Butter Plumbing Blog

Signs You Have a Plumbing Leak

November 27th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

repair-plumbing-leakPlumbing leaks rank among the most common service calls we take. The good news is that they’re relatively easy to fix. Modern technology has made it easier than ever for trained plumbers to pinpoint the exact location of a leak and to get it fixed quickly so that your plumbing system can get back up to speed. Continue Reading

The Holidays Are Coming: Watch What You Throw Down Your Drain

November 13th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

drain-repairThanksgiving is just a few weeks away and Christmas is just a short ways behind it. That means you’ll probably be making a lot more food this holiday season, whether it’s a grand family feast or just something a little special for the holidays. Kitchen sinks and appliances like garbage disposals see a lot of use this time of year, and we tend to see a big upswing in repair calls on kitchen pipes and garbage disposals in the weeks surrounding the holidays. Continue Reading

Drain Services Require a Professional Plumber

October 30th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

drain-repairProblems with the drains constitute one of the most common plumbing calls we need to make. Most of the time, it’s a stubborn clog which backs up the outlet and prevents it from being used until it’s fixed. Sometimes, it can be a leak in the pipe or something even more serious. Because drain problems are quite common, most homeowners prefer to deal with them themselves: either with a store-bought solution to a clog or some quick DIY repairs on the drain line. In almost every case, this is a terrible mistake. A trained plumber, with proper licensing and experience in the field, can handle drain services the right way and potentially save you from a world of trouble. Continue Reading

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