Copper Piping vs PEX Piping

Diana Waldeck Uncategorized

Did you know there are lots of different types of pipes out there? It’s probably something you don’t think about too often, but when it comes time for a repair, you’ll want to know about some of the significant differences. When it comes to copper and PEX, which one is better? It all depends on the situation and the application, so we’re going to take you through some of the pros and cons of both. COPPER Copper piping is the …

Hygiene Habits That Can Be Bad for Your Plumbing

Diana Waldeck Uncategorized

You may not usually think about the status of your plumbing in your morning rush or your nighttime routine, but some of the things you do every day can be damaging to your pipes. Here are a few, and ways you can change things up.  Non-flushable Wipes  When removing your makeup at the end of the day, do you use a liquid remover or wipes? There are standard makeup wipes, and some even use baby wipes. But when you are …

How to Avoid the Pipes Gripes!

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Clogged drains, blocked toilets, dripping faucets and leaky pipes – if you’re a homeowner, you’ve probably dealt with one or more of these issues. It’s good to know how to handle the small stuff and spot a problem, so we’re going to share some helpful advice from our master plumbers at HEP. First of all, know how to handle the minor issues. If the toilet’s about to overflow, turn the water supply off and make sure you’ve got a plunger. …