If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you have a big decision to deliberate: tank or tankless? Both models offer their own advantages and disadvantages, but you can’t make a solid selection without being informed on how each system works. Read below to find out more about tankless and storage tank water heaters, so that you can make the right choice for your household. Read More »A Comparison of Tankless vs. Storage Tank Water Heaters
We know how cold New Jersey winters can be and how they affect everything around us. Your plumbing system is no exception to the cold. If temperatures fall to or below 20°F, you can expect your pipes to start freezing. This can cause a lot of problems in your household, the least of them being your lack of running water. To prevent frozen water pipes in your Morris County, NJ, home, follow our tips below. Read More »Beware of Frozen Pipes this Upcoming Winter
A home that smells like sewage is not a pleasant or healthy home to be in. Many different plumbing issues can cause sewer smells. The most common sewer smells are a result of dried up P-traps, ill-fitting sewer trap plugs, and vent pipe clogs. However, a host of other plumbing issues, such as sewage backup, leakage, and more, can also be the culprits of the foul smell. The only way to know for sure that your problem is diagnosed and treated correctly is to call a Ben Franklin plumber today. Read More »Why Does it Smell Like Sewer in My House?
Here at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing – Pompton Lakes, we perform water heater maintenance and repair all year round and know all too well how water heater noises are common and can cause an annoyance if installed in or close to your living space. Often, water heaters are described as singing, humming, screaming, whistling, and pounding. Below, you’ll find some information on what it means if your water heater is making some of these common noises.
There are several things that you can do to help reduce the water pressure in your home. These include locating stop taps, installing pressure valves, and contacting pumping professionals to check the pressure.
As a leading provider of water pressure and drain jetting services in Passaic County, NJ, we’ve listed a few tips to help you lower your water pressure if you feel like it might be too high for your home.Read More »How Do You Lower Water Pressure?
Several environmental and material factors can cause a leak within a home’s or business’s premises. As the most reputable provider of sewer pump installation in Morris County, NJ, we’ve decided to outline some of the most common causes of leaks to educate our customers old and new. The following information will help people to both identify and prevent leaks from forming or worsening in their property.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Pompton Lakes provides sewer line inspections for several reasons. Sewer line inspections are beneficial for homeowners who want to check out the quality of the sewer line in their new home. It’s valuable to examine the sewer line before moving in or fully beginning to use the plumbing system.Read More »5 Signs You’re In Need of a Sewer Line Inspection