you can make any changes possible to avoid the problem in the future. Read on for some more information about why the drains in your home may begin to smell bad. As always, remember to schedule your plumbing services in Bloomington, IL with our team.

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Tips for Spotting a Water Line Leak

Monday, January 9th, 2017

When you have a pipe under a sink that bursts, the flooding of a room is a pretty obvious sign that something is wrong. A lot of plumbing problems don’t wind up being so obvious to spot, though. That is why having some pointers from plumbing professionals is so beneficial.

In addition to all of the pipes in your home that distribute water to all of your different fixtures and appliances, there is a main water line on your property that brings water into your home to begin with. If a leak develops in this water line, you may not notice right away. You’ll wish that you had, though, because it can lead to some pretty serious problems.

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Why Is My Water Pressure So Low?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

There is no denying how annoying it is to turn on the faucet or try to take a shower, only to realize that your water pressure just is not what it should be. There are many potential causes of low water pressure. If you have issues with subpar water pressure, it’s best to contact a professional plumber in Bloomington, IL immediately.

As is the case with most plumbing problems, ignoring your low water pressure could result in more serious related issues. Call our number and get your water pressure back on track. You deserve a quality performance from your plumbing system, as well as your peace of mind.

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