Aurora Plumbing Company Blog

Don’t Ignore These Signs of Water Heater Trouble

April 3rd, 2017

signs-water-heater-troubleYour home’s water heater is probably the most costly component, and yet the most forgotten, of your plumbing system. Not because it frequently needs repairs, but rather because of the important job it has to do. Fortunately, many common water heater problems are fairly simple to fix, as long as you are prompt about calling for Englewood, CO water heater services at the first sign of trouble.

Of course, this means you first have to know what these signs are.

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Believing This Common Myth Could Hurt Your Air Conditioner

March 20th, 2017

common-air-conditioner-mythHave you ever been told by an HVAC professional that your Freon—refrigerant—needs to be recharged on a regular basis? If so, you’ve been given false information. Your air conditioning system is supplied with enough refrigerant upon installation to ideally last throughout its entire lifespan.

So if you’re losing refrigerant then yes it needs to be refilled. But the source of the loss must be found and repaired so that you don’t continue to lose this fluid. Refrigerant leaks can lead to a number of problems for your cooling system. Taking care of a leak right away could help you avoid the worst of Highlands Ranch, CO air conditioning repairs.

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How to Ensure Your Drains Are Adequately Cleaned

March 6th, 2017

ensure-clean-drainsWhy are clean drains so important? When soap scum, grease, and other debris are allowed to build up within your plumbing system, your pipes cannot possibly allow water to flow efficiently or effectively. As a result, you can find yourself facing serious clogs that can impede or even stop the flow of water, in addition to pipe corrosion and/or a burst pipe.

Fortunately, there is an answer to this problem. In addition to investing in routine plumbing maintenance, our team offers superior Englewood, CO hydro jetting services to ensure that your pipes are effectively cleaned, and the root cause of your clog is eliminated.

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Taming Toilet Troubles: Common Repairs

February 20th, 2017

You can rely on your bathroom plumbing system for a lot of things. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to effectively take a shower or use the restroom with ease. Modern plumbing has made life incredibly convenient and it’s hard to imagine life without it.

A lot of us take our bathroom plumbing for granted, not thinking about the mechanics behind it or how effectively our plumbing systems supply us with fresh and clean water and dispose of wastewater to our city’s wastewater management company. You probably don’t think about your bathroom plumbing much at all, until of course something goes wrong.taming-toilet-troubles

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What Every Homeowner Should Know about Slab Leaks

February 6th, 2017

what-every-homeowner-should-know-about-slab-leaksThe city of Aurora works hard to ensure that residents understand everything they do to ensure a safe and healthy water system. You can rest assured that the quality of your water is sanitary and that your community supports water conservation efforts. When it comes to your plumbing, however, the responsibility falls on your shoulders. One of the most devastating plumbing emergencies you can run into—if not addressed right away—is a slab leak.

A slab leak is the industry term for a leak in one of the water lines that runs below the concrete flooring of your home. Unfortunately, because they are hidden from view, they are often very difficult for the average homeowner to detect. The right professional Aurora, CO slab leak services will be able to ensure whether or not that is a plumbing problem you’re suffering from. In the meantime though, it’s important to know on your own what to look, listen, or feel for.

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Gas Line Installation: What You Need to Know

January 23rd, 2017

gas-line-installationHave you been getting by with electrically powered HVAC units but are ready to make the switch to gas? Or perhaps you’re upgrading your heating system and need to extend your current gas lines. Whatever your reason for a new gas line installation, you’ve come to the right place!

There are a number of benefits to using natural gas-powered appliances in your home. It burns clean and gas appliances are appropriately designed for residential use. But in the wrong—inexperienced—hands, working with gas lines can be a hazardous job. To ensure the safety of your home, your family, and even your immediate neighbors, be sure to only trust licensed professionals for your Highlands Ranch, CO gas line installation.

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Signs of Heat Pump Damage

January 16th, 2017

It’s only getting colder, and as it does you’re likely depending on your heat pump more and more often each day to keep you and your home comfortable. Increased demands mean more stress on the system, which also means there’s a larger chance that a problem will develop.

The sooner you catch an issue, the more damage you can prevent. Keep a watchful eye out for the following signs that your heat pump needs help.

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Signs of Furnace Trouble

January 9th, 2017

If you invest in routine heating maintenance for your furnace each year, then it has the potential to last many years. However, no matter how well you take care of your system, there will eventually come a time that it needs to be replaced. It’s best to know the signs that the time has come before it actually happens.

Weather is certainly getting chillier now, but waiting even longer to replace a furnace could mean getting stuck in the coldest part of the year without a functioning heater, which nobody wants! Keep reading for some of the signs that you do in fact need a new furnace.

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Has Your Sewer Line Been Breached?

January 2nd, 2017

If there’s any part of your plumbing system you probably don’t give very much thought too, it’s probably your sewer line. The sewer pipe of your system collects wastewater from the drains in your home, and transports it under your property and front yard to the municipal sewer pipe in the center of the street. Until it reaches that point, the sewer line is your responsibility.

This means that if a blockage or breach occurs, you’ll need the assistance of a professional plumber to get your plumbing system back in working condition. And because your sewer line is out of sigh, it can be hard to detect that there actually is a breach in time to call for quick plumbing repairs. There are, fortunately, indicators you can watch out for, which we’ve highlighted below.

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Watch Out for These Common Tankless Water Heater Troubles

December 26th, 2016

A tankless water heater is an excellent, energy saving alternative to the traditional storage tank water heater. And when well-maintained, it has the capacity to last for many, many years. However, no matter how well you take care of your system, it may run into a problem at some time or another. Fortunately, you have our team to handle any Aurora, CO tankless water heater repair needs that may come your way. In the meantime, we’ve offered an overview below of what could be troubling your system.

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