Category Archives: Plumbing Tips

How to Determine if You Need Water Softeners

City water goes through a filtration and cleansing system which can take out some things, and put in too much of others. Your water has a mix of magnesium, calcium, and potassium ions, which can make a mess of shower tile and bathtub caulking. Unsure if you have hard water? Plumber Tom has compiled a […]

How Can a Solar Water Heater Benefit Your Home?

Everyone is going green these days, so it should come as no surprise that you can now heat your water by the power of the sun. At Plumber Tom, we’re always looking to the future, and ways to help our clients save money and improve their homes. Check out these amazing benefits to solar water […]

How to Determine If You Have a Slab Leak

At Plumber Tom, we see all different kinds of plumbing problems, so we know what to look for. We want our clients to know what to look for as well, to decrease the level of damage that takes place and speed up repair time. If you notice any of the following signs in your home, […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Great Working Order

We see our fair share of garbage disposals, and we know how inconvenient it can be if they stop working. We want all our clients to get the most from their appliances, which is why we’ve compiled this list of 5 tips to keep your garbage disposal in great working order, and avoid unnecessary repairs. […]

What is a Camera Pipe Inspection?

Pipe Inspection Cameras Explained There are plenty of reasons to have your pipes inspected with a camera, but the most common is to locate a blockage or obstruction in the interior pipes of your home, as well as the sewer lines extending from them. The cameras used for this service are highly specialized and very […]

What Does It Cost to Install a New Faucet?

Whether it’s in regard to new construction or we’re talking about a remodeling job, installing a new faucet is one of the most effective, easiest, and affordable ways to really breathe new life into a place. Think about how many times each day you actually look at your faucets – every time you cook, clean, […]

Planning to Install a New Water Heater?

Whether you’re in the market for a water heater as a replacement for your current unit or you’re searching for one to place in a brand new home or office, it will behoove you to investigate a few key points and options available before you make a final purchase. By educating yourself and becoming familiar with various opportunities and options, you’ll ensure that you’ll get the best unit for the best price with the best features for the structure in which it will serve.