Butler Plumbing Blog : Archive for May, 2017

How to Prevent Your Garbage Disposal from Jamming

Monday, May 29th, 2017

sink-rinse-vegetableIf you’ve got a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink, you probably cannot picture cooking and cleaning up without it. Unfinished meals, kitchen scraps, and spoiling leftovers alike get scraped into the garbage disposal where you’ll no longer have to worry about them stinking up your trash can. However, this dependence on our garbage disposals often gets us into some trouble.

Do you get frustrated by a garbage disposal that jams up way too frequently? Have you had to call in a plumber one too many times to pull something out of the mechanism? Or are you simply checking up on what items do or do not belong in the garbage disposal? We’ve got some answers for you here. Call a friendly plumber for more information!

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What Should You Do When Your Water Heater Leaks?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

water-heater-tankOh no. You’ve run out of hot water or noticed problems with the consistency of heating, and you’ve checked on your water heater only to find that it seems to have sprung a leak. Water is pooling up on the floor, and you want to take action—fast. What can you do to get the problem under control?

In most cases, you won’t be able to solve the problem on your own. You need professional plumbers to get the situation under control. However, we have some advice on what you can do right away to get the problem under control without

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Why Should You Choose a Licensed and Insured Plumber Over a “Handyman”?

Monday, May 1st, 2017

check-sink-drainWe’ve been in this industry for a long time, so we’ve seen what can happen when you have the wrong team for the job. Plumbing is a tough job, and even something seemingly simple, like unclogging a drain, can require a plumber’s expertise. Still, you may be tempted to hire a regular “handyman,” a friend of a friend or a neighbor with some experience, perhaps.

Our experts are here to tell you how important it is to hire a licensed and insured contractor when you need plumbing work in your home. It might seem like you’re saving some money upfront, but in the end, hiring the wrong team for the work can cost you far more.

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