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 […]

Is it time for a new hot water heater?

One of the questions we get asked a lot is this one: when should I replace my hot water tank? How long will it last?

It’s a good question! Unfortunately, the decision to replace your home’s hot water is often made for you when the one you have fails. You really ought to take the time to look at your options, so waiting until catastrophic failure, such as a flood from a ruptured tank, is not wise. In general, there are four signs you need a new water heater and carefully planning your purchase will ensure you get an energy-efficient, reasonably priced […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Water Heaters|0 Comments

What size hot water heater do you need?

When the time comes to replace your hot water heater, you’ll need to decide what size is right for your family. If you get a tank that’s too large, you’ll drive up the cost of your utilities and waste money. On the other hand, get a tank that’s too small and you’ll run out of hot water at a time when you need it the most, like when your in-laws are staying over. Here are some considerations to keep in mind when you’re deciding on what kind of water heater to buy.

Storage Tank Water Heaters

The typical storage water heaters have […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer is the perfect time for sewer and water line repairs

Are you experiencing slow running drains? Are you having water backups, seepage into your basement or problems with standing water on your property? Well if you are, now is the time to call The Plumbing Source. We have the tools, knowledge and experience to solve any of your plumbing problems, even the ones that are outside of your home.

Consider, if you will, some of the very substantial advantages that come with making The Plumbing Source your plumber for life.

Experience. Your house is too valuable to entrust to someone who’s inexperienced. We have been providing plumbing services to Northern Ohio for […]

Now is the time to tie into city water

Thousands of homeowners in Northeast Ohio have well water. Of these, many could tie into city water lines, but for one reason or another have decided not to do so. Perhaps you are one of these homeowners who is satisfied with your current setup and not looking forward to digging up your yard just to get city water.

We understand! Many people have considered tapping into city water lines but have put if off because of inconvenience or cost.

Summer is here, and now may be the best time to tie into city water! The Plumbing Source has more than 30 years […]