Performance Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Beware These Signs You May Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, February 15th, 2021

leaky-burst-pipeIf we asked you to name a time you saw someone discovering a leak when a rainstorm hit, and the leak was coming from a super obvious location like the middle of the ceiling, you would probably say “in a movie,” or “in a TV show,” right? That’s because this isn’t usually the reality of a leak.

Most plumbing leaks are a lot more subtle than that, and hidden. The problem is, though, that even though they seem subtle, they can do a lot of damage before they become obvious. Instead of having a little hole in your roof to patch up after a rainstorm, you could have thousands of dollars in drywall and flooring to replace after a slab leak or a leak behind a wall.

We don’t say this to panic you, but rather to stress the importance of knowing the warning signs to watch out for that indicate you do in fact have a plumbing leak. Read on to find out what they are!

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Friday, August 18th, 2017

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Discover the Main Reasons for Stinky Drains and Smelly Water

Friday, May 19th, 2017


When plumbing does its job, it’s practically an invisible force in the home; all that water and other waste that is created is almost magically carried away with no fuss or inconvenience to anyone. What goes down the drain stays there.

That’s why when you notice a problem with your plumbing, it’s always a good idea to address it quickly. This is especially true if the problem you’re noticing is a bad smell. A bad smell is almost never harmless and can have a real impact on your health if you ignore it.

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The History Of The Toilet

Friday, June 12th, 2015


Plumbing companies, over time, have created technological advancements in toilet construction. Among the advances include toilets that will automatically clean a person’s bottom region as well as toilets that are both self flushing and self cleaning as well. But toilets didn’t start off being so modern.

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Top 10 Plumbing Fixture Brands

Friday, May 15th, 2015


There are dozens of companies that make kitchen and bath plumbing fixtures for the American market. Each year, more brands are added to the selection, making the process of choosing the right fixtures for a loyal customer base more complex. Professional plumbers are busy, so finding time to research newly developed fixture brands and styles is difficult.

Most pros have a select few brands they regularly use for different applications. People depend on the professionals to fix a problem the first time, and risking your reputation on faulty equipment is not worth saving a few bucks.

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Reasons Behind a Clogged Toilet

Friday, December 26th, 2014


Possible Problems

A lot of people take toilets for granted until something goes wrong with them. Although, a simple plunger can fix a clogged toilet, this isn’t always the case. Here is a number of 10 common plumbing-problems a toilet can be having such as a weak flusher, strong but partial flusher, phantom flusher, bowl water level drops, double flusher, whistling tank fill, slow tank fill, dripping and tank filling, sluggish flush, and suction sounds in the tub and sink.

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