Why Am I Experiencing Frequent Drainage Issues?

July 6, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

It can be an incredibly helpless feeling when the water refuses to drain out of the kitchen sink. The water will back up seemingly without reason, leaving you with a sink full of dirty water and a countertop packed with dirty dishes. The water will drain slowly, or it will gurgle while the sink empties. Typically, drainage issues are caused by a clog in the pipes or a buildup of old food scraps in a kitchen sink. Soap scum, hair and grime are usually the culprits in the bathroom. Either way, homeowners are left with no other choice but to... View Article

How to Tell If Your Toilet Is Leaking

June 22, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Does your water bill seem higher than usual without any explanation? This phenomenon can leave homeowners scrambling to figure out why their water consumption seems to have doubled without any changes in their day-to-day habits. Believe it or not, water leaks actually account for approximately 12 percent of all water usage in many American homes, and the most frequent offender is the toilet. Sometimes the sound of running water, a faint trickling or puddles on the floor make it easy for homeowners to tell when the toilet is leaking. That isn’t always the case, though. Even some of the most... View Article

The Top Summer Plumbing Disasters

June 4, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

More often than not, we find that homeowners don’t pay much attention to their plumbing system until they need to call for plumbing services in Las Vegas, NV. That’s understandable—it’s kind of an “out of sight, out of mind” situation. For this reason, our mission at Orchard Plumbing this summer is to educate people about keeping their plumbing systems from failing. Follow these tips and save yourself from having to call a plumber this summer. Clogged garbage disposal Garbage disposals can handle a lot, but they shouldn’t be used as a catchall. A garbage disposal should never be used as... View Article

How Summer Affects Your Water Heater

May 21, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the best ways to beat the heat each summer is to hang out at your air-conditioned home. The only problem is that this can get pretty expensive! Running your AC all day and all night drives up your energy bill, which can cost you a fortune each month. Luckily, there’s an easy way to offset the cost of your high energy bill: lower the temperature on your water heater. Whether you have a gas or electric water heater, turning it down is a great way to save money during the summer, when you might not need to take... View Article

Three Things to Check Regarding Your Plumbing Before Summertime

May 8, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Summer is just around the corner! That means sunny days can be spent catching some rays by the pool or even taking a much-needed family vacation. Though summertime is typically meant for relaxation, there are a few things you need to take care of around the house before you can kick back and take some time off. If you’re a homeowner, call a plumber to take care of the following things. Washing machine hoses Tossing clothes in your washing machine is something you probably do absentmindedly every couple of days. After all, washing machines are a luxury that we all... View Article