Evans Plumbing Inc Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Twin Falls’

Do You Need New Kitchen Plumbing?

Monday, July 16th, 2018

kitchen-sink-faucetThe kitchen has one of the highest concentrations of plumbing appliances in the average home, second only to the bathroom. It’s also one of those places that you probably use on a daily basis, which means lots of wear and tear on those various appliances. Plumbing systems can last a long, long time if they’re properly taken care of. Still, they won’t last forever. If you’re not sure when the best time is to replace some or all of your plumbing appliances, there are a number of different factors to take into account. Let’s go over those factors below.

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3 Qualities to Look for in Commercial Plumbing Systems

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

PlumberCommercial plumbing systems are a big investment, one that you don’t want to make frivolously. Not just any system will work with your commercial building, both in terms of physical dimensions and in terms of abilities. If you’re in the market for a new commercial plumbing system, there are a number of different qualities you should consider before making a permanent decision. Let’s go over some of the most important qualities you need to look for when it comes to installing a new commercial plumbing system.

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Do You Need New Kitchen Plumbing?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

kitchen-sink-sudsThe question above is not “if” you want new kitchen plumbing. After all, when water comes out of the faucet like it’s supposed to and goes down the drain the way it should, why worry? Then again, you can’t afford to ignore the warning signs of kitchen plumbing issues as those problems will only become more severe over time. Instead of waiting until you have a real crisis on your hands, keep an eye out for these signs you need new kitchen plumbing.

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Can Your Home Benefit from Radiant Heating?

Monday, June 4th, 2018

in-floor-radiant-heatingHave you ever considered a radiant heating system for your home? This type of heat differs from radiators, baseboard heating, or forced-air central heating in some pretty significant ways. Below we will discuss what radiant heating is, and how it works – so you can make an informed decision before adding it to your home. If you’re a person who suffers from perpetually chilly feet – this might be exactly what you’ve been looking for. If the idea of toasty toes excites you, keep reading!

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3 Signs of a Plumbing Leak That You Should Watch For

Monday, May 28th, 2018

plumber-woman-fix-leaky-sinkWhen people imagine a plumbing leak they envision water spraying wildly from a pipe. The truth is that most plumbing leaks are much more subtle and may continue for days, months, or even years before the homeowner is able to discover the problem.

Plumbing leaks can become expensive problems very quickly. The longer they go unnoticed, the longer the costs can continue to add up.

Watching for the signs of a plumbing leak can help you catch and manage the leak quickly while reducing damage and repair costs. Here are a few signs of leaks to keep an eye out for in your own home.

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How Do Packaged HVAC Units Work?

Monday, May 7th, 2018

air-conditioner-systemsMost homes in the area utilize traditional central HVAC systems for keeping cool in the summer. Commercial systems have very different needs – starting with space, which is much larger than most homes and continuing through specific qualities of the HVAC system itself. Packaged HVAC units, which utilize a slightly different design, are a common sight in many commercial buildings, and the design can be used in residential spaces as well. Depending on your needs, thy could constitute a much better fit for you then a more traditional system.

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3 HVAC Innovations on the Market Today

Monday, April 9th, 2018

air-conditioning-systemsThe principles of air conditioning are reasonably simple, and new units still do the same work that old ones did fifty years ago. Granted, there have been some innovations along the way. Air conditioner used to be quite expensive and many homes couldn’t afford it. (Movie theaters used to advertise air conditioning as a way of getting people to buy tickets.) Innovations in size and efficiency have made it possible for every home to afford an air conditioner, something that wouldn’t have been possible not so long ago.

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What You Should Know about Heating Efficiency

Monday, January 15th, 2018

money-green-homeEnergy efficiency is a hot topic in today’s world, and why shouldn’t it be? The more efficient a system is, the more you save on your energy bills. It’s easier than ever before to find something more efficient than a system you had 10 or 15 years ago, whether you’re upgrading a microwave, a dishwasher, or—as we’re here to discuss today—your heater.

Yes, heaters are far more efficient than decades ago, and the standards just keep going up. Here’s what you should know about the state of heating efficiency today: what to look for, what to avoid, and how to keep your heating system efficient.

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What to Know When Replacing a Bathroom/Kitchen Sink

Monday, January 1st, 2018

mother-daughter-vegetables-kitchen-sinkDo-it-yourself work is taking over kitchens and bathrooms everywhere. Stick-on tiles allow for beautiful tile backsplashes, for example, and more and more people are sharing their techniques online for adding paint and other personal touches to these rooms. However, some steps involved with revamping the kitchen or bathroom are not so easy to do yourself, especially when they involve your plumbing.

If you decide it’s time to replace your kitchen or bathroom sink, our best advice is to call in a plumber. In any case, there are some things that anyone should know before they begin the task of replacing the sink, faucet, and connections and sealing everything into place.

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The Most Important Factor in Selecting a New HVAC System

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

green-home-handHeating and air conditioning systems are a must-have for many homes throughout the country, which means they are often a “distress purchase” of sorts. Homeowners may only really buy a new heating system or a new air conditioner when it’s an emergency, leaving them little time to consider their options. In many cases, they simply stick with the cheapest system they can find, but we think this is a mistake.

Whenever possible, we think it’s important for homeowners to take the time to compare efficiency ratings and find the best HVAC system available for their homes. Today, we take a look at why this is.

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