Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

Steps for Homeowner Water Heater Maintenance

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Did you know that there are steps you should be completing regularly as a part of water heater maintenance? It’s true. And caring for your water heater is a great way to ensure that it can enjoy a long lifespan with improved efficiency and less risk of a break down.

You can keep reading to learn more about homeowner steps for water heater maintenance in Layton. If you have any questions or concerns about your water heater, you can give our team a call to get guidance or schedule a service appointment.

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Is a Running Toilet That Big of a Deal?

Monday, March 4th, 2024

If you hear water moving through your toilet when it is not being flushed, you have a running toilet. This may seem like more of a nuisance than an actual problem. However, a running toilet can use more water than you might think and leave you with a high water bill. 

You can keep reading to learn more about running toilet causes in Layton and what you should do if your toilet is running. Then give our team a call to schedule plumbing service and get your toilet to stop running when it is not being used.

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What to Do in Case of a Burst Pipe in Winter

Monday, February 5th, 2024

One of the worst things you can face in the wintertime as far as your home goes is busted pipes. Without enough insulation and protection, your pipes can freeze and burst when temperatures dip below freezing. 

If a pipe bursts in your home, you have to act fast to reduce the amount of damage. This includes calling our team to schedule an appointment with an emergency plumber in Layton. You can keep reading to learn more about the steps you need to take if a pipe freezes and bursts in your home during the winter season.

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Do I Have to Have Plumbing Changes to Install a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, December 25th, 2023

If you’re thinking about upgrading your current water heater to a tankless model, you may be wondering how involved the installation process is. There are some changes that need to be made to your existing plumbing, but the number of changes depends on what you already have in place—or don’t.

When you need water heater service in Salt Lake City, you can trust our team to help. You can schedule an appointment for an in-home assessment to review what you can expect during a tankless water heater installation. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about some of the common changes we have to make to hones during a tankless water heater installation.

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What Can I Do About a Toilet That Runs Continuously?

Monday, May 15th, 2023
toilet in bathroom

If you have a toilet in your home that runs constantly, it could be costing you hundreds of dollars every month on your water bill. Your toilet should fill up with water again after each flush. But until someone flushes the toilet another time, you should not hear the sound of running water. 

If you do, that means your toilet is using water more frequently than it should. You may be wondering what causes a toilet to run, and our team is here to help answer your questions.

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2 Major Signs Your Garbage Disposal Needs to Be Replaced

Monday, April 17th, 2023

If you have a garbage disposal in your kitchen, you may have grown to rely upon it for rinsing food particles down the drain without worry. But what happens when your garbage disposal starts to act up and needs to be replaced? Ideally, you want to stay ahead of a garbage disposal replacement so that you don’t have to go any period of time without the valuable addition to your kitchen. 

The trick to this is knowing the signs that your garbage disposal is having problems and may need to be replaced. We are highlighting a couple of major concerns that can indicate your garbage disposal has reached the end of its life. If you’re unsure, you’re always welcome to give us a call for an in-home assessment, and we can either fix any potential problems or offer a replacement option instead. 

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What Counts as a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, February 6th, 2023
Professional plumber doing reparation in kitchen home.

You can’t predict when a plumbing emergency might pop up. That’s what makes it an emergency. But it is possible to watch for signs that you have plumbing issues and stay ahead of emergencies. Of course, it’s always possible that surprises will pop up. After all, a majority of your home’s plumbing isn’t visible because it’s inside your walls, ceilings, and in the foundation of your home.

And plumbing emergencies never happen at a convenient time. You may come home to find a leak that is out of control, or go to turn on your water and find out that it’s not working. If you need assistance with your plumbing in Salt Lake City, our team is here to help. In the meantime, you can read on to learn the difference between a plumbing emergency and a less serious plumbing problem. 

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It’s Time to Call a Plumber When…

Monday, January 13th, 2020

There’s definitely something funky going on with your home’s plumbing system … but you’re not exactly sure if the problem you’re facing is substantial enough to call a plumber. You might feel like you’re alone in this gray area, but we meet many homeowners who are unsure about when to call us.

You don’t want to wait until it’s too late and you’re struggling to get your home back in shape. You always want to remain proactive with your plumbing. But we also understand how it can be hard to draw the line. That’s why we’ve compiled the best possible list for you below about when to reach out to us. If you need a plumber in Layton, UT, you can get in touch with the professionals on our team today. We’ll be out to your home in a flash to handle any problem you’re having.

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One Winter Plumbing Problem You Definitely Want to Avoid

Monday, October 8th, 2018

kitchen-sink-towel-on-faucetOur temperatures here in Salt Lake City get extremely cold in fall and winter. Although we’re still early in the fall season, temperatures are starting to cool off quickly. You can never be too prepared when it comes to your plumbing system, and one problem you definitely want to avoid this season is frozen pipes due to the cold weather. These are problems homeowners in the area are all too familiar with. If you need Salt Lake City, UT plumbing for either of these problems, our team at Rentmeister Total Home Service can help.

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Are You Ready for a New Water Heater?

Monday, May 7th, 2018

tankless water heater on ground in homeWater heaters are built for durability. They’re made to last even with the massive amount of demand placed on them daily. Routine maintenance and prompt repairs can extend the life or you water heater even more, but sooner or later the system won’t be able to keep up.

If your water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan, it’s a good idea to know about it beforehand so you can start making plans for a replacement system. Otherwise, you just might find yourself without hot water one morning. Nobody wants to face that bright and early in the morning. As experts in Bountiful, UT plumbing services, we’re happy to share with you some of the signs you should watch for that indicate you’re in need of a water heater replacement.

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