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Why Does Water Come Up In The Kitchen Sink?

Get your groans of ‘ew’ out now, because this is going to get gross. It’s a common problem in both new and old homes, in apartments and houses, in dorm rooms and mansions – water coming back up in the kitchen sink can happen to anyone. It’s disgusting when it does happen, and if it goes down (or rather, doesn’t go down) while you’re not home, it could overflow and cause water damage. No one wants to wake up in the morning to dirty sink water spilling onto the floor or stinking up the house, but unfortunately it’s probably the most common reason a plumber is called. But why does it happen? We’re here today to explain why water comes back up in your kitchen sink.

 

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Plumbing Experts Explain Gas Leak Repair & Safety Tips

Let’s get this out of the way: if you can smell gas, you’re in a very bad place. Gas leaks in the 21st century are still unfortunately common, and can happen to absolutely anybody. Faulty fixtures, old appliances, or incorrect installation can all cause gas leaks (amongst many more causes). Gas is crucial to the comfort of your home, as it heats your water, helps cook your food, and even warms the entire home. While having a leak happen is easy, having them fixed is never easy. A good plumbing company is able to take all necessary precautions prior to starting a repair, but it never hurts to take some safety tips into account.

 

Test your Grill

How to Test Your Grill for a Gas Leak

You might love action movies that feature explosions and giant, raging fires but we can guarantee that you will not love them when they’re in your backyard. Summer brings the comfort of delicious grilled food served at neighborhood barbecues, but that doesn’t mean that you can forgo safety. A leak in your grill’s gas tank or hose can be devastating and potentially deadly. It only takes a few minutes to test your grill for a gas leak before you start slapping burgers down, and we’re here to show you how.

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Things to Consider When Hiring a Plumber in Henderson, Nevada

You can’t afford to make the wrong choice when it comes to your plumbing. Homes in Henderson, Nevada range from the brand new to some of the earliest homes in the city, but even newer homes don’t necessarily come equipped with the best plumbing equipment. It may be that you’ve had an issue and want to bring in an expert, or you’re looking to upgrade your current equipment for a more economical or eco-friendly option. Either way, there are things to consider when hiring a Henderson plumber.

 

5 Reasons to Hire a Las Vegas Sewer Line Expert

You might not see your sewer lines on the daily, but that’s no reason to let them go unattended. Sewer line damage can cause serious property problems and can be extraordinarily costly if not handled properly. You might not even know that you have sewer line problems until it’s too late, in which case bringing in an expert is even more important. Hiring the wrong people to do the job will cost you time and money, and leaving sewer line problems unattended can ruin your property value. Don’t believe us? Here are 5 reasons to hire a Las Vegas sewer line expert.

Gas Leaks

Plumbing Experts Talk Signs You May Have a Gas Leak

Gas leaks are extraordinarily dangerous and not something to be taken lightly. In the past 3 years, gas leaks are responsible for nearly 50 deaths and well over 1,000 hospitalizations in the United States alone. Old appliances, incorrect installations, and leaky hoses are all easy to point to as the cause, but what are the symptoms? There are plenty of telltale signs that you have a gas leak in your home, and if you see even one of them, call your plumber immediately.

soft water

Sin City Plumbing Talks How to Get Soft Water in Las Vegas

How frustrating is it to pull dishes out of the dishwater and see water spots all over them? What about taking what should be a relaxing shower and ending up with dry, tight skin? Both are terrible, and both are tall tale signs that you’ve got a serious hard water issue. That’s not surprising, considering Las Vegas water is ranked as ‘very hard’ by the water department; it comes in at a whopping 290 parts per million, and anything higher than 181 PPM is considered bad. Hard water can be damaging to your health, your skin, and especially your pipes. So how do you get soft water in Las Vegas? We’re here to tell you!

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Las Vegas Water Filtration Systems: How to Choose the Best One

It’s a common joke in Las Vegas that by ordering still water with a slice of lemon in a restaurant, you’re ordering a ‘Lake Mead Lemonade’. Whether this makes you laugh or scrunch your face up in disgust is up to you, but the fortunate thing is that it doesn’t have to be that way at home. Las Vegas water filtration systems are extremely common, affordable, and come with benefits to your health and home. With the amount and variety of options that are available, choosing the right one might seem daunting – but we’re here to help! Here are some of our tips on how to choose the best water filtration system for your home.