Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Plumbing Noises You Don’t Want to Ignore

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A quiet plumbing system is the best kind of all.  Not that even brand new plumbing doesn’t make a certain amount of noise, mind you.  But for most people, the sound of water hitting the surface their stainless -steel sink or splashing onto them during their morning shower isn’t noise at all.  Just a welcome […]

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How to Prevent & Correct Most Clogged Drain Problems

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No one’s going to argue with us on this one:  the best plumbing repair is prevention. Which means you can avoid all kinds of plumbing repair bills by taking some simple precautions at home and by learning how to resolve simple plumbing issues on your own. Today our focus is on solving and preventing clogged […]

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Common Plumbing Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

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When it comes to home maintenance, there are certain things that can wait (like removing that tired looking wallpaper in the bedroom), and others that should be tackled without delay (like cleaning rain gutters before the snow flies). Wat may seem like a minor issue now, can quickly turn into a homeowner’s nightmare. So, to […]

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“Should I replace the anode rod in my water heater?”

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There are all kinds of reasons to have your water heater professionally inspected once a year.  But ultimately, it comes down to two simple benefits:  with regular preventative maintenance, your water heater will operate with increased efficiency and greater safety. For purposes of this blog, let’s focus on one simple yet critical aspect of our […]

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How to Extend the Life of your Water Heater.

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Did you know that we can help you extend the life of your water heater by up to 10 years, perhaps even longer?  Looked at another way, you can effectively double its expected lifespan since a water heater’s average time on this earth is 10 – 12 years. How?  Actually, in a few different ways, […]

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5 True Plumbing Emergencies

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At Burton, we always mean what we say. Like telling you we offer 24/7 emergency repair services. Simply put, we wouldn’t’ say or offer it if we didn’t have every intention of following through. Does that mean, however, that every single plumbing repair constitutes a plumbing emergency. Of course not. And while that’s plain as […]

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How a Plumbing Inspection Can Save You Time and Money

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Admit it. You neglect your plumbing maintenance. Between work, getting kids to and from school, and all of life’s other more urgent events, you probably never give your poor old pipes a second thought. And why would you? Other than buying or selling a home, “Plumbing Inspection” is a phrase most homeowners probably never say […]

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Bathroom Safety Tips in Omaha and Glenwood

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Did you know that the average bathroom is one of the most dangerous places in the home? Each year, about 250,000 people sustain a bathroom-related injury, many if not most of which can rather easily be prevented. But first, let’s examine some rather telling statistics as provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention: […]

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High Efficiency Water Heaters in Omaha and Blair

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Once upon a time, buying a replacement water heater was a fairly simple proposition.   Chances are you would simply call your plumber, schedule an appointment, and let the natural replacement process run its course. Take the old one out, put the new one in, and everybody’s happy. Sorry to say, it’s never going to be […]

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