Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

Common Signs of Water Leaks

Monday, April 9th, 2018

pipe-wrenchWe wish that we could tell you that there is a way in which you can completely avoid the risk of water leaks in your plumbing system. Unfortunately, this is just not the case. In fact, chances are that you will encounter a water leak of some kind at some point. There are a lot of pipes in your home, and even those made of the best materials and have been expertly installed will not last forever. This brings us to an important question—how do you know if you have a water leak?

Learning to spot the signs of a water leak early on can really help you to avoid serious damage to your home. Like we said, there are a lot of pipes in your plumbing system. There are also a lot of pipes that you cannot see in your plumbing system. It is not as simple as just giving your pipes a visual inspection from time to time. Protect your plumbing in Acworth, NH by being on the lookout for signs that your system has sprung a leak.

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Plumbing FAQ: Do I have a Gas Leak?

Monday, March 12th, 2018

gas-burnersGenerally speaking, the use of natural gas is quite safe in this day and age. We have the materials and the techniques to ensure that gas is delivered to your home and its appliances safely, and that it is combusted properly. As is the case with any plumbing system, however, there is the potential for something to go wrong with your natural gas delivery or combustion systems. Should this happen, you really need to act fast to have the problem resolved.

Natural gas, like all combustible fuels, can be dangerous if it is not used properly every step of the way on your property. When you schedule any plumbing services in New Hampshire—and yes, natural gas piping requires a qualified plumber—you need to know that you are working with trained professionals. Working with us guarantees that. Your safety and complete satisfaction are our top priorities. So let’s take a look at some warning signs that you’ve run into a gas leak.

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Professional Plumbers Pinpoint Leaks Promptly

Monday, February 26th, 2018

leaking-pipeThere are a lot of reasons why you may hire a professional plumber in Springfield, VT.  Maybe you have a ruptured pipe that is spraying water everywhere. Maybe you need a new water heater installed. Whatever plumbing services that you may need, it is obviously going to be in your best interest to schedule those services with skilled, trained professionals—especially if you’re  not even sure what the problem may be or where it might originate. This is often the case with water leaks.

Sure, there are those plumbing leaks that develop in pipes that are exposed and which may even be in your line of vision on a regular basis. The fact is, however, that there is far more to your plumbing system than meets the eye. Because so much of your plumbing is hidden from view, it only makes sense that leaks may develop out of your sight line from time to time. When that happens, you’re going to want to call in the cavalry for professional leak detection services.

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Plumbing Tips for Avoiding Frozen Pipes

Monday, January 15th, 2018

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Winters can be brutal in our neck of the woods, and the recent cold snap was even colder than we’re generally accustomed to. Sure, there’ll be a January thaw before temperatures drop back down once again, but it is only a brief respite in an otherwise bitterly cold season. While a thaw is always nice, one thing you don’t want to have to thaw out is your plumbing system. It is much better to prevent your pipes from freezing in the first place.

Frozen pipes are not at all uncommon in this part of the country during this time of the year, and the truth is that there really isn’t a way to guarantee that you’ll never encounter the problem in your home. The good news, however, is that there are precautionary measures that you can take to at least reduce the risk of your pipes freeze up. Here are some tips to help you protect your plumbing in Chester, VT.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth the Investment?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

We are not out of winter’s cold grasp just yet. While the coldest weather of the year may be behind us, Vermonters know that the official start of spring doesn’t necessarily mean warmer temperatures right away. We also know that we’ve got to get through mud season before we can start enjoying summer weather, and with our decent amount of snowfall this year, it will likely be a muddy one indeed. That all being said, you’re probably looking forward to giving your heater a rest already.

Well, the heating season may be winding down, and you can certainly start thinking about your AC tune-up, but the fact is that the cooling season is still a way off. If you’re looking for a project to fill the gap, you may want to think about replacing your water heater this year. If you’ve not been impressed with yours, or if it struggled to meet your hot water demand this winter, just let us know. We can install a new one for you, and we encourage you to consider a tankless water heater in Ludlow, VT. (more…)

Why Schedule Professional Leak Detection Services?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Common sense may lead you to believe that recognizing the presence of a water leak is simple; you just look for water where there ought not be any. However, as is the case with most many plumbing scenarios, things are often not this clear cut. Sure, the pooling of water from a rather mysterious source likely suggests that there is a leak somewhere in your system. Often, though, you won’t actually see any such pooling of water. That is why it is so important that you schedule professional leak detection services in Southern Vermont the moment that you have reason to believe that you have a water leak. Only professional plumbers are properly equipped to determine if there is indeed a leak, let alone where that leak may be. Contact HB Energy Solutions to schedule service. (more…)

Bathroom Plumbing Tips: Common Toilet Problems

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Your bathroom is certainly the most heavily plumbed area in your home. Your bathroom plumbing in Southern Vermont is far too important to take any chances with, which is why you must schedule professional bathroom plumbing repair services as soon as you notice that there is a problem with any component within that system. The toilet is a likely target, as it is used with such frequency. Below you’ll find some examples of common toilet plumbing problems. Should you notice them, or any others, in your home, just give the pros at HB Energy Solutions a call to schedule repairs. (more…)

3 Signs That You May Have a Water Leak

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Modern plumbing makes our lives far more convenient than it could possibly be otherwise. That doesn’t change the fact, though, that even professionally installed plumbing systems, pieced together with high-quality materials, are not 100% reliable. A number of factors can lead to water leaks in the home, including corrosion or damages to pipes, environmental issues like shifting soil or tree root infiltration, or, especially around here, freezing up. Because of this, as well as issues such as poor installation quality and weak connections, water leaks are not entirely uncommon. If you suspect that you have a water leak in your home, you are wise to schedule professional leak detection services in Springfield, VT. To do so, just give the professional plumbers at HB Energy Solutions a call. (more…)

Signs That You May Have a Gas Leak

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Those of us who have used natural gas in our homes are well aware of just how convenient, efficient, and desirable a natural resource natural gas really is. However, it, like all other fuel sources, has its risks. When you schedule your gas line services with trained, skilled, professionals, you can count on your natural gas to be distributed throughout your property safely and reliably. Even so, problems with your gas line may develop at some point. When it comes to gas leaks, it is vital that you such problems resolved as soon as possible. To ensure that your gas piping services in Springfield are completed properly, just schedule them with us. HB Energy Solutions is happy to ensure that the job is done right. (more…)

3 Indicators That You Need Plumbing Repairs

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Plumbing repairs are tricky business, as many homes have very unique plumbing systems, and problems with those plumbing systems may have many different symptoms. While no two plumbing systems may be exactly the same, there are some common warning signs that homeowners frequently discover which can indicate the need for plumbing repairs in Southern Vermont. The only way that a homeowner can capitalize on such warnings, however, is to recognize that they are indicators of plumbing problems in the first place. A backyard full of sewage or a basement full of water are fairly obvious signs that it’s time to contact a professional plumber. Here are a few less obvious, though equally troublesome, signs that you need professional plumbing services. Contact HB Energy Solutions immediately if you discover them in your home.

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