What You Need To Know About Low Water Pressure

May 20, 2020

Pressure is required to push water from a supply line in the street through your home’s pipes and fixtures. If you suddenly notice low water pressure, there could be a plumbing issue in your home or somewhere in the city’s supply line. Low water pressure with a gradual onset can also be a problem. Knowing about the causes and effects of low water pressure in San Antonio, TX, will help you decide which actions to take. Normal Household Water Pressure Levels Normal household water pressure levels range from 45 to 50 pounds per square

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7 Common Kitchen Plumbing Concerns

May 1, 2020

Plumbing issues in your home can be a major cause of concern. If a clog, blockage or leak is not taken care of in a timely manner, it can escalate into bigger problems and even cause water damage to your home if left unchecked. There are many areas in your home or commercial site that have running water, and any of these places have the potential to eventually have some type of plumbing issue. Beyer Plumbing has been providing comprehensive plumbing and other water-related services to the residents of San Antonio since 1990, and we have years of accumulated experience

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What are the Benefits of a Water Softener?

April 20, 2020

It is easy to assume that the water coming from your faucets is safe enough to use for everyday purposes. You think nothing of turning on the tap to get a drink of water or turning on the shower to wash your hair. It may not occur to you that the water coming from your San Antonio home’s plumbing can actually be damaging to your house, family, and finances. However, hard water can be detrimental to not only your family’s comfort but also the longevity of your home’s appliances and your household budget. Instead of using hard

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Common Plumbing Code Violations To Be Aware Of

April 1, 2020

Plumbing codes are not something you likely spend much time thinking about. Despite this out-of-sight and out-of-mind status, being knowledgeable about common plumbing code issues is important. If you are thinking about purchasing a house, knowing what to look for can save you time, money, and frustration. Furthermore, if you are considering selling a house or property, making sure the plumbing is up to code can help prevent a painful and expensive surprise at the closing table. Finally, even if you are planning to stay put, ensuring your property is free from plumbing violations is an important step in keeping

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Why is My Water Heater Leaking from the Overflow Pipe?

March 20, 2020

A leak from a water heater can be a source of major concern. In addition to causing water damage in the area around the water heater, a water leak typically indicates a more serious problem with your San Antonio water heater. Leaks should be addressed immediately. In some cases, you may notice a leak coming from what looks like an overflow pipe attached to your water heater. Since the condensate overflow pipe for air conditioners looks similar, the vertical pipe on water heaters is often confused for an overflow pipe. However, this pipe is actually what’s

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10 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

March 1, 2020

Nowadays, we’ve all become accustomed to modern plumbing. Most homes have dependable facilities to dispose of waste and get hot water into our faucets. When your plumbing fails, however, you quickly remember how lucky we have it. There are many potential issues that could have you dashing for the phone to call a 24-hour plumber. Here are 10 of the most common plumbing emergencies you might come across. 1. Clogged Toilets Nothing is worse than a toilet that doesn’t want to flush. You press the handle, but the bowl only fills up with more water

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How to Protect Your Bathroom Drains

December 19, 2019

To remain fully functional and sanitary, the drains in your bathroom need to remain clean and clear of blockages. When drains in your sink, bathtub, shower or even floor begin to collect gunk, soap scum, hair, mineral deposits and more, it can slow the flow of wastewater, create gross smells or even form complete blockages. The team members at Beyer Plumbing are experts when it comes to cleaning out drains and sewer lines in a way that protects your delicate plumbing components from damage. We proudly serve residents in San Antonio, Texas, to ensure that their bathroom drains

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5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Kitchen Fixtures

December 9, 2019

Few rooms in your home see more use than the kitchen. This is a space that must be functional, efficient and able to withstand the punishment of spills, foot traffic, intense heat and more. The fixtures in your kitchen are designed to be durable, but they’re not going to last forever. The following is a rundown of some signs that might indicate you need new fixtures — components like sinks, faucets, appliances and more. If you do determine that you need new plumbing fixtures installed, make sure the work is completed correctly by connecting with licensed plumbers.

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How Hard Water Affects Your Plumbing

October 22, 2019

“Hard water” is what we call tap water containing high levels of suspended minerals like calcium and magnesium. It’s a common issue in the San Antonio area where our water is drawn up from mineral-rich aquifers deep beneath the desert. Although this type of water is perfectly safe to drink, it can cause problems for your home’s plumbing. Take a look at three ways hard water affects your plumbing. 1. Crust Calcium Deposits It’s usually easy to spot a hard water issue because of the characteristic calcium deposit it leaves behind. You may have already noticed

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Plumbing Dangers: What You Should Never Do

October 12, 2019

Basic plumbing work looks easy. Anyone who watches do-it-yourself plumbing videos follows along with the host’s careful instructions. Watching and rewatching the videos, however, doesn’t replace practical experience. Someone without a legitimate plumbing experience will find repair tasks more difficult and even potentially dangerous. Yes, plumbing comes with hazards best avoided. Injuries and Infections You don’t want to expose yourself to bacteria. Cutting yourself when performing plumbing work could lead to stitches and an infection. Lack of experience combined with not wearing the proper safety equipment might lead to a regrettable medical emergency. Sadly, people often

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