What are the most common plumbing problems?

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Plumbing is one of those vital systems in your home that you pretty much forget about until something goes wrong. Consider plumbing like your home’s circulatory system. Water is a precious resource, especially in the desert, so making sure your plumbing is functioning right is imperative to the overall health of your home. Top Eight Plumbing Problems 1. By far, … Read More

Can my Arizona plumbing help conserve water?

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In the desert summer, your utility bills can shoot through the roof. Leaks and other excessive water consumption can increase your usage and run up your bill. Ways to Conserve Water in Kingman, Arizona 1. Fix all plumbing leaks. This includes those pesky drips from your outdoor faucet or fixing a toilet that continues to run long after you’ve left … Read More

Dishwasher troubleshooting

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If your dishwasher isn’t functioning properly, you’ll notice dishes aren’t getting cleaned, it may spring a leak, or, it just may start to sound like a Mack truck on the highway. Most modern dishwashers make humming and swishing noises, but a loud cycle can actually signal a problem. In these instances, it might be time to call for help from … Read More

Tankless or traditional water heaters – which is better?

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When your water heater goes bad, the last thing you want to do is spend a lot of time trying to figure out what type of a water heater you want to use to replace your system. When your water heater goes out, likely the only thing on your mind is getting it fixed fast. No one likes a cold … Read More

Best kept secrets for keeping your drains unclogged

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That tiny clog in your bathroom sink can cause big problems. Drain clogs can turn out to be time-consuming and expensive. If it’s a kitchen sink clog, you’ll be hampered from cooking meals, so the inconvenience factor is huge. The pipes that drain our homes are something that you probably don’t think a lot about – until they stop working. … Read More

Top 15 things to never flush down your drains

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Oh, gross! The toilet is backed up. If you’ve ever dealt with an overflowing sink or toilet you automatically wrinkle up your nose just thinking about it, right? Plumbers are called frequently when a family member flushes something they shouldn’t down the drain. We’ve fished out all kinds of gross and even funny items – like whole diapers or stuffed … Read More

Benefits of Whole Home Water Filters

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Why should you consider installing a whole home water filter? According to a 2009 study, Las Vegas drinking water is among the worst in the United States. It is filled will pollutants such as chlorine, arsenic, and lead. Your family could be consuming these pollutants every day. According to another recent study, Arizona’s drinking water isn’t much better. This is … Read More

How to Tell It’s Time for a New Toilet

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How to Tell It’s Time for a New Toilet

There are many signs of a faulty toilet. Knowing what to look for prevents you from developing greater expenses caused by water damage. Here are five things that often indicate that your toilet needs to be replaced by a professional plumber. Warning Sign #1: You Keep Having to Repair the Toilet If you always have to replace parts or have … Read More

4 Tips for Building a New Bathroom

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4 Tips for Building a New Bathroom

  There are times when you want to redesign your bathroom space. Whether you are adding on a new bathroom to your home or you are renovating your current bathroom, any kind of construction is difficult and complicated. That’s why we’re here to help. There are some things that you can do to make the entire process easier. Take a … Read More

The Six Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

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The Six Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

Our speedy 24/7 emergency service is yet another reason why Plumbing By Jake is your go-to source for heating, cooling, plumbing, and refrigeration repair. Here are six of the most common plumbing emergencies that families and businesses alike experience. Overflowing toilet Whether your toilet is clogged or has a malfunctioning float mechanism, the first step to take is shutting off … Read More