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Summer is Coming: Reduce Your Water Bill

There’s no escaping it: the dreaded Phoenix summer is here in all its 116°F glory. The best way to stay cool? Reduce your water bill. Your wallet will thank us. We recommend staying up-to-date with your home or business’s pipes before there are major problems. Our Phoenix plumbing services are ready to help you reduce your water bill!

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Urinal Leaking: April Showers Don’t Always Bring May Flowers

A common urinal misconception (you would laugh at how often we have to use that phrase) is that the more flushing the cleaner the urinal. The truth is far from it. Urinals and their drainage pipes are designed to deal with a specified amount of water inflow through flushing. Anytime you exceed that amount, water starts to accumulate along the drains which will eventually lead to urinal leaking and flooding. And you can only imagine […]

What IS Hydro-jetting: Plumbing’s Secret Weapon

Jedi’s have lightsabers, wizards have wands… Deer Valley Plumbers have hydro-jets. If you’re having problems with your water pressure or are experiencing dirty (or gritty) water, your pipes might be due for a cleaning- but we promise it won’t be as traumatizing as the dentist. As debris builds up within pipes and on surfaces, they tend to become less functional over time. In fact, they also pose several hygiene issues which should be addressed immediately. When it comes to pipes and drains in particular, regular maintenance is of paramount importance. Here are DV Plumbing, we take hydro-jetting very seriously. […]

Gas Line Leakage: Early Detection

Smell those weird, nauseatingly sweet, barely-there fumes? Better act fast because it could be a natural gas leakage in your home! One of the most serious home pipe services we work on is your home’s gas line. Issues with these pipes require immediate attention because they cause injuries and even deaths each year! Even a minor gas leak can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, explosions, and fires. Since carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas, […]

7 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing This Fall & Winter (Yes – It Can Happen in Phoenix)

Fall is here and winter is just around the corner; and for whatever reason Phoenix has had exceptionally cool temperatures since the beginning of fall. With cooler temperatures in mind, one of the most interesting plumbing problems that can happen are frozen pipes.

Wait – Did they say frozen pipes? Things don’t freeze here.
Actually, water in pipes can freeze any time their surrounding temperature is less than or equal to 32 degrees Fahrenheit. It happens quite […]

By |October 16th, 2013|Plumbing Tips and Advice|0 Comments

It’s Okay to Call a Professional

Are you a homeowner who likes to do home projects yourself? Is that Pinterest collection of yours just waiting to become a reality in your home? If you’re like any of my friends, you probably do. And based off all your completed projects, you’re probably pretty good at managing all your home remodeling affairs too.

But what do you do when that dream fireplace installation calls for a gas line re-route and becomes way more complicated […]

By |September 30th, 2013|Plumbing Tips and Advice|0 Comments

Plumbing Clogs & Common Household Problems

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Quick Tips on Clogs

Clogs are one of the most common household problems. They are not only an annoyance, but can also lead to overflows and water damage. Keep your drains clog-free by implementing these easy preventative practices. Never flush sanitary napkins, baby wipes, or very thick toilet paper down the toilet. These can expand or get caught on corroding pipes and cause clogs. Instead, dispose of them in bio-degradable bags. Do not […]

Your AZ Water Bill: Save and Conserve

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Conserve Water

Your AZ water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a water-efficient model. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons a month. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can […]

By |May 31st, 2013|Plumbing Tips and Advice|0 Comments