5 Plumbing Resolutions for the New Year

January 21, 2016

The New Year is an excellent time to take initiatives to better care for yourself, your family and your home. This includes your plumbing. Not all resolutions are meant to be broken! Plumbing and drains are fundamental elements of your home. They work tirelessly, but usually do not get much attention. They keep a home running smoothly. This year, along... View Article ⇒


Water Heater Tips & Tricks

December 19, 2015

Did you know that 12% of your home’s total energy costs can be attributed to your hot water heater? There are several different types of water heaters. Here is a bit of information about each of them and tips to save money and conserve water. Gas and Oil Heaters Older water heaters are typically powered by fuel oil or natural... View Article ⇒


Don’t Get Caught in the Cold with a Plumbing Emergency

December 5, 2015

The temperatures are dropping. This is the time of the year where your home is most prone to plumbing problems. Serious plumbing problem like cracked and frozen pipes should be left to plumbing professionals. However, there are many things homeowners can do on their own to prevent plumbing mishaps during the cold weather. Be Wise. Winterize. If you haven’t already... View Article ⇒


Top 5 Plumbing Tips For the Holidays

November 20, 2015

The holidays are a great time for family, friends, fun and cheer. More people in the home mean more toilets flushing, more laundry being washed, extra showers and more hair going down the drain. The last thing you will need is for a clogged drain to become part of your entertainment plans. To avoid these problems and costly plumber fees,... View Article ⇒


How to Choose a Plumber

November 12, 2015

You jolt out of bed and look at the clock. “Why didn’t the alarm clock go off?”, you think to yourself. You see the big red PF letters on the face of the clock and realize that the power went off in the middle of the night. Not a good start to the day. While you are downstairs, frantically making... View Article ⇒


How to Winterize the Plumbing in Your Home

October 30, 2015

In the coming weeks temperatures will continue to drop, so now is the best time for homeowners in eastern North Carolina to begin preparing their homes for plumbing problems associated with cold weather. To prepare your home for the harsh winter months ahead and to ensure you avoid any unwanted plumbing nightmares, our experts at Eastern Plumbing have compiled a list... View Article ⇒


How to Solve Low Water Pressure Problems

October 9, 2015

Low water pressure is an annoyance for any homeowner. Inadequate water pressure increases the time it takes for simple tasks like showering, washing dishes and watering outdoor plants, and it also increases the amount of water used which means higher water bills. A water pressure reading tells you how forceful your water is in PSI (pounds per square inch). Normal... View Article ⇒


5 Home Plumbing Myths That Cost You Money

September 21, 2015

Are you a new homeowner or someone learning how to maintain your home plumbing system? There are many myths surrounding home plumbing, all of which can lead to costly repair to systems and pipes. Before you take your mother’s advice and go the “DIY” route, read below for some of the top myths of home plumbing you’ll want to avoid.... View Article ⇒


Drip…Drip…Drip…

August 14, 2015

Your faucets act as a dam for water entering your home, the water is under pressure, therefore a watertight seal is necessary to hold back the incoming water until you are ready to use it. A dripping faucet is generally a sign that this seal or another component is worn and needs to be replaced. According to the U.S. Geological... View Article ⇒


Protect Your Property From Serious Summer Plumbing Problems

July 22, 2015

When we think of potential problems for homeowners in the summer, plumbing issues may not readily come to mind. However, the warmer months are a prime time for plumbing problems that may not occur at other times of the year. How can homeowners protect their property from serious summer plumbing problems and what particular issues should they be careful to avoid?... View Article ⇒


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