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3 Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Replacing your home’s water heater is a costly and stressful choice for all families. Choosing the right heater, however, isn’t as hard as you may think. Technology has improved non-traditional water heaters removing nearly all cons to choosing a tankless heater – leaving only a slightly higher installation bill. This small extra payment is weighted against three amazing benefits.

Continuous water supply

A typical family will enjoy a continuous supply of hot water from a tankless heater. The tankless heater is aptly named, the water is drawn through a series of coils to instantly heat your water and deliver it to you faucet.

Some people claim this limits the […]

By |September 24th, 2017|Rinnai, Water Heaters|0 Comments

5 factors when remodeling a bathroom for seniors

As our population ages, more and more people are faced with the difficult question of how to keep Mom or Dad in their own home. Let’s face it, private-pay assisted living is expensive. One of the best investments you can make is a bathroom remodeling job to keep your parents in place.

Remodeling a bathroom for seniors is just not the same as remodeling a bathroom for anyone else. Older people have special needs. Addressing these needs in the remodeling job will greatly enhance the enjoyment they’ll derive from living in their own home.

There are a myriad of considerations to think […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Bathroom Remodeling|0 Comments

Best to leave plumbing repairs to the pros: here’s why

No matter what kind of home you live in – old or new, one-floor or multi-floor, modern or historic – the day will come when you’re faced with a plumbing repair (or two). You may be tempted to think the repair is small and easy to handle. Be careful! Make one mistake with a plumbing repair and you can facing serious water damage and other hazards. And instead of saving money, you could be spending hours hunting for parts and tools and spending well above what a plumber would have charged to fix the problem.

So when should you call a […]

By |August 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Let’s tackle that next big project….together!

There is something about summer that makes us want to tackle projects around the house. After all, it feels good to take on a project, even if it means we have to give up some leisure time after work or on weekends. Summer is a time for repairing and staining decks, sprucing up the garage, finishing the basement or painting that side of the house that gets weather-beaten each winter.

There are two jobs in particular, however, where you’d be well advised to call The Plumbing Source. Of course, you’re probably familiar with us for the long list of plumbing repairs […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Plumbing Repairs|0 Comments

A backwater valve can save your basement

You’ve seen it on the news more often than you’d like: A storm rips through greater Cleveland, and some unlucky homeowners have raw sewage flowing into their basements from the floor drain.

Let’s face it, you’d do anything to prevent this, wouldn’t you? There is a solution. It’s called a backwater valve.

What is a backwater valve? It’s a device in the water pipe that prevents sewage from flowing back into a home or building. When street sewers back up, it’s possible for the sewage to flow upstream and get into your home. In most cases, the raw sewage will come through […]