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Common DIY Plumbing Issues and How to Address Them

April 20, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

So much can go wrong with our home that, for some enterprising homeowners, knowing which chores you can do on your own and which ones you need to call in some help for can make a big difference in your budget. When it comes to home plumbing, there are some tasks you need a pro to complete. After all, who wants to replace the pipes in their whole home? However, some smaller jobs can be accomplished with a little bit of DIY plumbing in Las Vegas, NV. As with any plumbing work, however, it’s entirely possible to make things worse... View Article

Got Hard Water? How Calcium Buildup in Las Vegas, NV Affects Your Plumbing

August 23, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

“Hard water” is a term used to describe a fresh water supply that contains high levels of natural minerals like magnesium and calcium. Although hard water is not bad for your health, it can negatively affect your plumbing and appliances. However, homeowners can educate themselves on the matter so they can decide what needs to be done to correct the issue, or if it’s safe to leave their water supply as it is. Start by understanding what hard water is, why you have magnesium and calcium buildup in your Las Vegas, NV water and what it’s doing to your home.... View Article

Conserve Energy with These Plumbing Tips

March 14, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

When trying to improve the energy conservation in their homes, many homeowners’ thoughts usually don’t land on a plumbing upgrade as a worthwhile solution. However, with a small number of updates and the right help from professional plumbing services in Las Vegas, NV, you can significantly improve energy conservation in your home. Read on for a closer look at just a few of the steps you can take to help lower your energy usage: Water heater operation: An ineffective water heater could cause your energy bills to skyrocket, as heating loss could add up to 15 percent to your normal... View Article

Pets and Your Plumbing: Some Useful Tips

December 6, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Every dog or cat owner knows just how important it is to pet-proof the house. Usually, this means storing all the dangerous foods high out of reach, installing a dog door and making sure the backyard fence is high and strong. But even the most well-intentioned pet owner can find it easy to overlook one important aspect of the home because most of it is hidden away: the plumbing. Many well-meaning, pet-loving homeowners fail to protect both their furry friend and their home’s plumbing from each other. Shedding, digging and chewing can all wreak havoc on a plumbing system. However,... 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