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What Is a “Slow Drain”?

July 26, 2020

There are plenty of plumbing issues that you’re prepared for and able to respond to. When a drain is clogged, you fish out the source. When a pipe leaks, you have a professional like Rooter Express come in to repair or replace it. However, what do you do when you have a slow drain in Conway, SC? Here are some tips for identifying a slow drain and pinpointing the source behind it, courtesy of the local team of dedicated plumbers at Rooter Express. What’s a slow drain? You don’t have to be an expert to get the basic concept of... View Article

DIY Plumbing? Just Leave It to the Pros

July 12, 2020

When you’re a homeowner, you have to continually find ways to cut costs. You cut coupons. You mow your own lawn rather than hire a lawn care team. You clean out your gutters, so you don’t need to hire a roofer. Those menial chores are a great way to save cash. That said, you have to understand when it’s the right time to put down your toolbox and call in a professional. Many homeowners go into DIY plumbing in Conway, SC thinking they’ll be able to take care of that clogged drain or that leaky faucet without a problem. Not... View Article

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

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