Pros and Cons of a Tankless Water Heater

Homeowners faced with having to replace a hot water heater have many choices. One of the first decisions to make is whether to go with a traditional hot water tank or one of the newer tankless water heaters. Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of a tankless water heater.

Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater
With a tankless hot water heater, you will never run out of water, as long as the maximum usage was calculated correctly. You’ll enjoy a continuous supply of hot water from a tankless heater, because the water is drawn through a […]

Why searching for fast plumbing service “near me” may not work

According to Google, people are increasingly using the phrase “near me” when searching for products or services. That makes sense. Nobody in Cleveland looking for an upholsterer wants to see a listing for someone in Altoona, Pennsylvania. But searching for a “plumber near me” may not get you what you’re looking for, and that’s the company that can deliver fast plumbing service to your home.

Here at The Plumbing Source, for example, we have nearly a dozen trucks on the road at any one time and a centralized dispatching service. All of our trucks are equipped with global positioning system devices […]

Must have starter plumbing tools

The real estate market in Greater Cleveland is booming, and all over town first-time home buyers are moving into their new digs. Owning your own home is exciting – it’s easy for all of us to remember how excited we were to move into our first house. But with that excitement comes the responsibility to keep the place up. If you’re a new home owner, here is a list of plumbing tools you should have on hand to help you maintain and sometimes do repairs on your plumbing system.

No need to go on a huge shopping spree. Acquire these over […]

Consider a comfort height toilet when remodeling your bathroom

Are you thinking about remodeling your bathroom this year? Half the fun of making home improvements is the planning and anticipation of what the end result will look like. When remodeling a bathroom, give some thought to installing a new comfort height toilet.

What is a comfort height toilet? The seat of a standard toilet 15 to 17 inches from the floor. A comfort height toilet seat is 17 to 19 inches from the floor. Believe it or not, these few extra inches can make sitting and standing much, much easier, particularly as you get older.

In fact, before buying a new […]

Three Outside Plumbing Problems to Avoid

When we think about our home’s plumbing, it seems that we automatically think about everything that’s going on inside the home, like sinks, showers, bathtubs, pipes and fixtures. But there’s more to your home’s plumbing system. Don’t forget you’ve got outside spigots, possibly an in-ground sprinkler system, and a sewer line to be aware of. In this blog post, we’ll remind you of three problems you’ll need to aware of and how to prevent them.

Problem One: A clogged sewer line

A clog in your sewer line can cause real havoc with your plumbing system. From time to time, we’ve all had […]