Fixing a Clogged Drain When Drano isn’t Enough
Your drain is clogged, so you did what many homeowners do: you reached for the Drano. Most of the time, that will solve your problem. However, when Drano won’t go down the drain, you need to find another option to remove your stubborn clog. You can call the experienced plumbers at The Pipe Doctor...Continue Reading
Summer Plumbing Tips
Summer is just around the corner. It’s the time of year where we see a lot of plumbing repairs, drain cleaning calls, and well pump repair requests in NoVA. Here’s how to make sure your plumbing systems stays in top shape this summer. Take Care of Your Washing Machine Most peo...Continue Reading
Frequent Water Heater Issues and What to Do…
Water Heaters will one day fail you due to old age, damages, or unseen issues. Make sure to check on them regularly to avoid problems from getting worse, or suddenly happening when you most need it. It may be too late when the problem becomes extreme and affects your daily life. Be sure to check ...Continue Reading
What is Cured in Place Piping and Is…
Are you looking at replacing part of your sewer line and you’re not sure how to get the results you need? Has your plumber recommended CIPP or cured in place pipe and you’re not sure what that means? Here’s what you need to know to decide if a cured in place pipe liner is the best way to solve yo...Continue Reading
The Lifespan of a Water Heater
Any home will have at least one water heater system installed in it. It is an in-demand appliance for everyday use. Most water heaters will provide you with at least six to thirteen years of valuable service. Anything beyond the ten-year mark lifespan for a water heater means ...Continue Reading
How to Descale Your Drain Pipes
Scale refers to the layer of minerals and other substances that can build up on the insides of your pipes. The most common mineral in scale is calcium, though others can be present, too, depending on the mineral composition of your water. If you notice that the amount of water...Continue Reading
What Is Hydro-Jetting? Do You Need It?
There is a new method of combatting deep-rooted plumbing problems called hydro-jetting. This process is more intensive than using a plunger or a plumbing snake, and is usually used when there is a complex clog located within your line. The experts on staff at Pipe Doctor offer...Continue Reading
Common Signs of a Damaged Sewer Line
Pipes can experience damage, leaks, loose connections, and other issues. The problem with sewer lines is they are often heard (and smelled of) and rarely seen. Since they are left to work underground and no one can observe them from the inside, many problems go unnoticed until...Continue Reading
How Does a Well Pump Work?
Do you use well water in your home? If you do, then you likely have a well pump and a pressure tank. It’s important that you understand the basics of how your well water pump works so that you know when to call for help and how to keep your drinking water safe. At The Pipe Doc...Continue Reading
What is Pipe Descaling?
Have you heard about pipe descaling and you’re wondering if it’s right for you? Or maybe a plumber has told you that you need to consider having it done but you don’t know what that means. No matter your reason for seeking more information on descaling a sewer pipe, you’ve com...Continue Reading
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