How Does a Water Softener Affect Drinking Water?

How Does a Water Softener Affect Drinking Water?

June 27, 2024

  Water softeners are a common solution for dealing with hard water in many homes. If you’re considering installing one or already have one and are curious about the Water Softeners affect on your drinking water, read on for a detailed overview.   What is Hard Water? Hard water is rich in dissolved minerals such as calcium and magnesium. These minerals can lead to various issues in your home, including: Scale buildup in pipes, appliances, and fixtures. Less efficient water heaters and other appliances....

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Pros and Cons of Salt-Free Water Conditioner

Pros and Cons of Salt-Free Water Conditioner

May 28, 2024

  Many homeowners seek ways to make their water cleaner and softer using traditional salt-based water softeners. But do you know what are the pros and cons of going with Salt-Free water softeners? Salt-free water softeners provide a modern solution to hard water problems surrounding environmental and health concerns. These systems utilize advanced technologies like template-assisted crystallization and catalytic media to prevent mineral buildup without adding salt to the water. This blog discusses salt-free water softeners’ advantages, disadvantages, suitability for different households, and their increasing popularity among informed homeowners.   Pros:  Environmental...

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Understanding the Federal Tax Credit for Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

Understanding the Federal Tax Credit for Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

April 3, 2024

  In a world where sustainability is increasingly important, homeowners have a unique opportunity to make an impact while enjoying financial benefits. The Federal Tax Credit for energy-efficient home improvements offers a clear path to both environmental responsibility and financial savings.    What is the Federal Tax Credit for Energy-Efficient Home Improvements?           Starting in 2023 and running through 2032, the tax credits encourage homeowners to invest in energy-efficient home upgrades. By making qualified improvements, homeowners can receive financial rewards. This includes a wide range...

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Hard Water Versus Soft Water: Effects on Skin & Hair

Hard Water Versus Soft Water: Effects on Skin & Hair

March 18, 2024

  Water is essential for everyday life, with its quality significantly impacting our daily routines. One of the lesser-known battles in this regard is the clash between hard water and soft water. Hard water, rich in minerals such as calcium and magnesium, often goes head-to-head with its softer counterpart, which contains fewer minerals. But how do these two contenders affect our skin and hair? Let’s explore in our blog below.   Understanding Hard Water and Soft Water   Hard Water: Hard water, derived from underground...

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Winter Plumbing Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners

Winter Plumbing Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners

January 25, 2024

  With winter in full swing, homeowners need to take practical steps to protect their plumbing systems from cold weather challenges. The temperature drop can lead to issues like frozen pipes and leaks, causing inconvenience and financial strain. Below, we will provide you with a detailed winter plumbing maintenance checklist, to ensure a seamless and problem-free season.   Insulate Pipes To prevent pipes from freezing, focus on insulating exposed pipes in areas like basements, crawl spaces, and attics. Pipe insulation is readily available at local hardware...

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Winterizing Your Plumbing System: A Comprehensive Guide

Winterizing Your Plumbing System: A Comprehensive Guide

January 17, 2024

  As winter approaches, it is crucial for businesses to strengthen their infrastructure against the challenges that are brought to them by colder temperatures. One key area to focus on is the plumbing system, as inadequate preparation can result in significant disruptions and financial losses. This guide is designed to assist businesses in navigating the winterization of their commercial plumbing systems.   Insulating Exposed Pipes Identifying and insulating exposed pipes in areas such as utility rooms, basements, and service corridors is essential within commercial buildings. Similar to considerations...

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The Beyer Legacy Continues

The Beyer Legacy Continues

December 8, 2023

  For decades, founder Perry Beyer Jr. played a pivotal role in shaping Beyer Plumbing, establishing it as a pillar of the San Antonio community and outshining other leading plumbing businesses. In 2019, a turning point emerged when Perry Jr. was diagnosed with cancer. Despite a valiant battle against the devastating disease, Perry Jr. unfortunately lost his battle with cancer in 2020, leaving behind not only a thriving business but also a bereaved family and circle of friends. The challenge now faced by the Beyer family was clear – the business had to endure; the question was...

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Why is my Toilet Gurgling?

Why is my Toilet Gurgling?

May 12, 2023

  Have you ever been caught off guard by the sound of your toilet gurgling? It can be an alarming sound, and understandably so. Not only is it unpleasant to listen to, but can also be a sign of an underlying problem with your plumbing system. Let’s explore some of the reasons why your toilet may be gurgling and what you can do to fix the issue.   Clogged Drain:  One of the most common reasons for toilet gurgling is a clogged drain. When a drain becomes clogged, it...

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San Antonio Garbage Disposal Solutions

San Antonio Garbage Disposal Solutions

April 7, 2023

  The team at Beyer Plumbing can provide solutions that meet your needs if you have concerns about your garbage disposal in your residence or place of business. The garbage disposal is a necessary component of any modern kitchen. This device may eventually jam, leak, clog, rattle, or begin to smell. These warning signs show that your garbage disposal requires upkeep or repair. To keep your disposal operating at its best, Beyer Plumbing in San Antonio can help you identify and address these warning signs. Let’s examine this neglected plumbing part in more detail. We guarantee your...

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Flushing Out Our Core Values: Why Beyer Plumbing is San Antonio’s Go-To Plumbing Company

Flushing Out Our Core Values: Why Beyer Plumbing is San Antonio’s Go-To Plumbing Company

March 20, 2023

This custom painting by Artist Tyler Guinn hangs in our office and embodies each of our core values: Honor God, Integrity, Relationships, Teamwork, Respect, and Honesty. We display this piece in our entryway to remind ourselves of our commitment to these values in everything we do.   As a family-owned business, Beyer Plumbing has always viewed our clients as an extension of our family. That means we take great care to ensure that all of our plumbing services are carried out with the utmost attention to detail, and with our core values firmly in mind. ...

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