Call The Plumbing Source for emergency plumbing repairs

Greater Cleveland has been under a barrage of storms in the last few days. According to WKYC Channel 3 Meteorologist Betsy Kling, we’ve received well over an inch of rain in many areas. When that much rain comes down, it’s very common for homeowners to have their sump pumps fail. The pumps burn out trying to keep up with the water flow caused by the rain.

Needless to say, without a sump pump, your basement will flood, and that’s a costly problem to clean up. So if you haven’t heard your pump come on, call us immediately. We’ll replace your sump […]

By |March 30th, 2017|Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing tips, Sump pumps|0 Comments

Six plumbing tips for first-time home buyers

A good friend of ours in the real estate business told us that 2016 was a good year for first-time home buyers in Northeast Ohio. That got us to thinking! What advice would we give to first-time home buyers to help them avoid plumbing problems in their new home. Around the lunch table, we probably came up with about 20 or more tips. We whittled the list down to a more manageable number and one that new homeowners would be more likely to follow.

So here are six good tips to help you get the full enjoyment out of your home […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing tips, Water Heaters|0 Comments

How to clean your stainless steel sink

Stainless steel sinks have been a mainstay in American kitchens for years. Long-lasting and attractive, they go with any decor. Of course, we at The Plumbing Source have installed hundreds if not thousands of sinks over the years as a result of repairs, or, more commonly, kitchen remodeling. One question that frequently comes up is this: How should I clean my stainless steel sink so it will look great throughout its entire lifetime?

For answers, we turned to the folks at Elkay Sinks. Elkay is one of the premium brands we carry, and they offer an incredible variety of stainless steel […]

Get hot water when you need it with a Rinnai tankless water heater

Is your hot water tank having trouble keeping up with demand? You know, it works fine when there‚Äôs only a couple people in the house. But the moment you have out-of-town guests, you sheepishly announce the need to stagger showers in order to keep the hot water flowing. […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Plumbing tips, Rinnai, Water Heaters|0 Comments

A battery backup can save you heartache!

A properly operating sump pump calls no attention to itself. Even in this era of the Internet of Things, sump pumps do not usually have the ability to alert you to problems. They do not sound horns like smoke detectors, send messages to your smart phone via WiFi, or activate alarms like septic tanks. If, for example, the power goes out, sump pumps simply stop working, your basement floods, and your life gets miserable. The solution to sump pumps quietly failing are battery backups.

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By |January 30th, 2017|Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing tips, Sump pumps|0 Comments