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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...

Recognizing the Importance of Fast Water Leak Repairs

When a water leak happens, it is important to call a plumber as soon as possible for repairs. Even small leaks can cause significant and costly issues. Your plumber has more tools than ever before, including the use of video inspections, to...

Could You Have a Faulty Water Heater Element?

One common water heater repair is replacing a faulty heater element. To determine if you are having an issue with your water heater element, your plumber will use a device to test your electrical connection. Watch this video to see how your water...

Top Benefits of Our Home Protection Plan Program

For homeowners, an unexpected plumbing problem can cause a great deal of stress. When problems pop up without warning, the repairs can be extremely expensive and disruptive. With a Home Protection Plan from Mike Counsil Plumbing, you get the...

How Long Will a Water Heater Last?

Water heaters are one of the most important components of your plumbing system. The worst time to find out that your water heater isn’t working is when you discover a cold shower in the morning, but having some idea of the lifetime of your system...

Why Do Plumbers Use Video Inspections?

If your plumber suspects you have a problem with your pipes, he or she may recommend a video inspection. This method of diagnosing your problem could save you a great deal of money and disruption while allowing your plumber to accurately...

How Is Hydro Jetting Different from Snaking?

Hydro jetting and snaking are both ways of dealing with drain clogs. Your plumber will help you choose which one is right for your needs based on the nature and severity of your clog. Here is a look at the differences between these two plumbing...

Why Your Home Needs an Earthquake Shut-Off Valve

Using appliances that are powered by natural gas is a way of life for many families, but the gas that provides so much convenience can become dangerous during disasters like fires and earthquakes. An earthquake shut-off valve is a safety solution...