Performance Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Reasons You Need a New Gas Line Installation

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Gas-boiler

Installing a new gas line is a very specific project that you aren’t likely to need more than once or twice for your home. This involves adding new gas piping throughout your home or property to extend your gas supply’s reach to new areas.

So why would someone need gas line installation in O’Fallon, MO in the first place? There are a few reasons ranging from home improvement to new construction. Let’s break them down.

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Plumbing and Home Remodeling: What You Need to Know

Monday, December 5th, 2022

kitchen-remodel

Remodeling your home is stressful, but add plumbing into the mix and it becomes an entirely different beast. Being organized and knowing what you want from the end result is key, and the steps to get there may be different from what you first imagined. If you’re considering plumbing remodeling in St. Peters, MO, here are some important things to keep in mind.

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The 3 Most Common Toilet Repairs

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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How to Inspect Your Sump Pump

Monday, October 10th, 2022

 

Inspecting-your-sump-pump-for-cracks-and-damage

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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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Is It Time to Replace Your Plumbing Stacks?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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How to Plan the Perfect Bathroom Remodel

Monday, June 20th, 2022

bathroom-blueprintAll right, well maybe we can’t help you plan the perfect bathroom remodel, since everybody’s idea of “perfect” is different. What we can do, however, is help you plan a bathroom remodel that leaves you with efficient plumbing and functional space. And we think that is pretty perfect!

The first step in planning a great bathroom remodel, of course, is contacting a professional plumbing contractor, such as us! You can try to tackle a bathroom remodel all on your own, but this could lead to damage or even an ineffective installation due to improper measurements. Our qualified professionals are standing by and ready to help with every step.

Read on as we uncover some of the most important factors to consider with your bathroom remodel, which will help it be a little bit closer to that perfection you’re seeking.

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