Butter Plumbing Blog : Archive for December, 2016

Common Misconceptions with Plumbing

Monday, December 26th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Plumbing systems are a staple of every home, and towns like Boulder City, NV have a number of residents who are quite handy around the home. That can lead to some serious misconceptions about plumbing, and specifically how to deal with problems in your plumbing system when they arise. The more you know about these misconceptions, the more readily you can avoid them when they crop up, or catch yourself when using them. (more…)

Trust a Professional to Unclog Drains

Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Clogged drains are a common problem for plumbing systems all over the Green Valley, NV area, and in many cases, you can solve them with the simple use of a trusty plunger. When you can’t, however – when the clog proves too stubborn to undo with just elbow grease – then you should really trust a professional plumber to do the job. Store-bought cleansers and similar measures simply can’t beat what a professional is offering. (more…)

Keep Your Pool Maintained This Winter

Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

We have a lot of pools in Paradise, NV, and we don’t usually use them in the winter when the weather is too cold to make it enjoyable.  But you need to take care of your pool during the winter just as you would during the summer, to ensure that none of the components required to maintain it break down. That starts with a good maintenance session, which can check your pool heating systems for damage, test the water levels so that the chemicals maintaining it are in the proper proportions, and so on. Beyond that, there are specific steps you can take to keep your pool in good shape. We’ve provided a brief list of them below: (more…)

Use Water Testing Services to Keep Private Water Sources Clean

Monday, December 5th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Las Vegas, NV is a bustling metropolis, rightfully proud of its status as a playground for the world. But we also live in a desert, and once you leave the city and nearby suburbs, you’ll find a number of homeowners who live away from standard civic services. Most of them get their water from private sources such as wells or ponds, and while that makes an easy way to provide water for your home, it lacks the safeguards that a civic system can provide. (more…)