Recent Posts in Pipes Category

  • Time for Your Next Drain Cleaning | Columbus Plumbers

    Posted By The Eco Plumbers

    29 Dec. 2017

    One of the most tedious things to keep an eye on is the health of your drains. Usually, people only notice they need their pipes cleaned when it starts to create an issue. Because individuals neglect the home’s plumbing system until the last minute, they usually call a plumber in a panic, hoping the technician can solve the problem immediately. If you want to avoid this type of scramble and ...
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  • House Needs Re-piping | Columbus Plumbers

    Posted By The Eco Plumbers

    22 Dec. 2017

    When people buy a new house, sometimes they don’t have the luxury of waiting for a home with completely updated plumbing systems. They just feel lucky enough to have landed an older home at all. However, if your house was built before the 1970s or hasn’t been remodeled at all, you likely have old pipes that need replacing. Here are a few tips to know when you might have a problem. Look ...
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  • How Often Should Your Sewer Lines Be Cleaned?

    Posted By The Eco Plumbers

    27 Nov. 2017

    The sewer lines in your home are just as important to your plumbing as your water input lines, and yet they receive very little attention often until it’s too late. A blocked sewer line can mean everything from backed up toilets and sink drains to a potentially damaged pipe unless you’re able to fix it quickly. Fortunately, you can prevent this problem by having your sewer lines ...
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  • Preventing & Thawing Frozen Water Lines

    Posted By The Eco Plumbers

    5 Jan. 2017

    One or more frozen pipes is an unfortunate possibility in areas that get very cold during the winter months. Since water expands when it freezes, metal or plastic pipes may burst when the water inside turns to ice. Typically, pipes most susceptible to freezing are those that are exposed to extreme cold, such as pipes in unheated interior areas and uninsulated outdoor pipes. If a pipe freezes, it ...
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  • 6 Steps to Prepare Your Home for Winter

    Posted By The Eco Plumbers

    7 Dec. 2016

    With winter comes the cold weather and frosty nights! While the season may be perfect for the way it enhances the holiday vibes, it can also cause various problems in the home, some of which relate to plumbing. Because our team at The Eco Plumbers would like to help you protect your home before problems arise, we have listed 6 steps you to prepare your plumbing for the winter season. 1. Fix Leaks ...
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  • How to Check if Your Pipes Are in Good Shape for Spring

    Posted By Eco Plumbers

    9 Apr. 2015

    It's always a good idea to check your pipes before and after winter. Colder weather can damage pipes and lead to water damage that is costly to repair. There are a few simple tips homeowners can include in spring cleaning activities to ensure pipes are working well for the season ahead. Give your plumbing a little TLC this spring by following these tips from Eco Plumbers : Look around the ...
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  • Preventing & Thawing Frozen Pipes

    Posted By The Eco Plumbers

    15 Jan. 2015

    Whether you're away from home when freezing temperatures hit or you've forgotten to leave the faucets dripping, a frozen pipe can lead to it bursting and flooding your home. Preventing frozen pipes in Columbus, Ohio, is a fairly simple maintenance routine that should be part of your home winterization. Knowing how to thaw a pipe that's accidentally been left exposed to the elements can ...
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  • What You Need to Know about Chemical Drain Cleaners

    Posted By The Eco Plumbers

    3 Sep. 2014

    We understand the appeal of doing it yourself for home repair projects, especially when you stand to save yourself money or when bragging rights are involved. Unfortunately, many take this approach far too often when plumbing problems arise, and reach for chemical drain cleaners without considering the dangers of making a mistake. Consumer Reports will not recommend the use of chemical drain ...
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