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Faucet Repair

A leaky faucet creates puddles of water and water not only destroys the walls, it can damage the flooring and make the house seem messy no matter how many times you clean. The only solution, then, is to repair a leaky faucet the moment you notice it. Even though a faucet seems easy enough to operate, dripping or leaking is not the only issue that might need fixing in a faucet. It is better to have a little knowledge of the parts of a faucet, their uses and common problems in a faucet.

Some Parts of a Faucet

  • Faucet Handle
  • Faucet Spout
  • Cartridge
  • Diverter Valve
  • Aerator

Common Issues of a Faucet

  1. Loose Faucet Handle

A simple solution to this is to tightening the screw that holds the handle. Another cause might be due to a worn stem inside the handle. However if your faucet handle is not loose but it is hard to operate, the problem might be with the cartridge. Check if your cartridge has debris inside and clean it or lubricate if it is stuck. If it is defective, call a professional to replace.

  1. Dripping or leaky faucet

A leaky faucet is highly problematic for the home. The problem might be coming from the O-rings, lubricate the O-rings with silicone-based grease. If the problem persists, you need to replace the O-rings. For a dripping faucet, replace the valve seat.

  1. Low water pressure

The water pressure in your faucet might be low because your sprayer diverter is clogged. The diverter controls the water that goes into the faucet. If it is clogged, try cleaning it with vinegar. Note that the way you clean depends on whether your faucet is one-handled or double-handled.

  1. Spray Misting

This is when your faucet produces water unsteadily or erratically. The water will spray mist due to lack of enough air. The main cause of this is the aerator. Your faucet aerator might be loose, clogged or defective. If it is loose, screw tightly. Clean thoroughly if it is blocked but if these do not work, then you need a professional to replace your worn aerator.

  1. Noisy Faucet

If your faucet is making funny hammering noise after you turn it off, it is known as water hammer. You might want to install an air chamber. If you already have an air chamber, it may be clogged with debris. If you find debris in your air chamber, clean thoroughly. Contact a professional to install an air chamber.

The best way to address any plumbing issue is to contact a professional. This not only saves you money, it saves time too. If you notice any of the issues mentioned above or other problem with your faucet, reach out to us immediately and you will glad you did.

Hydro Jetting

No one wants to deal with the mess and smell that comes from a clogged sewer line. There are faster options that may work in the short term in unclogging your drains but they are still far behind when Hydro Jetting is applied. Hydro Jetting provides a temporary and potent fix to your sewer line issues. Hydro Jetting is an invasive procedure that frees your drains of every sediments, clogging and messy build-up that dates back into years.

How Is Hydro Jetting Done?

Hair, tree roots and grease are usually culprits that blocks your sewer line. Our professionals usually recommend hydro jetting when other methods such as snaking with an auger seems to be ineffective. Hydro Jetting is done by pumping streams of pressurized water into the sewer line. Let’s say between 3,000 PSI to 8,000 PSI. of course, there’s no debris or obstruction that can withstand this pressure without giving way.

Hydro Jetting is a long-lasting solution that targets more than just the suspected clogs, it also reach out for even those unknown within your sewer line.

When Should You Consider Hydro Jetting?

Only professionals can decide whether hydro jetting is the best option to fix the messy situation. But usually, hydro jetting is inevitable when the following has been considered;

1. When every other option has been tried and exhausted. For instance, snaking with an auger.

2. After the strength of your sewer line is certified strong enough to withstand the extreme pressure. Hydro jetting will never be utilized on old, weak and fragile pipes.

3. A thorough inspection of the sewer lines which is able to trace the problem and recommend that hydro jetting is the best of the available alternatives.

Hydro Jetting isn’t for the novice as they are likely to cause more damage. This is why you should reach out to our professionals with years of experience in carrying out hydro jetting.

Showers And Tubs Repair

Bathtubs and showers are made not only to keep you clean but also relaxing. Now imagine if you have to put up with a clogged bathtub or a shower that drips slowly. Drains and leaks are the two most common problems of showers and bathtubs, but other plumbing issues can be equally annoying.

Showers and Tubs parts

  • Faucet- there are two forms of faucet, there is a cartridge faucet and a compression faucet. You should know the type of faucet you have to be able to troubleshoot it.
  • Tub spout- this directs water into the tub.
  • Drains- carry waste water out from the tub and keep the water from overflowing
  • Diverter- takes the water from the pipe to the showerhead

Common Issues with Showers and Tubs

  1. Drain Issues

Items like hair, soap and even mineral deposits from hard water could block the free flow of water down the drain. The solution to this can be as simple as pouring hot water into the drain, using vinegar or a plunger to unclog the drain. If your water still does not flow, contact a plumber.

  1. Low water Pressure

Water running slowly from your showerhead could be as a result of lime scale buildup. The solution to this is to use a descaling solution or replace the showerhead. Contact a professional for a suitable showerhead replacement.

  1. Leaky Showerheads and Tubs

If your showerheads and tubs are consistently wet even when you are not using them, then you have a problem common to most showers and tubs- leaking. A cracked or rusty gasket can bring about a leak with your tub while the water supply valve and the washers may need replacement in your showerheads. 

  1. Leaky Faucet

A leaky faucet might be as a result of faulty rubber washers, seals or gaskets in the valve compartment. If any of this is defective, you can easily replace it on your own or call a plumber to replace the whole faucet.

Proper maintenance of the showers and tubs keep it in excellent condition but no matter how careful you are, some parts of these fixtures are going to develop faults at some point. Some of these you could simply rectify on your own but to prevent bigger problems, you need a plumber for others.

Trenchless Sewer Repair

Just as it sounds, Trenchless Sewer repair can be wonderful. It can be quite expensive and difficult repairing sewer pipes located underground. Imagine tearing up your beautiful and well maintained lawn due to a leaky sewer line. The time and the investment that goes into it can be on the high side. This is where trenchless sewer repair comes in, no need tearing down any property or making a mess out of that lawn you are proud of. With the best of techniques at the disposal of our professional plumbers, you are sure of the beautiful status of your lawn and property.

Why You’ll Need Trenchless Sewer Repair

  • Underground Piping

Knowingly or unknowingly, sewer lines might have been laid underneath a building, landscape and other existing structures. When there’s a need for any repair, there’s a need to correct it without denting any property or landscape.

  • Leaky Sewer Lines

As said, trenchless sewer repair becomes unavoidable when you are experiencing a messing situation due to leakages or backups of liquids. If it’s ascertained that this is as a result of piping done under an existing structure, trenchless sewer repair is the most preferred non-invasive alternative.

  • Expansion

In the event that you need to carry out new piping due to expansion on an existing structure, trenchless sewer repair is definitely the most preferred alternative.

          There are obvious signs you’ll see when there’s an urgent need for a trenchless sewer repair;

1. Slow draining of water.

2. Displacement of lawn patches or noticeable sinking of other areas on the property.

3. Unrelenting sewage odor.

          Any commercial building that dates back to the 80s will usually be in need of a trenchless sewer repair. These problems can only be fixed by a competent plumbing professional. This is the more reason why you should consult our trenchless sewer repair professionals.

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