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01/15/2015

Common Home Plumbing Repair and Installation Mistakes | Stamford, CT

Pluming Repair and Installation Services - Stamford, CTMany homeowners and business owners alike, throughout Connecticut take pleasure in completing basic home improvement tasks. It can be very enticing to attempt to remedy any plumbing issues you may be experiencing in your residential home or commercial business yourself. You may be asking yourself, how difficult can this plumbing repair or installation really be? The most practical answer to that question would be that performing plumbing repair and maintenance can be an extremely arduous task. A small problem can tun into a very costly issue if the repair measures are not implemented in the correct fashion. It is possible that your repair may lead to additional costs and fees from failing home or business inspection standards, a broken pipe that could flood your home, or even an injury that can result in a lawsuit.

In most cases, you should consider hiring a trained and certified Connecticut plumbing professional who can perform the proper procedures, in a safe manner, and will finish the repair project up to specified plumbing codes. The plumbing professionals at Schede Plumbing and Heating have the experience and licenses to properly install and maintain plumbing equipment so that you get the job done right the first time, and save money from future potential damages.

We have compiled a list of common plumbing mistakes you should avoid, in order to maintain the plumbing of your home or business more effectively.

  1. Undertaking plumbing repair jobs without the proper tools and equipment. With the abundance of online tutorials available, more and more homeowners are attempting to take on repair projects, which they do not fully understand how to properly execute. Although these tutorials can be very informative and helpful in completing certain tasks, if you do not possess the correct tools for the job, your repairs can go horribly wrong and end up costing you more money down the line.
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  3. Reassembling your plumbing components incorrectly. Once you have located your plumbing problem, and have disassembled the device which is need of repair, a common mistake by do-it-yourself repairers is not reassembling the device in the correct manner. This can be especially dangerous when working with shower valves or kitchen faucets because the clips located within these devices must be assembled in a certain manner, and many of the different brands of valves and faucets available are not assembled in the same order.
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  5. Connecting different types of metals without the appropriate connector. It is not common knowledge among do-it-yourself home improvement practitioners that connecting contrasting types of metals within plumbing pipes, such as aluminium or steel, will require the applicable coupling. If you do not have the correct coupling in place, the metals will wither away at the connection location over time. Professional plumbers are aware that connecting the two separate types of metals will require utilizing a unique dielectric union, which is used to separate the two metals with a rubber washer to keep them from making contact.
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  7. Over-usage of drain cleaner and usage in the wrong places. Clogged drains are often an inevitable part of owning a home or commercial property, and using a good drain cleaner will often remedy the problem. Although using a drain cleaner will be beneficial for the occasional clog, overuse of drain cleaner can cause potentially costly damage to your pipes.

    The proper cleaning product should be utilized on the plumbing system for which it is intended for. For example, commercial cleaning products that are typically used to clean kitchen and bathroom sinks should not be used in toilets. Using a commercial cleaner to clean a toilet would potentially cause severe damage to the drain pipe.

  8. Performing plumbing repairs without the proper permits. Performing plumbing repairs yourself instead of hiring a professional Connecticut plumbing contractor who is not bonded, insured – and licensed, is a risk you may not want to take. Hire a certified plumbing professional, such as Schede Plumbing and Heating, who you know has earned the credentials of their trade and follows good business practices. You can rest assured that your plumbing repairs or installation project will be done right the first time.

    You should also realize that building permits and codes are created to make sure that households and businesses are safe for customers and residents. Performing installations and repairs to your home or business without the proper permits or certifications could result in catastrophic mistakes that may go undetected for days, months or years. These illegal repairs and installations can also prove to be costly if you fail inspections.

Plumbing repair and installation mistakes are easy to make, but also easy to avoid. If you do not think that you have the knowledge or experience to repair a plumbing problem within your household or business, do not hesitate to contact the plumbing professionals at Schede Plumbing and Heating. Family owned and operated since 1922, Schede Plumbing & Heating has experience in providing the best residential and commercial plumbing services in Connecticut and New York. We make it our mission to allow you to live comfortably without having to worry about plumbing issues. From small bathroom problems to major pipe bursts, our Stamford, Connecticut residential and commercial plumbing services has a solution to all your plumbing requirements. Contact us today for a free consultation!

01/03/2015

Benefits of Kitchen Plumbing Services | Stamford, Connecticut

Benefits of Kitchen Plumbing Services | Stamford, ConnecticutThe typical Connecticut family will spend a substantial amount of their time together in their kitchens. There will be countless house spent together while preparing and consuming meals, performing cleaning duties, and just simply hanging out and having conversation. It is usually considered the most important and utilized room in your household, which is why it is crucial that all of your plumbing fixtures are fully operational, so you can properly perform all of the necessary tasks needed to make life more enjoyable, such as cooking and cleaning. It is important for you to have an experienced plumbing technician on call, so if a problem does occur, you can have the situation remedied in an fast and efficient manner.

For experienced and licensed Connecticut kitchen plumbing services in the Fairfield County and New York City area, you can contact the professionals at Schede Plumbing and Heating. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, Schede Plumbing and Heating can perform a full range of kitchen plumbing services from sink fixture installations and repairs to full kitchen renovations. We also offer a full line of green plumbing products to help you save water and lower your energy bills.

When you hire the certified plumbing technicians at Schede plumbing to perform kitchen plumbing and installation and maintenance services, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Your kitchen plumbing work will be done using the latest technology by certified plumbing installers. We utilize state of the art equipment to inspect drainage pipes and cutting edge methods to remove foreign material and blockages from even the narrowest ducts.
  • If you are in need of replacing pipes or fixtures in your kitchen, Schede Plumbing and Heating will assist you in purchasing the necessary parts, so you will not have spend time researching or purchasing the best possible products or parts and equipment for your kitchen.
  • If you choose to hire our skilled plumbing technicians, you can be rest assured and that you will receive great service. Our goal is to provide the best service possible and leave our customers completely satisfied with the end result. Schede utilizes the best plumbing products available in the market and know how to install them into your kitchen. You can click here to read testimonials from some of our recent satisfied clients.

Each of the professional plumbers on the Schede Plumbing and Heating team are capable of delivering any plumbing task or requirement you may need. If you are looking to install a recently purchased dishwasher or you have a broken pipe that has created a plumbing emergency, you can call on us at anytime. Schede Plumbing and Heating provides 24 hour emergency plumbing, drain, sewer, and heating solutions throughout the Stamford, CT area and beyond. You can reach us 24 hours a day by calling 203-969-2299 to speak with an experienced licensed plumber.

Schede Plumbing and Heating has a reputation in the industry as being the most reliable and professional kitchen plumbing experts in the state of Connecticut. No job is too small or too big for us and every service callout we receive is responded with compelling work driven in order to instill the greatest and highest results of satisfaction. We can help you transform your current kitchen to a refined and comfortable room that your family and friends can enjoy for many years to come. Contact us today for a free consultation!

Schede Plumbing and Heating provides drainage repair, hot water heater installation and maintenance services, tankless water heaters, generators, air conditioning, general pluming repairs and installations, new construction, well pumps, and general heating installation and repair services. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut and New York: Fairfield, Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Rye. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!

    

 

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I am pleased beyond my expectations. My bathroom looks better remodeled than I thought it would. Thank you ... also my family loves the fixtures!!

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