Experts Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Archive for October, 2017

Slab Leaks Are Serious Trouble

Monday, October 30th, 2017

leaking-pipeWhat would you guess is the most common problem that homeowners run into with their residential plumbing systems? If you said “leaky pipes,” you’re right. With all of the piping that runs throughout homes, it is a clear testament to the quality of plumbing materials and techniques today that leaks only develop as infrequently as they do. Even so, a leak of some type is more or less inevitable. As we’ll discuss today, not all leaks are created equal.

Case in point: the slab leak. Now, we want to reinforce that there really is no such thing as a “minor” plumbing leak, as even minor leaks can waste a lot of water and wind up costing you a great deal of money over time. Hidden leaks, no matter how “minor,” can also do a lot of water damage to surrounding areas. But a slab leak is a different beast entirely. If you have any reason at all to suspect a slab leak in Carrollwood, FL, contact us right away.

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What Is a Heat Pump Water Heater?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

washing-handsHot water is one of those luxuries that we really just cannot imagine living without. In that sense, hot water is more of a necessity than a luxury. At the very least, it is an entirely reasonable expectation in a modern home. Now, just because hot water is ubiquitous does not mean that it comes for free. You’re going to have to pay to heat the water that you use throughout your home. The good news is that modern water heaters are more efficient than ever.

As efficient as today’s standard tank water heaters and their tankless brethren are, there is one type of water heater that is really setting itself apart in terms of overall energy efficiency. This is the heat pump water. With a heat pump water heater in Dunedin, FL, you can heat all of the water you need for use in your home not only effectively and reliably, but in an affordable manner as well.

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3 Kitchen Plumbing Tips

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

toddler-washing-dishesWhen it comes to residential plumbing systems, the highest concentration of visible plumbing fixtures and components is either in the bathroom or the kitchen. These are certainly the areas where homeowners have the most direct interaction with their plumbing systems. They are also areas where plumbing problems often present themselves, are there is so much plumbing exposed in these areas. Today, we want to provide you with a few tips to keep your kitchen plumbing in Largo, FL functioning properly.

While there are certainly problems that will develop with your plumbing system that are beyond your control, the fact of the matter is that many problems get much worse than they should due to inaction on the part of the homeowner. Sometimes, the problem itself could have been avoided entirely had the homeowner acted with a bit more care. With these kitchen plumbing tips in mind, you can save yourself some serious headaches and inconvenience–and even some money, as well.

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