Category: Plumbing

How To Turn Off Your Water Heater

It might not seem like something as basic as turning off a water heater would be difficult. Many homeowners find themselves scratching their heads when trying to figure out what valves to turn! And because it varies based on whether your system is gas or electric, it can take a few extra steps to make […]

Written by on June 7, 2021

The Pros & Cons of a Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters can be an excellent option to provide ample hot water for your household while creating a more energy-efficient home. Here are the pros and cons of a tankless water heater to help you decide it is the right solution for you. Pros of a Tankless Water Heater Instant hot water: Once the […]

Written by on May 5, 2021

Prevent Scalds From Uncontrolled Water Heater

Scalding injuries are a common occurrence in the home, and they can be caused by many things: hot liquids, steam, and even hot objects like cooking utensils. These injuries can happen to anyone at any time, but they can be prevented with simple tips. If you’re concerned about scalding risks in your home, the local […]

Written by on March 9, 2021

Why Does My Hot Water Run Out So Quickly?

You know the scenario. You wake up in the morning, turn on the shower and your water is frigid cold. You stand there shivering waiting for it to heat up and it seems to take forever. Or maybe it’s just you. Maybe you’re last in line and the rest of your family has enjoyed a […]

Written by on February 9, 2021

Toilet Running All The Time Causes & Solutions

For many people, the toilet is a source of joy. It provides a moment of peace and quiet in the midst of a busy day, and it can be a place where you can truly feel at home. But for some people, the toilet causes more trouble than relaxation. Running toilets are one of the […]

Written by on January 6, 2021

Burst Pipe Prevention in Winter

Burst pipes are often the cause of water damage, which can be a hassle to deal with in the winter. If you’ve ever had to deal with burst pipes and the resulting water damage, you know that it’s not just a minor inconvenience—it can be a big headache. In this article, repiping specialists in Winchester […]

Written by on December 8, 2020

Can You Really Unclog A Drain with Cola?

Drains clog all the time, but how do you unclog them? Clogged drains are a common household nuisance that can disrupt our daily routines and cause frustration.  Over time, numerous myths and remedies have emerged, with one popular belief suggesting that Cola can effectively unclog drains. But is cola a good drain clog remover? In […]

Written by on November 9, 2020

10 Awesome Plumbing Hacks

Calling the pros for every plumbing issue in your home is time-consuming and costly. Now, don’t get us wrong: We love helping our Winchester plumbing customers with problems big and small! But if you’re feeling empowered to DIY your simple plumbing issues, we’re here to help you do that, too. From regular maintenance to clogs […]

Written by on October 7, 2020

4 Main Causes of Sewer Damage

There’s no delicate way to talk about sewage. Sewage problems are just… gross. Ever smelled backed-up sewer pipes? Ugh. Worse yet: Ever had sewer water actually back up into your shower or spill out onto the floor? Barf.  Without a proper waste disposal system, you can experience a whole host of issues: spreading diseases, mold […]

Written by on September 8, 2020