House Call Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘drain and sewer’

Plumbing Tips for Holiday Hosting

Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Of all the different topics that you may cover at your holiday dinner table, we’re betting that your plumbing system and its overall performance won’t make the cut. That is totally understandable. It is, after all, not really dinner conversation to begin with—let alone dinner conversation for entertaining family and friends.

But it is really going to benefit your plumbing system to give it a bit of extra attention over the course of the holiday season. If you are hosting guests, whether just for meals or for an extended stay, then your plumbing system is going to be operating under some added stress during this stretch of the year. Remember to call our number when you need a plumber in Portsmouth, VA.

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Plumbing FAQ: What Is Hydro Jetting?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

drainWhen it comes to plumbing in Williamsburg, you may think first and foremost of the faucets and fixtures that distribute water throughout your home. Obviously, this supply side of the plumbing system is incredibly important. It is also only one half of the whole picture. The other half is the drainage side of your plumbing system. Your drain and sewer system plays a vital role in your day to day life, and you cannot afford to take any chances with its overall operation.

Okay, so what type of problems do you expect to encounter with your drain and sewer system? If you said “slow-moving, backed up drains and clogs,” then you have a good idea of what issues to expect. Now, what do you do about them? If your answer doesn’t start with calling us to schedule service, then you need to reconsider your position. We offer hydro jetting services designed to leave your drains and sewers clean and clear.

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When to Hire a Professional Plumber

Monday, August 14th, 2017

woman-with-plungerWe know, we know. In this day and age, everyone has an internet connection and everyone can watch everyone else’s “how to” videos online. We know something else too, though. We know that, in most cases, DIY efforts simply cannot match the competence and results of professional plumbing services. While there are certainly exceptions to the rule, and different homeowners will have different backgrounds and skill sets, the fact remains that most plumbing services in Chesapeake, VA are best left to the pros.

Today we want to talk a little bit about situations in which you should really skip the online tutorials, bypass the old toolbox, and pick up the phone to schedule professional plumbing service. We suspect that some homeowners may balk at these suggestions — but those are exactly the homeowners that wind up calling us once the problem has worsened! At the very least, keep these tips in mind, and be sure to contact us with any questions that you may have.

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