Plumbing Sounds and What They Mean

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  • It is common for pipes to shake a bit when water courses through them
  • Gurgling in one sink may simply indicate that the drain is clogged
  • The sounds coming from your pipes should be considered early warning signs
Salt Lake City Plumber fixing sink
Salt Lake City Plumbing

Plumbing Sounds and What They Mean

Blog Highlights

  • It is common for pipes to shake a bit when water courses through them
  • Gurgling in one sink may simply indicate that the drain is clogged
  • The sounds coming from your pipes should be considered early warning signs
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Homeowner fixing sink
Salt Lake City Plumbing

Are You a Plumbing Superstar?

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  • In case of emergencies, it’s important to know how to shut off your main water
  • Keep track of how old your home’s pipes and fixtures are
  • There will be some plumbing problems that are best handled by a professional
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Dirty Salt Lake City Public Bathroom
Salt Lake City Plumbing

Public Bathrooms: Gross or Not?

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  • Most people minimize their hand-use in the bathroom
  • Unfortunately, when you flush the toilet germs and microbes fly up into the surrounding air.
  • Paper towels are the most hygienic hand-drying option
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Salt Lake City Plumbing

Sewage Exposure and Your Health

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  • Due to today’s centralized sewer systems and water treatment plants, our drinking water is safe
  • There are a number of serious diseases which can be caused by exposure to raw sewage
  • If you experience any malfunctioning plumbing, it’s important that you contact your local, professional plumber immediately
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Salt Lake City Water Heaters

Setting the Temperature of Your Hot Water Heater

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  • The EPA suggests that your water be kept at 120 degrees
  • There are several factors that can help determine what temperature to set your hot water heater
  • Depending on your situation, you may want to invest in a hot water tank booster
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Salt Lake City Water Heaters

Water Heater Recovery Time

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  • Depending on the size and type of the water heater, recovery times vary
  • Another option to improve your hot water accessibility is to invest in a water recirculating pump
  • There are many options when it comes to improving your water heater’s recovery time
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Salt Lake City Plumber fixing pipes
Salt Lake City Plumbing

Water Hammer

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  • The banging sound in pipes is commonly referred to as a “water hammer”
  • If your plumbing systems’ water pressure is too high, this can cause the water hammer effect
  • If you don’t feel comfortable securing your the pipes, don’t hesitate to call a professional plumber
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Water Main Line Replacement Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City Plumbing

When to Replace Your Main Water Line

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  • The main water line carries water to and from your home
  • If your main line is damaged or faulty, you may start to notice low water pressure
  • It’s important to have a plumber regularly check your home’s pipes and plumbing
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Salt Lake City Shower Head
Salt Lake City Plumbing

How to Avoid Water Pressure Loss in Your Shower

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  • Fortunately, there are several things you can do to solve the problem of loss of water pressure
  • Another possible cause of the loss of shower pressure is a broken or damaged pipe
  • Speak with your plumber to determine the best course of action for your shower
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Salt Lake City Shower Bathrub and Shower
Salt Lake City Plumbing

Bath or Shower

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  • In today’s world, the conservation of water has become a big concern
  • When showering, consider taking shorter showers
  • You may actually waste more water by showering that by taking a bath
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