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 […]

Expert excavation service available

Do you need excavation help? If so, look no further than The Plumbing Source. We have the equipment you need and the trained, professional operators who can get the job done quickly and efficiently, which can only save you money!

You may need a backhoe for trenching, or for work around basement foundations, or maybe for a driveway or patio expansion — the list is endless. It doesn’t matter if your project has nothing to do with plumbing! We’ll bring you the same high-quality service we give to our plumbing and HVAC customers.

We do a lot of underground sewer and water […]

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

3 things to know about sump pumps

With all the rain we’ve gotten over the past week or so, we’re getting more and more calls from customers who have problems with their sump pump. So today we’re going to give you some basic information about how these units operate and when they are likely to fail.

Some of the most unglamorous parts of a home or business can be the most important. Sump pumps will never attract admirers, or customers, but a failing sump pump can make your home nearly unlivable, and drive away customers from your business. Three basic, unglamorous things you need to know about sump […]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing tips, Sump pumps|0 Comments