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5 Ways to Avoid a Thanksgiving Plumbing Emergency

5 Ways to Avoid a Thanksgiving Plumbing Emergency

Thanksgiving is meant to be a time to come together and celebrate things we’re grateful for—family, friends, and health. A Thanksgiving Day plumbing disaster is not on the list. With the bulk of the holiday being spent cooking, cleaning, and surrounded by loved ones, you shouldn’t have to put time and energy into resolving a […]

Commercial vs. Residential Plumbing Key Differences You Should Know

Commercial vs. Residential Plumbing Key Differences You Should Know

When it comes to plumbing, the type of property you’re dealing with can make a difference in the work required. Whether you own a residential property or manage a commercial building like an office complex, understanding the distinctions between commercial and residential plumbing is crucial. We’re going to shed light on the significant disparities that […]

Plumbing Pipe Insulation 101

Plumbing Pipe Insulation 101: Understanding the Basic

As we approach the cold winter months, it’s the perfect time to consider adding insulation around your plumbing pipes. This simple and effective upgrade increases safety and energy savings for your entire home and is relatively quick to complete. There are multiple options when it comes to selecting plumbing pipe insulation, and an overview of […]

Tips for Homeowners to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies

Tips for Homeowners to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies

As a homeowner, you have a lot to manage and worry about.  Plumbing issues can arise unexpectedly and disrupt your daily life, causing unnecessary stress and expenses. With some proactive measures and regular upkeep, you can minimize the risk of encountering plumbing emergencies: Regularly Inspect and Maintain Plumbing Fixtures: Perform routine checks on all your […]

The Benefits of Upgrading Your Plumbing Fixtures for Energy Efficiency

The Benefits of Upgrading Your Plumbing Fixtures for Energy Efficiency

In today’s world, it is essential to consider upgrading your plumbing fixtures to maximize energy efficiency. By making this investment, you can not only reduce your utility bills, but also contribute to conserving resources and reducing your carbon footprint. Let’s explore the numerous benefits of upgrading to energy-efficient plumbing fixtures and appliances. Save Water, Save […]

Water Heater Maintenance Indianapolis

Why Isn’t My Water Heater Working?

As temperatures keep dropping, it is more important than ever to have warm water in your home. A properly functioning water heater is something we often take for granted, but when issues arise, it is essential to recognize the problem and get everything back on track. If you are having problems with your water heater, […]

Why Your Water Bill is Expensive

Top Reasons Why Your Water Bill Might Be Increasing Unexpectedly

Are you shocked by your unexpectedly high water bill? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, there are several reasons why your water bill might be increasing unexpectedly. Let’s explore the top reasons why your water bill might be high and what you can do about it. High Water Consumption If you have a large family or frequently […]

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What You Need to Know Before Installing a Residential Water Heater

With warmer weather underway, a water heater replacement may not be the first thing on your mind right now, but it may prove to be the most important plumbing consideration you make this year! Picture this: You’re getting ready for work on a chilly morning and want to take a shower with warm, soothing water. […]

Sump pump service indianapolis

What is a Sump Pump Does and Why Do You Need One ?

With unpredictable weather patterns in the spring, Indiana homeowners can benefit greatly from installing a sump pump. A sump pump provides an extra layer of protection against flooding by automatically removing excess water from its sump pit before it has a chance to damage your home. Sump pumps can also help keep home interiors dry […]

How to Protect Your Home from Frozen Pipes

How to Protect Your Home from Frozen Pipes

Winter is officially in full swing! Homeowners throughout the Greater Indianapolis area are at high risk for a variety of plumbing problems during the colder months, including frozen and burst pipes. Frozen pipes can be a major inconvenience and can cause serious damage to your home if not dealt with promptly. Why are frozen pipes […]

3 Important Plumbing Tips to Remember for the Holiday Season

3 Important Plumbing Tips to Remember for the Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing, now’s the time to enjoy time spent with family and friends and, of course, eat delicious foods and treats. We know your plumbing system probably isn’t at the top of your mind, but it’s always important to remember that it’s putting in overtime while you’re having fun! If […]

What is a Plumbing Inspection and How Often Should I Get One?

What is a Plumbing Inspection and How Often Should I Get One?

All homeowners know that routine maintenance is part of preserving and protecting a home. Like any other roof or siding inspections, you should add a home plumbing inspection to your list to ensure your plumbing system is in good condition. More often than not, people sit on plumbing problems until it’s too late. However, having […]

3 Reasons You Should Regularly Maintain Your Well Pump System

3 Reasons You Should Regularly Maintain Your Well Pump System

As the only source of water on your property, your well serves an incredibly important purpose. Like any other plumbing system, a water well system can experience its own set of complications that can have serious consequences when left untreated. If you own a well, you need to schedule regular maintenance with a trusted plumber […]

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Spigot

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Spigot

With Midwest weather showing no signs of cooling down any time soon, functioning spigots will continue to be essential for completing late summer tasks like watering your fall garden and power washing your driveway. Harsh weather and general wear and tear can compromise the quality of your spigot, causing malfunctions down the road. If you’re […]

5 Ways Keep Your Plumbing System Running Smoothly in the Summer

5 Ways To Keep Your Plumbing System Running Smoothly in the Summer

As temperatures start to swelter, your plumbing system gets put under a lot of pressure. From extra visitors to summer storms, you can expect more flushes of your toilets, more clothes to clean, more dishes to do and inclement weather to prepare for. To ensure your system is up for the task, there are routine […]

6 Steps to Follow in a Plumbing Emergency if You Live in Indianapolis

6 Steps to Follow in a Plumbing Emergency if You Live in Indianapolis

Your home cannot function without a working plumbing system. It is easy to forget about how hard your plumbing system works and take it for granted until it starts malfunctioning. Serious plumbing emergencies in the Indianapolis area can happen when you least expect them, so it is important to have a plan in place to […]

4 Signs You Need A New Water Pump

4 Signs You Need A New Water Pump

Water is one of the necessities of life, but we can often take it for granted. From bathing and washing clothes to cooking and cleaning, homeowners in Danville use water for many things and having a reliable, quality water supply system is an absolute necessity of everyday life. You probably don’t realize the importance until […]

4 Common Causes of A Clogged Drain and How to Prevent Them

4 Common Causes of A Clogged Drain and How to Prevent Them

Have your past few showers drained so slowly that you felt like you were taking a bath? Are your sinks filling up with water immediately after turning on the faucet? Your water might not be flowing like it should because of a clog in your main sewer line, and multiple clogged drains in your Plainfield […]

5 Common Causes of Low Water Pressure

5 Common Causes of Low Water Pressure

On average, homes in the Plainfield area have their water pressure set from 40-45 pounds per square inch (psi). If you’ve noticed a recent change in your water pressure while washing your hands, watering your plants, or even showering, you might be dealing with a low water pressure problem. We know that low water pressure […]

Common Holiday Plumbing Problems And How to Avoid Them

Common Holiday Plumbing Problems & How to Avoid Them

The holidays are finally here! While we’re all eagerly awaiting the great family, friends and of course, the food, it’s important to remember who’s working the hardest while we’re enjoying ourselves: your plumbing system! With more guests in the house than usual, it’s very possible for your plumbing to run into some untimely issues. Luckily, […]

3 Ways to Keep Your Well Flowing Smoothly

3 ways to keep your well flowing smoothly

Owning a well reaps many benefits, including crisp drinking water and low water costs. However, wells require upkeep. And when standard maintenance and simple at-home fixes are ignored, it causes bigger problems down the road.

Look for in a Plumber

What Should You Look for in a Plumber?

How can you find a plumber that’ll help you keep your home running, without nickel and diming you? Some important features to look for include: Experience A plumber who has been around for a year or so is most likely not as up to snuff as one who has many years of quality service under […]

Septic Tank Pumping Crawfordsville Indiana

Well, Well, Wells… And Septic Systems, Too!

From our Hendricks County home of more than 30 years, Justin Dorsey Plumbing proudly serves across Central Indiana — including many rural communities and homes reliant on private wells and septic systems for their family’s water treatment needs.