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Those Too-Common Kitchen Plumbing Problems

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

kitchen-interior-with-islandThe kitchen contains an enormous amount of plumbing fixtures and they undergo a huge amount of work during the year, and especially during holiday seasons and other times when big meals are being prepared. When a plumbing problem starts in kitchen, it’s a serious issue that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. And even if the problem seems minor, it will need to have a professional plumber address it.

Below, we’re going to look at the kitchen plumbing issues that happen the most often. The types that we’re used to dealing with. Although there are some simple repairs you can do on your own, we don’t recommend grabbing a set of tools and trying to go DIY on the problem. A professional can get the job done right the first time, and get it done fast.

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Why You Need Kitchen Sink Drain Cleaning

Monday, February 12th, 2018

kitchen-faucetThe bathroom is the room in your house that contains the most plumbing and the most fixtures. It also uses the most water, accounting for around 40% of the freshwater used in the house each year. (Even short showers take up a lot of water.) But the bathroom sink isn’t the sink that gets the most use in the house, or the harshest use. That “honor” belongs to your kitchen sink. Not only does more water go down it, it has to deal with cooking oils, fats, grease, and food waste.

Your kitchen sink drain leads a rough life, and it needs help sometimes. You can do your best to keep fats, oils, and grease out of the drain, but you should also have professionals help you out with regular drain cleaning to see that the kitchen sink drain is restored to its best condition.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Old Kitchen Sink?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

kitchen-sink-pouring-waterIf you’re reading this, you have some reason to have the current sink in your kitchen removed and replaced. There are a couple of reasons you might be debating this change:

  • You’re just tired of the look of the old sink. It’s been there for years—probably since before you moved into the house—and you’d like a fresh kitchen look without having to do an extensive remodel.
  • The sink isn’t flexible enough for your cooking needs. You’d like multiple bowls, better faucets, more space, etc.
  • You’re looking to have the current material of the sink replaced with something more durable.
  • The sink has damage, such as cracks or leaking around the sides, and it’s not damage that a localized fix will remedy.

Whatever the reason, you’re ready to have the old sink tossed out and a new one put in. To handle this type of sink plumbing in Bethesda, MD, you’ll want to look to experienced plumbers to help you through all the steps so you end up with a great new sink.

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Quick Garbage Disposal Reminder for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

thanksgiving-cornucopiaThe big holidays are coming up, and for many households that means hosting guests and enjoying big feasts. And that also means a lot of work for the kitchen plumbing. In fact, Thanksgiving time is one of the highest periods of the year for emergency plumbing calls! The #1 part of the plumbing that can go wrong during Thanksgiving is the kitchen garbage disposal.

We’re always glad to help out with plumbing needs—it’s why we offer 24-hour emergency plumbing service—but we also want you to enjoy as trouble-free a holiday season as possible. So here are some tips for your garbage disposal in Chevy Chase, MD to see that it doesn’t run into any major snags:

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Places in Your Kitchen Plumbing That May Need Repairs

Monday, September 11th, 2017

kitchen-interior-with-islandThe most plumbing in a home is concentrated in the bathrooms. In fact, the toilets alone account for 40% of indoor freshwater use in a house. People often assume that the kitchen has the most plumbing. Although not technically true, it’s not a bad assumption to make if it means you pay close attention to the plumbing fixtures and pipes in this part of the home. Most kitchens receive an immense amount of use from day to day, and for households that do plenty of entertaining, the kitchen plumbing becomes critical.

Like almost all residential plumbing, any repairs done to the pipes or fixtures in a kitchen must be left to licensed plumbers. Below are some of the common parts of your kitchen plumbing in Silver Spring, MD that may require professional repairs. We’re here to help, and we offer 24-hour emergency service!

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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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