Brooks Plumbing Co. Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Line’ Category

Does Your Main Water Line Need Replacing?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

It’s no secret that the plumbing system that runs through your entire home has a very important function. There are two main plumbing lines however that your system relies on in order to function at all. These are your sewer line and your main water line. Without these pipes doing their jobs, your home will not be able to get the clean fresh water you need nor will your home’s wastewater be removed properly or safely.

Below, we’ve outlined some of the signs that your main water line may be suffering and could need replacement. If and when it is time for you to replace your water line, it’s important to trust a professional to do the job, as DIY-plumbing projects can end up doing more harm than good. Keep reading for some of the most common signs that your main water line needs replacing.

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Signs of a Sewer Line Leak

Monday, February 29th, 2016

In and of themselves, leaks in your sewer line should be fairly easy to fix. It’s just a pipe after all, and pipes spring leaks all the time. But because it’s buried in the ground beneath your yard, it can often go days, weeks or even months before you notice something is wrong, and by then the damage can be considerable. Repairing sewer line leaks has gotten easier here in Lacey, WA thanks to the advent of trenchless technology, but even so, the sooner you can spot the problem, the better. If you can notice the signs of a sewer leak before the issue gets too far, you have a better chance to repair it before it can cause you too much heartache.

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Do You Have a Leak in Your Water Main?

Monday, February 1st, 2016

The water main supplies clean potable water to your household plumbing system from Olympia, WA’s civic lines. As such it remains one of the most important plumbing components in your home. Leaks are uncommon, since the water main is usually buried beneath the ground, but time and corrosion do take their toll, as do things like tree roots, which can wrap around the pipe in search of water. That makes a leak in your water main hard to spot. But if you can, it gives you an early jump on the issue, allowing you to summon a qualified plumber to handle the problem for you. Here’s a short list of ways to spot a leak in your water main.

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3 Signs that Your Water Line is in Trouble

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Your water line is the main artery between the civic line in Olympia, WA and your home, providing you with safe, clean water for drinking, cleaning and bathing. Because it’s buried underground in most cases, it can be tough to notice – or deal with – when it encounters problems. The good news is that trained plumbers know how to replace a damaged water line much more efficiently and inexpensively than they used to. The better news is that you can spot the signs that your water line is in trouble, even if you can’t see the line itself. Here are 3 of them for you to keep in mind.

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