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A Comparison of Tankless vs. Storage Tank Water Heaters

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

Beware of Frozen Pipes this Upcoming Winter

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

Why Does it Smell Like Sewer in My House?

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?

Common Water Heater Noises and What They Might Mean

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.

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How Do You Lower Water Pressure?

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?

What Causes a Leak?

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.

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Get Discounts on Services From Ben Franklin Plumbing, Including Navien Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters offer several advantages for homeowners: locational flexibility for an installation thanks to their small size; reduced energy use and energy costs; a long system lifespan with minimal maintenance; and unlimited access to hot water. Since they only run when a faucet is on and hot water is needed, they are also known as “demand style” or “instantaneous” heaters.   Ben Franklin Plumbing – Pompton Lakes offers a superior brand of tankless water heaters: Navien. Navien tankless water heaters recycle runoff heat with industry-leading condensing technology for optimized energy efficiency.  This makes them more convenient and less expensive… Read More »Get Discounts on Services From Ben Franklin Plumbing, Including Navien Tankless Water Heaters

Why Now Is the Best Time to Get a Navien Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters offer numerous benefits for homeowners. Their small size makes them convenient and versatile in terms of where you choose to have one installed. They give you access to an unlimited supply of hot water while saving money, thanks to reduced energy use. And, with minimal maintenance, you’ll enjoy these benefits for years because tankless water heaters have long lifespans.   Why Navien? Of all the brands available, we most often recommend Navien to homeowners who are planning on upgrading to a tankless system. We’re proud to be certified installers of tankless water heaters from Navien, thanks to… Read More »Why Now Is the Best Time to Get a Navien Tankless Water Heater

Don’t Let Unexpected Repairs Become Unexpected Expenses

You’re glad to have plumbing in your home when it works, but when something unexpectedly goes wrong and you need a repair, it can be an inconvenience to your schedule and a burden on your budget….that is, if you aren’t a member of The Ben Franklin Society™. But if you are a member, you can rest easy knowing that if something goes wrong with your plumbing, you can call us for emergency repair, 24/7, without a service call fee if the call is during normal business hours. For all repairs and replacements during normal business hours, you’ll get a 15%… Read More »Don’t Let Unexpected Repairs Become Unexpected Expenses