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What is Hard Water and What Can You Do About It?

“Hard water.” you’ve inevitably heard of it. But, you may find yourself wondering: what exactly is it? Let’s talk about what it is, what problems it can cause, and what you can do about it. What Is It? Hard water refers to any H2O source contaminated with certain minerals. Those minerals, most often, are compounds… Read more »

Toilet Unclogging Tips and Tricks

As hard as one may try to keep their toilet running smoothly, clogs still seem to happen at the most inconvenient times. Fortunately, one can keep tools and materials in their home to be ready for this problem at any time. Our trusted team of experts would like to pass on this knowledge to you… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Use Chemical Drain Cleaners

That bottle of drain cleaner that sits on the shelf at the hardware store promising to take care of your drain clogs without having to call a plumber sure is tempting. Unfortunately, it’s lying to you. It is nothing more than a band-aid solution that could do more harm than good. We’ll give you four… Read more »

Prevent Winter Water Leaks

Leaks in your home’s water lines are bad enough, but do you know what makes it worse? ICE. For starters, water is one of the only things that expands when it becomes a solid. That’s great for making ice cubes, but not so much for your pipes. While freezing temperatures aren’t too much of a… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Hydro-Jetting

Here at Domco Plumbing, we pride ourselves on being the go-to company for hydro-jetting services. However, like any other plumbing service, hydro-jetting (high-pressure water jetting) is not without its pros and cons. So let’s explore hydro-jetting and its pros and cons in more detail. What is Hydro-Jetting (High-Pressure Water Jetting)? Hydro-jetting (high-pressure water jetting) cleans… Read more »

DIY Fall Water Heater Maintenance

Fall is here! With it comes crisper mornings, shorter days, and an overall increase in how people use their water heaters. So, in light of how much more you’re likely to use your water heater this Fall, our team of professional plumbers has put together a list of DIY Fall water heater maintenance procedures! So,… Read more »

Signs Of A Water Leak

Leaks like this one should be caught before winter arrives

Plumbers install water pipes behind walls and under concrete, mainly for the homeowner’s benefit. After all, who wants to be tripping over and running into exposed pipes all day? However, when it comes to spotting leaks in your plumbing, this setup is less than ideal. More often than not, you won’t even realize you leak… Read more »

What Not to Put in the Garbage Disposal

The garbage disposal is a handy kitchen appliance that can make disposing of food waste considerably easier. However, that doesn’t mean you can dispose of any food waste. Some objects don’t belong in your disposal. These objects could damage your disposal unit or clog your drainage system. Knowing what you can and can’t get rid… Read more »

Reasons To Contact A Professional Plumber

It May Be Best To Leave The Tough Jobs To The Experts Home repairs are something all homeowners think they should handle themselves. Unfortunately, some people will always insist on doing all of their home maintenance. No matter how often they’ve landed themselves in the hospital or ended up breaking more than they fixed, they… Read more »

Water Heater Energy Efficiency

domco plumbers replacing residential commercial water heater

Water heater energy efficiency is a touchy subject. You use your water heater every day, which means that making sure it is as efficient as possible can save you much money on your utility bills. Between showering, doing laundry, and washing dishes, your water heater has to heat a whole lot of water. According to… Read more »