Profile cover photo
Profile photo
South County Plumbing
1 follower
1 follower
About
South County Plumbing's posts

Post has attachment
Bellied Or Channeled Pipes: Two Common Plumbing Issues - Pipe bellies and pipe channelings are two common causes of backup plumbing. It’s not unusual for our emergency plumbers to diagnose a faulty pipe as having one of these two problems. Both are somewhat similar but indicate very different problems wi...

Post has attachment
5 Bathroom Renovation Ideas for 2017 - Home remodeling is a common New Year’s resolution. While it’s usually the living room and kitchen that receive the most attention, the bathroom can benefit from a facelift of its own. Whether it’s a new bathtub or a water-efficient toilet, our ...

Post has attachment
Some of the Craziest Things We Found in a Pipe - A drain pipe backup is typically caused by a combination of soap scum, hair, and grease. Our emergency plumbers, though, have crazy stories about some of the unusual things found in a pipe. It’s perplexing what some people throw down a drain. Here ...

Post has attachment
Improve Bathroom Aesthetics with an Escutcheon Installation - What the heck is an escutcheon? It’s certainly a weird name, but it’s a common fixture you likely have in your bathroom. An Escutcheon is a round metallic disc that covers the hole in the wall through which a pipe enters the room. Does it serve a...

Post has attachment
How to Use a Plunger the Right Way - Using a toilet plunger seems pretty straightforward. In fact, you likely used one yourself on an occasion or two with mixed results. You may think you know how to use a plunger, but there is actually a right way and wrong way to use it. Using it the ...

Post has attachment
Paying for an emergency plumber to fix a leak doesn’t always have to come out of your pocket. Depending on the nature of the problem, your home insurance may foot the bill. Keep in mind, though, most insurance companies will not cover the cost if they…

Post has attachment
The Lynnwood area is known for hard water; therefore most homes have a water softener. Most modern systems use resin beads to soften the water. These miniature, pellet-like objects, however, sometimes get lodged in the pipes. Accumulations of beads will…

Post has attachment
If your home utilizes a tankless water heater, then it should have a drainage system in place. Condensation from a tankless water heater can flood the floor without proper drainage. This is something that a residential plumber can install for you if…

Post has attachment
What Is a Backflow Prevention Device and Why Do You Need It?

Post has attachment
Many appliances these days, like dishwashers and laundry machines, are Energy Star-certified. The conservation mode for these appliances also help cut down on power use. However, the economy setting may not always be the best mode. Over reliance on the…
Wait while more posts are being loaded