Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

 5 Signs Your Home Needs Repiping

Monday, November 18th, 2019

leakIt is one thing to replace a faucet or a shower head with a newer model. It is another thing entirely to replace the pipes that feed water to these appliances and drain the water that is used.

Patching leaks here and there is a necessary part of taking care of your home’s plumbing. But after a while, you may start to realize that perhaps your pipes are made more of patches than their original material. When this happens, it can signal the time has come to consider repiping your home before a bigger issue occurs.

But you don’t want to act on a hunch. Most people want to make sure that requesting a service like this is absolutely necessary, and we understand why. We want to help by letting you know some things to look for that will help you determine when the time has come to call for repiping services.

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Avoid the Cold Showers! Get Your Water Heater Checked

Monday, November 4th, 2019

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There are  some of us that enjoy a cool or lukewarm shower to start their day. However, most of us are likely to prefer a warm shower. No matter what temp you choose for your rinse however it is unlikely that anyone enjoys having the water suddenly turn icy halfway through the experience.

If this happened to you it is the equivalent of your water heater sending out an S.O.S. A water heater that is struggling to produce warm water or perhaps is having trouble keeping up with the usual hot water demands in the house is one that needs to be seen by a professional plumber. Thankfully, the pros at Environment Master, Inc. are available to help with everything you need for your plumbing in Clinton, MS.

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Why Call a Pro For Gas Piping Work?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

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It is early morning and you need to heat up some water for your morning coffee. You fill the kettle and go to turn on the stove, but that trademark hiss of gas is nowhere to be heard. Thankfully, there is a coffee shop around the corner. But this doesn’t solve the bigger issue you’re facing: you have a problem with your gas line!

The question that you may ask when you realize you have an issue with your gas is who to call. Maybe you are tempted to call that friend of a friend who promised to help you with any plumbing issues you have because they need the practice. We urge you to hold the phone on this.

Why? Because hiring someone who is not a professional plumber for any piping issues, especially gas piping, can be extremely dangerous.

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Uh-Oh! My Toilet Won’t Stop Running!

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

A toilet that won’t stop running is definitely annoying, especially since you use your toilet nearly seven times per day! And, not only is it incredibly annoying to listen to, but it’ll often lead to the inability to flush–and let’s face it, in a busy household, this can be quite a dilemma. Oh, and if that weren’t bad enough, a running toilet can end up costing you hundreds of dollars on wasted water. Oof!

So what do you do?

For one, you should definitely call in your local plumber for assistance! You see, your plumbing in Pearl, MS requires the hands of a trained professional, so it’s important that you schedule your services at the first sign of trouble.

Below, we have listed just some of the reasons why your toilet might be running–all you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

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What’s Up With My Garbage Disposal?

Monday, September 9th, 2019

If you’ve got a garbage disposal in your kitchen, then you know just how great these nifty little devices are–you probably use it all the time for all your leftover scraps. But here’s the thing: your garbage disposal was not designed to handle every little thing that’s thrown its way, and often, doing so will lead to all sorts of problems.

Below, we have listed some of the most common issues that occur with garbage disposals–that way, you can avoid a problem altogether. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more. (And of course, remember to call our team for all things plumbing in Madison, MS!)

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Could Your Drains Use a Good Cleaning?

Monday, August 26th, 2019

You go to the dentist every six months to remove all that gunk from your teeth, right? Well, what about the gunk in your plumbing system? Surely it could use a good cleaning too!

No, we aren’t talking about hiring a dentist to come and clean out your pipes. We are talking about hiring a skilled and professional plumber to perform your drain and sewer cleaning services! In fact, there are quite a few signs that suggest it is time for you to schedule these services, and below, we have outlined them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Ready for a New Water Heater? Read Our Guide!

Monday, June 17th, 2019

You depend on your water heater every day for a variety of tasks: cooking, cleaning, and most importantly, bathing! Nobody wants to step into the shower only to find icy cold water waiting for them! So, what do you do if your water heater is no longer able to keep up with your family’s hot water demands? Do you rush to be the first person to take a shower every morning?

Why, of course not!

If you are ready to upgrade your system, do not hesitate to call for professional plumbing in Pearl, MS. And in the meantime, keep reading below! We have provided you with a quick guide to installing a new water heater in your home. All you have to do is click “read more” to learn more!

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Yep, You’ve Got Main Sewer Line Trouble If You Notice These Signs

Monday, May 6th, 2019

You likely don’t think about your main sewer line a whole lot–why would you? It’s buried deep underground, it’s hidden from sight, and if it’s working as it should, you shouldn’t even notice its existence. However, your main sewer line is one of the most important, if not THE most important aspect of your entire plumbing system, as its main function is to remove all the wastewater from your home. This should be reason enough to give it a thought every now and again.

A lot can go on underground, and when trouble with your main sewer line does arise, you are going to need to hire a professional equipped to handle your plumbing in Pearl, MS. But, how do you know when there is a problem with your main sewer line? You keep reading below, that’s how! We have listed some of the most common signs that suggest you’ve got a sewer line trouble on your hands! 

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Have You Considered Installing a Sump Pump?

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Every homeowner dreads the idea of their home becoming submerged under water. Of course, the likelihood of your home transforming into a submarine isn’t that great. However, any amount of flooding is enough to cause serious water damage. Naturally, some areas of your home are more vulnerable than others: basements, crawlspaces, and any other area that’s below ground level are more susceptible to rain-induced flooding.

Installing a sump pump in your home is one of the best ways to protect it against water damage due to flooding. By installing this type of system in your plumbing in Brandon, MS, you won’t have to worry so much about rising water levels, and instead have the peace of mind knowing that your valuable belongings are safe. In case you are not yet convinced, we have listed just some of the many benefits of installing a sump pump below. Keep reading to find out more.

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How a Great Plumber Can Benefit You

Monday, March 25th, 2019

When you need an oil change, you bring your car to the mechanic, right? And when you have the flu, you visit your doctor, correct? So, why shouldn’t the same principle apply when it comes to your plumbing in Madison, MS? When you have a plumbing “uh oh,” the best thing you can do for your system is to contact a professional plumber right away. A professional plumber has everything from knowledge and experience to tools and training to properly diagnose and repair complex plumbing issues.

Your plumbing is much more intricate and complex than you might believe. The majority of your pipes are hidden behind walls and underneath floors, making clogs and leaks quite hard to reach. This is just one of the many reasons why hiring a professional is always the best move. And below, we have provided an even longer list of reasons as to why a great, professional plumber is the right choice for your plumbing repairs. Keep reading to learn more. 

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