Posts in the Local News Category

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. […]

Abacus In The News: Abacus Joins The 100 Club

ABACUS Joins The 100 Club of Houston to Support Families of First Responders   HOUSTON, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ABACUS Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical is proud to announce they have become a Business Lifetime Member of The 100 Club of Houston, which is a non-profit organization. The organization financially rescues the dependents of firefighters and law enforcement officers […]

Hurricane Season Is Here

Hurricanes: How To Prepare Yourself, Your Home, and Your Kids In the Atlantic Ocean, hurricane season is in full swing. Living on the Gulf Coast, we are all aware of the hurricanes and the damage they can cause. We need to prepare ourselves. Unless we have camping stoves, gas stoves, or a generator, we probably […]

Summer Time Getaways For Houston

School’s out and you’re probably planning all kinds of activities and, maybe, a family vacation to keep everyone busy this summer. Sometimes, deciding where to go can be a hard decision. And, sometimes, getting everyone’s summer schedules arranged for a big trip can be hard. Texas Highways has some ideas for a long vacation and […]