Plumbing Blog

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

2019-07-09T01:56:25+00:00Plumbing Blog|

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 [...]

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

2019-06-13T12:48:45+00:00Plumbing Blog, Water Softener|

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 [...]

Do you know where your water main shut off is?

2019-05-10T01:08:50+00:00Plumbing Blog|

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 [...]

Food that should never go down the kitchen sink

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

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 [...]

Three Things You Need to Know About MN water

2019-06-13T20:24:31+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|

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 [...]

3 Signs – Hot Water Heater Repair May Be Needed

2019-06-14T14:24:26+00:00Plumbing Blog|

We often take for granted when our appliances are working well. Certain appliances, especially the hot water heater, work behind the scenes to make our lives more comfortable. But unfortunately these appliances will eventually fail. Without a working hot water heater you will experience a flashback to the 1800's, [...]

Top ways to increase your showers water pressure!

2019-06-14T14:24:53+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Have you noticed a decline in your shower’s water pressure? Maybe some parts of the faucet start to drip while other parts spray in the wrong direction? In just a few simple steps you can fix that pressure problem! Here are three shower water pressure tips from your trusted [...]

Three Things You May Not Know About Your Home Plumbing System In Prior Lake

2019-04-26T02:15:16+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|

Plumbing can be confusing. With multiple pipes and valves connected to appliances, toilets, and sinks, it can be hard to know where the source of the problem is when a leak springs up. Knowing where on/off valves are is crucial to running appliances in a home. Here are three [...]

How To Maintain Your Home’s Water Heater

2019-06-14T14:25:58+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Hot showers, clean dishes, and spotless laundry all come from one source: your water heater. Without hot water, your showers would be really uncomfortable and your dishes would be grimy! Maintaining your water heater is important because a leak could not only cost you time and money, but also [...]

Here’s Why Best Buy Is Dominating US Home Appliance Sales!

2019-04-26T02:31:24+00:00Electrical, Services area|

According to a June 4th report in the consumer electronics industry trade publication: TWICE (the acronym for This Week In Consumer Electronics), this year marked a dominating performance in home appliance sales for Minnesota based tech retailer Best Buy. In 2018, Best Buy jumped to #3 overall in the [...]

Three Benefits Of Home Water Filtration

2019-04-26T02:49:15+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Are you looking to save money while also ensuring the safety of your home’s drinking water? Consider an RO water filtration system from MN Plumbing and appliance! While keeping your family safe and hydrated, the water filtration system will also cut costs. Here are three water filtration benefits every [...]

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

2019-04-26T02:08:02+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|

MN Plumbing & Appliance 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 drips. [...]

Tips on Saving Money This Winter with Your Home Plumbing System

2019-04-26T02:13:07+00:00Plumbing Blog|

As winter approaches in Minnesota, one of the things you definitely need to look at and prepare before the cold weather is your plumbing. As the temperature continues to drop in the months to come, your plumbing will increasingly be at risk. Not only could this cause major inconveniences, [...]

Going South? 5 Tips On Winterizing Your Home Plumbing System!

2019-04-26T02:09:42+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|

Do you plan on going south for the winter? Before you speed down the highway, you need to prepare your home to withstand the Minnesota winters first. That way, when you return in the spring, your home will be ready for the warmer weather. One thing you need to [...]

Is Your Home’s Water Heater Ready For Winter?

2019-04-26T02:22:45+00:00Plumbing Blog, services|

Winter is almost here! The days are getting shorter and the weather is definitely chilling down. It's time to get your home ready for the colder months of the year. One thing you need to get on your checklist is your water heater. Here Are Five Steps You Can Take [...]

The Benefits of Having A Garbage Disposal Installed In Your Home

2019-06-14T14:26:30+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Most people have heard of the term, ‘go green’ enough to know its benefits. The earth could use a lot less chemicals, gases and other harmful components in its atmosphere and soil. Everyone can help eliminate and or reduce these elements in various ways. One way to contribute is [...]

MN Plumbing Now Offering Electrical Services!

2019-06-14T14:27:35+00:00Electrical|

All of your kitchen appliances, comfort systems, clothes washer and dryer, lighting, hot water, cell phones, computers and other electrically-powered gadgets, devices and services have one thing in common — they need electricity to work. Yet, if you had an electrical issue, such as a breaker problem, a faulty outlet or upgrading [...]

Get your Home Plumbing Systems Ready For Spring

2019-06-14T14:28:00+00:00Plumbing Blog|

As the seasons of Minnesota change, so does the condition of your home's plumbing. Emerging from the wintertime, you certainly want to make sure your pipes, fixtures, faucets and pumps are in good condition. To help avoid plumbing emergencies this spring and summer, add the plumbing system to your [...]

Can Changing Your Shower Head Save You Money?

2019-06-14T14:28:53+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Home efficiency is a hot topic for scores of homeowners during the frigid Minnesota winter season. You want to keep your heating bill under wraps and still be cozy and comfortable. With more time spent indoors, changing out old incandescent bulbs to LED lighting is another bright idea to [...]

Top Five Home Plumbing Myths

2019-06-14T14:29:06+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Over the years, as professional plumbers, we've heard some off-the-wall stories, questions and outright myths regarding home plumbing. That's understandable, and some can even lighten the mood when you're stressed with a plumbing repair or emergency. However, don't allow plumbing myths to prevent proper care for your home's essential [...]

How To Prepare Your Water Heater For Winter

2019-06-14T14:32:32+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Whether you're covering up your A/C unit, scheduling a furnace tune up, making sure your attic has enough insulation or installing snow tires on your car, preparing for cold winter weather is an annual ritual for Prior Lake homeowners. However, there's another system and task to do in your [...]

Fix It This Fall: 5 Reasons Why Your Water Isn’t Heating

2019-06-14T14:32:49+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Taking a cold shower probably isn't the ideal way to start your day — especially with cooler weather on the way. While water heaters typically work diligently supplying uninterrupted hot water, problems are inevitable as your water heater ages or simply needs maintenance. If your "hot" water is giving [...]

Low Water Pressure Slowing You Down? Here’s What to Do!

2019-06-14T14:33:31+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Low water pressure can affect a single faucet, an appliance or, more baffling, reduce your entire household's water supply to a fickle trickle. Before you worry yourself about a looming plumbing repair bill, use these tips to see if you can get the water pressure (and your spirits) back to [...]