Butter Plumbing Blog : Archive for June, 2015

3 Benefits of Water Filtration Systems

Monday, June 29th, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

Las Vegas, NV has a solid civic water treatment system, but it’s not perfect and with the dust of our desert climate, there’s apt to be problems with your system. Hard water is a particular concern: water with a high mineral content that can create significant problems in your home. A whole-house water filtration system installed in your home by a professional plumber can soften your water and provide innumerable benefits in the bargain. Here’s a list of three, which you should consider if you’re looking to improve the general quality of life for your household. (more…)

3 Differences Between Residential and Commercial Plumbing

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

We normally just have to deal with the plumbing in our homes, and for the most part, people don’t think about it beyond that. But business owners and office managers know differently. They understand that the needs of commercial plumbing are much more complicated and often require much different approaches to solve. That can mean a huge difference in terms of hiring the right plumber and making sure that the job gets done right. Here are 3 differences between residential and commercial plumbing. (more…)

How Does a Pool Heater Benefit Me?

Monday, June 15th, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

We live in Las Vegas, NV, which, as most residents can tell you, does not suffer for a lack of hot weather. Considering our high temperatures, pool owners can be forgiven for wondering why they might need a pool heater. When it’s 110 in the shade, it seems like a waste of time. But that’s only part of the story and when you have a pool, you want it to be functional all the time, not just when it’s hot. Understanding that is key to understanding how a pool heater can benefit you in an environment like ours. (more…)

3 Different Types of Water Heater

Monday, June 8th, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

If your old water heater has given up the ghost, you might be interested in replacing it with one just like it, and that might be the best option for your household. But it’s not the only one. There are new and different types of water heaters on the market, and if installed properly by a professional, can constitute a marked improvement over the old one. Here are 3 different types of water heater that you should consider for your home: (more…)

3 Signs of a Plumbing Leak

Monday, June 1st, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

Plumbing leaks are among the most common service calls that professional plumbers make, and when the signs of such a leak are obvious – like water spreading across your kitchen floor or a faucet that delivers no water when you turn it on – then you can make the call with ease. But not every plumbing leak is so obvious and unless you know how to spot the subtler signs, it might go undetected for years (causing considerable damage in the process). An astute homeowner knows how to spot these subtler signs, and call in a professional when they arise. Here are 3 signs of a plumbing leak that you should learn to look for. (more…)