Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

3 Things to Look for In a Plumber

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

plumbing-servicesA plumbing service is as important to your home as your mechanic is to your car or your dentist is to your teeth. When problems arise with your plumbing, you need to be sure that the company you call is going to do the job the right way and make sure you don’t have to deal with the same issue again in the future. There are a number of decent plumbing services in the area and only you can determine which one is right for you. There are, however, a few guidelines to look for that can help guide you to the right service. 

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Tools Used by Professional Plumbers

Monday, November 20th, 2017

plumbing-repair-toolsOne of the main reasons to call in a professional plumber (rather than attempt some do-it-yourself work) is the kind of equipment they use: items that are expensive for most homeowners who likely won’t need such equipment more than a handful of times at the most. With winter on its way and issues such as frozen and cracked pipes making professional plumbing calls more common, it’s important to know what kind of service you’re getting with a trained plumber. That includes the kind of equipment they use and the specific ways it helps them solve your plumbing problems faster. We’ve provided a sample list of three tools used by professional plumbers to give you a sense of what we can bring to the table.

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Plan Your Bathroom Plumbing Project

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

bathroom-plumbing-operationThe bathroom is arguably the most important part of your home: the first place you visit when you wake up and the last place you stop before heading to bed. In between, it serves a vital role in cleaning, grooming and toiletry duties, and when something goes wrong with the plumbing, you need to move quickly. Whether it’s a sudden repair job or a long-standing bathroom remodeling project, the results will impact your entire household’s quality of life. That’s why it’s very important to plan your bathroom plumbing project carefully, regardless of the operation involved. Doing so could save you a lot of time, money and concern, as well as ensuring that your bathroom is fully functional at all times.

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Trust a Professional to Fix Clogs and Leaks in Your Kitchen Plumbing

Monday, October 9th, 2017

plumbing-repair-serviceYour kitchen is one of the most important spots in your home: the place where you prepare meals and discuss the events of the day with other family members. Clogs and leaks in the kitchen plumbing – from the sink to the water line to your refrigerator – can bring your whole household screeching to a halt and make basic tasks like cooking dinner difficult at best and impossible at worst.

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The Laundry Scrubber Makes Your Laundry Easier

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

 

home-energy-efficiencyWhen you do the laundry, you want to make sure your clothes are as clean and fresh as they can be. And as much as we might like otherwise, normal means of washing clothes aren’t always optimal as far as that goes. Harsh chemicals in your detergent and hard water in your plumbing will cause your clothes to fade and wear out over time, to say nothing of the costs of detergent which most of us consider a staple of the home.

It doesn’t have to be this way. The Laundry Scrubber provides revolutionary new features that keep your laundry looking clean and fresh without subjecting it to harsh chemicals or similar problems. How does it work? Read on for the answers.

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A Good Plumber Can Prevent Burst Pipes

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Cooler weather has arrived, and the cold days of winter will be here in just a few weeks. Most plumbing services have to deal with frozen pipes and burst pipes on a regular basis throughout the winter. It’s one of the most common plumbing repair calls that homeowners make.

But while our team can respond swiftly and effectively to burst pipes, the best defensive is a good offense when it comes to addressing the issue. That means stopping burst pipes before they start, and now is the perfect time to do so: before the weather gets too cold and the danger becomes too large. A good plumber can help you.

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Water Treatment Systems Solve Serious Plumbing Issues

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

water-filtration-systemsPeople tend to think of plumbing problems in terms of clogs or leaks, which rank among the most common issues with most household plumbing systems. But plumbing problems can also extend to the water itself, and while civic systems usually do a fantastic job of keeping our water clean and potable, no system is perfect. If your home suffers from a recurring problem with its water, a water treatment system can usually solve it quite nicely. It improves the quality of life and prevents you from having to waste money on expensive store-bought water.

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Water Heaters Benefit from Regular Maintenance

Monday, June 5th, 2017

water-heater-maintenanceWater heaters are an integral part of most households, and we’re all accustomed to seeing those tall cylindrical tanks in the basement or in another corner of our homes. Conventional tank water heaters do their jobs very effectively and don’t make a lot of noise while they work, which means it’s very easy to take them for granted.

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William Henderson: Celebrating 40 Years

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

In 1977, our founder William Henderson started a new company, armed with nothing but a dream and a guiding principle: provide high quality plumbing, heating, and cooling service without charging an arm and a leg for it. We built upwards from that dream one customer at a time, and our business expanded along with it. Our clients saw our dedication to doing the job right and kept coming back. Step by step and client by client, our little company started enjoying some very big successes.

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Stop Frozen Pipes Before They Stop You

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Plumbing_dreamstime_xl_31355666-meWinter contains its share of hazards for your home, and your plumbing system ranks among the more vulnerable systems when the temperatures drop. Frozen pipes, in particular, are a serious problem this time of year, and we receive numerous calls to treat them — or repair the damage they cause — every season.

We believe in providing prompt repair service, but we also believe that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. By knowing how to stop frozen pipes, you can save yourself a great deal of time and effort.

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