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Pipe corrosion got you worried about the health of your plumbing or water heater? This visual cue can be an early sign of water heater failure. If the pipe fittings attached to your commercial water heater are corroded, it means water is leaking through those fittings and causing mineral build-up. Though this might not cause immediate failure, it will be the cause of your water heater’s demise eventually. So get it looked at by a professional.

Preventative maintenance in the world of commercial plumbing is always a good thing. Be sure to get your maintenance staff on a regular schedule to check for leaks, water temperature problems and clogged toilets an drains and those silent leaks we may only notice when our water bill suddenly skyrockets.

Lastly, on the list of plumbing concerns are slab leaks – a leak coming from the piping below the concrete slab of your home or business. If you are hearing water when you shouldn’t be, seeing water where you shouldn’t see it, or noticing cracks in your foundation you may a have a slab leak issue. Call for detection and repair! As you can see, pipe corrosion is one of several plumbing issues you don’t want to ignore.

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Hot Water, Water Heater Damage, Water Heater Repairs, Water Heater Safety, Water Heaters

6 Early Signs of Water Heater Failure

Know these early signs of water heater failure. You may be able to prevent a water heater failure emergency before it happens.

If you run a restaurant, hotel or apartment building, just thinking about a “no hot water” situation might make you panic. No dishwashers or no showers? No thank you! After all, you need hot water to run your business. Remember: your commercial water heater is a mechanical piece of equipment. So it’s not a matter of if your water heater will fail—it’s a matter of when. Eventually, all water heaters fail.

But you can be prepared. Look for these early signs of water heater failure—and learn what to do when your commercial water heater is acting up. Read on!

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Energy Savings & Money Savings, Hot Water, Water Heater Repairs

Proactive Plumbing Maintenance Tips To Prevent Common Commercial Plumbing Issues

Preventative plumbing maintenance is the first step to avoiding the worst problems.

Plumbing problems are a fact of life—they’re going to happen, no matter what. You have one of two options: wait for problems to manifest and try to deal with the unexpected expenses (and headache), or you can be proactive about your plumbing.

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Hot Water, Water Heater Damage, Water Heater Repairs, Water Heaters

Slab Leaks: A Costly Problem

Don’t let a slab leak get the best of you! Early detection is key to preventing further damage.

A slab leak, also known as a foundation leak or concrete slab leak, is a plumbing industry term for a leak within the waterline piping below the concrete floor of your home or business. Slab leaks are an issue in homes and buildings of all ages, and can quickly become a very costly problem. Not only does a slab leak waste an excessive amount of water, but a leaking pipeline system can quickly cause damage to the foundation of your home or business, not to mention compromise your entire structure.

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