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Posts Tagged: plumbing repair

Is Your Home’s Plumbing Prepared for Cold Weather?

Summers always go by quickly, but this one went especially fast. It’s September already which means it’s time to start preparing the home for colder months ahead. There are a few major plumbing maintenance tasks as well as essential repairs that should be performed before winter if possible. One of these tasks includes water heater repair. As the experts in plumbing repair including water heater repair for Minneapolis and the surrounding areas, we’d like to cover some of these important tasks. Water Heater Repair A water heater can be one of the most relied upon modern conveniences in the home and at All Ways Drains, our job is to make sure it’s something you can depend on. The older a water heater gets, the more… Read more »

Winter Plumbing Tips: Why Frozen Pipes Burst

At All Ways Drains we are here to help with all things plumbing and plumbing repair related. For over 15 years, we have been helping your neighbors with all of their plumbing repair needs. And, we’ve noticed that during the frigid Minnesota winters, we tend to see an increase in the need for frozen pipe repair. We’ve decided to provide you with some great information on what can cause frozen pipes, how to prevent them and what to do once you’ve got one. And we hope that when you need plumbing repair in Minneapolis, including frozen pipe repair, that you will give us a call at All Ways Drains! Frozen Pipe Causes Water is a powerful thing! Water expands as it freezes and this expansion… Read more »

Inspection as Means of Prevention Against Plumbing Repair

Your plumbing is surprisingly delicate. It is amazing that more issues do not arise within one’s home over time. Your plumbing set-up could run for years without a single issue and then, out of nowhere, a pipe bursts and you flood an entire floor. To make absolutely sure that your plumbing is still in good shape is to schedule regular plumbing inspections. Should your plumbing network go without occasional observation from a professional plumber, your run the risk of being in need of a plumbing repair in your Shoreview or otherwise local home, with any of the semi-complex tangled web of piping and drainage that make up your plumbing network. You go through your daily life and observe that there have been zero issues with… Read more »

Old House Often Means Old Pipes and Possible Plumbing Repair

Many functioning homes in city and suburbia alike were built many decades ago. These homes were often supplied with piping that has worn out its welcome through the rigors of time, poor material for the purpose it was meant to serve and so on. The likelihood that substantial plumbing repair has been conducted on these homes is very real. For those fortunate enough to not have had to deal with such headaches, it may just be a matter of time. All Ways Drains has been serving the greater Maplewood area for over 15 years, providing reliable service and efficient repair. Common age-related plumbing pipe issues in older homes that call for frequent plumbing repair: Outdated pipes—Using galvanized pipes as an example, turn on your hot… Read more »

Common Types of Winter Plumbing Repair

It’s winter and with it comes freezing temperatures and precipitation. When it’s this cold outside, you definitely don’t want to be dealing with burst pipes and other plumbing problems inside of your home. So what can you do to avoid some of the most common problems associated with winter weather and temperatures? Here are a few of our recommendations and a few of the problems we see the most often when doing plumbing repair in Coon Rapids and the surrounding areas. Frozen pipes This is such a common type of plumbing problem that we have already discussed it in another blog post: Four Tips for Winterizing Your Plumbing. When pipes are not properly insulated against the freezing temperatures, they can burst and flood your home…. Read more »

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