3 reasons to have The Plumbing Source make all your plumbing repairs

With St. Patrick’s Day in the rearview mirror, Spring is just around the corner in Northeast Ohio. With Daylight Savings Time stretching sunlight beyond the dinner hour, homeowners are itching to get outdoors to clean up the garage or the yard. The last thing you want is to get bogged down with plumbing repairs.

After months of winter freezing and thawing, that outside spigot is a bear to turn on, isn’t it? Too many times it leaks like a sieve. We know, because we get calls like this all the time. And this is the point of this blog post: rather […]

Seven plumbing tips for a trouble-free New Year

Every year we make New Year’s resolutions, most often to improve some aspect of our health. Why? Because health is important to us, and we want to take care of ourselves.

Is your home important to you? Of course! It’s your biggest investment and both a source and a repository of your wealth. Then it makes sense to make some resolutions that relate to your home. Here are seven simple plumbing tips that are easy to follow but extremely important to protecting your home from unwanted, expensive repairs.

1. Fix every faucet that’s leaking, even if it’s only a little leak. Leaking […]

Call a professional plumber to fix or replace damaged pipes

Our phones ring off the hook every time there is a change of season, especially when the cold weather of fall and the bitterly cold weather of winter make a surprising, sooner-than-expected appearance. People get caught off guard. We understand this. All those common-sense preventative measures you meant to get to somehow fell through the cracks. When problems arise, the smartest call to make is often to a professional plumber.

Among the many jobs that should be left to a professional plumber is fixing a pipe that has cracked or burst. Now that sounds like an easy repair, right?

Unfortunately, pipe repair […]

Plumbing tools every homeowner should have

Buying your first home is always exciting. It symbolizes the putting down of roots in a community. Once you’re a homeowner, you have a real stake in the place where you live. To keep your home safe, you’ll need a variety of plumbing tools to help you maintain and occasionally to do repairs on your plumbing system.

So here is a list of basic plumbing tools that any homeowner should have. If you don’t have these, you can acquire them one at a time over time. Our advice is to buy the best quality tool you can afford. Cheap tools break […]

What you need to know about summer plumbing repairs

Is there ever a convenient time to need plumbing repairs? Of course not. And that is precisely why you need a plan of action to put into place when an emergency arises. What you do in the first two minutes after a pipe bursts, for example, can determine whether the damage you incur is calculated in the hundreds of dollars or thousands of dollars.

Your home’s plumbing is a system. When properly maintained, it can operate safely and efficiently for years. The problems arise when the system is neglected. Sometimes this neglect takes the form of pipes not being properly insulated, […]