Alan's Blog

The blog by Alan O’Neill is meant to be helpful, valuable, interesting and educational in nature. Always check with a licensed plumber or air conditioning and heating contractor such as Abacus Plumbing & Air Conditioning in Houston prior to any work on your home.

Choosing the Right Water Heater

An efficient and working water heater is crucial to running a household smoothly. You count on it to provide hot water for daily showers, washing laundry, and dishwashing. If you are in the market for a new water heater, it’s important to purchase a hot water heater that meets the needs of your family. Check water heater […]

Emergency Plumbing Services During Thanksgiving

Abacus Plumbing would like to give thanks to all of our wonderful customers. We’ve truly been blessed to have served Houston area residents. We appreciate all those who called for plumbing and drain cleaning services. Should you need us over the extended Thanksgiving break, don’t forget we offer service 7 days a week. Simply give […]

Winterize Your House for Cold Temperatures

The busy holidays are approaching along with cooler temperatures. Although you are excited about preparing for the season’s festivities, you don’t want to forget about preparing your home for possible plumbing issues. This is especially important if you are planning to leave your home for an extended period of time. You’ll want to set the thermostat at […]

Don’t Be Stuck with a Clogged Drain during the Holidays

Guests are arriving soon. Are you prepared? Shopping, baking, decorating, and all of the hustle and bustle over the next several weeks can take its toll on the best of us – even the best plumbing system! The increased use of pipes, sinks, and drains can often lead to a pain in the drain and […]

Energy Savings From Next Generation Water Heaters

With energy costs on the rise, it’s essential to find ways to reduce consumption and implement cost-saving strategies wherever you can. Abacus Plumbing strives to assist its customers with energy savings. We offer energy-efficient water heaters. These next- generation water heaters include improvements to the water heating process. The most energy efficient water heater you can […]

Abacus Plumbing Supports The Rose Houston

Abacus Plumbing Company, a leading residential and commercial plumbing company in the Houston area, has chosen “The Rose Houston” as the recipient of its October “Count on Us To Care” Program. The Rose International will receive a donation of $500 to continue its support of those stricken with breast cancer. The Rose,, provides mammography […]

BioSmart for Keeping Drains Clear without Harsh Chemicals

We’d like to introduce you to BioSmart. This solution keeps your drains running properly all year long, for less than $1 a day! How does it work? It uses a natural enzyme to eat away the bacteria and other materials that clog drains. This isn’t like the harmful chemicals used in other products you may […]

Learn More About Home Plumbing

It’s certainly not something we often think about – our home’s plumbing system – but we do know that the plumbing system is very important to the function of our homes. If you’d like to learn more details about plumbing systems in general or you have more specific questions about its functionality and parts, look no […]

Are You in Hot Water with Your Hot Water Heater?

We all take the luxury of a hot shower or bath for granted, until one morning we wake up and all that comes out of the faucet is ice-cold water. That doesn’t make for a great start to your day. When it comes time to repair or replace your home’s hot water heater, there are […]

Abacus Plumbing Earns Spot on Houston Fast 100 List

For consecutive years, Abacus Plumbing is proud to be recognized by the Houston Business Journal’s Fast 100 List. This list honors those companies that show an impressive amount of growth year over year. This announcement comes on the heels of Abacus being recognized as one of the top 5,000 fastest growing companies in the country […]