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.

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 […]

Special Plumbing Offers and Discounts

If you are looking to save some money, Abacus Plumbing can help. From special discounts to money-saving plumbing tips, Abacus is on your side. Here are some of the ways we can save you some green: Mention our website and receive $25 off any service or repair. Our coupon page includes an additional $10 off […]

Replace Plastic Bottles with a Whole House Water Purification System

If you’re like the average American consumer, you spend approximately $1,000 a year on bottled water! Did you know that recent studies indicate that 25% of this bottled water comes from tap water resources and not the pristine water sources indicated by the flashly photos on the bottle? The truth is, the plastic bottle waste […]

Increased Water Usage? Consider Going Tankless!

Fall is upon us and before we know it we’ll be in the holiday season. Before then, consider the additional use your home’s plumbing system will get during the holidays. With family gatherings, parties, house guests, and everyone gathered at home, that means more showers, flushing, and water usage. If you don’t already use a tankless […]

A Bad Toilet Flapper Wastes Water

A bad flapper could be to blame! Does your toilet keep running long after someone flushes? If so, this could mean you have a bad flapper. A flapper is a rubber mechanism in your toilet tank that is the moving part of the flush valve, sealing water into the tank and allowing water to exit […]

Plumbing Inspection Ensures Safety from Natural Gas Leaks

It’s important that appliances and systems using natural gas in your home are properly maintained and run efficiently. It’s a good idea to have your appliances inspected annually. It’s also important to have an expert install appliances that require a gas hookup. Additionally, an annual plumbing inspection will ensure that all gas lines are leak free. “This was […]

Houston’s Tom Tynan Is Right at Home with Abacus Plumbing

Tom Tynan of Homeshow Radio makes no hesitation in promoting the quality workmanship of Alan O’Neill and his team of highly trained technicians. “I’ve known Alan O’Neill for more than 20 years and his company, Abacus, is head and shoulders over every other plumbing company in Houston. Believe me, they do what they say and […]

Remove Contaminants from Drinking Water with a Water Purification System

Are you concerned about the water quality within your home? Contaminants in drinking water have been linked to diseases such as cancer. One way to filter out such contaminants is with an Water Purification System like H2O Harmony. Protect your family today. Call Abacus Plumbing at 832-554-9951 to discuss improving water quality in your home! […]