Common Winter Plumbing Problems & How To Avoid Them

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Dec 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Temperatures are dropping around the Upstate, which means your home's plumbing system may become suspectible to a variety of common plumbing issues that are caused by the colder months. As a homeowner, it's important to be aware of these potential issues and take matters into your own hands to prevent potentially serious home damage.

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Topics: Plumbing, Tips

What Do Those Plumbing Noises Mean?

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Dec 7, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Have you ever heard your plumbing system make weird noises? Gurgling in your drains, banging pipes, or whistling are just some of the odd noises that you may hear from your home's plumbing system. We know that these noises are not only irritating, but they could be an indicator of a much larger issue.

To put your mind at ease, we've gathered tips and solutions for the most common plumbing noises so you'll know exactly what your next steps need to be to make sure your home's system is running at it's peak efficiency.

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Topics: Plumbing, Tips, Water Heaters

5 Ways To Keep Your Bathroom Clean and Organized

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Nov 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

No one ever enjoys the chore of having to clean the bathroom. Scrubbing the toilet, bleaching the tub, and wiping the toothpaste off the mirror are just a few of the tasks involved when cleaning a bathroom. Not only is your bathroom the place that you become clean, but it's also the place that bad germs tend to hang out. It's a dirty job, but having a clean and organized space is a great way to kick off your day!

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Topics: Plumbing, Tips

Save 9,794 Gallons of Water This Month with these 10 Tips!

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Nov 3, 2016 11:40:31 AM

As plumbers, water is sort of “our thing.” With Greenville and Spartanburg Counties in one of the worst droughts since 2009, we wanted to share with you our list of the top water saving tips you can implement today. The average person uses about 100 gallons of water per day. It’s eye opening when you use this Water Use Calculator to estimate how much water you’re using. Here are some some of the most impactful tips we know of to help conserve.

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Topics: Plumbing, Tips, Shower Heads, Water Conservation, Toilet Repairs, Energy Savings

6 Plumbing Things You Need To Know

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Nov 1, 2016 1:33:37 PM

Most people don’t give plumbing a second thought when it’s working right, but when emergencies happen, you have no idea where to even start. A basic understanding of your plumbing system and the components that affect it will help you troubleshoot, do small repairs yourself, know when to call a plumber, be better prepared in a crisis, and make informed decisions.

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Topics: Drains, Plumbing, Tips

Advantages Of Using Tankless Water Heaters

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Oct 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Are you tired of taking cold showers? Does the idea of constantly heating your water in a big tank seem mighty inefficient and wasteful to you? Then a tankless water heater may be just the right option for you and your household. There are many advantages of switching to a tankless water heater like saving water and energy, but one of the most important advantages is how much $$$ you save in the long run.

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Topics: Water Heaters

Why Should You Get A HVAC Maintenance Check Before Winter Arrives?

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Oct 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

You may think it sounds silly to start thinking about home maintenance checks for winter when it's still beautiful outside, but it's extremely important to prepare your home's heating system before the colder weather sets in to ensure that your home can handle the cold temperatures ahead. 

Having a licensed Corley professional come to your home to service your heating system while it's still comfortable outside will give you peace of mind as the temperatures start dropping. Aside from peace of mind, here are 4 other benefits of having your home's heating system serviced before winter:

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Topics: Heating

Plumbing Tools To Have On Hand

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Sep 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

You never know what kind of emergency might pop up unexpectedly in your home. That’s why it's important to keep basic tools in your home to stay prepared.

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Topics: Plumbing, Tips

Why Is My Air Conditioning Making A Dripping Noise?

Posted by Chris Corley on Sep 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A common issue we hear during the summer months is " Why is my air conditioner is making a dripping noise?". An air conditioning system that is working properly should never make a dripping noise. 

Let’s take a closer look at the details behind the dripping sound that you may be hearing from your air conditioning unit and where the noise could be coming from.

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Topics: Cooling

How Can I Unclog My Garbage Disposal?

Posted by Chris Corley on Aug 31, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Garbage disposals are meant to do away with food particles by grinding and pulverizing them so that they can easily be washed down the drain.This device is not meant for hard objects such as fruit pits and chicken and meat bones or fibrous materials such as potato or banana peel, broccoli stalks or cornhusks.

Unfortunately because of lack of knowledge instead of disposing this trash properly, they get stuffed down the garbage disposal, until the garbage disposal clogs or stops working. You can either call a plumber or try solving the problem yourself with the following tips from Corley. 

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Topics: Do It Yourself, Plumbing, Garbage Disposal Tips

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