Hot Water Delays in Your Home? These May be the Cause

October 20, 2020

Having running water in your San Antonio home is a privilege that shouldn’t be taken for granted. Even better is having hot water instantly available throughout your home so that you can wash dishes and clothes and take relaxing showers and baths. What happens, though, when that hot water isn’t so “instant”? Why does it sometimes take hot water a long time to reach the location where you need it? At Beyer Plumbing, we see this issue fairly often. We also see a variety of causes for this issue that we’d like to share with you.

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Why Isn’t My Dishwasher Draining?

October 10, 2020

A dishwasher is one of those wonderful modern tools that many people in San Antonio couldn’t do without. Sometimes, though, your dishwasher begins to act up, leading to time-consuming repairs that can make your dishwasher seem like more of a nuisance than a necessity. One problem that pretty much every dishwasher will run into at one point or another is slow or no draining. Fortunately, the professionals at Beyer Plumbing want you to know that as long as you know what to look for, this is typically a problem that you can fix yourself. Start Simple

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Factors that Lead to Premature Pipe Replacement

September 20, 2020

Even the most well-built and durable pipes cannot last forever. Granted, cast-iron drainpipes could survive upward of a full century before aging out. Of course, the idea of lasting 100 years assumes that the homeowner took proper care of the plumbing system, and no other external factors contributed to excessive wear and tear. Understanding the best way to take care of plumbing lines and pipes helps homeowners preserve their longevity. Yes, disasters can happen that undermine the ability to protect the pipes. Roots growing in the ground could tear sewer lines out. Homeowners have to keep an

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Things to Consider When Upgrading from Tank to Tankless Water Heaters

September 10, 2020

Both tank and tankless water heaters have their unique advantages and disadvantages. The cost of acquisition, routine maintenance and your water consumption are some of the factors you’ll need to consider before upgrading. Apart from this, the water heaters must be properly installed for you to achieve optimum energy efficiency. In this article, we’ll look at factors to consider when upgrading to a tankless system in Bexar County. 1. Temperature Rise and Flow Rate Since they heat water instantly, tankless water heaters are generally more efficient than conventional systems. Because you don’t have to wait for

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Easy to Solve Water Pressure Problems

August 15, 2020

There’s nothing quite like waking up or coming back to your San Antonio, TX, home at the end of a long day and taking a shower. However, your shower won’t be as pleasant if your home has water pressure issues. Low water pressure can also affect the performance of other plumbing fixtures in your home, including your refrigerator’s ice machine, the dishwasher, and your washing machine. If you’ve noticed water pressure problems in your home, the team at Beyer Plumbing offers these tips that you can use before you contact us or while you wait for a plumber to arrive

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Tips for Dealing With Cloudy Water

August 2, 2020

Sometimes, you may pour a glass of water from your faucet and notice that it is cloudy. This may be concerning if you’re used to getting delicious, clear H2O. There is good reason to be concerned because you want to make sure you are consuming healthy water in San Antonio, TX. At Beyer Plumbing, we help customers with their water quality concerns, and we can do the same for you. Here are some tips to help you deal with cloudy water. What Causes Cloudy Water? Before finding a solution to cloudy water, you should understand

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Common Avoidable Plumbing Dangers

July 20, 2020

Plumbing work is often harder than it appears. Don’t feel lulled by all the many do-it-yourself online channels that make things look easy. The work usually requires a careful hand, attention to detail, and experience. With experience comes a commitment to safety. Most people realize carpentry and electrical work both require you to follow smart guidelines for safe performance. They might not understand plumbing does, too. Safety oversights during routine plumbing jobs can lead to disasters. Even “minor” errors in judgment can lead to severe injuries and more. Experience means a lot when handling a plumbing job.

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5 Common Bathroom Plumbing Problems

July 1, 2020

Since a bathroom gets so much traffic, you should keep it in good shape. This is not always easy to do because there are drains, excess moisture and running water that must be maintained. By understanding the common problems that can occur in your San Antonio home’s bathroom, you can help prevent major issues. If you ever do need help, the team at Beyer Plumbing is available. Here are five common bathroom plumbing issues we encounter often. Leaks Leaks are never a good sign. When all the components of a faucet, showerhead or toilet are operating

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Benefits of Water Quality Systems

June 20, 2020

There are several diseases that are caused by poor quality water. When your water has contaminants like viruses, bacteria, organic matter, inorganic matter, and other pollutants, it poses a lot of health risks to you and your family. Though public water treatment facilities have treated the water that flows through your taps, the system may not be able to get rid of all the impurities in it. Some of the impurities can find their way into the water as it flows down the pipes. This is why you need a quality water filter installed in your home. It will provide

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Why You Need a Plumbing Maintenance Plan

June 1, 2020

The plumbing system in a home often goes years without suffering from problems. Age, however, does eventually catch up with fixtures, seals, pipes, and more. Wear and tears do their parts, as well. Corrosion occurs over time, which leads to leaks. Sometimes, blockages buildup in the system, and you get backups. You never know for sure what is going on with the plumbing. Things can appear fine, and then a problem arises. Calling a plumber to fix something, such a sink that will not completely shut off or replacing the showerhead that drips or shows extensive rust

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