Naturally, not all plumbing repairs can be delayed. Most of the time when a homeowner discovers a plumbing issue bad enough to call a professional, then it is an emergency that can’t wait for an appointment later in the week.
Among the many different types of plumbing repair issues that a home may encounter, a slab leak is one of the most difficult to repair—and also one of the most difficult to locate in the first place. This is a job that requires skilled plumbers who not only have experience with this type of repair, but have special equipment for detecting the leaks and repairing them with the minimum amount of damage to property.
Nobody wants to have foul, sewer-like odors wafting through their house. When you detect these kinds of smells emanating from your home’s drains, you’ll definitely want to do something about it. But to know what needs to be done, you need to first understand what is causing these smells in the first place. There are a number of possible sources for this problem, each with different solutions. Here are three of the most common ones: (more…)
It may sound odd to advise homeowners to call for leak detection from professional plumbers. Aren’t leaks obvious and easy to notice, and therefore the “detection” part unnecessary? We wish that were the truth, since it would make keeping the plumbing in a home in good shape far easier.
Most modern plumbing today is made from copper pipes. This metal replaced galvanized steel as the material of choice for plumbing systems because of its light weight, greater flexibility, and most important of all, resistance to corrosion.
Plumbing leaks are often thought of as being a highly visible problem, but the truth is that most of the time, they aren’t. Like ductwork, the vast majority of your plumbing is hidden in the walls of your home as they can be unsightly. When you have little to no visibility of something...
Leaks are some of the most common problems your pipe system can experience, and plumbing repair services in St. Charles are well accustomed to dealing with them. Unfortunately, not all leaks announce themselves with puddles of water...