Frequently Asked Questions
How will I be able to prohibit leaking pipes?
Take the time every once and a while to get your pipes inspected. If lime or rust disposes on them, it may be the indication that a leak is starting. In this case, contact us to get the problem addressed. By performing a regular inspection, you will be able to stop a little problem before it leads into an expensive and large one. Leaking pipes may get your belongings and floor damaged, and it can become far more costly as compared to when the problem has been detected earlier. Call 3 Steps Plumbing right away. A leaking water heater most commonly determines that the bottom of the tank has rusted. There are actually no other solutions for this problem. You most likely have to buy a new water heater.
What is instant hot water? How can it save me money?
Instant hot water is a hot water recirculation system circulating hot water in your home. When you open a fixture, the warm water is there. You do not have to run water down the drain and wait for hot water to arrive. Did you know that hot water recirculation system saves energy, water, and money? The average family of four members is wasting up to 17 thousand gallons of water each year just waiting for hot water to arrive. A hot water recirculation system is eliminating water and providing the convenience of instant hot water. They work in current homes as well. The under-the-sink systems are especially designed for current homes. We will easily be able to adapt a system to your current plumbing.
What causes my faucet to drip?
Mostly, when a faucet drips, the problem has a relatively simple solution. The internal mechanism has to be replaced or rebuilt. It is an inexpensive and easy fix. Did you know that you can extend your washer’s life by turning off your faucets gently instead of forcefully?
Can I trust my sump pump to work?
You cannot trust sump pump to work at all time. The leading cause for sump pump failure is most commonly a switching problem. At times, the pump can move inside the basin. This movement is causing the float that operates the switch to lodge against its side. The debris can also be a factor as it interferes with the pump switch’s action. It is essential to ensure that your float arm assembly and pump switch move freely. The primary thing to keep in mind about sump pump is that they do not last forever, even if you would never use them. The internal part is wearing out, which makes them virtually useless when you need them the most. Our plumbers can maintain, test, and replace any brand of sump pump. For homes that get water seeping in regularly and for flood prone areas, you may want to consider having a sump pump back up system.
I have low water pressure at home. What should I do regarding it?
There are some things, which is causing low water pressure, and these include water line that is crimpled, malfunctioning or partially closed shut off valve, or deposits, which gather in the old galvanized pipes. If your neighbours have water pressure, which is strong, most commonly the problem is between your home and your water meter. A highly plumber at 3 Steps Plumbing can determine the problem and help by explain your selections.