Brooks Plumbing Co. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Lacey’

Garbage Disposal Overload: Taking Care of Your Kitchen Sink Plumbing

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Closeup of the hands of a woman washing a lettuce and some other vegetables in the kitchen sinkThere are certain plumbing appliances in your household that you could probably never imagine living without. Take, for instance, your water heater. There are others that are—fair enough to say—more of a luxury than a necessity, such as the garbage disposal. Still though, even though you don’t have to have a garbage disposal, it’s still pretty handy!

Once you’ve gotten used to the benefits and convenience that a garbage disposal has to offer, it’s easy to see why a problem with this system can leave you feeling rather frustrated. Fortunately, if you do run into a problem with this system, you can give us a call for quality Lacey, WA kitchen plumbing services. But we’d also like to help you avoid a garbage disposal malfunction to begin with, if at all possible.

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Signs You Need Sewer Line Repair

Monday, July 24th, 2017

need-sewer-line-repair-signsWhile your sewer line isn’t something you likely give a whole lot of thought to, it probably is one of the most important components—if not the most important aspect—of your plumbing system. This is the main line that removes wastewater from the plumbing in your home and moves it to the civic sewer system. Since sewer lines are most commonly buried under the ground in your yard, they are typically safe from damage and wear from the weather.

However, a lot can go on underground, and when trouble does arise, you’ll need professional Lacey, WA drain and sewer services from a team you can trust, such as ours. A reliable company will have plenty of techniques and methods to repair leaks, clogs, and other issues with your sewer line in an effective and efficient manner.

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How to Spot Hidden Plumbing Leaks

Monday, May 29th, 2017

spot-hidden-plumbing-leaksWhen you consider the most common problems faced by homeowners, plumbing leaks definitely rank near the top. Pipes are designed to be long-lasting. However, nothing lasts forever, and age and pressure eventually take their toll—so you never know when a leak might spring up.

Our professional plumbing services in Lacey, WA are all you need to get the problem corrected in most cases, and you should always let someone with appropriate licensing and experience handle your plumbing issues. However, a professional plumber can’t fix the problem unless you know there’s a problem to be dealt with in the first place.

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Is Your Sewer Line in Trouble?

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

sewer-line-troubleWhile you aren’t responsible for your community’s municipal sewer service, you certainly shouldn’t ignore the sewer lines that run from your home to where they connect to that service at the street. You can count on your city to handle the maintenance and repairs of their portion, but it’s up to you to care for your part of the system.

Fortunately, when you do find yourself in need of Lacey, WA drain and sewer repairs, you needn’t look any further than our team. But first, you’d need to know the signs that something is actually wrong. There are a number of issues that can cause sewer line problems, from the growth of tree roots to a backup of waste in the line. Keep reading to learn more about the signs of sewer line trouble.

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Take Care to Avoid These Common Plumbing Emergencies

Monday, February 6th, 2017

avoid-these-plumbing-emergenciesIn addition to causing significant damage to your home, plumbing problems have the potential to negatively impact your water bills each month as even the smallest leak can account for a lot of wasted water. Fortunately, if you do run into a plumbing problem, you can rely on our quick and efficient Lacey, WA plumbing repairs. However, we can absolutely understand why you’d want to try to avoid having a plumbing problem to begin with—particularly an emergency. Keep reading for some common plumbing emergencies we receive calls for, and what you can do to potentially avoid them.

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Factors to Consider When Relocating a Water Heater

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Do you currently have a standard tank water heater? The storage tank water heater is still a very viable option for many homes today. But if you need to or want to utilize the space in which it’s occupying, you can be facing a problem. While one solution is to upgrade to tankless water heater, this may not be a very economically sound choice if your water heater is only a couple years old. But moving your water heater is not exactly a simple process, and hiring trained plumbing professionals is vital to ensuring the job is done right.

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3 Reasons Hiring a Professional Plumber is Absolutely Worth It

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

We certainly have our fair share of enthusiastic “do-it-yourselfers” throughout Washington state. And when trouble arises with your plumbing system you might be tempted to try handling the repairs on your own. In almost all cases, however, this can prove detrimental.

Only highly trained and experienced plumbers should work on your pipes or appliances such as your water heater. This is not only for your safety, but also for the overall cost-effectiveness of the repairs. We’ve shared below 3 reasons that hiring a licensed professional plumber is absolutely worth your time and money.

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Check for These Plumbing Troubles in Your Home

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Plumbing problems are never convenient, nor do they ever happen during a convenient time. Plumbing leaks are also very hard for the average homeowner to detect, as plumbing systems are—for the most part—hidden behind walls. Sometimes you won’t even know you have a plumbing problem until it’s too late and the majority of damage has already occurred.

Plumbing leaks are actually one of the most common plumbing problems we get service calls for, and they can cause a number of different problems from water damage to burst pipes. However, if you know what to look for then you’ll know when it’s time to call in our professional plumbers. Keep reading to learn more about what type of problems you should watch out for in your home.

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Water Heater Installation: Should You Go Tankless?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Today’s water heater options are all much more energy efficient than water heaters of the past, no matter what model you may have. However a recent water heater development—the tankless water heater—has many homeowners excited about how much money they can save with this type of system.

But is it right for you? In some cases, it may be better to stick with the conventional storage tank water heater. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between these systems to learn which is best for you.

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3 Tips to Prevent Garbage Disposal Disasters

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Garbage disposal issues are probably one of the messiest, most inconvenient plumbing problems you can run into. Hopefully you’ll never have to deal with a disaster of this type, but the fact of the matter is that they do happen. And when you do have such an issue, you want a plumber you can trust to get your garbage disposal back in working order as soon as possible. Keep reading for 3 tips on how to prevent garbage disposal disasters.

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