Butter Plumbing Blog

When Do You Need an Emergency Plumber?

October 16th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

emergency-plumbing-servicesGenerally speaking, you should always contact a plumber when you encounter a problem with your pipes and outlets. Store-bought solutions rarely do the job, and problems such as leaks or clogs can often appear at times when your hands are full with the daily obligations or work and family. Continue Reading

Trust a Plumber with Bathroom Remodeling Projects

October 2nd, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

bathroom-remodeling-projectA bathroom remodeling project can be an exciting prospect for your home. The bathroom is one of the most important parts of the home after all: the first place you visit when you get up in the morning and the last place you visit before you go to bed. If something isn’t right with it, whether it’s the aesthetics or a more practical question of functionality, remodeling may be the perfect way to deal with it. And the fall makes a great time for such a project, as our hot desert weather has begun to cool and the operation won’t take as much time or effort to compensate for high temperatures. Continue Reading

How to Avoid a Drain Cleaning Session

September 18th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

clogged-plumbing-drainsDrain clogs rank among the most common plumbing issues homeowners will have to face. It’s never any fun to turn on the sink only to watch the water bubble back up or take a shower only to end up ankle-deep in dirty water. Ideally, a professional plumber should be called in to deal with a clogged drain with a formal drain cleaning session. But most drain clogs can be avoided with a little care, and the more you can do to prevent them from forming, the better.

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3 Qualities to Look for in a Professional Plumber

September 4th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

professional-plumbing-serviceSooner or later, every home will develop a plumbing problem, whether it’s a leak, a clog, or something more serious. And almost every time, you will benefit from contacting a professional plumber instead of trying to deal with the problem yourself. Professionals are licensed, bonded and insured, as well as possessing high-end tools that laymen might not be able to operate and the experience to perform any plumbing operation swiftly and effectively. If you have an issue with your plumbing system that can’t be resolved with a plunger and a little elbow grease, your best bet is to call in a professional. Continue Reading

When Do You Need an Emergency Plumber?

August 21st, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

emergency-plumbing-servicesPlumbing problems usually demand a swift response. A simple clog or leak can bring your household grinding to a halt, and in many cases can cause a great deal of damage to your entire household. A good plumbing service can get there quickly to solve the problem, but not every plumbing issue takes place during regular working hours. Continue Reading

Water Softeners Help You Beat Hard Water Problems

August 7th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

water-softening-systemWe live in the desert, and that means that hard water is a constant problem for homeowners in the area. There’s nothing harmful about hard water, specifically, but it can leech away at your quality of life in subtle ways. In the worst cases, it can also damage your pipes badly enough to merit a repair call. Continue Reading

Restaurants Need Grease Trap Service

July 24th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

grease-trap-serviceLas Vegas is a tourist economy, and that means that many businesses in the area are restaurants or similar food service preparation industries. In most cases, the plumbing system in such businesses requires grease traps to fully function. They’re reasonably simple in concept, but can be tricky to install and require periodic cleaning and servicing to do their jobs. A good plumbing service can take care of the issue for you and keep you focused on more pressing aspects of keeping your commercial enterprise running. Continue Reading

Trouble with Your Water Heater Can Appear Suddenly

July 10th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

water-heater-repairMost homes in the area use traditional tank water heaters to warm the water used in cooking, cleaning, and bathing. They’re typically placed in out-of-the-way locations in the home, such as the basement or the garage, and because they often do their jobs so quietly, it can be hard to notice when problems start. Indeed, most issues with your water heater appear without much fanfare. By the time they cause an active disruption, the damage can be quite extensive, and often requires replacing the water heater instead of just repairing it. Continue Reading

Signs of Trouble with Your Pool Pump

June 26th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

pool-pumps-repairYour pool is likely going to see a lot of use in the summer months. Nevada heat can easily hit 100 degrees on a daily basis, and a pool makes an excellent way for your family to keep cool and enjoy the great outdoors when the temperature is high. But that means keeping your pool in good condition, which includes key components like your pool pump. When trouble arises, you need to deal with it right away. The good news is that a plumbing service can usually respond quickly.

But before that can happen, you need to be able to spot the signs that the pump is in trouble. While you should never attempt to diagnose a pump problem yourself — and while fixing it requires the services of a licensed professional — you can still learn to spot the signs of a problem and shut the system down. Continue Reading

Hydro Jetting Solves Clogs the Right Way

June 12th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

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Clogs rank among the most common issues bedeviling household plumbing systems, and most homeowners like to handle them with store-bought solutions such as cleaners. In most cases, however, you can do much better by calling in a professional plumber, who can use more thorough and effective methods to get rid of the clog. Among the techniques employed by modern plumbing services to remove clogs is hydro jetting, which makes an excellent way of demonstrating why the professional touch is always preferable, no matter how seemingly minor the issue. Continue Reading