Butter Plumbing Blog : Archive for December, 2015

Is Your Water Line Damaged?

Monday, December 28th, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

The water line is the main line running between your home and the Las Vegas, NV civic system. It provides your home with all of its potable water, used for cooking, cleaning, bathing and drinking. It’s usually buried underneath your yard, which means you might not notice right away when it springs leaks or otherwise suffers damage. Damage can occur from any number of things: tree roots, shifting earth or simple wear and corrosion among them. But when it happens, you need to have the situation assessed and dealt with as quickly as possible. Here are some easy ways to tell if your water line has been damaged. (more…)

Benefits of a Pressure Regulation Valve

Monday, December 21st, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

Household plumbing has been around since the Romans, and we tend to take it for granted in this modern age. That can sometimes lead us to overlook certain basic issues with the system, which can catch us by surprise if we aren’t careful. Here in Las Vegas, NV, a qualified plumber can help address one of the biggest concerns with the installation of a pressure regulation valve in your system. What does it do and what kind of benefits does that provide? Read on for the answers. (more…)

Trust a Plumbing Maintenance Session to Keep Your Pipes Clean This Holiday Season

Monday, December 14th, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

The holidays are here, and in Las Vegas, NV that means you probably have your hands full juggling visits from friends and family, holiday pageants, gift-giving, visits to the mall and countless other tasks that fill up the season. The last thing you want to deal with is a plumbing problem, whether it’s a clog, a leak or a full-bore breach. Our desert nights get surprisingly cold, and frozen water in your pipes can create problems you may not have even conceived of. A timely maintenance session scheduled before Christmas gets here can help you get a jump on any potential disasters, as well as keeping your pipes in optimum condition throughout the rest of the year. Here’s what it entails. (more…)

A Warranty for Life Means You Can Rest Easy

Monday, December 7th, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

People sometimes wonder why they shouldn’t just fix plumbing problems themselves using a store-bought cleanser or snake purchased at a local home and garden center. Others might bargain hunt to look for a plumbing service that can do the job cheaply and let you get back to your life. Both are very short-term solutions at best. And you should never think in the short-term when dealing with an investment as important as your house. Your plumbing system shouldn’t have to suffer from half-measures, which increase wear and tear and can even shorten its life after a while. Instead, look for plumbers with a commitment to quality in their product and service alike: in other words, a warranty for life. (more…)