DIY Leak Repair: Isolate A Line During An Active Leak
Even Sunny Austin, TX is prone to experiencing the occasional freeze. Look no further than the events of February 2021 for evidence. And with such a sudden turn in weather conditions, burst pipes feel like an inevitability. Pipes can burst for a myriad of reasons. Chief among them is extreme cold temperatures. Pressure builds up […]
A Plumbing Career: 5 Questions To Consider
Plumbing is unique among the trades — and indeed the job market as a whole. As an “essential service,” critical to the health and safety of local communities, it can withstand the changing tides of economic recessions, global pandemics and unprecedented snow storms that hit central Texas out of nowhere (If you were in the […]
Back-to-School Tank and Tankless Water Heater Maintenance
Whether they’re learning from home or in school, back-to-school season means that your kids are finally occupied, and you get back some much needed time to take care of things around the house. Make good use of this time by performing maintenance on your water heater, whether tank or tankless, before winter touches down in […]
Plumbing: What Your House is Trying to Tell You
Plumbing. It’s not something most of us think about on a daily basis. In fact, I bet you never expected yourself to be reading this article! Alas, you are here and that’s great because detecting early signs of sewer and water line problems could save you an enormous amount of pain, headache, and above all, […]
Plumbing Pipes: The Good and The Bad
Plumbing pipes come in several different forms, and understanding the difference between the good and the bad can keep things from getting ugly! At Radiant Plumbing, we understand the ins and outs of different types of pipes as well as residential and commercial plumbing. Here, we’ve put together a primer to help people who may […]
How to Retrieve Items That Fell Down the Drain
It happens all the time. In an effort to keep some of your most prized possessions safe, you slip the wedding band off and place it on the side of the sink while you do the dishes. Next thing you know, that sucker is circling the drain and all of your attempts at catching it […]
How to Prevent Major Property Damage From Attic Water Heaters
In Texas homes, it’s common to find water heaters in the attic. Just because it’s common doesn’t mean it’s a good idea, though. Water heaters that are installed in attics or elsewhere upstairs increase the risk of leaks and water damage.
Water Heater Leaking? Here’s What to Do!
No matter where it comes from, a leak is never a good sign. In the case of your hot water heater, it usually means you’re left without hot water until the issue is remedied. If you’re in a bind due to your water heater leaking, here’s what you need to know.
Power Outages are Potential Plumbing Nightmares
A power outage spares no appliance from becoming ineffective. Your air conditioning and heating, your lights and electricity, even your plumbing system, will all be rendered useless once the power goes out. Although there’s not much you can do to prevent a blackout, you can take steps to ensure you’re protected during this time. Purchasing […]
How to Use a Plumbing Snake
A clogged drain can be a real nuisance. Whether it’s your kitchen sink, bathroom sink, or shower drain — you need the drain to perform correctly on a daily basis. A plumber’s snake is a very useful tool when it comes to dealing with clogged drains. Courtesy of Radiant Plumbing, the leading source for drain […]