Evans Plumbing Inc Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing this Winter

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Here’s what you should know about pipes in the winter: water expands when it freezes. And that means the water in your pipes, which can freeze when temperatures plunge, may expand within the pipes—causing the pipe to expand as well. And since the pipes were made to contain a set volume of water, this is when pipes become likely to burst.

A burst pipe is something that no homeowner wants to deal with. They also don’t want to deal with the lack of water pressure that results from a set of frozen pipes. Learn how to prevent pipes from freezing where it matters the most in our helpful guide.

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Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets for an Easy Spring

Monday, October 31st, 2016

We know that spring is the furthest thing from your mind as temperatures take a plunge. But maintaining your home’s plumbing system now means a lot less stress in the months to come. When plumbing components freeze, you can end up with some costly repairs in the spring. But you can take action right now to prevent that hassle later on—and it’s easy!

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3 Things You Should Never Put Down the Kitchen Drains

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Protect your drain and sewer system by making sure everyone in the family knows what can and cannot go into your kitchen drains. Many people treat the kitchen garbage disposal as something that can process just about anything they feed into it. But that’s the reason we get so many calls for broken disposal units, and it’s often the source of major drain and sewer clogs.

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How to Detect a Slab Leak Early

Monday, July 25th, 2016

A slab leak is a troubling issue, because it’s so tough to get to. You need to get through the concrete slab foundation of your home to get to the affected pipe, and that often requires heavy duty tools and a lot of your plumbers’ time. It may be covered by insurance—but then again, it might not.

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