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5 Common Commercial Plumbing Issues Explained

Our friends at Allen’s Tri-State Mechanical Amarillo say if you’ve had to plunger a toilet or unclog a sink more than once, it may be time to call a professional plumber. Five Commercial Plumbing Problems Here are 5 common commercial plumbing issues and what to do: Broken toilet handles/components – Take advantage of this problem [...]

When Do You Need Storm Drain Cleaning?

The day before Hurricane Harvey visited, a neighbor was cleaning the leaves out of the gutters, anticipating heavy rains. He was right; in addition to damaging winds, 24 hours later Southeast Texas traffic was paralyzed by flooding roadways and streets. You should clean your home’s gutters twice a year; more if you have heavier foliage. [...]

FAQs: Why Does Water Drain Slowly in My Kitchen Sink?

At Bradbury Brothers Services, we get a lot of FAQs (frequently asked questions), and one of them is, “Why does it take so long for the water to drain from my kitchen sink?” Drain clogs are the usual culprits in any slow-draining sink or tub. Drain Clogs Revisited We always tell our friends and neighbors [...]

Choosing the Right Fixture for Your Kitchen Sink

Your kitchen sink and faucet is probably the hardest working of all the plumbing fixtures in your home. If you’re building new or renovating your kitchen this year, you need to focus on several aspects of plumbing fixtures, including faucets. Of course you want aesthetics; even a hard-working faucet can be an attention-grabber or even [...]

How Does Hard Water Affect Equipment?

“Remember when you dinged your 1960s/‘70s car that was made out of enough steel to double as a Leopard tank?” asks Ray Sparvell. They just don’t make ‘em like they used to! That includes many cars and most equipment and appliances we use today. Sometimes it’s more cost-effective to replace rather than repair! However, the [...]

5 Tips to Help You Save Water All Over Your House

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it. -Lao Tzu Water, water, everywhere! Seventy-one percent of our planet Earth is covered by water, but according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we are only able to use 1%. Our population continues to grow, and there are more people depending on [...]

Bubbling Sound in Plumbing Pipes – Do You Need to Call a Plumber?

You step out of the shower, and you hear a bubbly, gurgling sound in the drain. Some things around the house make noise; your HVAC unit hums when it kicks on, the coffee maker hisses occasionally. But your plumbing pipes should be quiet. Do you need to call your plumber? Not yet. Why Plumbing Pipes [...]

Why Reliability and Professionalism are The Key to Quality Plumbing

There are many things to consider when looking for trustworthy plumbing services; you want a local company that is experienced and offers up-front pricing with no “surprises” during repair or maintenance. Your local plumbing company is invested in the community and you; everyone from the person who answers the phone to the plumbing specialist who [...]

Different Types of Commercial Plumbing Services – Getting What You Need When You Need It

There are three different types of residential plumbing services: inspection, maintenance, and repair. There are also three basic differences between residential and commercial plumbing services: Size of the plumbing – Commercial properties have more pipes, water intake/outlets, toilets, sinks, and more usage demand. Structural complexity – A commercial property usually has a minimum of 2 [...]