Mallick Plumbing & Heating Blog : Archive for October, 2016

How to “Go Green” with a Water Heater Installation

Monday, October 31st, 2016

There are a variety of ways to make your house more environmentally friendly. You may not have thought a new water heater installation is one of them. But when you consider how much power goes into running your home’s water heater, you’ll begin to see that putting in the right type of unit can make a significant difference. Below are three ways that you can “go green” when it’s time for a new water heater:

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Video Pipe Inspections: What They Are and Why We Do Them

Monday, October 24th, 2016

The technology of plumbing has both advanced and stayed the same. When it comes to many basic jobs, the tools haven’t altered much in decades. But developments in other areas have made it much easier for plumbers to put those standard tools to the best use. And there’s no better example than video pipe inspection equipment.

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Hydro-Jetting: What It Is and Why We Do It

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Drain cleaning is one of the essential jobs of professional plumbers. There are many methods to provide effective drain cleaning (using chemical drain cleaner is not one of them), but the tool that we’ve found is the best for the job is the hydro-jetter. When you need clogs cleared or want your drains given a full cleaning, arrange for hydro-jetting service with us.

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4 Warning Signs You Need Repairs for Your Water Heater

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The water heater is an appliance for all seasons. Even in the midst of a summer heat wave, you still need to have the water heater working away steadily to provide your house with heated water.

However, winter is probably when you’ll be giving your water heater the most consideration, and during the fall it’s wise to keep a sharp lookout for any indications that the water heater is suffering from malfunctions. Even a small issue with a water heater can rapidly balloon into a complete system shutdown—and that’s most likely to happen on one of the coldest days of the winter! Below we’ve listed a few of the early indications that your water heater is running into trouble that’ll require professional repairs before the situation worsens.

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Do You Need a New Well Pump?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Not all homes can receive fresh water from a municipal system. For those households without a connection to a water main, a ground well is the best solution. In order for a ground well to send water into the house’s plumbing system, the well must have a working well pump.

Like any powered mechanical device, a well pump can malfunction and either struggle to work or stop working completely. Sometimes professionals can repair the pump to get it working once again. But there will come a time in the service life of any well pump where the better option is to have the well pump replaced.

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Replacing That Leaky Faucet Can Make a Tremendous Difference!

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Is there one faucet in your house that is that faucet? The one that always seems to drip drip drip no matter what you do with it? This kind of slow water leak might seem like an annoyance, but it’s something much more serious: small water leaks add up to a much bigger waste of water than you might imagine. But it’s easy to have this fixed! You only have to arrange with our plumbers to have a new faucet put in. This new faucet not only won’t leak, but it will add a pleasant new look to whatever room it’s in.

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