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3 Ways to Save Water at Home

Water conservation has become a major theme in recent years as more people pay attention to the increased heat of summer. Quite apart from that, though, more people are opting to employ greener water practices as a means of reducing their utility bills, and that’s always something worth considering.

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Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Plumbing System

Are you doing spring cleaning this year? Well, just like any home, your plumbing system deserves a little love and attention to stay clean and efficient. Believe it or not, a lot can be done without any special training, as long as everything looks to be working properly. Your plumbing system can incorporate everything from your showers and drains, sinks and faucets, gutters, garbage disposal, water heater, and more. With that in mind, here are some quick tips for maintaining your plumbing system throughout the spring season. 

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4 Places Where Hidden Leaks Love to Hide

Water leaks are an all too common issue in many homes. However, they aren’t always apparent to the untrained eye. A hidden leak will cause your water bill to rise astronomically while contributing to mold problems in your home if left unattended. Taking care of a leak as soon as possible will save you a lot of money while also keeping your home protected against water damage.

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5 Red Flags of Water Heater Failure

Do you feel the winter chill in the air? The hot Guilford County summers we know and love have come to an end. Now, it’s time to shift our focus to the holiday season and all the cold days that come with it. 

Did you know that water heaters have to work harder in the winter? A lot of people don’t! As the temperatures continue to fall, the underground water supply also gets colder, forcing your water heater to work harder during colder months. This is why most plumbing companies, including yours truly, recommend that all homeowners schedule a water heater tune-up during this time of the year. At Go Green, we provide both tank and tankless water heater maintenance across Greensboro, NC, and other nearby areas, for your convenience. You don’t want to get caught in a cold shower because your water heater can’t keep up with the cold temperatures — we will make sure you won’t!

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Is Your Home Prepared for Hurricane Season?

Hurricane season reaches its peak between August and October for North Carolina residents and can cause incredible damage to plumbing systems. This blog will list some essential tips for preparing residential plumbing in Greensboro, NC, and the surrounding areas, to withstand the 2020 Hurricane Season. 

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How Can I Get My Plumbing Ready for Spring?

Spring is headed our way, and there are a few things we think you should never ignore if you want your plumbing system to function smoothly all year long. As a first-rate provider of tankless water heater maintenance throughout Summerfield, NC, and the surrounding communities, Go Green Plumbing, Heating and Air understands winter can leave quite the mess behind and in a service area like ours — where winter conditions and older pipes can be an unpleasant combination. 

Inspect Your Sump Pump

If you’ve got a sump pump in the crawl space or basement, it’s imperative that you check and test it at the onset of spring, and about every three months after that. That way, you can rest assured it will work when you need it. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t find out that their sump pump is broken or malfunctioning until after their basement has already flooded. Here’s what to do:

  • Check the drain that leads outside. Remove debris that could block water from releasing from the outlet.
  • Look out for any signs that your pump has tilted or the float valve has moved out of place.
  • Examine electrical wires and battery for signs of damage.
  • Run a test by pouring water into the pit until the float rises. Make sure your system operates as it should.

Clean the Roof and Gutters

Gutters and storm drains are critical components of your plumbing system. These need to be clean if you expect water to move off of your roof, preventing water damage and leaks. It’s paramount to clean your roof and gutters regularly, especially during the spring. If you don’t feel comfortable doing it safely on your own, call on the help of one of our professionals!

Check Your Pipes

Exposed pipes can experience a high degree of damage throughout the winter; Water expands as it freezes, and your piping is at risk of expanding and contracting. Look at any exposed pipes on your property for signs of cracking. If you notice any problems, call a plumber for a complete inspection. Right now, it might be possible to replace a section of the pipe as needed.

Test the Water Pressure

It’s possible one of your water pipes is already leaking, even if you haven’t noticed any water on your property. When you turn on a faucet in your house and see the water pressure seems to have dropped, it could be a sign of a leak or another issue that requires a plumber’s prompt attention.

For more information about how our plumbers will get your pipes ready for spring or to have them install a water filtration system near Summerfield, NC, contact Go Green Plumbing, Heating and Air today!

Prepare Your Home’s Plumbing for Winter This Fall

It’s never too early to begin preparing your home’s plumbing system for the winter. Here at Go Green Plumbing, we provide great preventative plumbing measures throughout the fall to make sure you’re not dealing with frozen or burst pipes in the winter. Learn more in the following video. Continue reading “Prepare Your Home’s Plumbing for Winter This Fall”

What is Trenchless Water Line Replacement?

At Go Green Plumbing, we’re all about providing the highest level of plumbing services to the communities of North Carolina at the lowest prices possible. Whether that means offering affordable tankless water heater maintenance in High Point, NC, or finding new and innovative solutions for larger plumbing problems like burst main water lines, our team is continuously striving to do right by our customers. Continue reading “What is Trenchless Water Line Replacement?”

Count on Go Green Plumbing for Reliable Sewer Line Replacements

One of the most inopportune plumbing issues that many property owners deal with is a clogged sewer line in Summerfield, NC, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, and Winston Salem. But here at Go Green Plumbing, we have over 17 years of experience providing residential and commercial sewer and drain services, which means our plumbers in Greensboro, NC, know how to get the job done right.

When you deal with a plumbing company that owns and operates specialized equipment, you can rest assured knowing that your underground sewer issue will be perfectly pinpointed. Call us today to schedule your sewer line service. To learn more about what our team can do for you, please also visit us online at https://www.gogreenplumb.com/.

Nominate a Family in Need for Go Green’s “Plumber’s Promise” Program

At Go Green Plumbing of Greensboro, NC, we strive to give back to the community in any way we can. Through our “Plumber’s Promise” program, we’re excited to help families and individuals who are struggling by providing the critical help they need, free of charge.

 
If you know a person or family near Greensboro, NC, in desperate need of plumbing assistance, nominate them online today at www.GoGreenPlumb.com/Contact-Us. Just include a brief description of their situation and mention the “Plumber’s Promise” program.