Walsh Brothers Plumbing and Mechanical Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

4 Issues Your Toilet Might Be Dealing With

Monday, June 6th, 2022
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Have you ever lost the use of your toilet? It is one thing to have a toilet that flushes itself and another entirely to have a toilet that has stopped operating. If your toilet starts to encounter problems, we’d say that it is better to have a plumber check things out before you start having to go to the store down the hill to use the bathroom.

There is more than one problem that can hinder the function of your toilet. If you notice any of the following issues, reach out to us for help with your Haverford, PA toilet plumbing needs. We know exactly how to keep your plumbing system in working order.

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What To Do About Leaking Pipes

Monday, April 11th, 2022

You turn on a faucet and notice that you are getting far less water pressure than you would expect. Or perhaps someone is washing their hands upstairs and you notice a wet spot growing on the wall. These are problems created by leaks in your plumbing and they are not to be ignored.

Is there a good way to handle a leak though? We’d say that there is. Here is a quick guide to help you handle your leak and get your plumbing in Springfield, PA back into working order.

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Make Sure Your Plumbing Is Prepared For the Family

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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When it comes to preparing for any gathering in your home, there are plenty of things to consider. You want to ensure things are clean and decorated nicely for starters. Then you need to factor in the food that everyone will eat. Of course, you also need to make sure that your plumbing is in good shape to handle whatever your guests throw at it.

We know that your plumbing may not be the thing at the forefront of your mind. That said, we’d strongly suggest checking on your plumbing systems before they start causing problems in the middle of your party!

Here are some of the ways that you can ensure that your plumbing system is in the right condition for those gatherings to come.

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Choosing Between Tank and Tankless Water Heaters

Sunday, April 4th, 2021
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Imagine having to get by without any hot water in your home. Suddenly it makes sense why people in the “olden days” only bathed or showered every few weeks! That’s some cold water!

Thankfully, you have a water heater in your home that provides you with reliable hot water for everything from bathing to washing laundry. Or at least that system should provide you with reliable hot water. If this isn’t the case though and you are instead struggling with lukewarm or cold water, it means it may be time to schedule a water heater replacement with your plumber in Springfield, PA.

When you need to replace your water heater you will need to choose whether you want a tank or tankless system as your next unit. We’ll explain the benefits and drawbacks of each system below.

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3 Things To Know About a Reverse Osmosis System

Monday, March 8th, 2021
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You want the water supply in your home to be as clean and clear as possible, not to mention drinkable. This allows you to enjoy the option of refilling a reusable water bottle rather than purchasing plastic ones repeatedly. It’s a win-win for you and Mother Nature.

So, what do you do if the water from your faucet still tastes off? One potential solution is adding a water treatment system such as a reverse osmosis system. Adding this system to your plumbing in Springfield, PA can provide a wide range of benefits to your home plumbing and your water quality too.

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Best Care Practices For Your Kitchen Drain

Monday, February 8th, 2021
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What’s one of the most obnoxious issues you can run into when you are in the middle of prepping dinner for the family? Okay we are sure there is more than one but for the sake of argument, we are going to say it is encountering a clogged kitchen sink. It is going to grind a lot of things to a full stop, not to mention that it can start stinking up the kitchen.

Avoiding a back-up in your kitchen sink is a good idea. It isn’t possible forever, but you should be able to avoid it with the proper approach. To help with this, we’ve provided some best practices to put in place when using your kitchen sink that will help your pipes and prevent frequent clogs.

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Services To Help You Avoid Post-Holiday Plumbing Issues

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Whether you simply gather with your immediate household or you got together with a small group of friends and family, we hope you had a good holiday season. At this point, we are all a little worn out and ready to wrap up the year with a little relaxation. That won’t be possible if your plumbing starts acting up.

Post-holiday plumbing issues are pretty common. After all, this is the time of year when your plumbing systems see a lot more use than usual. We are here to help you avoid plumbing problems though. Check-in with our team to schedule any of the following services that will help you avoid plumbing troubles when you would rather be resting.

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The Best Way to Handle Leaks

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Whether you own or rent a home, chances are you will encounter a leak in your house once or twice, if you haven’t been through it already. And when that leak pops up, you are likely to want to get the issue resolved as quickly as possible. Before you dive in though, you should know that there are definitely some good and some not so good ways to handle leaks.

We’ve been in business for a long while now so we have seen what can go wrong with home leak solutions. We’ve also seen how much more those residents had to struggle to get around their leaks. We want to save you the trouble by letting you know the best way to handle leaks in your home so you can enjoy a fast and effective solution, rather than a stressful one.

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Is It Time For a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Enough is enough. That was the last lukewarm to cold shower that you are going to take until something is done about the water heater. You hop online to see what might be up with your system and discover that it is likely your worst fear: you need a water heater replacement.

Don’t worry though! When you work with a plumber in Springfield, PA from our team, you’ll be able to enjoy knowing that this job will be done right the first time. Before we arrive at your home, however, we want to make sure that you’ve considered your options.

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5 Ideas to Help You Save Water This Month

Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Saving water is an important goal to have. It is better for your bills and for the Earth as a whole, and we all want to help out our home planet. Sometimes it can seem easier said than done. Where do you start?

The team at Walsh Brothers Plumbing and Mechanical Services, Inc. can help you with this. We have some great ideas on ways that you can save water this summer and throughout the rest of the year. All you need to do is keep reading and contact us when you need a little extra help with the plumbing appliances in your home.

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