Brothers Plumbing Money Saving Tips

April 22, 2020

Have a water softener installed Use hot water and baking soda to clean drains Keep your water heater at 120° F Don’t use liquid drain-unclogging products such as Drano. Use water-saving showerheads Switch to low volume toilets Schedule preventative maintenance check-ups once a year Don’t put anything down your drains or disposal that you can put in the trash Have your leaking faucets and fixtures repaired promptly Have your water heater flushed every 6 months to 1 year Have stainless steel or Flood Control supply lines installed to your faucets

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Reliable Plumber in Phoenix, AZ

April 22, 2020

For a locally owned and operated Phoenix, AZ, plumber that can deliver professional results and friendly service, contact Brothers Plumbing Air Conditioning. Thanks to virtually no overhead, our team is able to offer highly competitive prices and fast, same-day service for most plumbing concerns facing your home or business. With 35 years of experience, our professionals understand the importance of providing services personalized to meet your specific needs. Indeed, from free estimates to cleaning before we leave the premises, we’re always looking for better ways to accommodate your budget and your lifestyle. At the same time, we pride ourselves on

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10 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

March 20, 2020

It does not matter who you are, where you live, or the age of your home, a plumbing emergency can strike anyone. Sure, some homes and plumbing systems are more prone to issues than others, but problems eventually strike everywhere. Knowing when to call an experienced plumber is important. When you ignore an emergency, you can create major headaches with structural damage and hazardous waste. That’s why you should have a bit of background on the 10 most common plumbing emergencies. If you experience any of these, be sure to call for help rather than trying to

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How Does a Heating System Work?

February 20, 2020

There are many different types of heating systems available, depending on the specific needs of your building. The installation cost, energy efficiency, and cost of maintenance are all important considerations when choosing the right system. Here are the types of heating systems and how they work. Forced Air Heating The most commonly used heating system is the forced air system, in part due to their energy efficiency. These all rely on a circulating fan to move air around the space, drawing colder air in to be warmed, and then forcing it back out.

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How To Unclog a Shower Drain

February 11, 2020

While store-bought chemical drain cleaners might make the job of unclogging drains simple and convenient, it is not an ideal method. The chemicals in these drain cleaners can not only be damaging to your pipes and septic system, but they’re also hazardous to the environment. In many cases, chemical drain cleaners only provide a temporary remedy for your leak and prove to be relatively ineffective overall. If you are noticing that the drain in your shower or bathtub is draining slowly, or not at all, here are a couple of methods you can try

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Tankless Hot Water Heaters

January 29, 2020

Repair and Installation Service In Phoenix, AZ Brothers Plumbing Air Conditioning Phoenix plumbers have the knowledge, skill, and experience to ensure your residential or commercial water heating system will run safely and economically when you choose our warranty-backed water heater repair services. Brothers Plumbing Air Conditioning Phoenix plumbing company members install, repair, & replace tankless hot water heating systems for residential & commercial applications. With the tax credit now available to homeowners, there has never been a better time to replace your traditional gas or electric hot water heater, with a more energy-efficient tankless hot water system. Tankless hot water heaters are less costly to

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Why You Should Hire An Experienced Plumber

January 15, 2020

If your home has a cracked pipe, a clogged drain or other plumbing issues, it is generally a good idea to hire an experienced professional to take care of the issue. Here is a closer look at why experience matters when it comes to home repairs. Professionals Do the Job Right the First Time Generally speaking, you can feel better about an experienced plumber performing quality repairs that will last for months or years to come. This is because he or she has the training and knowledge needed to handle both minor and complex repairs. At

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Why Is My Heater Leaking Water?

January 4, 2020

You rely on the heater for hot water to shower, wash your hands, and perform household tasks. If the heater starts leaking water, you might feel alarmed. A diagnostic and repair service performed by Brothers Plumbing Air Conditioning plumbers can help you figure out why the heater is leaking water. Condensation Water leaking from a heater is not always an emergency. If the heater is located in a place with high humidity levels, such as a bathroom or basement, it could develop condensation. The condensation may drip, creating a puddle. Condensation may also develop during extended periods of rainy

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How Do I Prevent Drain Clogs?

September 20, 2019

Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent drain clogs. First, we’ll start with the basics: Be Mindful The first thing you can do to prevent drain clogs is to be mindful of what you put down your drain. Washing coffee grounds down the sink or flushing diapers tend to be the most common causes of plumbing clogs. Use Drain Grate If you are getting multiple clogs a month and do not have a drain grate, it might be time to get one. Above all drain grates are perfect for preventing

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What is a sewer line clean-out and where is it located?

September 20, 2019

A sewer line clean-out port is a crucial part of the plumbing system for your home. The sewers blocks themselves are made to provide unwanted sewage a way to escape. They are designed to help water and waste filter away from your general living area. Due to this filtration, the access port may collect enough waste to create a blockage, which could prove troublesome to you as a homeowner. It’s always a good idea to know figure out where your sewer cleanout access port is in case a clogging occurs. If you’re not familiar with the plot

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