Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

How You Can Benefit from a Sump Pump

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Water and air bubbles over white background with space for textDo you know how important a sump pump is for your home? A sump pump keeps you prepared for any disaster. Here in Boston, we deal with heavy winter storms, and a byproduct of that is the risk of flooding. Dealing with water damage in your home is a huge waste of money and a major inconvenience. You need a sump pump. We understand that a lot of homeowners don’t really understand why they need a sump pump or what it does, so we’ve compiled some expert information below to help. If you need plumbing in Medford, MA then contact our team today to schedule an appointment.

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How to Avoid Emergency Plumbing Issues

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Service technician with a customer. Plumbers, electricians, cable repair, etc.A plumbing emergency can be a disaster. It can cause a significant amount of damage to your home and property and end up costing you a lot of money. Of course, we want to avoid plumbing emergencies altogether, so what steps can be taken? Fortunately for you, there are some things that you can do to avoid making an emergency phone call.

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6 Common Household Items That Clog Drains

Monday, November 12th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterIf you’re a homeowner, you probably have a good idea of what should and shouldn’t go down your drain but there are always mishaps. If you’re experiencing all the telltale signs of a clog one of the things listed below might be the culprit. If you leave a drain clog unattended then it can wreak havoc on your home’s plumbing system, so you should always contact a plumber at the first sign of trouble.

If you do have a plumbing problem and need service for your system, we have the best team of professional plumbers in Newton. If you’d like to know what items clog your drain, then keep reading below.

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How to Keep Your Plumbing System Healthy

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Plumber-holding-pipeYour plumbing system probably isn’t an aspect of your home that you think about on a daily basis, but it greatly impacts the daily function of your home. It’s important to fully understand your plumbing system so that you know how to treat it. Knowledge in this arena will help you maintain a healthy plumbing system for years to come and avoid costly plumbing issues. If you need reliable plumbing in Boston, MA, you can count on our amazing staff here at Cooling Unlimited, Inc.

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4 Signs You Have A Hidden Water Leak

Monday, October 1st, 2018

automatic-shut-off-valveIf you’ve got a leaking pipe in your home that’s undetectable to the naked eye, you’ve got a big problem on your hands. Other plumbing issues make themselves known quickly. It’s very hard to not recognize a clogged toilet or a leaking faucet. The pipes tucked away in your home (in your basement, under your sink, in the walls) are less noticeable.

A problem can occur in these pipes and go unnoticed for a significant amount of time. If you’re not attentive to your plumbing system, you’ll waste money. It’s hard to detect these problems on your own, so if you need a water leak detection services in Boston, MA, our team at Cooling Unlimited, Inc can help.

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What You Need to Keep Out of Your Drains

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

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Most homeowners know that you should keep FOG (fat, oil, and grease) out of your drain. “FOG” are the three main culprits that cause clogging and back up in your pipes. However, there are a few more common household items that you probably pay no mind to that you should never dump down your drain. If you do have a slip up that leads to a plumbing issue, our team at Cooling Unlimited gives some of the best Lexington, MA plumber services. You can count on our reliable technicians for help.

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These Are Water Heater Emergencies

Monday, August 20th, 2018

water-heaterIt’s one thing for your water heater to stop working one day (unless you like washing your dishes with cold water). But it’s another thing entirely for your water heater to leak or even burst.

Unfortunately, with water heaters, a leak isn’t something you can just patch up—it means the end of your water heater. Likewise, a water heater burst is just as dangerous as it sounds. Before that can happen, we’ll tell you what to look out for.

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What Are Copper Pinhole Leaks?

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

two-copper-tubesCopper piping is widely used and recommended today. In fact, if you’re still using galvanized steel or cast iron, the first thing you should do is call a Newton, MA plumbing service to have that replaced immediately. Copper has been used in plumbing for the last 70 years, and for good reason.

It remains one of the most corrosion-resistant and long-lasting materials for plumbing, and it can be installed easier than other kinds of materials, making it an ideal choice for both consumer and plumber.

Of course, like any other material on this earth, copper piping isn’t indestructible. Today, we’ll tell you about pinhole leaks, a problem with copper piping that may occur after several years of use. Educate yourself now on the early warning signs so that you can take action later.

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Signs That You Have a Gas Leak

Monday, June 25th, 2018

service-timeIf you think that professional plumbers only deal with those systems and appliances that bring potable water into your home and drain wastewater out of your home, think again. One of the most important services that we have to offer is gas piping. When you need new gas piping installed, or if you should run into a problem requiring gas piping repairs, you are going to need to work with a professional plumber in Boston, MA.

Natural gas is a great resource. As a largely domestic product, it tends to be quite affordable and is not subject to the volatility of the foreign oil markets. It is also piped directly to the house and the appliances that use it, meaning that you don’t have to worry about scheduling fuel deliveries or storing fuel onsite. However, as is the case with any combustible fuel, there is the potential for danger.  That is why you need prompt gas line repairs if and when anything should go wrong.

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Hire a Plumber to Fix Your Garbage Disposal

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

plumbing-repair-servicesFew appliances in the home are more often used than your garbage disposal, attached to your kitchen sink and charged with grinding up food waste to allow it to slip easily down your drain pipes. Garbage disposals are vital to preventing serious clogs in your plumbing, but like any other appliance, they can run into trouble from time to time. When they do, an enterprising entrepreneur might be convinced to attempt to repair or replace it themselves. In most cases this is a huge mistake, and you can do much better hiring a plumbing service instead of fixing your garbage disposal yourself. Why? Read on for the answers.

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