How to Tell if Your Water Pressure is Too High or Too Low – and What to Do About it

How to Test Water Pressure
When it comes to water pressure, there’s a fine line to too high and too low. You need your water pressure to be a sufficient pounds per square inch (psi) of water in order to fill appliances, water your garden, and perform other tasks with minimal frustration. However, if your water […]

Learn How to Thaw Frozen Pipes from a Charlotte Plumber

Got Frozen Pipes?
Fear not! We are here to help.

Here in Charlotte, we are about to experience some dips in temperature. The current forecast includes a low of 8 degrees on Sunday, which is pretty dang cold for North Carolina. Unfortunately, most homes in the South are not built for the cold. That means many Charlotte […]

Charlotte Lawn Aeration and Plumbing Problems Every Charlotte Homeowner Should Know

Problems to Avoid with Charlotte Lawn Aeration That Can Save You a Bundle
Hiring a company to aerate and seed your lawn this fall? It’s great for your grass, but this and other large-scale landscaping projects can affect your plumbing in ways you probably didn’t anticipate. The following are tips for protecting yourself from expensive plumbing […]

Take 2 Minutes to Save $40,000 in a Plumbing Emergency

Learn How to Prevent Water Damage
As Charlotte plumbers, we offer a lot of advice that is “nice to know,” but this simple two-minute exercise can save you $40,000 or more in expenses. Take two minutes right now to learn what to do if a pipe bursts in your home. It could literally save you $40,000 […]

How Much Does a Dripping Faucet Cost (Per Month) in Water Bills?

Wondering How Much That Leaky Faucet Costs?
Let’s say your kitchen sink has a steady drip going. It’s just ten drips per minute, right? How much is that leaky faucet (or leaking shower head) costing you in water bills each month? Charlotte leak detection experts weigh in on this question using a simple water drip calculation […]

Matthews NC Plumber: How to Tell If a Frozen Pipe Has Burst

Matthews NC Plumber Advice for Leak Detection
A burst pipe can cause a huge amount of damage if not detected.  Fortunately there are many indicators of a broken pipe.  All you need to do is use your senses.

What you may see:

Wet drywall – is almost a guarantee that you have a broken pipe in your […]

Charlotte Plumber Advice: Tips on How to Fix Leaky Pipes

Charlotte Plumber Advice Column: How to Fix Leaky Pipes
If you know you have a leak, you should fix it right away. Leaks are costly, and your water bill can skyrocket thanks to the innocent-looking leak. (Besides water from the leak, noise could be an indication that there is a leak in a water pipe.) The following […]

Charlotte Leak Detection Services: How to Find a Leak

Charlotte Water Bill Spikes
If your water bill has spiked, you will want to determine if you have a leak or if there’s something wrong with your water meter. This short guide will show you how to find a leak. Locating a leak can be tricky, but the following tricks usually work.

Test Your Water Meter

You […]

Charlotte Leak Detection Tips

Charlotte Water Bill Spike?
If you’ve noticed a sudden spike in your water bills, or you’ve heard persistent dripping and can’t figure out where it’s coming from, you may have an undetected leak in your home. It may be your gut reaction to call a plumber (which is probably the right idea) but you could locate […]

What Can I Do To Prevent Pipes From Freezing?

Looking for Ways to Prevent Pipes from Freezing?
Make sure you take the following precautions:
Prevent Pipes From Freezing: Precautions to Take Inside the House
Inside the house, locate pipes that are at risk of freezing. In most cases, these are pipes located in the crawl space, basement, or along exterior walls. To protect these pipes, be sure […]