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Signs of Plumbing Issues & Checklist!

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Annual preventive maintenance can greatly prevent future plumbing issues, SAVE YOU MONEY, and stop un-wanted emergencies.

You should contact Earl’s Plumbing today, a trusted and reputable plumbing company in Metairie, so that plumbing repairs or parts replacement is done professionally.

Here are some plumbing issues to look for and that our professional plumbers can resolve should there be any issues. Avoid dealing with major plumbing issues that will result if these items are ignored:

• Check Your Drains
Your sink and toilet drains can get obstructed easily and if not cleaned occasionally, causing greater problems in the future like an overflow of water or complete stoppage. If you noticed a slow drain, now is the time to have it looked at.
Earl’s Plumbing can provide any drain cleaning service or even camera inspection service for a much better inspection to know what is blocking the drain.

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Why is my water bill so high? Here are signs and symptoms of possible water leaks.

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Water leaks can cost you a lot. It’s hazardous as it can destroy your property and costing you a hefty amount due to exorbitant water bills and added property damage. Therefore you should get things repaired by professionals before things turn for the worse. 

Common Water Leak Symptoms:

#1. High water bills.

#2. When water is NOT being used but you can hear the running water.

#3. Reduced Water Pressure

See the full list of reasons why your water bill can be so high? Here are more signs and symptoms of possible water leaks...

How Much Water Does a Dripping Faucet, Dripping Shower Head or Running Toilet Waste?

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You know what is sounds like... a steady drip, drip, drip of water splashing into the sink or tub. Make sure to place the dripping faucet high on your priority list to avoid high water bills. A very typical leak of 10 drips per minute wastes nearly one gallon per day, or 29 gallons per month. In many places, this costs less than $1 per month. But what about fast drips? A faucet or shower head that leaks 120 drips per minute wastes 11 gallons per day, or 330 gallons per month. This could cost $6 per month, per faucet!

Read on how to stop the dripping faucet or running toilet and start saving money today!

How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing

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When temperatures plummet, the risk of your pipes freezing and bursting skyrockets. In fact, burst pipes are one of the most common causes of property damage during frigid weather and can cause thousands in water damage—easily $5,000 or more. The pipes most at risk are those in unheated interior spaces such as basements, attics, and garages. But even pipes running through cabinets or exterior walls can freeze. The good news is there are some simple things you can do to keep your water running and your house dry.

How to Protect Pipes From Freezing

Before the onset of cold weather, protect your pipes from freezing by following these recommendations:

1. Drain water from swimming pool and water sprinkler supply lines following manufacturer's or installer's directions. Do not put antifreeze in these lines unless directed. Antifreeze is environmentally harmful, and is dangerous to humans, pets, wildlife, and landscaping.

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What is Hydro Tunneling?

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Hydro Tunneling is a process of using a high pressure water jet in conjunction with a vacuum truck to loosen and remove the soil from around the broken pipes under the slab for replacement. The benefit to the homeowner is less mess with quicker recovery.

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Sponsor Spotlight: Earl's Plumbing for English Turn Magazine 2018

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In 1949, Sargent Earl Luminais came home from World War II. Earl, originally from Reserve, Louisiana, and his wife Myrtle started a family, and started a small plumbing business in an area northwest of New Orleans, around what is now the street of West Napoleon (Metairie), which wasn’t even a developed area at the time.

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A Holiday is an especially stressful time for household drains.

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Whether is July 4th, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas - the holiday brings an in ordinate amount of traffic to your household plumbing. We at Earl’s Plumbing think of it as though your house is having heart attack. “The Party Effect” that is the combination of cooking elaborate holiday feasts in the kitchen coupled with the increased traffic in your home and bathrooms is recipe for a plumbing disaster and an “all hands on deck” situation for plumbers around the country...

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