Is your water heater making noise? Then you’ve come to the right place. An annoyance and a sign of possible damage, water heater noise demands your attention. Since Benjamin Franklin Plumbing are your local water heater experts, we can explain why your water heater is making noise, what that means, and what you can do…Continue reading "Water Heater Noise: What YOU Need to Know"
Your first weekend getting away to the vacation home…pure heaven. However, a plumbing disaster can turn your slice of heaven into pure agony. How bad could it be? Imagine several burst pipes spewing water or someone catching a respiratory infection from bacteria in your plumbing. A plumbing emergency can cost you thousands of dollars and…Continue reading "Vacation Home Plumbing"
Think about all of the different ways you use water in a single day. A cool glass from the tap. A steamy shower, washing your clothes, running your dishwasher. As essential as water is to your daily life, you may not actually know much about your water. And we don’t mean fun facts like it…Continue reading "6 Benefits of Whole House Water Conditioning"
Wondering how to clean your toilet plunger? Good question. Your toilet plunger does a dirty job — wanting to clean it is only natural. You keep the rest of your bathroom clean and healthy, so why does your toilet plunger get a pass for being a bonanza for e.coli, salmonella, and other bathroom germs? Cleaning…Continue reading "Clean Your Toilet Plunger: a How to Guide"
Sewer line blockages are some of the messiest, most costly plumbing disasters possible. Issues of this magnitude call for a unique high-tech solution. That’s why Benjamin Franklin plumbers use a sewer line camera to detect sewer line blockages. Learn more about how a Benjamin Franklin Plumbing sewer line camera inspection helps you, as a homeowner,…Continue reading "Sewer Line Camera Inspection: 4 Benefits"
You’re sitting in your living room reading a book, or playing solitaire on your tablet, all of a sudden you notice a stain on a ceiling — that’s new…and frightening. You know that the simple discolored spot means massive colonies of mold are growing too. All that destruction from a home water leak. . Big…Continue reading "7 Common Home Water Leaks"
Right now, think about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING of value in your basement. Now imagine if it was all underwater. Electronics would short out, mold would grow, and you’d be miserable. This isn’t just a hypothetical scenario. If you have a sump pump it WILL fail at some point during your lifetime. With winter coming to…Continue reading "Sump Pump Solutions"
You slide into the soothing water of your luxury tub, and your troubles melt away. The whirlpool jets massage the tension from your back; you feel like you’re in heaven. But you’re not in a luxury spa – you’re in your own bathroom. Sounds like a dream, right? Now imagine that the contractor messed up…Continue reading "Bathroom Renovation: Why to Hire Us"
Water is a main ingredient in your daily life. From the water you drink, to the water you shower in, to the water that washes your clothes and dishes. You rely on that water to be good for you — and your home. However, depending on where you live, that water may contain minerals like…Continue reading "DIY Hard Water Test"
Some of the scariest stories are the ones in which people are innocently going about their day only to have a scary monster creep up behind them. What if this monster lived in your house and you’ve been feeding him for years without even realizing it? The monster isn’t the boogey man or a zombie,…Continue reading "Blocked Sewer Line, A Home Owner Horror Story"