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

Don’t Ignore These Signs of a Plumbing Problem

Monday, July 1st, 2024

Your home’s plumbing is like your body’s circulatory system. It’s absolutely critical to the function of the house, and if it springs a leak or suffers some other problem, immediate attention from a qualified professional is required. Allowing plumbing issues to worsen can lead to massive water damage and other terrible consequences.

Clearly, this means that you must notice and address plumbing problems right away. Therefore, you need to know how to spot problems early, before they get too serious. How can you spot the first signs that you need a plumber? Watch for these signs of a plumbing problem so you can get a plumber in Boston right away.

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Your Handy Plumbing Emergency Checklist

Monday, May 20th, 2024

As much as we try to avoid them, emergencies happen. Plumbing emergencies can be some of the most alarming things to have happen in your home. It’s easy to lose your head and panic when water is gushing into places it shouldn’t! But it’s much easier to stay calm when you have a clear plan for what to do.

A plumbing emergency can take many forms. We’ll go over some of the most common things that can suddenly happen and how to handle it when they do. With this handy plumbing emergency checklist, you’ll be able to keep your cool and address the problem without panicking.

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Why Your Regular Plumber Should Offer 24/7 Service

Monday, April 8th, 2024

Imagine you have a minor, non-emergency plumbing issue. Or perhaps you don’t need to imagine. Maybe it’s happening right now! Perhaps a toilet is clogged, but it’s not your only one. Perhaps your drains are slow, but they’re not totally stopped up. You can make a regularly scheduled appointment for a convenient time. 

Here’s the thing: even though you don’t need emergency plumbing services right this minute, we strongly recommend that you choose a plumber who does offer those services, too. This might not seem necessary, but it’s definitely the sensible approach. Here’s why you should always choose a plumber who offers 24/7 service, even if you don’t need an emergency plumber in Boston this time.

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How to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies over the Holidays

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Plumbing emergencies are always a big hassle, no matter when they happen. But during the holiday season when you might have guests over or be trying to prepare a big meal, they’re even worse.

Since dealing with a plumbing emergency once it occurs is so much trouble, we’d like to help you take some steps to avoid these emergencies altogether.

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4 Common Summer Plumbing Emergencies

Monday, August 28th, 2023

We all know about the worst plumbing emergency winter has to offer: frozen, burst pipes. But other seasons have their risks as well. During the summer, there are unique strains on various parts of our plumbing systems. If you know what to look out for, you can prevent some of these issues from occurring, or at least catch them promptly and make sure they get addressed when they do occur. Here are four of the plumbing emergencies you’re most likely to encounter during the summer.

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Kitchen Sink Problems that Need a Plumber

Monday, April 10th, 2023

Oh no! Something’s wrong with the kitchen sink! Should you call a plumber right away? Well, maybe. But there might be something you can try yourself first. We’ll go over the common plumbing problems that plague kitchen sinks, give tips for resolving some yourself, and point out when plumbers are necessary.

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5 Plumbing Emergencies That May Surprise You

Monday, February 27th, 2023

Nobody ever wants to have a plumbing emergency in their home. When you hear that phrase, you’re probably thinking of things like overflowing toilets, completely clogged sinks, or burst pipes dramatically spraying a geyser of water into your house. But there are other things that definitely constitute an emergency. Here are five situations that might be very unexpected but do indeed mean that you need emergency plumbing services.

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How to Fix a Toilet That Never Stops Flushing

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Perhaps this sounds familiar. You flush the toilet. After the bowl empties, it begins to refill. But even after you’ve finished washing and drying your hands, the sound of running water hasn’t stopped. You wait another minute or two, but it’s still going. What in the world is wrong? And what can you do about it?

A continuously running toilet is a very common plumbing problem, and because it is wasting a lot of water, you shouldn’t ignore it. We’ll cover the most common reasons for toilets to run after flushing, what you can do about it yourself, and when you should get professional plumbing help.

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What Should (and Shouldn’t) Go Down Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, December 5th, 2022

It can be so useful to have a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink. It streamlines cleanup and makes dishwashing less of a hassle. Unfortunately, the term “garbage disposal” is a bit misleading. You definitely should never put any actual garbage down your sink! But the exact recommendations are a little more specific than that. If you’re concerned about what’s okay to put down your garbage disposal and what should be disposed of elsewhere, we’ve got a handy list for you.

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Don’t Put That In Your Garbage Disposal!

Monday, October 24th, 2022

kitchen-sink-garbage-disposalGarbage disposals are a convenient way to simplify kitchen clean-up. But unfortunately, the fact that they are commonly called garbage disposals is a bit misleading. There are a lot of things that should actually go straight to the trash can, and actual garbage—plastic wrappers, foil, lids, etc.—is top of that list.


How can you be sure which items are disposal-safe and which will cause a kitchen catastrophe? We can help you sort that out.

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