How Is Water Softening Beneficial?

How Is Water Softening Beneficial?

Does your residence use hard water? The Spruce reports that 85% of water in the U.S. is hard. And while hard water does not pose significant health risks to people, switching to softer water has many benefits. If you’re interested in learning more about water softening, let the Kingman professionals at Plumbing By Jake help. Call us at (928) 377-5910 … Read More

How Often Does Plumbing Need to Be Replaced?

How Often Does Plumbing Need to Be Replaced?

When it comes to replacing your plumbing, the good news about the pipes in your house is that they will probably outlive you. Copper pipes last the shortest amount of time, and even their lifespan ranges from 70 to 80 years. Brass and galvanized steel pipes both last between 80 and 100 years. So, if you’re a first-time homebuyer, and … Read More

Why Is My Water Heater Tank Making Noises?

Why Is My Water Heater Tank Making Noises?

Hearing noises coming from any of your household plumbing or heating equipment is never a great sign. But noises coming from your water heater tank do not always indicate an emergency. Sometimes noises are a sign that your water heater needs a basic repair. If your water heater tank is making noises and you’re concerned, call Plumbing By Jake at … Read More

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes During Winter

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes During Winter

When the weather dips below freezing and the wind chills push the temperatures even lower, frozen pipes can become a big problem. Proper sealing and insulation, adequate temperatures, and frequent use are all things you can ensure to keep your pipes from freezing during frigid temperatures. If you have frozen pipes and need immediate assistance, call Plumbing By Jake at … Read More

Why Does Water from the Heater Have a Bad Odor?

Why Does Water from the Heater Have a Bad Odor?

A water heater is a workhorse and we don’t usually think about it until something goes wrong. One of the first signs of trouble is often that your water, or the water heater itself, has a bad odor. But what causes it? If your water smells like rotten eggs, it could be a problem with the well system or it … Read More

What Should You Do with a Kitchen Faucet Leaking from the Base of the Spout?

What Should You Do with a Kitchen Faucet Leaking from the Base of the Spout?

While it may not seem like a big deal, a kitchen faucet leaking at the base of the spout needs fixing. Not only is the continuous dripping annoying, but the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports leaky spouts waste over 3,000 gallons of water a year. The good news is kitchen faucet repair is our specialty. If you have questions about … Read More

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

A dripping faucet is not only annoying — it’s a waste of a precious resource. Did you know that a constantly dripping faucet can waste up to 3 gallons of water a day? That’s nearly 90 gallons a month. Yikes! Here in Mohave County, most of us do all we can to conserve water, not waste it. So, whether it’s … Read More

How to Clear a Slow Drain

How to Clear a Slow Drain

Are you or your kids in standing water when you take a shower in the tub/shower combination? Is it taking longer and longer for a sink to drain? It can be aggravating, we know. Over time, soap scum, grease, and hair can build up in your drain pipes, leading to a slow drain or a full-on clogged drain. The good … Read More