Posts in the Plumbing Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

Shut Off Water Valve in Case of a Plumbing Emergency

In the case of a plumbing emergency, be sure to find the shut-off valve to the problem area. You can usually find this shut-off valve under the sink or the toilet. Turning off the water will prevent damage to surrounding areas. If you are unable to locate the shut-off valve or the problem, call us […]