Mallick Plumbing & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Rockville’

Is it Time to Let Your Water Heater Go?

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Technician servicing an hot-water heaterSometimes letting go is hard to do—especially when you’re letting go of an expensive piece of equipment like a water heater. We know that buying a new water heater and paying for the installation services can be a daunting prospect, but it’s always worth it. You don’t want to wait until you have a full-on breakdown on your hands.

We don’t expect you to know any and every sign of water heater failure off the top of your head. In fact, we’ve compiled a list of the top signs below so that you can upgrade at the right time. If you’re looking for a great plumber in Rockville, MD to perform your water heater services then make sure you come to our team. We’re a reliable name here in the Silver Spring area.

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The Internet Can’t Make You A Plumber

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Professional plumber doing reparation in kitchen home.The internet is a powerful resource. You can learn how to play the guitar from online tutorials, get the fastest, first-hand coverage of breaking news, and stay in touch with those we love even when we can’t see them in person. While the internet is an amazing asset to our culture, it does have its limitations. If you’re trying to become an expert plumber in just a day’s time because you want to clear a pipe in your home then you’re barking up the wrong tree.

We discourage DIY efforts in almost any context when it comes to your plumbing. That’s because this system is so complex that it needs professional care. If you’re looking for an expert to help you with drain cleaning in Rockville, MD then make sure that you contact our team at Mallick Plumbing & Heating.

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Why You Should Never DIY Your Plumbing Services

Monday, February 25th, 2019

water-from-tapSo you’ve got a slow-moving drain, a clog, or a backed-up toilet—we know how tempting it is to try to fix these issues on your own. After all, you have the entire internet at your fingertips with limitless resources on how you can perform your plumbing services on your own. Trust us, we can assure you that this isn’t the right move to make. More often than not, our talented team of plumbers finds themselves on job sites cleaning up the aftermath of a failed DIY attempt.

We understand why homeowners choose to take this route. You figure that you can just find a great resource, do it on your own, and save yourself a lot of money. If you’re worried about the price, come to our team for all your plumbing in Rockville, MD. We provide quality services at fair prices.

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How a Sump Pump Benefits Your Home

Monday, November 19th, 2018

If you have a basement in your Maryland home, then you need a sump pump. It’s that simple! Sump pumps are designed to give you peace of mind. We meet a lot of homeowners that don’t understand all the benefits of a sump pump, it’s one of those systems that does its job without you even realizing it. If you’d like to know how this system can work for you, keep reading below. If you need great plumbing in Rockville, MD then contact our team today to learn all the benefits.

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Hard Water and the Problems It Can Cause Plumbing

Monday, September 24th, 2018

To many homeowners, “hard water,” is a term recently added to their vocabulary. Hard water isn’t anything that’s dangerous to your health, but it is bad for your plumbing. Bustling areas like ours here in the Greater Washington Metro Area are notorious for hard water, but there are plenty of preventative measures you can take to alleviate the stress hard water causes to your plumbing. If you need a great plumber in Rockville, MD, don’t hesitate to contact our amazing team at Mallick Plumbing & Heating.

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Strange Things That Can Cause Drain Clogs

Monday, June 4th, 2018

drain-with-chain-plugIn the years we’ve been in business, we’ve unclogged a lot of drains. A lot. That comes with the territory of being a professional plumber: slow drains and drain clogs are one of the most common plumbing problems in homes.

There are some basic causes for drainpipe obstructions. Hair caught in the p-traps of shower and bathroom sink drains. Accumulated fats, oils, and grease in kitchen sink drains. Soap scum residue in almost any drain. However, we’ve also seen our share of unusual reasons for drain clogs. Below are some odd reasons you may have a clogged drain or toilet in your house. No matter what it is, the services for your plumbing in Rockville, MD, that will clear out the drain are right here at Mallick Plumbing & Heating. You can reach us 24/7 for emergency service.

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How a Tankless Water Heater May Malfunction

Monday, May 7th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterWe often recommend the installation of a tankless water heater to our customers who are looking to have a new water heater system put in, either as the first water heater for a house or as a replacement for an aging tank water heater. There are numerous advantages to using a tankless water heater, such as lower energy bills, longer equipment life, and an unlimited hot water supply.

Another advantage of tankless water heaters is that they encounter fewer repairs on average than storage tank water heaters. This is because they don’t deal with the stress of water stored in a tank and the continual need to use energy to keep the water heated. A tankless water heater simply does less work, and that means it doesn’t wear down as fast.

But … tankless water heaters may still encounter repair needs that will require calling on a professional plumber.

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If You Have Rusty Water, You Need Plumbing Help

Monday, March 26th, 2018

water-testingWhat happens when you see a rusty brown discoloration in your water? It’s obviously nothing good—fresh water should be clear and colorless. There are a number of possibilities for this happening. One is that a faucet hasn’t been used for a few weeks, and there’s dirty some collected in the pipes. You’ve probably seen this happen when you’ve been away on vacation and your plumbing has been idle. In this case, the discoloration should disappear in less than a minute.

But if the rust color doesn’t go away, or it happens to faucets and taps regularly in use, you may be facing trouble with rusty water. This is often a serious plumbing issue, and in that case, it needs the attention of a professional as soon as possible.

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Water Stain on the Ceiling? It May Be an Emergency

Monday, February 26th, 2018

water-leak-from-pipeIt’s not something you want to see on the ceiling: a circular stain of discoloration marring the pleasing décor of a room. But when you notice a ceiling stain, the solution isn’t to get a can of paint and brush over it to disguise it. A ceiling stain is often an indication of a more serious problem that will require calling on a professional plumber to repair it.

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The Reasons a Toilet May Be Leaking

Monday, January 29th, 2018

toilet-with-sprayer-and-phoneHandling plumbing in bathrooms is a huge part of the job of any professional plumber. The reason is simple: there are more plumbing pipes and fixture in a bathroom than in any other room in the house—including the kitchen. People are likely to notice bathroom plumbing issues soon after they start and move fast to have them fixed. That’s the right instinct. When you think you need a plumber in Rockville, MD to repair your bathroom’s plumbing, get in touch with us and we’ll get the job done. We offer 24-hour emergency service for your convenience.

Speaking of emergencies … is the bathroom plumbing problem a leaking toilet? This is common trouble, and there’s no single source for it. We’re going to list some of the possible reasons this is happening to your toilet, but only a professional plumber can do a proper diagnose and fix the problem.

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