Advantage Plumbing Heating Cooling Plumbing FAQ

Advantage Plumbing Heating Cooling is your one stop heating and cooling service company. We can provide everything from electrical work, plumbing work, HVAC systems, and more.

What services do you offer?

We provide plumbing, heating, and cooling solutions for residential and commercial needs. With our state-of-the-art tools and equipment and a highly trained and certified team, we are ready to cater to your plumbing, heating, and cooling needs.

What Is Plumbing?

Plumbing is a system comprising the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and sewage waste disposal.

What Are Some Common Problems With Plumbing?

Some common problems with plumbing include leaks, clogs, and frozen pipes.

What Should I Do If I Have A Plumbing Emergency?

If you have a plumbing emergency, please call us immediately. We will send someone out to help you any time of the night.

How Often Should I Have My Plumbing Inspected?

It’s advisable to have your plumbing system serviced twice a year. That will help keep it running smoothly and prevent costly repairs.

How Do I Know If My Main Drain Is Clogged?

There are a few ways to tell if your main drain is clogged, including water backing up into the sink or toilet, gurgling noises coming from the drains, slow drainage, and wet spots on the lawn.

What Are Signs I Have A Hidden Leak In My Home?

Some signs that you may have a hidden leak in your home include high water bills, sounds of running water when no faucets are on, wet spots on the floor or walls, and mold or mildew growth.

How can I prevent plumbing problems?

There are things you can do to help prevent plumbing problems. These include but are not limited to checking for leaks regularly, avoiding flushing non-flushable items down the toilet, and avoiding pouring grease down the sink.

What is a Slab Leak?

A slab leak is a water leak that occurs in the plumbing located beneath a home’s concrete foundation. Corrosion, soil movement, and seismic activity are some of the things that can cause slab leaks.

How Do You Fix A Leak In A Slab?

If there is a leak in the slab, you’ll need to call our professional plumber right away to fix it. We will use a special camera to locate the leak and repair it.

What are the Dangers of Delaying Plumbing Repairs?

The consequences of delaying plumbing repairs can be pretty catastrophic. Some of the things that may happen if you wait include water damage to your property, mold and mildew growth, and increased energy bills.

Will You Have to dig up My Yard to Repair the Sewer Line?

No! Advantage Plumbing Heating and Cooling experts use trenchless techniques to repair your sewer line or burst pipes without excavating.
If you have any other questions about plumbing, please don’t hesitate to give us a call. We would be happy to help!

Water Heater FAQs

Our certified technicians at Advantage Plumbing Heating and Cooling answer questions about water heaters.

What is a water heater?

A water heater is a household appliance that is used to heat water.

How do I know if my water heater needs to be serviced?

If you notice the water is not getting hot enough, the water heater is making strange noises, the water heater is leaking, or the pilot light keeps going out, your water heater needs repair.

How often should I have my water heater serviced?

You should have your water heater serviced at least once a year to help keep it running optimally and prevent major issues from occurring.

Why Does The Water Take So Long to Heat Up?

The water can take a long time to heat up because of a clogged filter, a low water pressure, or a faulty thermostat.

What are the consequences of delaying water heater repairs?

Delaying water heater repairs can result in water damage to your home and mold and mildew growth, which can cause allergies, asthma, and respiratory issues. If you’re unsure if your water heater is in good working condition, it’s always best to have it checked by a professional.
For more information or to schedule a service, call Advantage Plumbing Heating and Cooling today!

What should I do when my garbage disposal smells?

There are different ways to get rid of the annoying smell coming from your garbage. Firstly, grind up your food scraps right away with col water and run your disposals long enough.

Secondly, avoid disposing of banana peels, coffee grounds, potato peels and eggshells into your disposal. They lead to drainage issues and unpleasant smells. While bleach seems like a good idea for cleaning your waste disposal, it hardens grease and other food particulates in your pipes, creating clogs.

Plumbing Experts suggest using one of these natural combos weekly to keep your disposal smelling fresh: hot water and baking soda, hot water and dish soap, or hot water and vinegar.