Performance Plumbing Blog

The 3 Most Common Toilet Repairs

November 21st, 2022

Toilet bowl filled with water.

Your toilet is usually old reliable, but right now it’s on the fritz. It’s time to get to the root of the issue, whether it’s in the bowl or the tank. These common issues are things that every homeowner runs into at some point, and now you’ll be well-equipped to handle them. If not, you can always call for toilet repair in Chesterfield, MO to help you fix the problem. Let’s talk about repairs.

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How to Take Care of Your Onyx Collection Bathroom

November 7th, 2022

Nice bright bathroom after remodel.

The Onyx Collection provides some of the most outstanding bathroom aesthetics that you can dream of, but it doesn’t mean everything they create is perfect. Before you need the onyx repair in O’Fallon, MO residents trust, you can prevent wear and tear with a little bit of maintenance. Here’s a quick checklist to keep your Onyx Collection looking pristine.

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6 Important Things to Know Before a Shower Remodel

October 24th, 2022

Modern bathroom with a large soaking tub, glass shower, and two large windows with natural lighting.

You’re about to begin a shower remodel and you’re curious about what to expect. There are some details you need to know before your remodel begins.

You can turn to the shower remodeling in St. Charles, MO residents trust as soon as you’re ready to remodel your bathroom and shower.

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How to Inspect Your Sump Pump

October 10th, 2022

 

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Inspecting your sump pump can be the difference between repairing or replacing it. It’s advised to inspect your sump pump at least once per year, and once after every extreme weather event that causes your sump pump to work harder than normal.

It’s time to check your sump pump. This brief inspection checklist will highlight any issues with your pump so you can decide if it’s a DIY project, or if you need to contact sump pump St. Peters MO professionals to repair it for you.

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Tips for a Successful Bathroom Remodel

September 26th, 2022

womans-hand-feeling-water-coming-from-showerheadDid you know that the average person spends more than 2 years of their life in the bathroom? If you’re going to spend so much time in there, it’s nice to have something pretty to look at! 

Not surprisingly, bathroom remodels are one of the most popular types of home improvement projects. If you’re considering diving in, here are a few tips for a successful bathroom remodel.

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What If Your Toilet Won’t Stop Running?

September 12th, 2022

hand-flushing-toiletOne of the most potentially frustrating plumbing issues you might face in your home is in regards to a toilet that won’t stop running. Not only is it annoying to keep listening to, but it can also cost you significantly in excess water that you aren’t using–something that will quickly reflect on your monthly water bill.

Running toilets also take away the ability to flush. If you have this problem, then it’s time to give our team a call for toilet repairs, or potentially even replacement if the problem is bad enough. In the meantime, read on to learn what could be causing a consistently running toilet. 

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What Kind of Water Heater Would Serve Me Best?

August 15th, 2022

water-heater-installationWater heaters are known for being very durable, assuming they are properly taken care of. No water heater lasts indefinitely, though, which means that sooner or later you will need to install a new one.

If you currently find yourself looking for a new water heater, you have a number of different options to choose from. It’s important that you carefully weigh the pros and cons of each water heater type, as each one is suited to a different situation. Have a look at which water heater might serve your needs best below.

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Is Your Sewer Line Blocked?

August 1st, 2022

plumber-checking-web-cam-that-has-been-fed-down-pipeFacing a slow or clogged drain line in the home is something that no homeowner wants to deal with. Not only is it annoying, but it can bring simple tasks in your home to an indefinite standstill until it can be fixed. Fortunately, clearing out a clog is not a tough job for our team, and depending on how superficial of a clog it is, you may even be able to manage it on your own with a basic plunger or a hand-cranked drain snake.

We’ll mention here, that it’s never a good idea to use those store-bought drain cleaning chemicals–they can actually do more harm than good for your plumbing system.

What about when you can’t clear that drain clog on your own though? or something seems different about it? Clogged and slow drains, especially when it’s multiple drains in your home, may indicate something a bit more sinister. It could be that your home’s sewer line has a clog–which is more serious than just a simple drain clog, as it can cause backflow into your home of wastewater, and other problems.

So how do you spot the difference between a basic drain clog and a sewer line blockage or some other sewer line problem? Read on to find out!

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Is It Time to Replace Your Plumbing Stacks?

July 18th, 2022

Homes are complex, with many components, systems, and appliances required to make them run as efficiently and effectively as possible. Your home’s plumbing stack is one of these systems.

Ever heard of a “plumbing stack” before? It’s okay if not! This isn’t a well-known term for those not in the plumbing industry. However, it can be an important one to know, especially if your home is in need of plumbing stack replacement. Read on to learn more!

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Signs That You Need Professional Drain Cleaning in Your Home

July 4th, 2022

drain-with-waterChances are, you probably don’t think about the drains and the pipes that run through your home all that often. That’s okay, we wouldn’t really expect you to.

But it’s important to be aware that if your drains aren’t kept in good shape, it can cause a number of problems for you in the long run. It’s important to know when to call a professional for drain cleaning services, to keep your drains as healthy as possible.

And before you ask, no, that bottle of chemical drain cleaner you got at the store is not a good solution. While it can dissolve some types of clogs, it doesn’t leave your system entirely, and can cause further clogs. Plus, the chemicals used in these “solutions” are caustic and can actually cause corrosion.

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