Plumbing Articles


Water Heaters

The purpose of this article is to give you some information about your existing standard electric or natural gas water heater. One of the questions I get a lot is: How long should my hot water heater last? In the North Texas area, we have good quality water which means the average life span of …


Richardson and Plano Water Heater Maintenance

For those of you wanting to flush the sediment from your water heater, here are some basic steps in order to do this on your own. As an FYI, always be careful and if in doubt contact a professional to perform the maintenance. As an experienced licensed plumber, I recommend beginning maintenance early with your new …


Sediment and Your Water Heater

Do you hear bubbling and gurgling noises coming from your water heater? This is the result of sediment buildup at the bottom of your hot water heater tank. Regular maintenance can prevent the buildup of sediment and increase performance and life expectancy of your tank. Over time, sediment builds up in the bottom of your water heater …


Water Damage Prevention and Leak Detection

 Some general items to check on in order to avoid common leaks and the associated water damage to your home. Below are three areas of the house and a few items to inspect to insure that you don’t develop a leak that leads to additional costs from water damage. Utility or Laundry Room Washing Machine …


Plano Water Heater Tips and Guidelines

We service and install a lot of water heaters in Plano.  As a service to you, here are some requirements regarding hot water heater installation in Plano. All hot water heater installations are required to get a permit from the city before installing your new heater. Plano water heaters must be installed in an area …

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