The Holiday Plumbing Checklist

Easy Holiday Plumbing Prep Checklist

Holidays are hectic. Combine dozens of family members with tons of food and people shuffling into your bathroom nonstop… and problems can occur. The best way to prevent problems is to prepare for them. That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive holiday plumbing prep checklist. The suggestions listed below are all easy things you can […]

The Right and Wrong Ways to Use a Garbage Disposal

The Right and Wrong Ways To Use a Garbage Disposal

Just because a garbage disposal is called a garbage disposal doesn’t mean it operates the same way as a garbage can. There are things that can and cannot go inside them, and there are proper and improper ways to take care of them to extend their lives and keep their performance levels high. It’s hard […]

Making Sure Your Water Heater Keep Running

How to Make Sure Your Water Heater Lasts

Water heaters are one of the most frequently used appliances in the average person’s home. They help you take your morning shower, wash your dishes, and keep your clothes clean. They give you the hot water you need for tea, the steam to help keep shirts wrinkle free, and so many other things, obvious and […]

How to Fix Sewers Without Digging

How Plumbers Fix a Sewer Without Digging

The main sewer line connected to most homes lies beneath the grass, sod, and dirt of the front yard. This means that, traditionally, if there’s an issue with your sewer line that needs fixing, the people that fix it will have to dig up the yard. Nobody wants the extra hassle of having their landscaping […]

Benjamin Franklin The Punctual Plumber

Brown Friday, Busy Day for Retailers and Plumbers.

Black Friday Brown Friday, Busy Day for Retailers and Plumbers. Plumbers prepare for one of the busiest days of the year. Why the day after Thanksgiving leaves so many people “stuck”. Dallas, TX (November 17, 2017) – Gobble, gobble, stuff, stuff and uh oh…stuck. It’s a common scene plumbers with Benjamin Franklin Plumbing ® see […]

all about gas leak safety

Gas Leak Prevention and Safety Guide

Gas leaks are a danger that should never be taken lightly. If left unaddressed, a gas leak can cause fatigue, illness, and even death. Because of this potential danger, we’ve put together an easy to reference guide on what causes them, how to recognize their presence, and what to do if you notice one in […]

Signs you need a plumber fast

7 Signs You Should Call a Plumber – Fast

It’s almost always easier to make sure a problem doesn’t happen in the first place than it is to react to it after it happens. This counts double when it comes to plumbing. Leaks, overflow, and other unaddressed plumbing problems can lead to major structural damage, health issues, and more. Here are seven of the […]

The Spookiest Examples of Why Plumbing Matters

History’s Scariest Examples of Why Plumbing Matters

When you think of scary stories, you probably don’t think plumbing…but maybe you should! After all, there are few things scarier than losing your plumbing. Seriously! Plumbing is an essential part of the contemporary life we tend to take for granted. If something were to… happen to it, then society as we know it would […]

What's Wrong with my Water Heater?

What’s Wrong With My Water Heater?

Water heater problems can be subtle, or they can be… less than subtle. Whatever the case, if you even suspect you have a water heater problem, you should act fast. Nobody wants to pay to replace a water heater because of a preventable issue. The best way to avoid that frustrating situation is to spot […]

what is sewer & pipe video inspection?

How Sewer Inspection Cameras Work

Sewer repair: it’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Not only is it one of the most intrusive home repair projects imaginable, it’s something you don’t have any control over. It’s not like you could stop an underground pipe from getting damaged! Even worse, there are all the other costs associated with sewer repair. Even pros don’t […]

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