Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog:Archive for the ‘Drain and Sewer’ Category

How to Keep Your Drain and Sewer System Healthy

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Some home problems occur often. Some home problems are particularly unpleasant when they do occur. And drain clogs are one of those delightful things that fits into both categories! It’s one of the most commonly-occurring home plumbing issues, and it is a smelly, yucky problem to have. 

Since they are so common, and you would like so much to avoid them, we’d like to talk you through some of the factors that contribute to drain and sewer problems. We’ll go over how to avoid them, how to resolve them, and what things you should definitely not do.

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Here’s How Sewer Video Inspection Services Help Your Home

Monday, December 5th, 2022

In the past, plumbers had to work with a much more limited set of tools in order to locate, diagnose, and repair problems with plumbing systems. Often, extensive stretches of a home’s plumbing had to be disassembled in order for plumbers to see inside the pipes. Today, we have the benefit of modern technology to make our jobs—and our customers’ lives—much easier. One of the greatest innovations in modern plumbing is video sewer inspections.

With a video camera on a slim auger that fits easily into your pipes, today’s plumbers can see exactly what’s going on inside your plumbing. We’d like to share five major ways that this service can benefit you.

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Signs That You Need Sewer Line Repair

Monday, November 21st, 2022

It would be lovely if sewer lines never encountered problems or required repair. You’d probably be happiest if you never had to hear the words sewer lines again.

Unfortunately, sometimes things happen to sewer lines that make it so they need attention. The good news is that there are ways to spot the signs of a sewer line problem so you can get prompt repair, and modern technologies that make repairs easier than ever before.

Here are several indicators of problems with your sewer line. If you notice any of these, it’s time to call a professional for assistance.

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5 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Drain

Monday, May 27th, 2019

DrainYour plumbing system is one of those things that you probably don’t think about too often. We understand that your plumbing system is mostly out of sight and out of mind, but we want to make sure you take some time to think about your plumbing system today.

If someone told you that you were using your plumbing system “incorrectly” you’d probably look at them with a confused look on your face. We don’t want to make you paranoid about the way you use your plumbing system, but we want to give you a few guidelines on how to use your plumbing system in a great manner.

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The Benefits of Drain Cleaning

Monday, February 18th, 2019

clearing-of-a-drainAdmit it, drain cleaning is one of those home services that you roll your eyes at the thought of. Drain cleaning, duct cleaning, and indoor air quality services are typically the services that homeowners think of as unneeded because, after all, your home has gotten along just fine without it so far, right? Wrong.

You might have convinced yourself that what you’re used to is “just fine”, but it’s probably way under par in reality. You want things to be great rather than just baseline. If you need great drain cleaning in Springfield, PA then make sure you contact our team as soon as possible.

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3 Signs You Need to Have Your Drains Repaired

Monday, May 14th, 2018

DrainDrain health is one of those things that nobody thinks about until something happens to draw their attention to it. Ideally, you should be taking steps to keep your drains healthy long before you ever receive any signs that they’re malfunctioning. Like, for example, having them cleaned out by a professional every year or two. Still, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the signs that your drains are in need of repairs. The following are three of the more common indications of drain trouble.

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Professional Drain Cleaning vs. Home Solutions

Monday, March 19th, 2018

electric-drain-augerDo-it-yourself work is great when you want to save money, and it often turns out to be easier and cheaper than you realized. Painting the inside of your home, adding a tile backsplash to the kitchen, or fixing a squeaky door are all admirable projects to take on. But there are also those projects that are simply best when left to a professional, such as fixing a busted computer, replacing an air conditioner, or doing major plumbing work.

Of course, plumbing problems may not always require a plumber’s help. Something as simple as a drain clog, for example, may seem best as a DIY project. But is this always the case? We compare at-home solutions to professional drain cleaning in the guide below.

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Thursday, December 15th, 2016

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Call Murphy’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning for all your plumbing, water heaters, drain and sewer, HVAC services, and commercial needs.

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