Local Licensed Plumber Articles

Every week, the editors of Your Local Plumber publish weekly articles to educate our visitors on plumbing and heating topics. Please feel free to contact us if you have a topic you'd like us to discuss.

High Efficiency Boiler Circulators

With many homeowners upgrading their hydronic boilers for better efficiency, why are so many contractors NOT informing customers of ultra efficient circulators that use a fraction of electric that traditional circulators use? READ MORE

Heating Repair Valley Stream, NY 11580 - Boiler & Furnace

Our featured contractor, Pipe Doctor Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is a highly rated Valley Stream, NY plumbing and HVAC contractor. They service, repair and install bother hydronic boilers and warm air furnaces. Natural gas pressure test experts! READ MORE

How to Find and Choose a Plumber in your Area

It is very important to do your homework when it comes to finding and selecting a plumber in your area. You can pick up the phone book and be very happy with the results, but you..... READ MORE

Long Island Fall Plumbing Checklist

Cooler weather is quickly approaching the Long Island, NY area, so now is the time to start getting your home read for the winter. READ MORE

Handling Plumbing Emergencies

The most important thing you need to know about your home's plumbing system is where the main shut off valve is. If your home is supplied by city or municipal water, the water main shut off valve is usually next to the water meter. READ MORE

Prepare Your Plumbing for Winter

It's just around the corner, and before you know it, it will be time to turn off the Central AC and turn on the boiler or furnace. We often get asked: "should I prepare my plumbing and heating system for the winter?". The answer is, yes, it's definately a good idea. READ MORE

Useful Electrical Tips for Homeowners

Electrical problems and issues turn up all the time for homeowners, both indoors and outdoors. As such, there are a few simple techniques, tips and guidelines that can be used to safely deal with a wide variety of electrical issues. READ MORE

Locate Leaky Pipes

Has your water bill been unusually high? Maybe you've noticed some odd smells or discoloration in your ceilings or floors? Chances are you have a leaky pipe that you aren't aware of. READ MORE

Heating Repair Malverne, NY 11565 - Furnaces & Gas Boilers

Pipe Doctor Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is one of only a few tri-state heating repair contractors who perform a combustion analysis on every single heating service call. You may think that they are only coming to get your heating up and running, but their #1 priority is to get it "up and running safely", not just replace a part and run out the door. READ MORE

Unclog a Toilet

When a toilet, or technically known as a water closet, clogs, it's very likely that the clog is not far down the drain and you can probablu take care of it using the plunger or water closet snake. READ MORE

Furnace Repair

If you are planning to install heating or cooling system in your home, our experts could help you and provide you with their professional advice regarding the placement of the system. READ MORE

Is a Tankless Water Heater the Best Choice?

At first glance, there are multiple reasons why thousands of homeowners install a tankless water heater instead of a traditional tank model. READ MORE

Advantages of Getting Listed in a Plumber Directory

Communicating with customers in the plumbing industry is one of the most difficult aspects of being the owner of a plumbing business. Expanding your business online can show great results. READ MORE

Refrigerator Ice Maker Maintenance

Those hot summer days create the absolute need to have plenty of ice available for iced coffee, iced tea, lemonade and other tasty and ice cold beverages. Like any other appliance which works 24/7, your ice amker needs regular maintenance too! READ MORE

Hiring a Plumber

When hiring a licensed local plumber, especially for an expensive project, make sure the plumber you hire is fully qualified and licensed in your state. A plumber may be an apprentice in training, a journeyman or a highly qualified master plumber depending on the level of training and experience. READ MORE

Dangers of Natural Gas Leaks

Natural gas in a modern marvel and a convenience that makes features of home heating and other natural gas appliances possible. However, due to its natural flammable properties, a gas leak is an exceptionally dangerous risk. READ MORE

Top Reasons to Hire a Licensed Plumber for the Job

Many people believe that a small plumbing job can be done by any plumber. So, they refer to anyone who knows anything about plumbing to come fix the problem. However, the sad truth is that you really won’t save money by just letting anyone do the job. READ MORE

Advantage of Being a Local Plumbing Provider

All of the plumbing providers have some characteristics in common, however there also numerous differences when you start looking at various contractors. One major difference is that the plumbing service can be a part of a national chain or is locally-owned. READ MORE

 

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