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.
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!
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.
Is repiping your home really that necessary? Like most things in your home, your pipes will only last so long. If you’ve noticed that your shower seems to trickle more than flow, or your water is coming out with a slight colored tinge instead of clear, you might need new pipes. Most homes in Las…
Despite what guerilla marketing has led us to believe, the United States actually ranks very low on ‘going green’ in the world’s energy efficiency rankings. Many people are hesitant to go green in their own home beyond sorting the recycling twice a month, but the truth is that it’s painfully easy to both save the environment and save your pocketbook. One of the best ways to go green in the modern home is to install a tankless water heater instead of the traditional option. While there are a variety of benefits including less storage space being taken up and not needing to worry about a pilot light blowing out right before your shower, the number one perk of having a tankless water heater is how much you’ll save – both in energy and money.
Like most things in your home, your pipes will only last so long. If you’ve noticed that your shower seems to trickle more than flow, or your water is coming out with a slight colored tinge instead of clear, you might need new pipes. Most homes in Las Vegas used zinc-coated iron or galvanized metal for plumbing during construction, both of which don’t last more than about 20 years. Unfortunately, iron has a tendency to rust, which can leak into your water stream and cause serious illness or home damage. The good news is that there is an alternate, and it’s not nearly as stressful as you think – in fact, repiping your home can take only a single day. We wanted to share with you 5 benefits of repiping your home to help you decide whether or not it’s time.
24-Hour Plumber When something happens to your plumbing that’s severe enough to need a plumber, it’s not usually something that can wait. It’s baffling to us that there are so many plumbers out there who don’t offer the benefits of a 24-hour plumber, and instead choose to limit their availability! Don’t believe us on how…
How often do you actually think about your water heater? Maybe once a week when the shower isn’t heating up fast enough, or when you have to get something out of that neglected corner of your garage? You’re not alone – most people do not regularly think about the ways that your water heater can…
What could be worse than a bland, generic Christmas gift? Not much, that’s what. Whether if you’re a practical gift-giver instead of sentimental, or if you’re into giving extraordinary personalized gifts for every person you know, giving a gift that reflects on the person receiving it is crucial during the holidays. If you’ve got a friend who’s a plumber, or if you’d like to give your favorite team member from Sin City Plumbing a gift, we’ve got you covered on some great ways to give personalized gifts to your favorite plumber!
Even though Las Vegas is known for mild winters, water heater damage and the subsequent leaks that accompany that damage are very real threats to locals. Many people tend to let the maintenance of their water heater slide to the bottom of their to-do list until it’s too late, and end up spending thousands of dollars for repairs and cleanup costs. We want to make sure that you don’t become one of these unlucky people by giving you some tips on how to prevent water heater damage this winter.