Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. Blog: Archive for August, 2015

Why You Need Commercial Leak Detection Services

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Finding hidden leaks inside a home is a difficult job, and it almost always requires the services of professional plumbers with the right equipment to pinpoint the location of the leak so it can be fixed. Now when you consider the size and the extent of a commercial building compared to a house, and how much more plumbing serves the building, you will see why it’s so vital to have experienced plumbers take care of leak detection in businesses. And not just any professional plumbers, but ones that specialize in the needs of commercial plumbing.

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Help! I’m Not Getting Any Hot Water in My House!

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Among the emergency service calls that we receive the most frequently are for when a house suddenly has no hot water at all. Losing the hot water in your home is obviously a serious problem, since it makes numerous ordinary tasks very difficult—especially keeping clean. (Nobody wants to wake up in the morning and start off the day with an ice-cold shower.)

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Signs That You Should Call for Repairs for Your Tankless Water Heater

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Tankless water heaters are one of the best ways to provide hot water to a household. The benefits of these systems are numerous: They consume far less energy than conventional storage tank systems. They won’t run out of hot water because they always heat up more water “on demand.” They have lengthy service lives. They take up a small amount of space. And so on.

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These Items Can Cause Clogging and Damage to Your Sewer Line

Monday, August 10th, 2015

We’ve written before on this blog about items that you must never put down your garbage disposal. We’re going to tackle a broader topic today: items that should never go down any of your drains or be flushed down one of the toilets. Any one of the following can lead to major problems in the sewer line leading from your home to the municipal system (or in some cases, to a septic tank) as well cause damage to a sewage pump. Clogs in the sewer line will cause huge issues in your home and require professionals to provide extensive sewer cleaning.

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Ways to Tell You May Need Water Main Replacement

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

One of the essential parts of your home’s plumbing is the water main. After all, if you don’t have a line to bring in fresh water from the municipal system, there really isn’t much good for half of the plumbing fixtures in your home. Although water mains are built from durable material, they can still suffer from damage due to root infiltration, ground shifting, corrosion from chemicals, and even lightning strikes. (Yes, as odd as this sounds, lightning is a source of pinhole leaks.)

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