Author Archives: weilhammerplumbing

Common Sump Pump Issues With Melting Snow

Now that the outdoor temperatures are fluctuating more and more, the snow accumulation is not sticking around as long. Everywhere you look, pavements, lawns, and more are soaking wet as if a long storm just passed through; but really, all … Continue reading

Posted in Sump Pump Repair | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Common Sump Pump Issues With Melting Snow

Deciding Between a Single-Tank and Twin Tank Water Softener

When it comes time to purchase a new water softener, you will be faced with an endless selection of sizes, features, upgrades, and additions. Before diving into the market, it helps to review some common water conditioning terminology for help … Continue reading

Posted in Water Softeners | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Deciding Between a Single-Tank and Twin Tank Water Softener

Do I Choose PVC Piping or CPVC Piping?

Whether you are replacing your plumbing, as talked about in last week’s blog, or you are building a new home from the ground up, at some point you will be faced with the decision of choosing your plumbing materials. When … Continue reading

Posted in Plumbing Pipes | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Do I Choose PVC Piping or CPVC Piping?

Should I Replace My Home Plumbing System?

If your home is decades old, or you have owned your home for more than a decade, it may be time to have the plumbing system replaced. Fortunately, innovative advancements in the industry now provide easier, quicker, and cost-effective options … Continue reading

Posted in Plumbing Pipes | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Should I Replace My Home Plumbing System?

How to Fix a Slow Draining Sink

One of the most common plumbing problems is a slow draining sink. Although common and quite obnoxious, you’ll be happy to discover that this issue is relatively easy to fix. Even with little to no handiwork experience, it is very … Continue reading

Posted in Clogged Drains | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on How to Fix a Slow Draining Sink

Top Plumber Scams and How to Avoid Them

Learn how to protect yourself from unethical plumbers and building contractors! Continue reading

Posted in Plumbing Service | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Top Plumber Scams and How to Avoid Them

What is the Point of a Tankless Water Heater?

If you are on the market for a new water heater, you will soon discover that there is more than one option to choose from. Hot water heaters come in a plethora of make and models, as well as, brands, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What is the Point of a Tankless Water Heater?

A Quick Guide to Using Plumbers Thread Seal Tape

The difficulty with plumber’s thread seal tape is not figuring out how to use it, but rather, where to find it! Doesn’t it always seems like that roll of plumber’s tape is always missing? Well, once you do finally remember … Continue reading

Posted in Plumbing Service | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Quick Guide to Using Plumbers Thread Seal Tape

The Average Lifespan of Common Plumbing Pipe Materials

At some point along the way of owning a house or building, you will have you ask yourself a very important question, which is “Do I need to replace the plumbing?” Regardless of a property’s intended use, the plumbing is … Continue reading

Posted in Plumbing Pipes | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Average Lifespan of Common Plumbing Pipe Materials

3 Household Plumbing Repairs You Should Know How to Do

Whether a home owner or renter, it is wise for you to know how to repair common plumbing mishaps and defects. Not only will this save you valuable time and money, it will give you a sense of security knowing … Continue reading

Posted in Plumbing Repair | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on 3 Household Plumbing Repairs You Should Know How to Do