Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Drain and Sewer’ Category

Check These Spots for Hidden Water Leaks

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

When it comes to leaks, most homeowners employ an out-of-sight, out-of-mind mentality. Some don’t even bother to fix the leaks they do see! But that’s a dangerous risk to take. Leaks always start out small, then morph into a plumbing disaster when left neglected. To be sure your home is leak-free, check these spots where leaks could be hiding. Then, call a Magnolia plumber for the best water leak detection services in the Arlington area.




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The Importance of Routine Sewer Cleanings

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Just because your sewage system is meant to dispose of dirty wastewater, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to be cleaned once in a while. A professional sewer and drain cleaning won’t seem very beneficial if your sewers are in good condition, but there’s a reason we call this preventative maintenance. Neglecting your sewers time and time again will lead to significant blockages. When that happens, you can kiss the convenience your plumbing system provides you with goodbye. 

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8 Signs of a Failing Garbage Disposal

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

A functioning garbage disposal helps keep your sink and pipes clean. But when problems arise with your disposal, the issues could impact the way you cook, wash up or keep your kitchen clean.

While some garbage disposal problems respond to repairs, others require a full replacement. In this blog, we list eight indicators that you need a garbage disposal service and potentially a disposal replacement.

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The Benefits of Video Pipeline Inspection

Monday, October 31st, 2016

One of the unique things about plumbing systems is that they are, for the most part, hidden from view. This makes it rather difficult, at times, to find and fix problems with the plumbing system. Prior to the advent of more modern methods, the only thing to do was either to wait for a very obvious sign that a part of the system was malfunctioning, or to tear up parts of the walls and floor to examine the pipes. Fortunately, that’s no longer the case. Let’s take a look at the benefits of video pipe inspection.

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The Problem With Store Bought Drain Cleaners

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Most people, when confronted with a drain clog, will just use store bought drain cleaners to try and get rid of it. This may seem like a good idea at the time, but it’s actually far more harmful in the long run. Read on to find out why store bought drain cleaners are such a problem, and the benefits of using professional drain cleaning services.

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When Should I Call for Garbage Disposal Services?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Garbage disposals may seem invincible, but they’re far from it. If the system is not taken care of properly, you may find yourself replacing it much earlier than you would otherwise have to. So, when should you actually call for professional garbage disposal services? Read on to find out.

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Signs You Need Sewer Cleaning

Monday, June 6th, 2016

A home’s sewer system is both vital and often neglected by homeowners. The sewer line is responsible for transporting waste from your home to the city sewer main, or to the septic tank if one is being used. One of the most important ways to maintain your home’s sewer system is to have it cleaned on a regular basis. Read on to find out more about some of the signs that your sewer line needs to be cleaned.

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Hydro Jetting Vs Drain Snaking

Monday, May 30th, 2016

For many decades, professional drain cleaning and drain snaking were one and the same. Drain snaking was a reliable way to remove waste buildup, so that is what people used. It’s only in the past decade or so that hydro jetting has become more popular. If you’re curious about what methods your plumber may use to clean your drains, and why, read on to find out.

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