Crown Group Ohio Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Repair’

Reasons Your Home Has Low Water Pressure

Monday, July 12th, 2021

You turn on a faucet one day, or maybe you’re getting into the shower in the morning, and you discover that the water is only coming out in a trickle. The water pressure has dropped and this isn’t a situation you want to deal with for long. It will interfere with many basic tasks around the house.

In this post, we’re going to look at some of the reasons you’re encountering low water pressure and what can be done about them. You may need the help of a professional plumber in Green, OH, and we have a team of experts who can help. We’re family-owned and look out for our customers, and your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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Reasons for Low Water Pressure in Your Home

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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When you turn on the shower in the morning, does it feel like you’re standing under a small watering can rather than a force of water that can help you scrub clean? Is it tough to get any dishes cleaned in the sink because the faucet is only dribbling water? Is it taking hours to fill up the ice cube tray? You’ve got low water pressure in your house, and it’s not something you want to ignore!

Low water pressure is often a sign that there’s something wrong with your plumbing in Akron, OH, and it may require the help of our expert plumbers. Below we’re going to go over some reasons for low water pressure and what you can do to correct the problem.

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Proper Care for Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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The garbage disposal in your kitchen sink is an easy piece of equipment to take for granted—until it stops working. Then you’ll find how much more cumbersome kitchen tasks are. Any garbage disposal will run down with time and need a replacement, and it’s difficult to avoid all repair issues. But you can give your garbage disposal a long service life with few repairs if you know how best to care for it. And a lot of that is knowing what doesn’t go into the garbage disposal.

We’ll get into the ways to properly take care of your disposal below. When you need help with your kitchen plumbing in Stow, OH, whether it’s to fix or replace the disposal or any other job, count on our experts. We’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Pinhole Leaks Sound Small, But They’re Big Trouble

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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Last year we wrote a post about hidden leaks in homes and how they can lead to major trouble with high water bills and water damage. There are many ways leaks can begin in residential plumbing and remain hidden from sight for a long time. One of the most common is the pinhole leak, and we want to shine a spotlight on this problem in today’s post. The more you know about this insidious problem in your plumbing in Medina, OH, the easier it will be for you to spot the signs and call us to take care of it.

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“Water Hammer”: The Weird Knocking Sound from Your Pipes

Monday, January 25th, 2021
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We would wager that 90% of the time someone believes their house is haunted because of strange noises coming from the walls, the problem is actually with the plumbing. Old or faulty plumbing can sometimes make weird or startling sounds. The most common of these noises is known as water hammer, a fearsome sounding name but appropriate because it sounds like a hammer striking against the pipe metal.

What is it, and should you be concerned about it?

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Why Do Pipes Sometimes Burst in Winter?

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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If you’ve been a homeowner in a cold climate for at least a few winters, you probably already know about the dangers of burst pipes. When the temperatures drop below freezing, the threat level for burst pipes begins to rise. 

We’re familiar with this phenomenon since we’ve handled plumbing in Tallmadge, OH since 1963. We’ve seen our fair share of burst pipes, and so we can tell you about why this happens, as well as what you can do about it and how to avoid it. 

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Extremely High Water Bills? You May Have a Hidden Leak

Monday, October 5th, 2020
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“What’s going on with these water bills?” If you find yourself saying that each time the monthly utility bills arrive, you may have a serious problem with your home’s plumbing in Green, OH. You may be able to trace the increased water usage to issues with poor habits—overlong showers—but chances are strong that you’ve already taken things like this into account. You don’t know why the water use has increased so steeply and taken your monthly bills along for the unpleasant ride.

We can make a good guess as to what’s going on, because as professional plumbers we see it all the time. Your home has a hidden leak. Possibly several. This is common in homes all across the country and is one of the leading reasons for household water waste.

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