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The Plumbys: Honoring The Internet’s Worst Plumbing

Originally posted at our parent/partner website: NCWaterHeaters.com As we wade into the depths of awards season, it seems appropriate that we honor the highest (lowest) achievements (disasters) in and create a stirring (terrifying) tribute to some of the most awe-inspiring (ok, that’s accurate) plumbing jobs we could find on the internet. ... More


Spring Cleaning for Your Plumbing

As Spring approaches, so too does spring cleaning. Now, surely, the attic gets taken care of and we might dig through a few closets and finally get rid of that dresser we moved to the basement. But, how often do we include our household plumbing in the mix? Below, you will find simple tips on how to clean up and maintain your household ... More

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Toilet?

Toilets tend to go unnoticed when they’re working properly, but when something goes wrong, addressing that problem becomes number one on the To Do list fast. But does that clog, leak or crack require a repair or a replacement? Here are some tips to guide you. Time to Repair Clogged Toilet—in many cases, a clogged toilet can be ... More

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Garbage Disposal Repair: The 2 “W”s

The “5 W’s” are questions that are often considered the basic information gathering in journalism: the Who, What, When, Where and Why. They constitute a formula for getting the complete story on a subject. But in the event your garbage disposal stops working, you don’t have to ask five questions, you only need two! Here’s how to ... More

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How to Review NC Plumbing Services In Raleigh

For a plumbing business, the review process can be one of the most important steps in the cycle of the business. Reviews keep companies honest, allow the good companies to shine over their competitors, and let customers know what they’re getting and paying. In theses 24/7 days of the Internet and social media, reviews could never be more ... More

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Beyond Frozen Pipes: Avoiding Winter Weather Plumbing Problems

Most homeowners have heard tips on making sure their plumbing and pipes don’t freeze in the winter. But frozen pipes aren’t the only plumbing problem to watch out for when it gets cold. By taking a few minutes to check out these other problem areas, you can make sure small issues don’t become emergencies. Water Heater Problems ... More

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Frozen Pipes: When It’s Time To Call a Professional Plumber

Winter is coming. And even though Raleigh often enjoys mild weather in December, January and February, we still have our share of below freezing days and nights. For homeowners, those cold spells can mean trouble in the form of frozen water pipes. Why Pipes Burst When water in a pipe freezes, it expands. This freezing and expansion ... More

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Maintaining Your Home’s Water Line This Winter Season

Having a water problem? If you suspect a leak, break or blockage in the water coming into your home, the first step is to find out the location of the problem. In many areas, local city and town governments are responsible for breaks in water and sewer mains in the street, but in Raleigh and most areas you are responsible for breaks on your ... More


How Difficult Is It To Install a Second Floor Bathroom?

At NC Plumbing Services, we take pride in educating our customers about all things plumbing. We encourage our customers to ask questions because, like Mom always said, no question is dumb. One question we receive is certainly not dumb and often asked: “How difficult is to install a second floor bathroom?” It’s not that difficult, but ... More

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5 Reasons to Call a Professional Plumber in Raleigh

YouTube videos and do-it-yourself tips online are all the rage these days. And people feel they can save some money by tackling the problem themselves. But, when dealing with your home’s plumbing, you might not want to leave that to chance. Here are five reasons why you should call a plumbing service. They are licensed: If something ... More