Butter Plumbing Blog : Archive for March, 2016

What Are the Benefits of Low-Flow Toilets?

Monday, March 28th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

You are likely no stranger to the water conservation discussion that’s been going for the last decade. Fortunately, we have been able to dramatically reduce the amount of water we use, while still enjoying the same great performance we need from our plumbing systems. (more…)

4 Important Facts about Slab Leaks

Monday, March 21st, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Slab leaks have a really bad reputation, and for good reason. They are known for causing extensive and costly damage. Even the smallest cracks in the water pipes beneath or within your concrete slab foundation can create serious issues, and often the first sign that you have a problem is increased water bills. It’s important to remember that concrete does not stop leaks, and foundation destruction is a huge risk of slab leaks. What else should you know? We’ve shared 4 important facts below. (more…)

Common Late Season Problems with Your Pool Heater

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

We live in the desert, and residents of Los Prados, NV often make use of a pool to keep cool during the hot months of summer. A good pool heater lets them use it during the winter months as well, even when our desert air takes a turn for the chilly. Now is the time when your pool heater may encounter a problem, having worked hard all winter to keep your water warm and now showing signs of strain. Here’s a list of common late season problems with your pool heater to look for. If you spot them, call a professional service to get them repaired right away. Now is the time to do so, since you have all summer to conduct repairs at your leisure. (more…)

What Should Your Commercial Plumbing Specialist Provide?

Monday, March 7th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

We live in Paradise, NV, and the greater Las Vegas area thrives on the healthy functioning of commercial spaces. If you own or operate a business here, you know that a commercial plumbing system isn’t the same as a residential system. It’s more complex for starters, and usually has to support a lot more people. And that assume it’s not a restaurant or similar enterprise, which has its own unique needs for the plumbing. Because of that, you want a plumbing service that can handle the specifics of a commercial space, not just a residential plumber trying to transpose his or her skills to a much different set of problems. Here’s a brief list of some things your commercial plumbing specialist should provide. (more…)