A Pro Plumbing Inc. Blog

Is It Time for Sewer Line Replacement?

August 19th, 2019

Do you feel like your home’s plumbing system is cursed? If you have persistent drainage issues all throughout your home, you might have a bigger problem than something as simple as a drain clog or a backed-up toilet. The problem could actually be a major sewer pipe problem.

Sometimes, you can just fix a clog at the surface level and keep it pushing along. Other times, you have a glaring plumbing issue on your hands that needs professional care. We want to put an emphasis on professional care here—make you have a qualified plumber in Idaho Falls, ID when you need plumbing services that count.

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Need Help Finishing that Basement Bathroom?

August 5th, 2019
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So you started the work on your basement bathroom… but you can’t say you’re close to finishing your basement bathroom. Adding a bathroom to your basement always sounds like a good idea: it makes your life easier, adds on to your property value, and just helps you enjoy this space more than you have in the past.

A lot of homeowners start their bathroom addition and then lose steam about halfway through. We understand. This process seems a lot easier going into it, but soon after you start you’ll probably realize how complex it actually is. It’s okay to admit that you’re in a little over your head—plumbing services are complicated! That’s why you should always a professional team for your plumbing services. Contact our team for assistance with your bathroom plumbing in Idaho Falls, ID.

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Your Gas Line Services and Why They Require an Expert

July 22nd, 2019

So many homeowners choose to power their home with natural gas because it’s a cheap and efficient fuel source. It can power so many different appliances in your home too. Electricity, while often more efficient than natural gas, is also much more expensive.

If you’re going to choose natural gas for your home, you’re going to need a professional team to install the gas lines for you. While we’re huge fans of natural gas services, we would never lie to you or try to mislead you and say that this fuel source doesn’t have downsides. An improperly maintained gas line can cause real safety risks. Contact our professionals for your gas line services in Idaho Falls, ID to ensure that your home is safe and efficient.

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6 Signs You Need Your Home Repiped

July 8th, 2019

Plumbing is one of those aspects of home repair that tends to sneak up on you. Your plumbing system is so entirely out of sight and out of mind that you might not be able to spot problems as they’re budding just underneath the surface. We’re here to help you notice these problems before your pipes are completely decrepit and unusable.

We know that repiping isn’t something that you’re leaping for joy over. It is something that’s typically inconvenient, to say the least. Knowing when and how to repipe your home is important. If you need great plumbing in Idaho Falls, ID, make sure you contact our team. We’ll walk through some of the signs that it’s time to repipe your home below.

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3 Common Toilet Problems: Their Causes and Solutions

June 24th, 2019
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There are really only a few things that are more inconvenient than a toilet problem. Unfortunately, sometimes you won’t realize how vital an appliance is in your home until things start to go haywire.

Toilet problems are inconvenient, unhygienic, and worst of all, they can even cause your utility bills to skyrocket. If you’re experiencing somewhat of a bathroom nightmare it’s time to call a professional on our team. We specialize in bathroom plumbing in Idaho Falls, ID. Make sure you contact our team at the first sign of a problem in your home!

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“Do I Need Drain Line Cleaning?”

June 10th, 2019

Is the drain or sewer line in your home giving you trouble? Are you wondering if it’s time to call a professional about drain line cleaning services? This is a pretty common process among homeowners. Your plumbing system is one of those household systems that largely out of sight and out of mind. It’s also not a system that you’ve probably done extensive amounts of research on. After all, how you use your sink, shower, or toilet is pretty self-explanatory.

If you find yourself in a situation where you need service for your drains it’s always a great idea to call a professional. Don’t lull yourself into a false sense of security just because your plumbing system seems simple from your vantage point. It’s a complex system that needs professional care.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

May 27th, 2019
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Replacing your water heater probably isn’t one of those things you’re overjoyed to do but when it’s necessary it’s really necessary. We know that the process of replacement is typically expensive, inconvenient, and stressful. That’s why we always ensure that our services here at our company are top notch. You can come to our team and have one of our educated technicians walk you through every step of the replacement process.

If you need assistance replacing your tank water heater in Idaho Falls, ID, make sure that you come to our team. Our technicians always show up on time, communicate proactively, and give honest and upfront pricing.

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Battling Against Hard Water? You Need a Water Softener!

May 13th, 2019

Are you struggling with hard water in your home? This can be a very irritating problem to deal with. The municipal water supply in our area is great on its own—it filters out the bad contaminants, viruses, heavy metals, and chemicals. The thing is, your municipal water supply can’t get rid of things like calcium and magnesium—the elements that contribute to hard water.

Hard water isn’t a detriment to your health, but it is a detriment to your home. Hard water wears down your plumbing and negatively impacts your comfort. If you want to rid your home of hard water and install water softener in Idaho Falls, ID then make sure that you contact our team.

Detecting Hard Water in Your Home

The problem with hard water is that you might not even realize you’re battling against it. Hard water is so pervasive here in Idaho that you might think that the symptoms of hard water are normal. We want to take the time to underscore the symptoms of hard water here.

You Have Hard Water If…

  • You have a crusty while build-up on your fixtures (your faucets, spigots, etc.)
  • You have soap scum on your glasses, dishes, or utensils
  • Your skin is often dry or itchy after bathing
  • Your hair feels dry, brittle, or you feel like it has an odd film after a shower
  • Your clothing is dull, scratchy, or worn
  • Your water has a metallic taste

It’s pretty hard to identify hard water because these symptoms masquerade as other problems. You might think that your dishes, glasses, or utensils have white spots on them because of your dishwasher or that your skin and hair are dry just because it’s winter.

If you read any of the notes above and thought that you might have hard water in your home then you probably do—more than 85% of American homes have hard water. It’s important to take note of how often these problems occur so that you can take the right next steps. But what are the next steps?

Installing a Water Softener

If you want to rid your home of hard water then the water softener is the best way to do so. A water softener is a system that replaces the minerals in your water supply (most often calcium and magnesium) with something else like sodium.

When we refer to water softeners, we’re not talking about those systems that only work for one fixture in your home, we’re talking about whole-house water softeners. A whole-house water softener is installed at the helm of your plumbing system so that you can clean all the water coming into your home.

If you want a long-lasting plumbing system with clean water then make sure that you contact our team. We can help you choose the right system for your home and install it flawlessly.

If you’re interested in installing a water softener in your home make sure that you can come to our professional team for service. Contact A Pro Plumbing Inc. today to schedule an appointment with our team—Your Satisfaction and Peace of Mind is Our Top Priority.

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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things Plumbing

April 5th, 2019

Be sure to bookmark the A Pro Plumbing blog to start learning the ins and outs of plumbing.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

Need help now? Send us a message or get in touch today.

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Welcome to Our New Website

April 3rd, 2019

iMarket Solutions has launched A Pro Plumbing’s new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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