A grease trap is a receptacle into which wastewater flows before entering the drainage system. It’s responsible for intercepting most greases, fats and solids while allowing water to proceed through. In this post, a trusted plumbing and radiant heating contractor discusses the importance of grease traps, especially in commercial kitchens.Read more
Have you ever noticed white or brown stains around your faucets and bathroom fixtures? These are mineral deposits caused by hard water, which can cause clogs and make cleaning difficult if not addressed properly. Our water and radiant heating specialists at Countryside Plumbing & Heating share their insight on how to deal with them here.Read more
Is tap water safe to use if there’s some discoloration? It depends on the cause, and the color can give you an idea of what’s causing it.
Here’s an overview of the usual suspects behind water discoloration:Read more
Knowing how to shut off your home’s main water supply is just as important as knowing how to reset a circuit breaker, particularly in situations that require an appointment with an emergency plumber. Here Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc., discusses how to locate your home’s main water shut-off valve and why this is important.Read more
As with dripping water from air conditioning units, you should never overlook a water leak coming from your water heater. What seems like a minor issue now can actually become a major headache later on, leaving your home vulnerable to water damage and mold formation. But how exactly do you deal with a leaking water heater? A premier plumbing and HVAC company in the area, Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc. shares what to do here.
You don’t have to search for plumbing, air conditioning or furnace prices to know that replacing these units in your home can be expensive. Even having someone over to do repairs can be just as costly. While there are certainly problems that are out of your control, surprisingly a lot of common technical calls to the local plumber are made by homeowners who believe some widespread but dangerous plumbing myths.Read more
Have you noticed orange or yellow beads in the toilet, sink or bathtub? While not exactly toxic or harmful when handled, these beads will cause problems with your plumbing if overlooked. Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc., the leading provider of high efficiency furnace systems, expounds on resin beads, what they do and how to get rid of them here.Read more
Low water pressure is one of the most frustrating problems for homeowners, especially those with upper-story homes. In this post, Countryside shares tips on how to determine if your problems with low water pressure indicate a plumbing problem, and when to search online for “plumbing and A/C repair near me”.
A heat pump is an energy-efficient way to control your home’s indoor temperature. In fact, you can save up to 50% on your utility bills with the right size and type of heat pump compared to more traditional heating and cooling units. Its dual function is also a huge draw for most homeowners, working as either a heater and a cooler, depending on the season’s demands. Read more