Evans Plumbing Inc Blog

What You Can Do to Ensure Proper Backflow Prevention

October 22nd, 2018

backflow-prevention-largeBackflow used to be an enormous problem for homes and businesses alike. It could result in harm to the pipes, and even generate a biohazard for those who live in the home on rare occasions. Fortunately, the vast majority of new homes and businesses constructed in the last several decades are automatically equipped with backflow prevention devices. These systems are designed to ensure that any backflow that occurs will not make it into your home’s plumbing system. Those systems still need to be maintained, though, if they are to remain effective. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of steps you can take to ensure that your home remains properly protected against the effects of backflow.

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Odd Noises

October 8th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceDunno. Maybe it was something it ate? In all seriousness, though, odd air conditioning noises are not the kind of thing that you want to hear. They’re very often not harmless. Quite the opposite. If you’re hearing sounds coming out of your air conditioner that you don’t normally hear, then it’s likely you have some sort of problem that needs to be professionally repaired. We can’t cover every single odd noise that can indicate a problem with your air conditioner here. There are too many of them. Still, we can go over some of the more common sounds that indicate a need for professional repair services.

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Why an Automatic Shutoff Valve is a Good Idea

September 24th, 2018

Burst Pipe Have you ever had a ruptured pipe flood an entire floor of your home? If not, trust us when we say that it’s an all-around horrible experience. Any kind of plumbing emergency can cause all kinds of water damage if it isn’t dealt with as quickly as possible. You’re probably going to need a professional plumber to handle most emergency plumbing problems, but that doesn’t mean that you are completely helpless when it comes to preventing them. One of the best way to make sure that your home is protected from plumbing problems is to install an automatic shutoff valve in your water line.

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Symptoms of Common Air Conditioning Problems

September 10th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceJust like when your immune system becomes compromised and you have symptoms like a runny nose or a cough, your air conditioner may show symptoms of internal glitches.  It’s easy to rationalize why your system isn’t performing at high capacity, why your bills have increased, or your house never seems to cool off completely to avoid actually scheduling a repair. Instead of trying to wish these issues away, have our team attack these problems head-on for you. Our technicians here at Evans Plumbing Inc. perform impeccable Twin Falls air conditioning repairs and we have extensive experience with all types of HVAC issues.

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How to Keep Your Plumbing System Healthy

August 27th, 2018

PlumberPlumbing systems are prone to all kinds of issues, most of which are actually pretty difficult to detect without professional services. A lot of people think they can notice a plumbing issue before it has the chance to cause a lot of damage, and maybe sometimes they can. Most of the time, though, if you have obvious symptoms presenting themselves, it’s too late to prevent a lot of the damage. If you want to keep your plumbing system healthy throughout the years, there are a number of steps that you can take.

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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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