Mallick Plumbing & Heating Blog : Archive for August, 2017

The Signs You Need a Water Softener

Monday, August 28th, 2017

water-testingHard water. It’s a major problem across the country in residential water supplies, affecting approximately 85% of homes to some degree or another. For some households, the hardness won’t cause problems. But the higher the level of hardness, the more danger the hard water minerals pose to the plumbing system and the water-using appliances attached to it. If your home has a high level of water hardness, the best method to deal with it is to have our plumbers install a water softener.

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What to Do with an Overflowing Toilet

Monday, August 21st, 2017

toilet-with-button-flushNow here’s an emergency with household plumbing everybody dreads, one that’s likely to send people into a panic: a toilet that starts to overflow when flushed!

But there’s no need to panic. It’s easy to stop the problem immediately and take care of some potential damage so you can get a professional plumber out to your house to handle whatever repairs are necessary. Below we’ve listed some steps for the best way to handle this problem in your bathroom plumbing in Potomac, MD.

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What to Look for When Hiring a Plumber

Monday, August 14th, 2017

hand-holding-wrenchThere was a time when finding a plumber was a difficult job because you had to make a serious effort first to collect together a list of enough plumbing contractors in your local area and then start to work on narrowing down the list to the plumber who was best for the job. Today it’s still difficult to find the right plumber to hire, but for different reasons: it no longer takes much effort to find plumbers because you only have to type in a few words into a search engine—but you have so many more choices that it can be overwhelming to find the right plumber.

You’ve made a good start, however, since you’ve found a way to our site—probably through an Internet search. (If friends referred you, that’s even better!) We can offer you more information on what criteria to use when it’s time to hire a plumber.

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