by Robert Swedeen | Feb 17, 2023 | Low Water Pressure, Water Pipe Repair
An average North American household loses approximately 10,000 gallons of water each year from household leaks. 10% of homes suffer from severe leaks, resulting in water loss of up to 90 gallons per day. Are you ignoring a dripping toilet or a leaky faucet for a while? While you know that the leak is costing money and wasting water, how much do your water bills increase if the repair is delayed? You can reduce your monthly water bills by identifying the cost of leaks and other ways that you are wasting water.
by Robert Swedeen | Jan 21, 2023 | Plumber, Residential Plumbing, Water Pipe Repair
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.
by Robert Swedeen | Jan 14, 2023 | Low Water Pressure, Plumber Service, Water Pipe Repair
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:
by Robert Swedeen | Jan 6, 2023 | Plumber Service, Water Pipe Repair
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.
by Dan's Plumbing & Septic | Nov 4, 2022 | Plumber, Plumber Service, Residential Plumbing, Water Pipe Repair
Think of the plumbing pipes running through your home as blood vessels and arteries. Just as the body requires the proper flow of blood throughout, to function properly, so your home needs proper inflow and outflow of water sources to function properly. There are few things that the average person can do in a home where plumbing is not involved. As the body can present hidden damages, so can your home. Pipes may be partially clogged in places that could restrict the flow of water into or out of the home. Without proper inspections, these could become larger problems.
by Robert Swedeen | Jul 28, 2022 | Water Pipe Repair
Water leaks can cause a lot of damage to your home, so it’s important to prevent and detect them as soon as possible. There are a few different ways that you can go about doing this. One way to detect water leaks is to have a professional come and inspect your home for them. This is usually the most reliable way to find leaks, as they will be able to identify problem areas and potential sources of leaks. 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! A leak in your home is very serious.