Butter Plumbing Blog : Archive for September, 2016

How to Tell if You Need a New Water Heater

Monday, September 26th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Water heaters are designed to last a long time, and as long as you keep them maintained regularly, you can expect them to last well beyond their warranty expiration. Because they do their jobs so quietly, and because the dry air here in Green Valley, NV helps prevent mold and corrosion, we rarely notice when they need to be replaced. That can be a big problem. Proper plumbing services can conduct a replacement session swiftly, but first you have to know that there’s a problem. If you’re wondering whether you could use a new water heater, you need to look for specific signs. Paying close attention can give you some leeway on how long you have to replace it, and allow you to conduct the operation according to your timetable (as opposed to scrambling in an emergency).   (more…)

Get Rid of Hard Water in Your Plumbing

Monday, September 19th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

We live in Las Vegas, NV and our desert atmosphere provides some unique challenges to maintaining household comfort and quality of life. Some of them you’re probably aware of — the need for quality air conditioning for example — but others are subtler and less easily defined. Take the issue of hard water, for instance. It’s a common feature in desert communities like ours, and while it’s harmless to your health, it can also lower the quality of life in numerous ways. The good news is that a trained plumber can offer a real solution. (more…)

Time to Get Your Pool Heater Checked

Monday, September 12th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Warm temperatures are the norm in Paradise, NV, but as fall gets closer, nights are going to get cooler and cooler. That’s why your pool heater needs to function at peak capacity. You’ll have increasing need of it for the rest of the year, and the last thing you want is to wake up for an early morning swim, only to find that your pool water is freezing cold. If you haven’t scheduled a pool heater maintenance session this year, now is an excellent time to do so. It will  save you a great deal of heartache further down the road. (more…)

We Provide Grease Trap Service

Monday, September 5th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Most people think of plumbers as the folks who can handle pipe leaks, broken water heaters and the like. But Summerlin, NV has a lot of restaurants, and in addition to standard commercial plumbing services, they also require quality grease trap services as well. A grease trap is integral to the successful functioning of your kitchen, and a reliable service can be worth its weight in gold.  (more…)