Common Reasons for Commercial Plumbing Service Calls

While every commercial building has its own unique set of plumbing requirements, plumbing issues aren’t as unique. In today’s post, a local plumber and provider of electric heaters, Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc., shares the common reasons for commercial plumbing service calls.

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Cleaning & Preventing Hard Water/Limescale Buildup

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.

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The Usual Suspects Behind Water Discoloration

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:

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How to Locate & Operate Your Main Water Shut-Off Valve

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. 

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Dealing With Water Heater Leaks

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.

 

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Plumbing Myths That Can Harm Your Pipes

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.

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Dealing with Resin Bead Clogs

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.

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Does Poor Water Pressure Indicate a Plumbing Problem?

 

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”.

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An Overview of Heat Pump Types

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

4 Common Causes of Dripping Water Noises

Dripping water noises are almost always a cause for alarm, as it could add up to a significant amount of wasted water, not to mention it can be extremely annoying especially during the quiet early morning hours. There’s a good chance that you’ll need to call for plumbing or air conditioning services if the source turns out to be one of the following. Read more