Outdoor faucets are the cornerstone for yardwork and outside play! They water our grass, clean our cars, fill up the kiddie pool, and more. Your home probably has at least one outdoor faucet. Although they are useful, we might overlook their importance until there is a problem. With summer around the corner, if you have an issue with your outdoor faucet, be sure to call a trusted, local plumber, like Mike’s Plumbing. Fix the issue now and your outdoor faucet will be ready for a summer of fun!
Drip, drop, drip, drop…if you hear this noise coming from your tub, you may as well imagine your money dripping down the drain. Or, perhaps you find a puddle on the floor as you exit the shower. Not only is that bad for your flooring, it is a slip risk.
Is your toilet smelly, leaky, not flushing, or otherwise acting up? There are so many things that can go wrong with a toilet…and none of them are pleasant. When toilets give you problems, your bathroom can become a horror story.
Drip-drop-drippity-drop. We all know that familiar, annoying sound. A leaky faucet is maddening and is a huge waste of money. While there is no way to fully measure the amount of waste, if you estimate that 4,000 drips equate to on liter, you are wasting gallons of water each month with a leaky faucet, (water.usgs.gov).
Before indoor plumbing, life was not as comfortable, clean, and convenient. Indoor plumbing is the system of pipes that supply water in your home. It is something many of us take for granted. We don’t remember a time where we didn’t have the luxury of turning on the faucet whenever we want. However, when something breaks, we realize how important indoor plumbing is in our lives.
Winter is coming! In Indiana, you don’t always know what weather to expect. One thing for certain is that the nights can get extremely cold. It’s a good idea to know about pipes and freezing temperatures. Afterall, your pipes are one of the most important, expensive systems in your home. According to Consumer Reports, damaged pipes from freezing temperatures can cause around $5,000 in damages (consumerreports.org). Here is a guide to keep your pipes from freezing and rupturing this winter.
What exactly is low flowing water? How much water does low-flow save? The answers might surprise you.
Ah! That morning shower. The treasured moment of relaxation before your busy day. When your drain is clogged, and water pools at your feet, your moment is ruined! Stress sets in knowing you’ll need to fix it.
Almost every home will have a plumbing emergency at one point or another. Learning how to handle a plumbing emergency will give you control to protect your home and find the right people to call for help. Mike’s Plumbing is one of your best defenses against home damage, and we can manage just about any situation that happens.
Buying a new home is stressful, scary, and time consuming. There are a lot of details to look at and somethings may be overlooked. But good plumbing is important when it comes to moving in and getting settled so here are a few things you’ll want to look at when looking at potential homes.