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January 7, 2019

Both men and women alike are often aggravated by the presence of hair in their shower. It is normal for both sexes to experience some degree of hair loss during their lives. However, this falling hair can soon create serious issues in the shower drain. Although men are also to blame here, women face the brunt of the blame because of their longer hair that causes more serious blockages. Instead of dealing with a clogged shower drain, consider preventing the issue altogether by following the tips below. (1) Purchase a hair catcher: The hair catcher should be placed over the shower drain. […]

January 1, 2019

Do you know what causes pipes to freeze? Outside water coming into your home during the winter months is significantly more cold than it is during the summer. Pipes weaken from contracting during contact with cold water, and the weakened areas are subject to cracks and leaks. As water freezes in a crack, it expands and can cause the pipe to burst. As a result, your home can suffer hundreds to thousands of dollars in plumbing damages. Unfortunately, it’s not practical to heat up the temperature of the ground water surrounding your home. Your best move is to immediately check […]

December 19, 2018

Our daily lives require access to clean and fresh water. When there is no clean water flowing into your home, there are many problems that can arise, especially with regards to health issues. Your main water line must be kept in optimum condition so that the water that flows into your home remains healthy, and more importantly, drinkable. Your home’s water line should be both extremely durable and long-lasting. Still, regardless of how well-built your water line is, it can become damaged from a wide array of outside factors, including: tree roots, corrosion, and the type of pipes you have. […]

December 13, 2018

Let’s face it, clogged drains are a hassle. Your daily routine is disrupted by the slow draining water. You may be getting foul smells creeping up. Even worse, you may have major problems lurking somewhere in your plumbing. Resolve the clog quickly by calling a professional plumbers of ESCO Heating, AC, Plumbing & Electric. Let’s look at some ways you can identify a clogged drain and what to do to remove the problem. Is The Drain Clogged? Here are a few common symptoms you could experience with a clogged drain: Water in kitchen or bathroom sinks drains very slowly You […]

November 26, 2018

Now that the holidays are arriving, lots of people will be traveling to visit loved ones and friends who may be at a distance. If traveling is on your agenda for this season, chances are good that you’ve done a check to make sure that your home and property will be okay while you’re away. You’ve probably covered items like making sure your security system is in order, your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are set with new batteries, your neighbors are on the alert for any suspicious activity and you may even have a generator that will automatically kick […]

November 24, 2018

It is easy to dump waste down your household drains, but it causes damage to your sewer and drain system. After making breakfast, pouring the grease from bacon down the drain is common, but major issues can be caused by even a little grease. Malfunctions in your sinks and toilet, such as clogs or drains that backup, can be the results of improper disposal of waste. These types of appliance are not indestructible and everyday their boundaries are maxed. They have limits. Diapers You may be surprised about how many diapers clogged drains and sewers as well as feminine items. […]

November 18, 2018

You might not think about keeping floods out of your house on a regular basis. Even though it might be an unlikely event, it’s a good idea for you as a homeowner to consider all possibilities, including flooding. Your basement can retain water from heavy rainfall or an unexpected storm. A sump pump installation is something you should look into even if you keep your plumbing in good working order. A sump pump can protect your home from damage related to flooding by drawing access water out of your basement and away from the foundation of your home. Here are […]

October 26, 2018

Tips to Prevent Plumbing and Pipe Problems Many have heard of encounters with flooded basements, pipe bursts, and clogs within the kitchens or bathrooms that end up costing more than necessary. The best way to get rid of such issues is to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Toilet Trouble Most families are aware that flushing too much toilet paper or flushing foreign objects can lead to clogging and flooding, but how many also know that not using the toilet enough could clog them as well? Small children find ways to flush toys, appliances, and even electronic devices […]

October 20, 2018

One of the most important parts to your household plumbing is your sewer line, and it could quickly wreak havoc on your property if it becomes clogged with waste or damaged in some way. It will cost a good bit of money to replace or repair damaged or clogged pipes if you wait for too long. You’ll be more likely to have the right amount of money to fix an issue the sooner you are able to detect a clog or break. Over time, damages to a sewer line will become worse, costing you more in the long run. Is […]

September 26, 2018

Clogged toilets are amongst the most common plumbing problems you will experience in the home. Whether you simply do not want to pay for plumbing services in Salt Lake City or you believe you can solve the problem yourself, you might be tempted to attempt to deal with the issue without professional help. In the case of a clogged toilet, you may not have a plunger available. This does not mean you cannot clear the blockage. Here is our favorite way of doing it, and by far the most successful. Chemical Drain Cleaners A word on the use of chemical […]