How Often Should I Replace My Toilet?

December 18, 2020

As one of the most basic and important plumbing fixtures in your San Antonio home, the toilet is easy to take for granted. In fact, thanks to their durable and simple construction, toilets don’t tend to have many problems. Consequently, they don’t have to be replaced very often. In some cases, though, it does make sense to replace your toilet so you can maintain trouble-free and efficient operation. Having repaired and replaced thousands of toilets through the years, the professionals at Beyer Plumbing in San Antonio are ready to help you determine if your toilet needs to be replaced or

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Ways to Avoid Damaging Your Plumbing System

December 8, 2020

A house with a failing plumbing system is inhabitable. Over time, plumbing systems are bound to be susceptible to wear and tear, despite those indestructible claims by advertisers. This natural occurrence can only be slowed down by taking certain precautions. Many things can cause damage to your pipes, some of which may not be obvious to you. Even with great care, things could still go wrong that you may not even have thought of. Regular inspection should inform you which parts require upgrades or cleaning. If neglected, small leakages may grow

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10 Reasons Why You Should Use Hydro Jetting on Your Clogged Pipes

November 20, 2020

As a homeowner, you will experience clogged drains at some point in your life. It’s mainly due to the accumulation of grease, hair, soap, and other debris in your pipes. When ignored, the blockages can cause worse problems in your entire plumbing system. There are various ways to clear the blockages, but we will talk about hydro jetting in this piece. It’s the process of cleaning your pipes using a blast of pressurized water. Here are the benefits of using this procedure. 1. It’s Compatible With Most Drain Systems The method

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9 Ways That Hard Water Affects Your Plumbing and Appliances

November 10, 2020

Do you have hard white residue on your faucets and drains? This is the first visible sign of hard water in San Antonio homes. The water contains high levels of calcium and magnesium that not only build up over time, but the deposits are practically impossible to remove. What you see, though, is just the beginning. There are also deposits of minerals hidden in your plumbing that slowly grow and eventually clog pipes, hoses, drains, and other parts of your plumbing system. Hard water deposits develop in both cold and hot water, but the problem is

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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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