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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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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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?

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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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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Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Bad for Plumbing?

September 25, 2019

If you’ve ever tried to take a shower while standing in a tub full of dirty water, you know the appeal of chemical drain cleaners. Cheap, easy-to-use and oh-so-effective, these store-bought cleaners seem like a saving grace for households plagued by the occasional clogged drain. But are these cleaners really safe for your plumbing? Might you be causing more harm than good when you pour these chemicals down your drain? While they may be convenient, according to experts, chemical drain cleaners are not something that belongs in your pipes. Here’s why: Chemical Cleaners Are Caustic Chemical

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