No Hot Water? Know The Common Causes


Turning on a hot water tap only to be greeted with ice-cold water can lead to extreme frustration. By knowing the cause of the problem you can usually have it repaired and the hot water back on in a short time. Leaking or Empty Tank The most obvious reason for no hot water is that the tank is empty and has no heated water to provide. In some cases, this could be because of catastrophic tank failure, which may go temporarily unnoticed if the heater is in an area you rarely visit, such as the basement.

26 October 2020

Diagnosing A Gas Water Heater That's Not Hot Enough


There's never a good time to run out of hot water, but water heater issues can be incredibly distressing during the colder weather of fall and winter. When your water's too cold, your water heater is the most likely culprit. Conventional storage water heaters are relatively straightforward devices, so there are usually a limited number of potential causes. If you find that your water is suddenly much colder than you expect, don't panic.

30 September 2020

2 Signs You Have A Water Leak Inside A Wall In Your House


If you have noticed that your water bill is a little higher than usual, you may have already checked your fixtures and even your yard for signs of a leak. However, while you may not see a leak, there could be water coming from a broken pipe somewhere inside of a wall in your house. If you suspect that this scenario could be the case, look for the following signs.

28 August 2020

Pros And Cons Of Hiring AC Repair Or Heating Repair


If it is the middle of summer and your air conditioner goes out, chances are you are not going to waste any time getting an ac repair company like Swan Plumbing, Heating & Air to your house to fix the problem. In the winter months, if your heater goes out, it leaves you in a similar situation to get heating repair done as soon as possible to keep your home at a decent temperature for you and your family.

4 August 2020

4 Reasons To Get Your Drains Professional Cleaned


When it comes to taking care of your plumbing system, being proactive is the best way to go. Your drains handle the brunt work of your plumbing systems. All the water that runs through your home runs through your drains. Keeping your drains running smoothly helps protect your plumbing system, which is why you should use a drain cleaning service to keep things flowing smoothly. Reason #1: Better Flowing Drains

1 July 2020

Asking the Big Questions About Septic Service and Pumping


Septic tanks are an option for independently handling your waste and wastewater, rather than sending it into the public sewage system. In some ways, it is nice to know this is all under your control. But having your own septic system also means you need to take care of that system, and if you're like most homeowners, you have a few questions about that. Hopefully, you'll discover the answers here!

29 May 2020

This Is How Hard Water Is Costing You Money


Having hard water may just seem like a nuisance, but it can do a lot more than that. Without help, hard water may be costing you a significant amount of money year by year. Here's how you may be losing money just by having hard water. More Soap One of the first things that people who are used to soft water notice with hard water is that it's incredibly difficult to get a lather going.

28 April 2020

Foul Odors Coming From Your Washing Machine? It Could Be The Drain


Washing machines are designed to get clothes clean, so it can be downright disgusting to smell a bad odor coming from your washer. While unpleasant, it's unlikely that the smell is impacting your clothing, so don't panic. However, you should have this problem tackled. Here's what's likely going on. What to Try First Some washing machines get a little stinky from use. If you haven't tried getting the smell out of the washer first, do so.

20 March 2020

3 Tips For Installing A Freestanding Bathtub


If your bathroom is in need of a makeover, you need to decide if you want to replace your bathtub, and if so, what kind of tub you want to replace it with. A freestanding bathtub is a charming alternative that lends a vintage touch to practically any style of bathroom.  Freestanding tubs also give you a little flexibility when you're placing the tub. You don't have to place it along the wall like a built-in tub, but it does need to be in close proximity to your plumbing connections.

20 February 2020

Should You Install A Water Heater In A Closet?


Installing an additional water heater can increase the amount of hot water available for your home during times of great demand. No longer would you have to arrange when to do laundry, wash dishes, and even when everyone in the home can take their showers so they all have the hot water they want. But installing additional water heaters comes with another issue — placement. Many homeowners look at closets as handy places to install water heaters, especially unused coat closets or larger walk-in closets.

27 January 2020