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

Why Clean Drains Are the Best Holiday Gift

Monday, December 16th, 2019
bubbling-drain

Some of the biggest holidays of the year are just around the corner. Are you prepared? Hopefully, you are and if so we want to ask a follow-up question: is your plumbing prepared?

While that second query may sound a little strange, we promise that it is related. This is because, should you have some plumbing problems that you haven’t picked up on yet, they will come to call at the worst possible time this season, simply because of all the increased activity that this season brings to your sinks, drains and overall plumbing system.

One great way to make sure that part of your plumbing system is ready for the holidays is by scheduling drain cleaning services. Let us explain why.

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The Best Guard Against Flooding: Sump Pumps

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
heavy-rain-flooding

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the end of June marked the rainiest eight-month time period for the state of Pennsylvania. In fact, with all the rain we’ve been getting, it was found that, as of July, the past four years have been the wettest on record for the state.

That’s a lot of rain!

That is all well and good for the water supply and maintaining our lush landscape, but it can be worrisome when it comes to our homes. Why? Because all that rain adds up, and sometimes it likes to add up inside of our homes. We are talking about the risk of flooding of course.

Thankfully, there is one incredibly helpful piece of plumbing technology that can help reduce the risk of your home becoming one large wading pool: the sump pump.

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