How Do Water Softeners Work?

If you have hard water, then using a water softener will protect your pipes, clothing, dishes, hair, and skin from damage. Hard water not only causes physical damage to your home and body, but it can cause bad odors and stains. Fortunately, you...

How to Clean a Smelly Drain

Do you notice a strong stench every time you get near your sink? You could have food on your garbage disposal blades that is getting smellier by the day. Fortunately, a quick drain cleaning with things you probably have around the house can help...

Spotlight on Loyalty Pricing from Mike Counsil

As a homeowner, plumbing services are something you are going to need periodically. From water heater maintenance services to drain cleaning and tune-ups, it’s inevitable that you will need a plumber to keep your home in top condition. Mike...

Common Water Heater Problems and Solutions

There is a good chance that you don’t give too much thought to your hot water heater—until it stops working. That is when you find out just how much you rely on a steady supply of hot water any time you need it. Unfortunately, there are many...

A Brief Look at Our Home Protection Plans

Planning helps you stay in control and on top of your responsibilities—including monitoring your home’s water heater and other plumbing elements. Here at Mike Counsil Plumbing, we help homeowners stay on track with our home protection plans. When...

Do Water Heaters Need Maintenance?

Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in your home, but it can’t do all that work on its own! Water heater repair and maintenance services are crucial for keeping this appliance in the best shape possible so you can get the...

Would You Recognize the Signs of a Sewer Line Problem?

It’s easy to tell when a sink is backing up or when a toilet is overflowing, but what about your sewer line? This component of your home’s plumbing system is located underground, so it can be hard to know when it is damaged. Understanding some of...

Common Types of Hot Water Heater Repairs

Do you know how old your water heater is? These appliances typically last between 8 and 10 years before they need to be replaced. If you work with the right water heater repair company, you can keep your appliance in great shape for as long as...

FAQs About Water Heater Flushes

To work efficiently for as long as possible, water heaters need regular maintenance. One facet of water heater maintenance is flushing. During this process, your plumber ensures that any substances in the tank of your water heater that could...