Evans Plumbing Inc Blog

Do I Need a New Air Conditioner?

August 13th, 2018

Old-ACYou can keep your air conditioner going a good, long time if you’re sure to schedule maintenance and repairs when necessary. Even if you take really good care of your system, though, there will come a time when you need to install a new one. If you’re not sure whether or not that time has come for your system, don’t worry. We’re here to help you out. Have a look at the symptoms below to determine whether or not your air conditioner needs to be replaced with a new one any time soon.

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Common Problems with Sink Plumbing

July 30th, 2018

Sink-RepairOf all the various plumbing appliances in your home, you probably use the sinks the most. Whether it’s your kitchen or bathroom, you likely use it several times a day to get water for a variety of uses. You likely don’t think too much about the sink itself, unless something goes wrong with it. If your sink is acting up for some reason, we recommend that you call a professional plumber to deal with it rather than trying to fix it yourself. While you’re waiting, though, here are a number of factors that might be the cause of your particular sink problems.

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Do You Need New Kitchen Plumbing?

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

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?

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?

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

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?

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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Spring Is Here! Time for Water Heater Maintenance

April 23rd, 2018

water-heater-maintenanceThe coming of spring means spring cleaning for many households in the area, which makes now an excellent opportunity to perform maintenance on key household appliances. We don’t think much of components like our water heater, since they are very quiet when they perform their duties and are usually located in out-of-the-way parts of the home like the basement. That can allow problems to thrive and grow, and by the time they make themselves apparent, you could be looking at replacing the water heater instead of just repairing it.

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3 HVAC Innovations on the Market Today

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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