Pipeworks Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Repair’

Do You Need to Repair or Replace Your Drain?

Monday, September 21st, 2020

You’ve probably heard us talk your ear off about drain clogs and drain cleaning, but what about full-scale drain repair? How can you tell if your drain is damaged? Well, don’t worry. We don’t ask questions that we don’t aim to answer eventually!

Drain repair in Bloomington is a fundamentally different project to complete than drain cleaning. Clogs form naturally over time as homeowners use their drains, but issues that require repair are usually caused by a problem of some sort. Leaks can be caused by chemicals, constant clogging, or age, and at that point you’re better off calling us to have your drain repaired.

Don’t get confused and think that your drain or plumbing system is meant to last forever. Unfortunately, nothing we build lasts forever. Though, when things are repaired effectively by a professional, they can last a heck of a long time!

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How to Protect Yourself from Plumbing Emergencies

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

burst-pipePlumbing emergencies are thankfully pretty rare, but they’re not unheard of. Unfortunately, even one plumbing emergency can cause thousands of dollars’-worth of damage and make your life quite a bit harder in general. You can’t fully prevent problems from occurring, but there are things you can do to protect your home as much as possible. Read the following tips to ensure that plumbing emergencies are few and far between, and that you are prepared for them when they do occur.

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Tips for Keeping Your Plumbing System in the Best Shape Possible

Monday, May 7th, 2018

kitchen-plumbingPlumbing systems may take a long time to develop issues, but when they do they’re often serious. If you don’t want a pipe rupture turning your second floor into a swamp, or lime scale strangling your water pressure throughout the house, you’re going to need to take some proactive steps. By the time you notice that your plumbing system is in trouble, it’s often too late to prevent all of the damage. Follow the tips below to make sure that your plumbing system stays as healthy as possible for as long as possible.

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Keep Your Pipes in Good Condition With These Tips

Monday, April 9th, 2018

kitchen-plumbingPlumbing pipes are selected mainly for their longevity and resistance to issues. Copper piping, which has been the standard in most areas across the country for half a century, can last for decades under the right circumstances. If you want to get as many years as possible out of your plumbing pipes, though, you’re going to need to take certain steps to keep them healthy. Let’s go over some of those steps now.

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How Tell if You Have a Plumbing Leak Before Calling for Repairs

Monday, February 26th, 2018

burst-pipePlumbing leaks are one of the biggest pains for homeowners when it comes to their plumbing systems. They come in a variety of sizes, can afflict many different locations, and are caused by a number of different factors. The one constant with plumbing leaks, however, is that they can cause quite a bit of damage if they are left alone for long enough. That’s why it’s a good idea to have them found and fixed as early as possible.

Professional maintenance and inspection appointments are pretty good about finding and repairing plumbing leaks before they have a chance to get really bad. Still, if you know what to look for you can confirm whether or not your plumbing system has any leaks before calling for repairs.

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Signs You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, August 14th, 2017

plumbing-leakOf all the systems that run through your home, the plumbing system is one of the most important. It’s also one of the most difficult to keep in good condition, at times. When a heater or air conditioner malfunctions, it tends to become fairly obvious in short order. When a plumbing system malfunctions, though, depending on the malfunction, it might not become obvious for months.

By the time you do notice it, it might be too late to prevent much of the damage that problem could cause. The best way to get around this is to schedule preventive maintenance at least once a year. In addition to that, there are a few signs that you can look for to determine if your plumbing system is having issues. One of the most common plumbing problems is leaking. So, let’s look at some of the ways that you can find a leak in your system.

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Tips to Keep Your Plumbing System in the Best Possible Shape

Monday, June 5th, 2017

kitchen-sinkAnswer a question for us, and be honest: When was the last time you thought about your plumbing system without it breaking down on you? Most homeowners don’t devote any thought to their plumbing systems unless they develop some kind of problem. If you want to get the best possible return on investment for your plumbing system, though, you need to take some proactive steps. Read on to find out more about how to keep your plumbing system in the best possible shape.

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