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How Do I Know It’s Time to Replace My Water Heater?

We depend on water to safely operate our businesses and homes. Thanks to the hot water heater, we have more convenient access to safe, heated, potable water than ever before. However, water heaters can wear down over time or may malfunction seemingly out of nowhere. When repair bills [...]

2022-08-09T21:07:18+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Calling a Professional Plumber Is the Smart Choice

When it comes to taking care of your home or operating a business, it’s best to plan for plumbing maintenance to help reduce the chance you’re faced with an unplanned plumbing emergency. Further, when you do have a plumbing problem on your hands, whether a small or an emergency [...]

2022-06-01T17:20:17+00:00Plumbing Blog|

7 Tips To Prevent A Plumbing Emergency

Whether you are a first-time homeowner or you’ve lived in your forever home for several years, chances are you’ll have to deal with a serious plumbing situation. However, that’s certainly not written in stone. Prevention measures and plumbing preventive maintenance is the key to avoiding catastrophic and expensive plumbing [...]

2022-05-23T16:02:32+00:00Plumbing Blog|

5 Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repair

Modern appliances certainly make life more convenient and enjoyable. Your kitchen is literally designed around modern appliances. Then there’s the laundry room appliances and the bathroom plumbing fixtures. Though, do you give much thought to your water heater? Probably not—until there’s a water heater problem and no hot water, [...]

2022-04-06T17:18:06+00:00Plumbing Blog|

5 Pro Tips To Help Prevent Home Flooding During Rainy Season

Living in our flood-prone region, you may already be aware that flooding is the most common type of natural disaster. Heavy rains and saturated soil can quickly overwhelm city sewers and cause blackwater to backflow into your home. Flooding in a home can also come from other sources, such [...]

2022-02-16T22:58:14+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Pro Plumbing And Planning Tips For Your Bathroom Remodel

Of all the rooms in a home, there’s something inherently intimate and rejuvenating about the bathroom. The bathroom is where you jumpstart your day—a space for preparing body and mind for the hoops and hurdles of daily life. In larger households, there can be fierce competition for bathroom time—I’m [...]

Important Differences Between Hard Water and Soft Water

You may not give much thought from day to day about the water that flows through your home’s plumbing. However, consider that water quality impacts the function of kitchen and bathroom faucets, your water heater, clothes washing machine, dishwasher, pipes, and more. With that in mind, the quality and [...]

2021-12-15T15:53:39+00:00Plumbing Blog, Water Softener|

7 Great Reasons To Install An RO Water Filtration System

When you turn on the water at the kitchen or bathroom sink, do you know if the water flowing out has been treated with chlorine and other water cleaning methods? Yet, treated and "clean" municipal water likely still contains many harmful bacteria and any number of other contaminants. With [...]

How To Prepare Your Water Heater For Winter

Water heaters don’t receive very much attention even though they do come with some very impressive stats. Consider for a moment, your water heater is working around the clock 24/7/365. Water heaters take second place only to home heating/cooling systems regarding overall home energy consumption. Water heaters make your [...]

2021-11-19T17:30:14+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|

Want Happy Pipes This Winter? Here’s Your Checklist

Like the other three seasons, fall has its very own checklist of tasks to do around the house and yard. Seasonal checklists help homeowners to be prepared for the expected (and unexpected) weather of the upcoming months. It’s the circle of home ownership. Plan ahead and be prepared for [...]

2021-08-10T20:24:28+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Preparing Your Home’s Plumbing For Spring

With spring officially here, weather permitting or not, you may have begun your spring checklist to get your Twin Cities home ready for warmer temperatures. That’s a good idea considering the mess that winter can leave behind putting your plumbing system at risk for damage. MN Plumbing & Home [...]

2021-10-04T11:21:43+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Remodeling Your Kitchen Or Bathroom? Don’t Forget About Plumbing!

Kitchen and bathroom remodeling combines imagination and dreams with pragmatic realities. In the initial phase, the dream phase, your focus may be on shiny new appliances, new fixtures, color coordination, and new layouts. These new installation ideas are all important and are the essence of your remodel. But, [...]

2021-04-20T20:08:33+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Fact Or Fiction? 5 Home Plumbing Myths That Could Cost You

A home’s plumbing system can be taken for granted so easily. Well, that is, as long as sinks and toilets function smoothly and your water heater doesn’t make those strange rumbling, popping, and banging sounds, right? Well, some of those statements are true and some are not. Can [...]

2021-10-04T11:21:43+00:00Plumbing Blog|

How Cold Weather Makes Plumbing Issues Worse, And What To Do

Along with the changing of the seasons comes changes for your home’s plumbing maintenance concerns. During the winter, things get a little dubious as two dynamics come together. Families tend to spend more time indoors, which means greater water usage. This puts an extra load on pipes, drains, and [...]

2020-12-29T13:58:29+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Plumbing Checklist To Keep Your Pipes Happy The Winter Through

The simple fact of the upcoming winter season is that homes need to be prepared for cold weather. That could mean more insulation in your attic to keep you nice and warm. And, make sure outdoor lighting is working properly as it gets darker sooner in the evening. [...]

2020-12-29T13:45:39+00:00Plumbing Blog|

DO YOU KNOW HOW OLD YOUR WATER HEATER IS? COULD BE TIME FOR AN UPGRADE

It happened again. You’re taking a hot shower and the hot water is going off and on intermittently. There could be another hot water outlet in use, but you know that’s not the case. Sooner or later, your water heater is going to need to be replaced, like any [...]

2021-07-26T15:20:33+00:00Plumbing Blog|

5 SIMPLE WATER HEATER MAINTENANCE TIPS TO REMEMBER

When is the last time you gave your water heater some thought? When you ran out of hot water? Or, perhaps you are in the market for a new high-efficiency water heater or tankless water heating system. The truth is, many homeowners don’t give their water heaters much thought [...]

2021-07-26T14:59:26+00:00Plumbing Blog|

7 Warning Signs To Call A Plumber For A Pipe Repair

You’re enjoying a nice summer day with guests over, and suddenly you hear or see signs of plumbing problems. Ugh! Not now, but no time is good for plumbing problems. From low water pressure, to foul odors and hidden leaks, read through these seven common plumbing problems to see [...]

2021-10-04T11:22:04+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Prior Lake Water Heater Installation and Repair

Are you looking for a trusted water heater installation and repair company?  Look no further.  We've been repairing and installing hot water heaters for more than 30 years in the Twin Cities.  Our service area not only include South Metro like: Burnsville, Prior Lake, Savage and Lakeville, but we [...]

2020-05-05T04:55:42+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Plumbing Problems? Here’s MN Plumbing’s Winter Checklist!

MN Plumbing & Home Services Winter Checklist: If your home plumbing system is experiencing problems this harsh winter, our professionals have compiled this checklist of things to do to hopefully fix any issues & prevent any damage to your plumbing system! Check if you have any leaks or [...]

2019-11-18T16:07:01+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|

How do you know it’s time to replace your stove?

House appliance replacements are few and far between, therefore it is important to know what you want when replacement time comes around. Being stuck with an appliance you dislike and use often is frustrating, that’s why you should know the exact appliance you want and when it needs to [...]

2019-07-24T20:06:24+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Why water softening is the key to less cleaning in Prior Lake MN.

Spring and summer cleaning in Prior Lake, MN can be time-consuming. Tasks like clearing out the shed, prepping for a garage sale, and fixing up the lawn tend to be the general focus during the warm months. When the calendar is full, tackling the detailed cleaning tasks like faucets [...]

2019-07-24T20:08:32+00:00Plumbing Blog, Water Softener|

Do you know where your water main shut off is?

Water damage in a home has the ability to become a time consuming, expensive cleanup project. Overflowing toilets, clogged sump pumps, and bursting pipes are all able to damage photo albums, furniture, and even the structure of your home. Why take a chance on a pricy repair when your [...]

2021-06-28T13:11:39+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Food that should never go down the kitchen sink

Even with a garbage disposal, certain foods should never go down the kitchen sink. To prevent difficult clogs, resist the temptation of sending the following items down drain. Potato Peels, Rice and Pasta : Avoid putting starchy foods down the kitchen sink. These items begin decomposing and turning into [...]

2019-06-14T14:24:15+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Three Things You Need to Know About MN water

In the land of 10,000 lakes, we often underestimate how much water we use every day. Besides the water we drink, we also use our waterways to transport goods or go fishing. Water is not only our life source but also our source for entertainment! In the summertime [...]

2021-06-28T17:37:57+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|