Ace Pelizon Plumbing Blog

The Best Tools for Clearing a Main Line

October 24th, 2016

The sewer system: it’s not something that brings up a pleasant image in your head. You hope to avoid dealing with problems with the sewer line for as long as you can. But when your drains are moving along at a snail’s pace, it’s not something you can ignore.

From time to time, you’ll need the main line that leads waste out of the home completely cleared out. This helps to free up your drains, so that simply washing your hands won’t cause the sink to fill up all of a sudden, and doing the dishes isn’t such a chore. Continue Reading

Get Your Water Heater in Shape before It Gets Cold

October 17th, 2016

We use our water heaters throughout the year to heat water for showers, dishes, the laundry, and general cleaning or handwashing. But the time of year you probably need it the most—when a water heater shutdown would leave you shivering—is in the winter.

That’s why we often recommend residential and commercial properties alike schedule water heater services before it gets too cold. If your water heater is showing signs of trouble, call a local technician ASAP. But you should also call a technician for an inspection, no matter how well your water heater seems to be working. Continue Reading

How Do I Test My Backflow Assembly?

October 10th, 2016

You’ve learned that you need to have backflow testing, but is there a way you can do it on your own? The simple answer is no, you cannot. But if you want to learn more about what it takes to test a backflow assembly, and why it’s so important that you call a technician for this annual service, read on and contact our professional team. Continue Reading

Here’s Why Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance Too

October 3rd, 2016

When you have a tankless water heater, your life gets a little bit easier. Your bills are likely to drop, since tankless water heaters don’t need as much fuel as tank models. Since they don’t need to keep water heated throughout the day, you won’t have to worry about standby energy loss throughout the day. You might even gain extra space around the home due to their small size. Continue Reading

Why Do I Need Annual Backflow Testing?

September 26th, 2016

If you own a commercial property or if you have a large backflow prevention assembly on your commercial property, you must have the backflow preventer tested each year. Wondering why this service is so important? Learn all about backflow in the following guide, and call us for your annual backflow testing services! Continue Reading

3 Water Heater FAQs

September 19th, 2016

Ace Pelizon Plumbing is here to help with the answers to many of our customers most frequently asked questions about water heaters. Call our team to schedule service or for more information about your water heater if you’re within our service area. Continue Reading

Why Do Your Drains Keep Clogging?

September 12th, 2016

Does it seem like you have to deal with plumbing issues month after month? Do your drains move slowly most of the time? Do they seem to clog back up soon after you’ve removed some minor drain blockage? Continue Reading

Don’t Wait to Call in Experts for a Plumbing Emergency

September 7th, 2016

When there’s a major problem with your plumbing system, you call in a local plumber to handle the work. And often, the appointment time can be scheduled for a later date. If it’s slow drains, problems with the garbage disposal, or a small sink leak, you don’t need to have the plumber come ASAP, and there’s probably a convenient appointment time for both you and your plumbing company that you can schedule in advance. Continue Reading

How to Stop a Flooding Plumbing System Before It Ruins Your Home

August 29th, 2016

If a pipe bursts suddenly or a fixture overflows, will you know what to do? It’s important to have a plan in place so that you and your family members know just what to do as water is spilling onto the floors. You don’t want to risk thousands of dollars in damages to flooring or potential mold and mildew development. Follow our advice, and be sure to know the locations of the shut-off valves in your home so that you can stop the flooding fast. Continue Reading

How Do I Fix a Leak Underneath the Sink?

August 22nd, 2016

Plumbers get a lot of calls about leaks underneath the sink, in part because this type of leak is one you can detect without any special equipment. If you notice leaking, it may be best to leave the job up to a professional—but you may want to try some things first. Check out our advice and know what to do if you see water seeping out under the sink. Continue Reading