True Texas Plumbers


Blog Posts in April, 2015

  • Plumbing Leaks & Mold Growth

    Since Austin is known as a “humid subtropical climate,” it’s understandable why mold growth is a topic of concern for homeowners. In order to control mold, you must control moisture. If you’re experiencing a mold problem inside your home, you should clean up the mold promptly and go straight to work fixing the cause, which stems from a water problem somewhere in your home. To prevent mold growth, ...
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  • No hot water in the house?

    Unless you don’t mind taking cold shower or washing all your dishes and clothes by hand, running out of hot water can be a terrible annoyance and inconvenience. More than that, it could be a sign that you have some major plumbing problems. However, running out of hot water doesn’t always mean you have to dial a plumber. If you are shivering in the shower and can’t seem to get the hot water to flow ...
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  • Preventing a Clogged Bathtub Drain

    We can all agree, there’s nothing like taking a nice shower where the water goes down the drain without a problem. When you’re taking a shower and suddenly you’re ankle deep in dirty water, not so nice. Unfortunately, a clogged bathtub or shower drain is one pesky problem that every homeowner will eventually experience. We have good news: the majority of shower and bathtub clogs can be prevented ...
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  • How to Turn off Your Gas Supply

    As everyone learns in life, being prepared goes a long way. This is especially true for emergency situations. Isn’t it better to know where all those crucial components are in your home ahead of time-such as that gas shutoff valve? When you have the in-laws over for dinner and the unmistakable smell of gas fills your kitchen, it is not really the ideal time to be frantically running around and ...
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