Hot Water Heater Troubleshooting
Gas Hot Water Heaters There are two types of gas-powered water heaters, natural gas, and propane. They come in different configurations and capacities based on user needs and installation area. Cold water enters through a copper pipe from your home’s plumbing, entering the top of the tank and feeds water to the bottom where the […]
Water Pollutants and Contaminants You Can’t See-Why Home Water Filters Might Need To Be On Your To Do List.
When you take a shower or fill your glass with water from the tap, you may not think twice about what is actually in your water. After all, it looks clean and you live in the modern age. You shouldn’t have to worry about things like pollutants and contaminants in your water. However, there may […]
How Does Residential and Commercial Refrigeration Work?
Residential and Commercial refrigeration – Although these two types of refrigerators have the same basic function, there are a few differences between them. Commercial and professional refrigerators both do the same thing but are designed specifically for different refrigeration demands. First off, let’s understand how artificial refrigeration works. How Does a Refrigerator Work? There are […]
Hydro Jetting: Your Tough Clogged Pipe Answer
The plumbing system in any building is meant to sweep wastewater from the drains to the municipal sewer system lines or a septic system. When a clogged pipe occurs, they cause problems with the way the lines function and will eventually lead to a backflow of waste inside your home. Do you have a chronic, […]
How Does Plumbing Work?
If you’re like most people, you don’t even notice your homes water pressure until something goes wrong. You know your water flows out of your home plumbing fixtures easily, at a rate that is neither a fire hose blast nor a meager trickle. Can you answer the question, how does plumbing work? Are you aware […]
What To Look For in a Residential Plumbing Contractor
It’s a shame when we get calls from people who thought they hired a competent residential plumbing contractor and found out too late that it wasn’t so. When we come in to fix the problem correctly, we’re also under suspicion from the homeowner! Even if you don’t hire Thompson and Thompson to help with your […]
How does a hot water heater work?
It happens to the best of us… you want a shower, but after a few minutes, the water goes cold. Or, you go to wash your hands, but there isn’t enough water pressure. You turn on the hot water, but there is none at all. Now, what should you do? Before you call a Savannah […]
How does a toilet work?
How does a toilet work? Toilets have been around for thousands of years. The flush toilet is a bit more recent but not as recent as you might think. Queen Elizabeth, I had a proto-flush toilet at her palace. What people now recognize as the flush toilet was invented in 1775, thanks to the discovery […]
Clothes dryer problems: A Major Cause of Fires
As a Savannah and Hilton Head regional full-service HVAC and plumbing service company, the Thompson & Thompson staff frequently receives requests from customers to clean vents and ducts (including dryer vents). Asking your heating and air conditioning service company to perform this task for you at least once every one or two years is a […]
What to Look For in a Plumber Near You
It can be difficult trying to find the right plumber near you to allow into your home to make repairs or install fixtures. It’s always better to look for a company that offers a variety of services including all residential and commercial plumbing repair and maintenance, water filtration systems, hot water heaters, hydro jetting, grease […]