Posts in the Local News Category

Don’t wait to service your A/C or decide on backup power, experts say

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There’s a chance if you want to service your air conditioning unit, you might find yourself out of luck. Experts with Abacus told Eyewitness News there’s a shortage looming of parts needed to service equipment. The COVID-19 pandemic caused issues with the supply and there’s been a backup in orders. “Have […]

Earth Day 2021

Guess what, Houston? Earth Day is tomorrow! It’s our chance to take a pause and think about how we can improve our communities. And, not just for a little while, but to truly make a difference. Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April […]

A New Adventure For Houstonians

Nere on the Gulf Coast, we are having a fantastic spring. The cold weather is gone and the heat of summer is still a long way away. Ot’s tine for us to get out and start some new adventures. One of those adventures is super family friendly and brings back some fun childhood memories. As […]

Featured On KPRC NEWS 2 Abacus Plumbing Pros Advise Houston Homeowners on Frozen Pipes

Abacus Plumbing Pros Advise Homeowners on Frozen Pipes Bursting in Homes Across Houston Area The crazy-cold weather in Houston this week has shocked us all. Many of us don’t remember it ever being this cold, and for good reason—the last time Houston experienced multiple days of below-freezing temperatures was decades ago. With the extreme weather […]

What to Do About Frozen and Burst Pipes in Houston

What to Do About Frozen and Burst Pipes in Houston Have your water pipes frozen and burst? Abacus Plumbing Featured On KPRC NEWS 2 Of Houston You’re not alone. Thousands of homeowners in the Houston area are dealing with frozen, burst pipes during these days of highly unusual freezing weather. At Abacus Plumbing Houston, our […]

How To Protect Your Pipes In Freezing Weather

Protect Your Pipes in Freezing Weather Are you ready for freezing weather? More to the point, are the pipes in your home or building ready? When we say pipes, we’re talking about water pipes that run through, around, or under unheated areas of a home or building. Water sitting in unprotected pipes during very cold […]

Richmond’s Amazing Kids

This year has been a tough one in Houston. Flooding, hurricanes, Covid, school closures, and more piled onto the normal everyday troubles we all have can seem to be overwhelming. And, sometimes it is. Especially for our kids. A couple of those kids decided that the headlines needed to change for their peers and themselves. […]

Prepare For Cold Weather And Prevent Frozen Pipes

Prevent frozen pipes during a cold spell The weather forecast for North Texas in winter will start with temperatures in the mid to high 70s, but it won’t take long for the temperature to drop. Soon, we could see record-low temperatures, a hard freeze, ice storms or more. When the temperatures drop, certain pipes, especially […]

GHWCC Steam Fashion Show 2019 Co-Sponsored by Abacus Plumbing

Abacus Plumbing is proud to sponsor the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce again for its 2019 STEAM Fashion Show. Abacus Plumbing’s own Tony Patino, Plumbing Operations Manager, volunteered for the third year in a row as a runway model. Great Job Tony! This event benefits scholarships for deserving female students in Greater Houston, area […]

What If Your Home Inspector Missed A Problem?

One of the many things we must do when we are buying a new home is have that new house inspected by a neutral party for potential problems. Home inspectors are supposed to perform a visual and noninvasive inspection of the home’s easily accessible areas, like the plumbing under sinks, and components of a home. […]