Plumbing & Septic Articles
Your kitchen is the heart of your home. When you think about it, it is one of the rooms you spend the most time in (while awake). You prepare meals, eat together as a family, clean up after those meals and sometimes find yourself gathering in the kitchen even when it is not mealtime. Your plumbing system in your kitchen is an integral part of keeping it functioning well. Dan’s Plumbing & Septic can help you with kitchen plumbing repair as well as all types of kitchen remodeling projects. Our team of professional plumbers have extensive experience with all types of residential plumbing issues
Water leaks can cause a lot of damage to your home. An average water leak can waste an estimated 10,000 gallons of water each year. This adds up to a definite increase in your water bill. It’s therefore prudent to have your plumbing fixtures and pipes inspected regularly to catch leaks early, or better yet, prevent them altogether. The team at Dan’s Plumbing and Septic is experienced in leak detection and can help you get to the bottom of your water leak problem and repair it for you at an affordable price.
It’s not uncommon in Minnesota for people to pack up and head to warmer climates during the winter months. One common question we at Dan’s Plumbing and Septic are asked is how to properly shut off the water to the entire house to ensure pipes don’t freeze. This simple task is especially important if you plan to turn your furnace down to save electricity or should the power go out and interior temperatures drop. This can keep your pipes from freezing to the point of bursting and can save you thousands of dollars in repair bills. So, what is the proper way to ensure all the pipes are safe? Let’s break the process down step-by-step:
It is a known fact that Minnesota deals with prolonged, bitterly cold temperatures during the winter months. In fact, records show that January alone averages 12oF! With temperatures this low, how can you ensure that your water supply lines inside and out don’t freeze? The plumbing professionals at Dan’s Plumbing and Septic know plumbing systems and know Minnesota winters, so we offer some tips for protecting one of the larger investments in your home or business – you’re plumbing.
You spend a lot of time in your bathroom and most of that time involves the use of water. Your sink, shower, tub and toilet use the majority of water in your entire home. In fact, the average household uses about 400 gallons of water every single day. Your bathroom’s plumbing is an extremely important part of your home’s plumbing system and if something goes wrong, you are looking at serious water damage. Dan’s Plumbing & Septic, located in Spring Lake Park, has been providing our clients in the Twin Cities with residential plumbing services
We’ve all likely been there before – we turn on the faucet and the water pressure is low. Is it because someone is taking a shower? Did someone start a load of laundry? Is the dishwasher running? Has my plumbing gone bad? These might all be thoughts that went through your head at the time. While low water pressure is certainly an annoyance, it is fixable. The plumbing professionals at Dan’s Plumbing and Septic in the Twin Cities want to help.
There are several reasons why the pressure in your faucet might be low. First, it’s best to check multiple faucets. If the issue is present only at one fixture, then you have an isolated incident with one device.
There is much to accomplish before the holidays officially arrive. Cleaning the entire house, meal planning and preparation, decorating, and the list goes on! Did you include plumbing on your list? Likely, not. The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas are the busiest time of the year for plumbing contractors. This is because plumbing emergencies tend to arise as systems are pushed
A garbage disposal is the most efficient way to dispose of food waste, especially if you do a lot of cooking in the kitchen. While garbage disposals are great to reduce food waste, they must be maintained properly. Read on to learn some tips on how to properly maintain your garbage disposal as well as the benefits of this wonderful kitchen addition!
Tips To Properly Maintain Your Garbage Disposal
Everything we use on a day-to-day basis is going to require some sort of routine maintenance during the life of the product. Like these everyday products, our plumbing systems should be treated no differently. In order to be proactive and possibly avoid any major, catastrophic failures of your plumbing systems, it is wise to have your system routinely inspected. Dan’s Plumbing and Septic provides routine inspections and repairs for all types of plumbing systems, both residential and commercial.
Many people don’t realize that plumbers are most often the team to call when you need gas lines installed. Whether it’s for a fireplace, a hot water heater, a stove top/oven, a dryer, a semi-permanent grill installation, or even for gas lighting, a plumber is there to ensure that your gas flows properly and efficiently from the meter to the installation site. By the same token, if gas lines need to be repaired, replaced, or moved, contact your local plumbers. In or around the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, contact the gas line installation pros at Dan’s Plumbing and Septic. Fully bonded, insured, and registered contractors in the city as well as the state of Minnesota, Dan’s Plumbing is ready to go to work for you!