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Changing Over to a Tankless Water Heater: What You Need to Know

June 26, 2020

Many homeowners are constantly wrestling with decisions about how to make their home more efficient and comfortable. Much of the time, this boils down to questions as simple as appliance selection—what type of appliances do you use and how can you modify them to help you meet your home ownership goals? One area where this can be especially apparent is water heaters. We all need hot water on a daily basis—showers, laundry, dishes and other uses all make sure of that—but there are multiple choices of what kind of water heater you can use. Tankless water heaters are becoming a... View Article

Rerouting Water Lines from Under Concrete Slabs

June 12, 2020

Most people tend to think that concrete lends a sense of permanence to an area or a design, that once it’s poured, it’s settled and done. However, this is not true for every aspect of poured concrete. Sometimes, once a slab has been poured, it can be necessary at a later date to redirect or reroute water lines that are underneath them. This is not a project to be undertaken lightly, as it can require a lot of time, effort and money, but in our quarter century in the business, Rooter Express has acquired quite a bit of knowledge about... View Article

Roots: A Common Cause of Septic System Failure

March 4, 2020

There are plenty of ways a septic system can suffer damage, overflow or leak, and wayward roots is one of the most common ones. If you have roots in or around your septic system, you should have a plumber or septic system professional inspect your system at once—if your tank is allowed to leak, harmful disease-causing bacteria could be allowed to leach into the groundwater supply. Here are some of the ways roots can harm your septic system. Roots in the septic tank Tree roots can enter the septic tank in a variety of ways. Usually we see them enter... View Article

Septic Systems: Why Are They So Important?

February 19, 2020

Septic systems are underground wastewater treatment systems, usually used in rural homes that aren’t connected to the municipal sewer system. If you have a septic system, it’s important to keep your system well-maintained and in proper working order—leaks and malfunctions can have a severe impact on your health and the local ecosystem. The importance of septic systems is primarily due to their convenient, eco-friendly method of getting rid of human waste. How your septic system works A typical septic system consists of a holding tank and a drain field. Bacteria in the septic tank digests organic matter like food, human... View Article

True Refrigerators: Maintenance Secrets to Maximize Their Performance

January 15, 2020

True refrigeration units are some of the best commercial refrigerators around. Like any commercial fridge, they need to be cleaned and maintained regularly, but they require a little different care than you might find in general cleaning guides. Preventative cleaning and maintenance for True refrigerators is important—and if you need assistance or repair, call the friendly team at Rooter Express. Here is an overview on how to keep your True refrigerator in top shape. How to clean the condenser coil Your fridge’s condenser coil can attract a lot of dirt and grime, particularly if you have a fryer in the... View Article

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