As a Baltimore plumber serving over 60,000 customers, we’ve learned that an informed customer is a great customer. We are happy to provide tips and information about how to keep your plumbing in tip top shape.
We are providing information on all aspects of your plumbing systems from the garbage disposal to the sump pump to how to check for leaks. There are a number of right and wrong ways to keep your plumbing systems in good shape and with these simple plumbing tips you’ll be prepared for any issue that comes along.
Don’t Waste Heat Energy from Your Hot Water Heater
Your hot water heater is one of your home’s biggest energy users. Whether you have a tankless water heater or a more traditional model, it takes a lot of energy to heat up the water for your kitchen and bathrooms. Heat itself is an energy source – one that you can harness even after you […]
Warning Signs of Clogged Drains
Clogged drains are usually pretty easy to fix, even if you have to call in a drain cleaning company like Abbott’s Plumbing. The sooner you take care of them, the easier they are to clear out. We always recommend contacting a drain cleaning company at the first sign of a clog. Of course, you need […]
Trouble in your Garbage Disposal?
If you are having some garbage disposal trouble, Abbott’s Plumbing can help. Depending on the problem, sometimes a quick DIY repair can work wonders. To learn more about different common garbage disposal issues and their maintenance solutions, read on.
Is It Time to Replace Your Sewer Line?
If it is time to replace your sewer line, but you would like to avoid having your property disrupted and uprooted by major repairs, or you aren’t sure about the extent of the repairs your sewer line requires, here are some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your sewer line. […]
Don’t Have a Bathroom Exhaust Fan? Here’s Why You Need One
Have you ever taken a really hot and steamy shower in the morning and when you got out, you noticed that the walls were covered in moisture? If you don’t have a bathroom exhaust fan then that moisture could be causing serious problems. From mildew growth to paint problems, it is important to ensure that […]
Deciding on the Best Plumbing Material
It’s true that the amount of choices available today make finding common plumbing pipes confusing. It’s also true that there are a ton of different websites and blogs that have different opinions on the best plumbing material to use. One plumber may say he only uses plastic PEX pipes, while others recommend copper. So, let’s […]
How to Fix a Noisy Faucet
A faucet isn’t something you really think about until it starts to get noisy, then it can quickly drive you crazy! A noisy faucet isn’t a problem that anyone wants to deal with, but it’s a common issue that can come up for many different reasons. Luckily, many of the most common causes of a […]
Is It Time to Replace Your Toilet?
If you have recurring toilet problems that just don’t seem to be going away, it might be a sign that it’s time to replace your toilet. But how can you tell whether your recurring clogs are just an issue with your piping or a problem with the toilet itself? It can be hard to know […]
How and When to Use a Plumbing Snake
We all have experienced clogged drains. They are an annoying inconvenience which can bring the functionality of your kitchen or bathroom to a screeching halt, but fortunately, they are a problem that is easily solved with the right tools and know-how, while occasionally you may even need to enlist the expertise of your Maryland plumber. […]
Signs and Symptoms of Sewer Line Problems
If you own an older home, chances are high that you’ll have to deal with plumbing problems at one point or another. One of the scariest issues that homeowners run into are sewer line problems. No one wants to deal with the possibility of raw sewage coming into their home, but given that many sewer […]