Tips for Finding Plumbing Leaks

November 20, 2021

When your Belgrade, MT, home’s plumbing system functions as required, you can easily forget about it, mainly because it operates out of sight. But when things stop working as usual or your water bill skyrockets, it’s time to act. However, since much of your piping exists underneath your home, under cabinetry, or within the walls, finding the problem becomes challenging. A leak that goes unnoticed for an extended period can result in catastrophic property damage. Experts at PJ's Plumbing & Heating share with you some handy tips for finding plumbing leaks in your home so that you can contact us before it’s too

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Learn All About Water Heaters

October 19, 2021

Hot running water is a great convenience for your household. From bathing to doing laundry and washing dishes, a water heater allows you to comfortably perform a slew of household chores. Despite all these benefits, it’s easy to forget about this unobtrusive appliance until the day it stops working. Without a water heater, you’d get forced to enjoy cold showers and do laundry in cold water. Now that you understand how useful water heaters are, let’s look at how different types work. Conventional Storage-Tank Water Heater The conventional storage tank is the most popular unit,

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The Top 5 Fall Plumbing Tips

September 20, 2021

If you’re looking to get your plumbing in shape for winter, consider doing some fall maintenance. Here are five tips to consider for your Belgrade, MT, home. 1. Get the Drains Cleaned Fall is a great time to get the drains in your home cleaned because it is much more of a hassle when it is colder. If you smell sewage in your home or have gurgling drains, it is vital to get them cleaned out as soon as possible. You may also have a slow drain in your home that needs cleaning so everything flows

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Questions You Should Be Asking Your Plumber

August 17, 2021

When you need assistance with your plumbing, you will want to hire a reliable plumbing expert. There are some questions that you should ask the plumber before they come into your home. Do You Have Licensing? The very first question you should ask your plumber is whether or not they have licensing for your state. This helps to ensure that they are up to date on the latest building codes. While a license does not guarantee that they will be perfect, having a license is a sign that the plumber is a professional.

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Actions to Take During a Plumbing Emergency

July 29, 2021

We’ve all had to deal with a leaky faucet, a clogged drain or a toilet running constantly. Those are minor inconveniences that need to be fixed eventually. Often, they can wait. Occasionally, however, a genuine plumbing emergency occurs, a situation that can’t wait and that is so serious it will become a disaster if left unattended. When faced with a major plumbing failure, it’s extremely important to control the situation and limit the damage as much as possible. There are immediate steps you should take, and some of them ought to be done before even calling your plumber.

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How You Can Troubleshoot a Malfunctioning Dishwasher

June 6, 2021

A dishwasher can eventually malfunction due to various reasons. Sometimes a problem can be fairly simple to fix, while other times, you will need to reach out to a local plumbing company. Keeping a few things in mind can help you determine the severity of your problem and if it’s possible to fix it on your own. Here are a few tips on how you can troubleshoot a malfunctioning dishwasher. Noisy Dishwasher A dishwasher will always make some noise during the cleaning process. However, you may be dealing with a problem if you

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How To Hide Laundry Room Plumbing

May 19, 2021

While your laundry room is designed to be a functional space, that doesn’t mean you need to live with exposed pipes. There are a few ways you can make the room more attractive by hiding its plumbing. Even better, you can do these yourself without hiring an expensive contractor. Hide Plumbing With Your Appliances If your home is being built for you, ask that the plumbing be low enough on the wall that you can hide it behind the washer and dryer. If you can see the plumbing between the appliances, put a small table there

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How to Save on Your Water Bill

April 5, 2021

Owning a house is expensive. One of these expenses is water bills. There are several simple things you can do to reduce water bills so money can be used in more productive ways. Store Drinking Water in the Refrigerator Instead of letting your tap run to get cold water, use a pitcher to store water in the refrigerator. You’ll save water and have it colder so it’s more refreshing. Take Shorter Showers Try to limit your shower to five minutes or less. You’ll get just as clean and save thousands of gallons

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