Plumbing Blog

Get your Home Plumbing Systems Ready For Spring

2019-09-03T22:46:57+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

2019-07-24T20:18:28+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

2019-07-24T20:19:49+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 [...]

Fall Water Heater Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

2019-07-24T20:22:54+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Tucked away somewhere in your basement, utility closet or garage is an essential home appliance that provides you hot water at a moment’s notice for cooking, cleaning and bathing. Yet, this appliance is easily overlooked when it comes to energy efficiency, water quality and home system maintenance. To ensure [...]

5 Signs Your Prior Lake Home Has a Drainage Problem

2019-07-24T20:26:33+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Your Lake Prior home may have a drainage problem and you don't even realize it. Some telltale signs are obvious, such as pooling water in your yard and foundation cracks. Other telltale signs of drainage issues are hidden in unusual places in your home. So, if you want to get [...]

Routine Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Your Prior Lake Home

2019-07-24T20:28:28+00:00Plumbing Blog|

As a mindful homeowner, you take care of the systems that keep you comfortable and safe from the elements. You change your furnace filter before it gets clogged with dirt, and you keep an eye on your roofing and gutters to prevent damage to your home. There's one system [...]

Don’t Ignore These 5 Telltale Signs of Plumbing Problems!

2019-07-24T20:34:44+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Water is an essential service and resource in every home. However, problems with your home's plumbing system can leave you shivering in the shower, be a real drain on your water bill, and even cause damage to your home. So, if you suspect or detect any of these telltale signs of [...]

5 Signs You’re Losing Money On The Water Bill

2019-04-26T17:13:57+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Every month thousands of dollars are wasted in Minnesota from small water leaks! Finding a water leak in your home not only helps save money, it is the first step to preventing major plumbing disasters! Water leak detection is a service offered by MN Plumbing and Appliance and we’d [...]

Does Your New Home Need A Plumbing Inspection?

2019-04-26T17:18:56+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Buying a new home is a hefty long term investment. When purchasing a home, most homeowners critique and compare many properties looking for the perfect home exterior, the right price, and ideal location to meet their predetermined desires. MN Plumbing and Appliance encourages home buyers, potential new homeowners, and [...]

Three Typical DIY Plumbing Attempts That Go Wrong.

2019-04-26T02:54:10+00:00Plumbing Blog|

Nothing worse is worse than a home plumbing project gone terribly wrong. Flooded homes, basements, and attics can be disastrous! Plumbing projects gone south are specifically damaging here in the north during the frigid Minnesota winter months. Here are three common problems that many a do-it-yourselfer have wasted a [...]

Why is hiring a professional plumber better than DIY?

2019-06-14T14:35:22+00:00Plumbing Blog|

At first, doing it yourself has an appearance of being an efficient and economical alternative to quickly complete your plumbing project or home improvement task. Of course there are many variables for each and every project. How much time will the project take, do I have the skills and [...]