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How to make your hot water heater more efficient

In this post we will cover way to save on your energy bill and conserve more hot water from your hot water heater. Improving how your hot water is distributed will go a long way to accomplish this goal. Here is a list of things to do to improve on the efficiency of your hot [...]

Greenville Plumber Answers Common Plumbing Questions

You have plumbing questions... we have answers. Below we will list some of the most common plumbing questions we receive. Plumbing Questions One of the plumbing questions we get the most is: Plumbing Questions #1: How do get my garbage garbage disposal un-jammed? Plumbing questions - answer #1: One thing you can try is to use an Allen [...]

Most Common Plumbing Problems

What are the most common plumbing problems in Greenville, SC and the surrounding upstate?  Actually outside of frozen pipes in colder areas of the country the below plumbing problems are the most common across the United States. 5 Most Common Plumbing Problems Plumbing Problems: Running Toilet Does your toilet run non-stop? The solution could be [...]

Where is my water shut off valve? – Greenville Plumber Answers

Do you know where your water shut off valve is? Water Shut Off Valve One of the worst things that can happen is to suddenly have a plumbing emergency and not know how to stop the water flow. We hope you never find yourself in the situation asking - Where is my water shut off [...]

Modern Drain Cleaning Tools

Proper drain cleaning requires more than the a bottle of the "drain cleaner" that you will find at your local Wal-Mart or grocery store.  As a matter of fact any professional plumber will tell you that the liquid drain cleaners are usually only a temporary fix and may actually damage your drain pipes. Below we will [...]

Plumbing Tips: How to flush your water heater

Water heater repair and installation is one of our specialties at KT Plumbing. To extend the life of your water heater it is important to conduct routine maintenance. One of those maintenance steps is to occasionally flush your water heater.  It is easy to flush your water heater and does not require a service call [...]

By |2017-08-24T15:15:35+00:00July 9th, 2014|General Plumbing, Plumbing Tips, Water Heaters|0 Comments

Is the water from your faucet discolored?

Discolored water can happen for a number of reasons including mineral deposits, improper algae, pipe deterioration, and resin. To find the cause it is best to conduct a water test. Is your water sometimes black or contain black particles? If you have Magnesium in your water it will turn black once it is mixed with [...]

Does your shower get cold when someone flushes the toilet? We have a remedy.

It seems most of us has had the experience of  taking a nice hot shower and then suddenly it goes ice cold or boiling hot. When this happens it is a really unpleasant experience. This happens in older homes when someone else in the house has flushed the toilet, started the washing machine, or turned [...]

Garbage Disposal Maintenance & Tips

To keep your garbage disposal operating at pick efficiency and extend it's life it is important that it is properly maintained and used correctly. Improper use or lack of maintenance of your garbage disposal can lead to more than just the need for repair or replacement of the disposal. Garbage disposal problems can also lead [...]

How to properly clean plumbing fixtures and faucets

To properly clean plumbing fixtures in your home it is important to know how as well as what types of chemicals and materials to use and not to use. How To Clean Stainless Steel Sinks: To remove stains and build up your stainless steel sink should be cleaned a couple times a week with a [...]

By |2016-04-29T17:21:10+00:00May 8th, 2014|Faucets, General Plumbing, Plumbing Tips|0 Comments