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Top 10 Benefits of Electric Tankless Water Heaters

Whether to buy gas or electric water heaters was the debate for years, with each having merits. But in this day and age, we’re making choices that are both economically and environmentally advantageous. After examining the pros and cons of tankless water heaters, on-demand – tankless – water heaters are the best option, hands down. [...]

How to Avoid Clogged Drains When You Host a Crowd

Grandpa and cousins and kids, oh my! When you opened your North Houston home to shelter friends and family impacted by Hurricane Harvey, you knew it would strain your food budget and living space. But there was never any doubt you would immediately open your heart and home to those in need. We’re Texans. We [...]

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. [...]

10 Benefits of a Home Water Filtration System

Southeast Texas water is rich in minerals, and cities add fluoride, chlorine or chloramines (chloride and ammonia) to disinfect our raw water supply. It seems most, if not all, of us are using some kind of home water filtration system to remove chemicals and additional impurities in our drinking water. Some people use filters that [...]

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 [...]

Your Garbage Disposal is Leaking! What Do You Do?

If left unfixed, a leaking garbage disposal is more than a mess – it can lead to other, bigger problems. Even the most trustworthy garbage disposal can develop the occasional leak. A leak doesn’t always mean replacing the unit, so do a little troubleshooting before rushing to buy a new one. All garbage disposal units [...]

5 Preventative Tips to Keep Clogs Away!

The best way to keep drains clog-free is to be careful about what goes into them. Obvious, right? Since no one’s perfect, slow or clogged drains are bound to happen. Your first best step for preventing drain clogs is to have them professionally inspected and cleaned. After that, use these five preventative tips to keep [...]

Top 5 Tips for Help with Hard Water in a Toilet Tank

Hard water can be a problem in Texas, and if you don’t know how to stay on top of it, you’ll have plumbing problems that might even lead to replacing your toilet. In Conroe, for example, calcium and magnesium are naturally occurring drinking water minerals and can be present in enough quantity that the drinking [...]

Plumbing How-to: Manage the Effects of Hard Water Around Your Home

Hard water in your home can cause clogs, stains, and appliance damage. In Texas, you can have any mixture of minerals in your water, and you can tell what’s going on by the color of the stains. Here are ways to clean hard water build-up on bathroom and kitchen fixtures: Brown/black – manganese, other minerals [...]

Keep Your Home Safe: Plumbing Appliance Product Recalls, 2015-16

Along with everything you do to keep your family safe and your home comfortable, it doesn’t seem fair that you should have to check product recalls as well as schedule annual dental, dermatology, veterinarian, HVAC maintenance, etc. appointments. You don’t have to check IF, when you purchased a product, you filled out the little white [...]

What to Do if Your Bathroom or Laundry Room Flood

A handywoman was determined to fix the faucet in her bathroom. When she had the correct part and installed it – with the water off at the main, like you’re supposed to do – her husband positioned himself near the main valve. “In the amount of time it takes to yell, ‘Turn the water on!’ [...]

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 [...]

Protect Your Plumbing This Winter

Our area’s older, historical homes are built to last! There are also many beautiful, well-constructed newer homes in Conroe, Magnolia, Montgomery, Oak Ridge North, Shenandoah, Spring, The Woodlands, Tomball and surrounding northern Houston communities. Home construction is year-round in Texas, and it’s not surprising that many home builders don’t take into consideration the possibility of [...]

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 [...]

Water Leak Woes? Just Call Plumbing Services!

We all want to protect and preserve our environment. That means we, as homeowners, do what we can to use less energy and water. The fact that saving our ecology also saves us money on our utility bills is icing on the cake! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has several DIY (do-it-yourself) guidelines for property [...]

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 [...]

October 21st, 2016|Commercial Plumbing|