Category: Plumbing Tips

Bad Smelling Drains – What Can You Do About Them?

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You first notice it when washing the dishes. Something smells off in your kitchen drain. You run hot water through your sink, hoping to eliminate the smell, but no such luck. Over the next few days, the scent intensifies until it becomes unbearable. It can be challenging to identify the source of drain odor and… Continue Reading »

Four Plumbing New Year’s Resolutions

With 2021 drawing to a close, people are looking back at the previous decade and beginning to make their New Years Resolutions. Unfortunately, while most people resolve to lose weight or take better care of their health during the new year, it’s all too common for people to neglect their home plumbing system. So, the… Continue Reading »

Signs Of A Water Leak

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Plumbers install water pipes behind walls and under concrete, mainly for the homeowner’s benefit. After all, who wants to be tripping over and running into exposed pipes all day? However, when it comes to spotting leaks in your plumbing, this setup is less than ideal. More often than not, you won’t even realize you leak… Continue Reading »

How to Clear a Clogged Shower Drain

At Streamline Plumbing & Underground Sewer Construction, our professional plumbers deal with one question the most. “How do I get rid of shower clogs?” ask our clients. We get asked this so often that we decided to put together this quick how-to list of shower drain-clearing procedures. Step 1 – Determine the Type of Clog… Continue Reading »

When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Is it time to replace your water heater?

Let Us Help You Make This Important Decision! Do you think it may be time to replace your water heater? Knowing your water heater has a problem is easy, but figuring out if it has reached the end of the line is challenging. Don’t worry; the Streamline Plumbing experts are here to help you determine… Continue Reading »