Performance Plumbing Blog: Archive for December, 2017

Careful of These Signs That Your Water Heater is in Trouble

Monday, December 25th, 2017

water-heater-repairWater heaters are designed to put up with quite a lot of strain over the years. After all, many of them are in operation 24/7. Even the best-designed systems are going to eventually have some problems come up, though. It’s important that you be able to recognize when your water heater is experiencing issues, so that you can have it repaired as soon as possible. Have a look at some of the signs below that your water heater is having issues.

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Limescale, How Does it Work?

Monday, December 11th, 2017

DrainThere are a lot of different problems that can afflict plumbing systems across the country, from leaks to frozen pipes. One common problem that many homeowners have in their plumbing systems, and which most of them are not even aware of, is limescale. Limescale is the result of hard water exposure, a common issue that may start small, but can become quite a bit larger as time goes on. Though it isn’t a threat to you personally, it can cause a lot of problems for your plumbing system’s health and efficiency. Have a look at how hard water causes limescale, how to identify it in your home, and what to do about it if you find it.

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