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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 [...]

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 [...]

How to take care of your plumbing pipes

To ensure your plumbing pipes stay free and clear of clogs and in top working condition follow these helpful tips Properly Insulate Pipes: For pipes that can be exposed to freezing temperatures make sure they are properly insulated with inexpensive foam pipe insulation. This type of  insulation should work fine for South Carolina's moderate winters. If [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Do You Have a Bad Smell Coming From Your Kitchen Sink?

When you have a bad smell coming from your kitchen sink it can make doing anything in the kitchen or nearby rooms seem unbearable. Dealing with this situation is a top priority in order to get back to being able to enjoy your entire house again. If not dealt with you could end up spending [...]