Summer Fun & Function: A Simple Look at Outdoor Faucets

Summer Fun & Function: A Simple Look at Outdoor Faucets
By Mike's Plumbing on 5/1/2020 |

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!

What to Do with a Leaky Tub

What to Do with a Leaky Tub
By Mike's Plumbing on 3/30/2020 | rot, mildew, plumbing, plumbing emergency, Leaky Tub

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.

A Quick Guide: Toilet Problems

A Quick Guide: Toilet Problems
By Kyle Hovanec on 2/3/2020 | clogs, bathroom, Plumber, indiana plumber, toilet, common plumbing problems, nwi plumber, common toilet problems, plumbing

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.

Call a Plumber for that Leaky Faucet: Here’s Why

Call a Plumber for that Leaky Faucet: Here’s Why
By Mike's Plumbing on 2/1/2020 | Faucet

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).

5 Key Benefits of Hiring a Plumber

5 Key Benefits of Hiring a Plumber
By Mike's Plumbing on 1/7/2020 | Plumber

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.

Winterizing Pipes: A Guide

Winterizing Pipes: A Guide
By Mike's Plumbing on 11/1/2019 |

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.

5 Reasons Why Your Sink Keeps Clogging

5 Reasons Why Your Sink Keeps Clogging
By Mike's Plumbing on 10/18/2019 | Sink

A clogged sink is maddening…especially when it keeps happening! You’ve been pouring your grandma’s baking soda clog recipe and store-bought drain cleaner down the sink. You’ve even snaked it.

Save the Planet & Your Wallet: All You Need to Know About Low Flowing Water

Save the Planet & Your Wallet: All You Need to Know About Low Flowing Water
By Mike's Plumbing on 9/18/2019 |

What exactly is low flowing water? How much water does low-flow save? The answers might surprise you.

5 Clever Ways to Prevent Drain Clogs

5 Clever Ways to Prevent Drain Clogs
By Mike's Plumbing on 8/14/2019 |

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.

Plumbing Emergencies

Plumbing Emergencies
By Mike's Plumbing on 7/2/2019 |

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

Buying a New Home
By Mike's Plumbing on 5/14/2018 |

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.

Google's Most Asked Plumbing Questions

Google's Most Asked Plumbing Questions
By Mike's Plumbing on 4/23/2018 |

With today’s blog, we took to Google’s top 3 “Why” plumbing questions and decided to tackle the answers in one place for you.