Be Careful Of What You Flush

According to multiple reports, there is a crisis brewing in sewer systems around the country due to the common practice of flushing baby wipes and other foreign objects down toilets. The result is millions of dollars worth of equipment damage in some of the nation’s largest cities. Toilets and septic systems are designed to only process …

4 Reasons Why Drain Clogs Happen

Drain clogs are a basic fact of life in plumbing. Any home can take steps to prevent them—in fact, this post will talk about that a bit—but avoiding them all the time just isn’t possible. So much material can go down the drains in a home that may lead to stopping them up that we …

Three Indications It May Be Time For A Re-Pipe

Is your bathroom starting to look old and worn? Here are three signs that it might be time to spruce things up: Water quality issues. Is your water rust-colored, or does it smell strange? This is very likely a sign that it’s time for replacement bathroom plumbing. Sometimes, over time, certain parts in your plumbing can corrode …

Best Plumber For Plumbing Leaks in Las Vegas

Paul Andrews at Andrews Plumbing and Repair knows plumbing leaks can be a big problem. You can face high water bills and they can also boost a room’s moisture level. Higher moisture in a room may lead to mold growth among other structural problems. Let us not forget leaks can contribute to early deterioration of …

Warning Signs of a Damaged Main Water Line

Main water line replacement comes with accompanying signs. A lot can go wrong with your plumbing, and there are several factors such as time, use, and weather conditions that can wear down your main water line over time. Every day your plumbing endures a lot, and just like the pipes and drains in your house, …

Could your home have hidden leaks?

There are several places in homes where plumbing leaks start slowly and work their way up to major repairs due to water damage.  We often don’t think about the areas that we cannot see.  Things like faucets and shower head leaks are easy to spot and fix.  Here are a few common places that plumbing …

Plumbing problems and check ups

  Everybody hates having a plumbing emergency in the middle of the night. We feel a wall of dread and anxiety when we discover a leak in the middle of the night or when we start getting ready for the work. Staring at a toilet that spins and spins yet doesn’t actually flush, or turning …

Do you feed your plumbing Citrus?

Citrus fruits are a very popular scent for cleansers. Especially for the kitchen in your home.  The nice, crisp, clean scent can make a kitchen feel clean and fresh; there are specialized household cleaners that tend to smell like citrus fruits – everything from oven cleaners to drain cleanser. The scent of lemons and oranges …

Is It Time to replace the Water Heater?

  If your water heater has stopped working, you may be considering replacing it. Before you decide to replace your water heater, check to see if it has sediment that may need to be flushed.  Check the heating element to see if it needs replacing.  Also make sure that the thermostat is in good working …