Water Fixtures Leaks In Minnesota

Water Fixtures Leaks In MinnesotaWater 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.

Shutting The Water Off For The Winter

Shutting The Water Off For The WinterIt’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:

Keeping Your Pipes From Freezing During The Winter Months

Keeping Your Pipes From Freezing During The Winter MonthsIt 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.

When to Consider Replacing Plumbing Pipes

When to Consider Replacing Plumbing Pipes | The Importance Of Routine Plumbing InspectionsThink 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.

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Copper Piping

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Copper PipingSince the 1960s, copper has been the piping material of choice in the United States, for both homes and commercial businesses. There’s a good chance that your home’s plumbing is made of copper, which gives your home some distinct advantages. However, copper piping does have its share of issues. In this post we’ll look at the good and the bad sides of copper, and a few warning signs to watch for.

The prevalence of copper plumbing is more than just a mid-century fad. It’s earned its popularity for several reasons and should be everyones first choice:

Home Plumbing Services Ham Lake, MN

Home Plumbing Services Ham Lake, MNIf you are a homeowner, there are probably jobs that you find easy to complete around the house. You may be good at painting, fixing tile, caulking around the kitchen sink, building shelves and even cleaning your gutters. However, there are some home improvement jobs that should generally be left to a professional. One of those jobs is general plumbing services. If a plumbing job is not completed correctly, it can result in significant water damage to your home, which can be extremely costly. Dan’s Plumbing can complete all types of general plumbing maintenance and services in your Ham Lake home