The Best Pipes For Your Underground Water Supply

What’s the best type of underground piping to ensure a long-lasting, hassle-free water supply? It’s one of the common questions we hear at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing West Chester, the leading residential drainage system experts in Wayne, PA, and the surrounding area. When installing underground water supply lines, our plumbers have a number of piping options at their disposal. 

Buried water pipes must be resistant to outside moisture, able to withstand contact with the occasional errant shovel or another construction tool, and built to last a long time. Keeping that in mind, the types of water pipes our plumbers typically choose for underground supply lines are:

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5 Plumbing Checks to Complete When Fall Arrives

Fall is here to remind us that colder temperatures are on their way. And, if you weren’t aware, winter takes its toll on our plumbing systems, and the stress of temperature changes can cause pipes to weaken, break, or leak. As a reputable provider of leaking pipe repair in and around Springfield, PA, we recommend completing the following checks to make sure your home is winter-ready and to avoid expensive plumbing bills.

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A Quick Plumbing Checklist for Homebuyers

Are you currently looking to buy a home or halfway through the purchasing process? Whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’re relocating, the plumbing system must be professionally inspected before you finalize a purchase. For this reason, our team has put together an essential plumbing checklist for a homebuyer to use as a point of reference before making the final decision to purchase a home.

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4 Early Warning Signs of a Clogged Dishwasher

Washing your dishes and utensils is often time-consuming, which is why the convenience of a dishwasher can feel like a life saver. What’s not convenient is when one of your most essential appliances is not working when you need it to. When your dishwasher is not draining, it may be a result of a clogged sewer line. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of West Chester offers an array of drain cleaning services in the Drexel Hill, PA, area that will help get your dishwasher up and running again.  Dishwashers drain through a hose that is connected to the kitchen sink’s water supply… Read More »4 Early Warning Signs of a Clogged Dishwasher

What to Do When You Have a Clogged Drain

At Ben Franklin – West Chester, we provide industry-best service with 100% satisfaction guaranteed for all our customers. Below, we’ve offered some critical pointers on how to tackle clogged drains at home or work. Don’t hesitate to give us a call if you’re unable to fix a clogged drain after following our tips. Unclogging Sinks Sinks are often reasonably easy to unblock if you remove the trap and drain the pipe. Most clogs can be cleared using just a plunger. First, partially fill the sink, then begin plunging. Work the plunger up and down several times before pulling it sharply… Read More »What to Do When You Have a Clogged Drain

How to Unclog a Sink with a Plunger

Here at Ben Franklin – West Chester, we can fix all your home’s plumbing issues. But there are some problems you can fix on your own if you know how. We don’t want you to pay for services you don’t need, so we’d like to teach you how to fix some of your home’s plumbing issues yourself. One of the most frequently occurring plumbing problems is a clogged sink, a problem that can often be solved with a simple plunger. For the problems you can’t fix by yourself, Ben Franklin – West Chester is the plumbing company to call. Contact… Read More »How to Unclog a Sink with a Plunger