Evans Plumbing Inc Blog: Archive for October, 2018

What You Need to Know About Backflow Certification and Testing

Monday, October 29th, 2018

backflow-regulatorThe average property owner may not think much about how their water comes to them, other than knowing it comes from a municipal water system. But from the perspective of someone certified in backflow prevention, water makes its way to the sewage system as soon as it leaves your faucet.

At this point of the process, your water is at risk of backflow. That risk is severely mitigated, however, with the help of a certified backflow prevention professional. We’ll go into more details below.

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When Do Water Lines Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, October 15th, 2018

water-line-repairThe water line is the main source of water to your home. Without it, you wouldn’t have water routed to your home for use in your appliances or fixtures. Say goodbye to showers and washing the dishes!

Given that water lines hold a huge responsibility for your household, it would be terrible if they suddenly stopped functioning. The only option would be to have it replaced. So why, or when, would you need a replacement?

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What Do Cold and Hot Spots on My Floors Mean?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

blue-question-markLet’s say one day you’re walking across your kitchen floor, barefoot, and you notice that the floor is particularly cold in one spot (and we mean more than usual!)

Or, perhaps you’ve noticed that your dog or cat seems very particular about laying in one spot of the floor. When you put your hand on it, you feel that it’s quite warm.

You should never be feeling radical temperature differences beneath your floor. It’s the sure sign of a plumbing problem. In this case, it’s most likely a slab leak! Read on to find out what you can do.

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