TOPIC: Plumbing

5 Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

Whether you’re in the market to sell your home or [...]

7 Plumbing Tips for Labor Day Weekend

Holiday weekends are always enjoyable--especially if you get that extra day off! Be sure to follow these Labor Day Plumbing tips before your guests arrive.

Beat The Heat With These Cool Tips

Summertime is meant for summer fun! With the temperature rising, how ready are you for the hot weather? Here are 6 easy tips to make beat the heat this year!

Tax Credits For Energy Efficient Homes

With 2015's tax deadline approaching, make sure you are in the know of ENERGY STAR tax credits.

Plumbing Tips For Polar Vortex

Cold weather is your plumbing system's worst enemy! Check out our tips on how to prepare your pipes for when the temperature drops below 32 degrees.

High Water Pressure & Your Home

Having high water pressure in your home can become costly and is detrimental to your home's plumbing system! Don't wait to install a pressure relief valve (PRV) to save money and water.

6 Things You Need To Know About Garbage Disposals

Contrary to popular belief, a garbage disposal is not a trashcan! Here are 6 things to know about garbage disposal's, and why installing one might be the right move for your home.

Pumpkins and Your Plumbing

Pumpkins are a great festive decoration for the fall season! Before you carve into your pumpkin, we have some tips for what to do with the pulps and seeds.

How To Winterize Your Hose Bibs

The temperatures are quickly dropping and it’s time to winterize your outdoor plumbing! Follow this step-by-step guide to make sure your hose bib is fully prepped for the cooling temperatures.

What Are All Of Those Plumbing Tools?

If you ever wondered the names of our tools and what exactly they do, this is your guide! These are the tools that help us with all repairs and replacements when it comes to your home's plumbing.

4 Ways To Keep Your Drains Clog Free

Every homeowner has experienced a slow-running drain or a completely clogged toilet. We know first hand that clogged drains can be a pain, but there are many ways to prevent them from happening.

Water Quality Month

Water is essential to life, so it is important to make sure we use it wisely and avoid producing contaminating runoff to keep our water plentiful and clean.

Plumbing Checklist for Homebuyers

Buying a home can be time consuming and stressful! Before you buy the home, make sure you know the history of the plumbing, and keep an eye out for these plumbing fixtures & issues that may occur.

Warning Signs You Need A Water Line Repair or Replacement

The main water line that brings in that fresh water is very durable and typically built to last, but there are many factors that can cause that line to break: tree roots, corrosion, or even the type of pipe used depending on the age of your home.

Benefits Of Installing A Water Softener

Water softeners are often seen as a luxury, or an extra expense that isn’t needed in your home. However, there are four great benefits to installing a water softener system in your home!

4 Reasons Why You Could Have Low Water Pressure

Having low water pressure in your shower, faucets, or even your garden hose can be frustrating! We've gathered a list of reasons why you could be experiencing low water pressure in your home.

Water Leak Detection Tips

Water leaks can be costly to any homeowner! We give you a simple 6-step process to detect leaks in your home through your water meter.

Things You Should Never Put Down A Garbage Disposal

Our expert plumbers always warn homeowners of what you should NOT put down your disposal, so we've combined a list to share with our customers.

Plumbing Tips For Pet Owners

Have you thought about how the plumbing in your home can be affected from your animal and vice versa? We know it’s an interesting concept to consider, but we have bath tub clogged gathered a few interesting tips that you should take into consideration if you’re a pet owner.

Signs You Might Have A Sewer Line Issue

Make sure you catch a potential sewer line issue before it becomes a nightmare! Check out these tips to discover factors that contribute to a backup.

How To Check Your Outdoor Hose Bib For Leaks

The several weeks of cold temperatures during the winter could have potentially damaged the actual hose bib or cracked your water supply line. Find out how!

How To Check Your Hose Bib for Leaks

The brutal temperatures we had this winter may have caused some models of hose bibbs (outdoor faucets) to crack. If the problem isn’t caught early enough, all that water leaking from your outdoor faucet can result in water damage and allow for mold to potentially grow inside your home.

Frozen Pipes 101

A costly risk some homeowners are face is freezing water pipes. We’ve gathered some tips and advice for what you can do to avoid frozen pipes and what to do if your pipes have already froze up.

With Cold Weather Coming, Follow These Steps To Winterize Your Hose Bib

Last year we saw an abundance of frozen pipes, and while we’re here to fix any plumbing issue we wanted to provide you with some tips for our first major cold front.

Say “No” To Liquid Drain Cleaners

Last year we saw an abundance of frozen pipes, and while we’re here to fix any plumbing issue we wanted to provide you with some tips for our first major cold front.

Don’t Let The Cold Weather Cause A Plumbing Disaster

Last year we saw an abundance of frozen pipes, and while we’re here to fix any plumbing issue we wanted to provide you with some tips for our first major cold front.

Plumbing Resolutions For The New Year

What are your plans this year? We’re encouraging all of our customers (new and old) to consider our New Year’s plumbing resolutions to keep their appliances and fixtures happy all year long!

Got Gas? Let A Professional Handle It…

Did you know that if you needed to install, alter or repair a gas line or appliance, you need to have a licensed plumber with a gas certification do the work?

Everything You Need to Know About Your Home Heating Boiler

Your home's boiler system is crucial in the winter months. When it stops working, you surely notice quickly, but that's where we come in. We're the boiler experts!

Plumbing: Fact or Fiction?

There some plumbing misconceptions out there, and trust us we've heard it all! We wanted to share our short list of some interesting facts and odd myths that we hear day in and day out.

Tips To Winterize Your Plumbing

The effects and the mess of a very, very cold winter can cause headaches. After servicing hundreds of thousands of homeowners all over Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia, we've compiled some plumbing winterizing tips to avoid issues!

Have You Had a High Water Bill?

A question we receive often from our customers is: Who is responsible for the main water line if it breaks? Our latest blog will show you the answer and more!

4 Plumbing Tips To Enjoy A Clog-Free Holiday

With friends and family visiting, your plumbing system will be pushed to its limits. Make sure you follow these tips to prevent a plumbing hassle!

Fruit Flies & Drain Flies… and How To Avoid Them

Once you have fruit flies in your home, they begin to breed and multiply, and it seems as if they never fully go away. Here are some tips to deal with the problem.

Quick Tips To Minimize Sewer Backups

Most homeowners don’t realize that they have a sewer line issue before it’s too late. Over time, these main sewer lines can deteriorate, crack, collapse, or become obstructed. Learn how to prevent sewer backups with these tips.

Avoid a Thanksgiving Day Plumbing Disaster

Did you know that the busiest day of the year for plumbers is the day after Thanksgiving? Here's how to avoid plumbing disasters on this busy day.

The Cost Of Plumbing Repairs

Cost is a main concern when it comes to plumbing repairs, so it is important to understand the several factors that contribute to your quote and final bill.

To Dig or Not to Dig? Sewer Line Repair & Replacement Options

Some drain cleaning and maintenance can be performed by a homeowner; but drain line repair and replacement tasks should be performed by a professional plumber. That’s because any error in the repair or replacement could make issues worse.

Clogged Sewer? How To Find Out

Is your sewer clogged? A very obvious sign of a sewer drain clog is when more than one plumbing fixture backs up at the same time. Toilets, tubs, and showers are the usual culprits.

How Do You Know When You’ve Had One Clogged Drain Too Many? Trust us…You’ll Know.

With a little bit of planning – and very little effort – you can keep your drains clear and your nerves calm. If a clog or backup does occur, contact Len the Plumber!

Tax Credits in Time for Tax Season

With Tax Season coming up, make sure you take advantage of available credits for certain plumbing appliances and systems that you may have installed to add to your list of deductions.

TOPIC: Sewer

What Do Those Plumbing Noises Mean?

Have you ever heard strange noises coming from your pipes and plumbing? The most common sounds are banging pipes, a whistling showerhead, knocking/popping sounds coming from your water heater, or a gurgle in the drain.

Len The Plumber Now Servicing Northern Virginia

Len The Plumber is a locally owned and operated plumbing and drain company in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia with over 20 years of experience in residential plumbing installation and repair services.

Plumbing Tips for Renters

Being a new renter is an exciting time, but there are a few things about your unit’s plumbing system that you should be familiar with so that your stay is as comfortable as possible.

How To Pick The Perfect Plunger

Having a plunger on hand can help you tackle small, pesky buildups in your drains. With a few options to choose from, make sure you are using the right plunger for the job!

Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

The leaves are changing and the temperature is quickly cooling. Check out these 5 tips to make sure your plumbing system is ready and maintained in preparation for the coming months!

Top 5 Reason For Sewer Line Clogs

Dealing with sewer drain clogs can be a nightmare. Our expert technicians explain how these clogs happen and how to avoid them!

Signs You Might Have A Sewer Line Issue

Make sure you catch a potential sewer line issue before it becomes a nightmare! Check out these tips to discover factors that contribute to a backup.

What To Do If Your Basement Floods

Basement floods are one of the most frustrating, costly and dangerous situations for homeowners. So what do you do if your basement floods? We've put together a few things to consider if you do experience this unfortunate event.

6 Easy Summer Plumbing Tips

It’s estimated that a family’s water usage can increase by 25%-50% during the warmer months. We are always looking for ways to save money. These tips will help cut your plumbing and water bills.

Quick Tips To Minimize Sewer Backups

Most homeowners don’t realize that they have a sewer line issue before it’s too late. Over time, these main sewer lines can deteriorate, crack, collapse, or become obstructed. Learn how to prevent sewer backups with these tips.

Hurricane Season Is Here… Are You Prepared?

Hurricane season is officially underway, is your plumbing system ready for multiple heavy rainfalls? We have gotten a list together of handy tips to help you and your family prepare for the worst!

To Dig or Not to Dig? Sewer Line Repair & Replacement Options

Some drain cleaning and maintenance can be performed by a homeowner; but drain line repair and replacement tasks should be performed by a professional plumber. That’s because any error in the repair or replacement could make issues worse.

Clogged Sewer? How To Find Out

Is your sewer clogged? A very obvious sign of a sewer drain clog is when more than one plumbing fixture backs up at the same time. Toilets, tubs, and showers are the usual culprits.

How Do You Know When You’ve Had One Clogged Drain Too Many? Trust us…You’ll Know.

With a little bit of planning – and very little effort – you can keep your drains clear and your nerves calm. If a clog or backup does occur, contact Len the Plumber!

TOPIC: Sump Pumps

Swing into Spring: Plumbing Tips for 2016

Spring is here and that means its time to check your plumbing system! Here are some helpful tips to ensure your pipes are working properly, both inside and out.

Can Your Sump Pump Handle Melting Snow & Rain?

Heavy rains and melting snow will definitely put your sump pump to work, but is it prepared? Our 4-step process is an easy way to ensure your basement or lowest level is ready for the water!

Is Your Home Ready For The Holidays?

If you're hosting relatives this holiday season, then your plumbing system has its work cut out for it! Here is a list of problematic scenarios and what can be done to resolve them.

Len The Plumber Now Servicing Northern Virginia

Len The Plumber is a locally owned and operated plumbing and drain company in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia with over 20 years of experience in residential plumbing installation and repair services.

How To Avoid A Basement Flood

With the variety of reasons that can cause a sump pump failure, it’s a good idea to invest in a backup to ensure your home is protected from flooding.

Rain Expected in Baltimore-Washington Region

Heavy rain will definitely put your sump pump to work. Here is a list of steps to ensure your sump pump is prepared to take on water!

Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

The leaves are changing and the temperature is quickly cooling. Check out these 5 tips to make sure your plumbing system is ready and maintained in preparation for the coming months!

8 Most Common Plumbing Problems

We see plumbing problems every day, but some are more common than others! Our expert Baltimore-Washington technicians gave some insight as to what issues they commonly see.

Summertime Plumbing Tips

Can you believe summer has officially started? Those cold winter days are long gone (for the time being at least), so it’s time to soak up the sun and have some outdoor fun! While you might think your air conditioning unit works the hardest during the hot days, think again. Your home’s plumbing system works just as hard and doesn’t get a break all year long!

Is Your Sump Pump Ready For Rain?

Make sure your sump pump is working in full force,especially when heavy rains are in the forecast. Follow these tips to ensure your system is working up to par.

What To Do If Your Basement Floods

Basement floods are one of the most frustrating, costly and dangerous situations for homeowners. So what do you do if your basement floods? We've put together a few things to consider if you do experience this unfortunate event.

Tips To Check Your Sump Pump

April showers bring May flowers... and for some a flooded basement. So how do you avoid the headache of coming home to inches of water in your lower level? Click more for sump pump tips.

7 Plumbing Tips To Consider Before Vacation

Planning to head out of town soon for “spring break”? If so, we don’t blame you! We’ve gathered a list of pre-vacation tips to avoid plumbing problems while you’re out of town.

Spring Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Here are some timely tips to help make sure your household plumbing is ready for the spring. A little detective work now will help you have more time to enjoy the beautiful weather!

Simple Sump Pump Tips

Melting snow and ice along with a heavy amount of rain can put any sump pump to work! Check out this short video that includes some great tips to test your system

5 Quick Tips To Prep Your Home For Spring

The winter months can affect your home greatly—broken pipes, crack hose bibbs, sump pump failures etc. With spring right around the corner, is your plumbing ready for the warmer weather?

Heavy Rains Put Sump Pumps To Work

Basement flooding is all too common in Maryland. We encourage our homeowners to test their sump pumps every few months and give guidance on how to do so.

The Life Expectancy Of Your Home’s Plumbing

Your plumbing fixtures could last longer than others if you’ve taken the time to perform regular maintenance. We’ve gathered some life expectancy facts for the most popular plumbing fixtures in your home!

Fall Plumbing Checklist

While some of us are enjoying pumpkin-spiced foods & beverages and watching football on Sundays, we tend to forget that you need to prepare your home for the colder weather before it’s too late.

Plumbing Warning Signs

Paying attention to these early warning signs is crucial. Plumbing problems don’t just happen overnight! You could save a lot of money in plumbing services if you get the situation taken care of immediately.

Heavy Rains Bring Concern For Basement Flooding

If you have a sump pump, great, this is your first line of defense. However, if you come home to water in your basement or lower level, we have some tips for you!

Hurricane Season Is Here… Are You Prepared?

Hurricane season is officially underway, is your plumbing system ready for multiple heavy rainfalls? We have gotten a list together of handy tips to help you and your family prepare for the worst!

Video: Simple Tips To Check Your Sump Pump

The several weeks of cold temperatures during the winter could have potentially damaged the actual hose bib or cracked your water supply line. Find out how!

Is your plumbing ready for April showers? Check these tips…

Some timely tips to help make sure your household plumbing is ready for the spring. A little detective work now can help save your time to enjoy the beautiful weather that lies just around the corner!

All Eyes On Sandy

It’s predicted that Sandy’s effects will be felt on the East Coast next week. If you have a sump pump, do this simple test to ensure your home is protected should Sandy come our way.

Keep Spring Rains Out of Your Basement with a Battery Backup Sump Pump

Is your basement prone to flooding? Protect your personal belongings as well as the foundation of your home from water damage and mold. Learn more about the benefits of sump pumps in your home!

TOPIC: Garbage Disposals

Is Your Home Ready For The Holidays?

If you're hosting relatives this holiday season, then your plumbing system has its work cut out for it! Here is a list of problematic scenarios and what can be done to resolve them.

6 Things You Need To Know About Garbage Disposals

Contrary to popular belief, a garbage disposal is not a trashcan! Here are 6 things to know about garbage disposal's, and why installing one might be the right move for your home.

Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year or you're simply a guest, the last thing you need in a home is for the plumbing system to fail.

Pumpkins and Your Plumbing

Pumpkins are a great festive decoration for the fall season! Before you carve into your pumpkin, we have some tips for what to do with the pulps and seeds.

Len The Plumber Now Servicing Northern Virginia

Len The Plumber is a locally owned and operated plumbing and drain company in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia with over 20 years of experience in residential plumbing installation and repair services.

Plumbing Tips for Renters

Being a new renter is an exciting time, but there are a few things about your unit’s plumbing system that you should be familiar with so that your stay is as comfortable as possible.

Four Quick Back to School Plumbing Tips

The kids are back to school, the weather is cooling down! This means your home’s plumbing system is likely to see an increase in usage. Here are some tips to keep your home running at full capacity!

Things You Should Never Put Down A Garbage Disposal

Our expert plumbers always warn homeowners of what you should NOT put down your disposal, so we've combined a list to share with our customers.

4 Plumbing Tips For A Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Holidays are some of the busiest times for plumbing in your home. To avoid a plumbing disaster, we suggest you follow these tips so you don't have to worry about your home's plumbing this Thanksgiving!

Pumpkin Carving Advice… From Your Plumber

If you plan on carving pumpkins this season, our experienced technicians have some expert advice for you: Do not put pumpkin seeds or pulp down the sink or your garbage disposal!

Back to School Plumbing Checklist

Its school time again and your appliances may be in for increased use to meet family’s busy schedules. Here are few tips for you to make sure your home is working properly for the year!

Plumbing Warning Signs

Paying attention to these early warning signs is crucial. Plumbing problems don’t just happen overnight! You could save a lot of money in plumbing services if you get the situation taken care of immediately.

5 Must-Read Plumbing Tips For The Fourth of July

Don't let a plumbing disaster crash your party this Fourth of July. Consider these plumbing tips to keep your plumbing and appliances in order, and the party going!

Avoid a Thanksgiving Day Plumbing Disaster

Did you know that the busiest day of the year for plumbers is the day after Thanksgiving? Here's how to avoid plumbing disasters on this busy day.

TOPIC: Toilets

Why You Should Clean Your Toilet Tank

Toilet tanks are the most ignored fixture in any bathroom. Keeping the tank clean can make a huge difference in the cleanliness of your bathroom. Check out these tips on keeping your toilet tank clean!

How To Save Money & Water Through Plumbing Fixtures

Changing out bathroom fixtures could save you money in the long run. Here are some reasons why making the switch to high-efficiency plumbing fixtures could be in your favor!

Top 5 Bathroom Habits To Break

Do you know what bathroom habits can ruin some of your plumbing pipes and fixtures? Our blog gives you insight as to what habits you should cut...cold turkey!

Fix A Leak Week 2016

Yes, the EPA actually dedicated an entire week to leak awareness. For good reason, though! Check out our list of ways to detect a leak in your home, so you can fix the problem and save money!

Let’s Talk About Toilets

A toilet is a luxury that generally goes unappreciated... until it stops working. Here we talk about the benefits of different types of toilets, and whether a repair or replacement is in your best interest.

Is Your Home Ready For The Holidays?

If you're hosting relatives this holiday season, then your plumbing system has its work cut out for it! Here is a list of problematic scenarios and what can be done to resolve them.

Save Money While Increasing Plumbing Efficiency

Make sure your home is running at peak efficiency by checking out these tips. Learn how you can improve your home's plumbing system and save money at the same time!

Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year or you're simply a guest, the last thing you need in a home is for the plumbing system to fail.

Len The Plumber Now Servicing Northern Virginia

Len The Plumber is a locally owned and operated plumbing and drain company in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia with over 20 years of experience in residential plumbing installation and repair services.

Plumbing Tips for Renters

Being a new renter is an exciting time, but there are a few things about your unit’s plumbing system that you should be familiar with so that your stay is as comfortable as possible.

How To Pick The Perfect Plunger

Having a plunger on hand can help you tackle small, pesky buildups in your drains. With a few options to choose from, make sure you are using the right plunger for the job!

Top 5 Reason For Sewer Line Clogs

Dealing with sewer drain clogs can be a nightmare. Our expert technicians explain how these clogs happen and how to avoid them!

8 Most Common Plumbing Problems

We see plumbing problems every day, but some are more common than others! Our expert Baltimore-Washington technicians gave some insight as to what issues they commonly see.

The Weirdest Things Flushed Down The Toilet

There are definitely items you should not flush down the toilet and we found a list of items that will make you think twice before flushing!

Summertime Plumbing Tips

Can you believe summer has officially started? Those cold winter days are long gone (for the time being at least), so it’s time to soak up the sun and have some outdoor fun! While you might think your air conditioning unit works the hardest during the hot days, think again. Your home’s plumbing system works just as hard and doesn’t get a break all year long!

What’s That Water Leak Costing You?

Do you have any leaky pipes? How about a dripping faucet or a constantly running toilet? Water leaks are very common in homes, but did you know these issues can become costly ones?

Spring Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Here are some timely tips to help make sure your household plumbing is ready for the spring. A little detective work now will help you have more time to enjoy the beautiful weather!

Signs You Have A Leak

Leaks aren't always the easiest plumbing issue to spot and they can appear anywhere in your home -- in your floors, in your walls, and even in your ceiling. How can you determine if you have a leak?

The Life Expectancy Of Your Home’s Plumbing

Your plumbing fixtures could last longer than others if you’ve taken the time to perform regular maintenance. We’ve gathered some life expectancy facts for the most popular plumbing fixtures in your home!

What You Should Know About Running Toilets

Did you know a running toilet is an internal water leak? Therefore, if you ignore the problem this could increase your water bill due to the gallons of water being wasted daily.

4 Plumbing Tips For A Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Holidays are some of the busiest times for plumbing in your home. To avoid a plumbing disaster, we suggest you follow these tips so you don't have to worry about your home's plumbing this Thanksgiving!

Top 10 Ways You’re Wasting Water

Earlier this summer an increase in water rates was put into effect in Baltimore City. It’s been reported that a “typical” water and sewer bill for a family of four will increase by about $80. Water isn’t going to get any cheaper!

Is It Time To Replace Your Toilet?

How do you know when it’s time to replace your toilet? We’ve gathered some of the most common signs that can happen and could potentially lead you to replacing your toilet.

Plumbing Warning Signs

Paying attention to these early warning signs is crucial. Plumbing problems don’t just happen overnight! You could save a lot of money in plumbing services if you get the situation taken care of immediately.

Bathroom Safety Tips You Should Know

Bathroom-related injuries are very common and usually involve children or elderly people. When remodeling or updating your bathroom, consider our bathroom safety tips to see what you can do to reduce the chance of injuries.

5 Must-Read Plumbing Tips For The Fourth of July

Don't let a plumbing disaster crash your party this Fourth of July. Consider these plumbing tips to keep your plumbing and appliances in order, and the party going!

6 Plumbing Tips for Earth Day

We would like to suggest a few ways to go a little greener not just on Earth Day, but all year long. These changes can reduce your water bill and put some green back into your wallet!

A New Throne For Dad

Does your father have the sense of humor that would enjoy a new throne for Father’s Day? Check out our 5 tips to help get Dad on the throne he deserves!

Is your plumbing ready for April showers? Check these tips…

Some timely tips to help make sure your household plumbing is ready for the spring. A little detective work now can help save your time to enjoy the beautiful weather that lies just around the corner!

What You Can and Can’t Flush Down The Toilet

The list of things that are safe to flush is short: waste and toilet paper. Here’s a longer list of things that are frequently flushed down toilets that definitely should not be!

How to Stop an Overflowing Toilet

Stopping an overflowing toilet requires quick thinking and fast action. Fortunately, if you know how to take care of it, it’s not hard to do! Here’s what you need to know…

Running, Leaky and Clogged Toilets

There’s nothing worse than having a toilet in your home that you can’t use. Whether it’s a simple clog or running toilet requiring toilet flange repair, one thing is certain – toilet repair is something that can’t wait!

TOPIC: Water Heaters

Are you Prepared For a Plumbing Emergency?

Plumbing emergencies are just like every other emergency, they happen when you least expect it! Be prepared with out 4-step process to minimize damages in the event of a plumbing emergency.

Is Your Home Ready For The Holidays?

If you're hosting relatives this holiday season, then your plumbing system has its work cut out for it! Here is a list of problematic scenarios and what can be done to resolve them.

Save Money While Increasing Plumbing Efficiency

Make sure your home is running at peak efficiency by checking out these tips. Learn how you can improve your home's plumbing system and save money at the same time!

What Do Those Plumbing Noises Mean?

Have you ever heard strange noises coming from your pipes and plumbing? The most common sounds are banging pipes, a whistling showerhead, knocking/popping sounds coming from your water heater, or a gurgle in the drain.

Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year or you're simply a guest, the last thing you need in a home is for the plumbing system to fail.

Benefits Of Installing A Tankless Water Heater

When deciding what water heater to choose think about going tankless! We give our readers 4 reasons to go tankless: save money, water, space, and have endless amounts of hot water.

Len The Plumber Now Servicing Northern Virginia

Len The Plumber is a locally owned and operated plumbing and drain company in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia with over 20 years of experience in residential plumbing installation and repair services.

Plumbing Tips for Renters

Being a new renter is an exciting time, but there are a few things about your unit’s plumbing system that you should be familiar with so that your stay is as comfortable as possible.

Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

The leaves are changing and the temperature is quickly cooling. Check out these 5 tips to make sure your plumbing system is ready and maintained in preparation for the coming months!

Four Quick Back to School Plumbing Tips

The kids are back to school, the weather is cooling down! This means your home’s plumbing system is likely to see an increase in usage. Here are some tips to keep your home running at full capacity!

8 Most Common Plumbing Problems

We see plumbing problems every day, but some are more common than others! Our expert Baltimore-Washington technicians gave some insight as to what issues they commonly see.

Summertime Plumbing Tips

Can you believe summer has officially started? Those cold winter days are long gone (for the time being at least), so it’s time to soak up the sun and have some outdoor fun! While you might think your air conditioning unit works the hardest during the hot days, think again. Your home’s plumbing system works just as hard and doesn’t get a break all year long!

The Importance of Water Heater Maintenance

The average life of a water heater can be anywhere from eight to 12 years, but what if we told you that you could prolong the life of your system by doing routine maintenance? We give you 3 reasons why you should consider getting annual water heater maintenance completed.

What To Do If Your Basement Floods

Basement floods are one of the most frustrating, costly and dangerous situations for homeowners. So what do you do if your basement floods? We've put together a few things to consider if you do experience this unfortunate event.

What’s That Water Leak Costing You?

Do you have any leaky pipes? How about a dripping faucet or a constantly running toilet? Water leaks are very common in homes, but did you know these issues can become costly ones?

New Water Heater Regulations In 2015

New water heater regulations will be going into effect April 16th, 2015. Check out our post to see what changes are being made to new water heaters, and why homeowners should consider checking the status of their current heater!

The Life Expectancy Of Your Home’s Plumbing

Your plumbing fixtures could last longer than others if you’ve taken the time to perform regular maintenance. We’ve gathered some life expectancy facts for the most popular plumbing fixtures in your home!

How To Get More Life Out Of Your Water Heater

Did you know that the average life of a water heater can last anywhere from eight to 12 years? We have some tips for you to prolong the life of your water heater!

Fall Plumbing Checklist

While some of us are enjoying pumpkin-spiced foods & beverages and watching football on Sundays, we tend to forget that you need to prepare your home for the colder weather before it’s too late.

Back to School Plumbing Checklist

Its school time again and your appliances may be in for increased use to meet family’s busy schedules. Here are few tips for you to make sure your home is working properly for the year!

Plumbing Warning Signs

Paying attention to these early warning signs is crucial. Plumbing problems don’t just happen overnight! You could save a lot of money in plumbing services if you get the situation taken care of immediately.

4 Signs You May Need To Replace Your Water Heater

We rely on water heaters daily, however, when there’s an issue with the system you have to make an important decision — do you have to replace it? Here are some tips to help you decide.

6 Easy Summer Plumbing Tips

It’s estimated that a family’s water usage can increase by 25%-50% during the warmer months. We are always looking for ways to save money. These tips will help cut your plumbing and water bills.

5 Must-Read Plumbing Tips For The Fourth of July

Don't let a plumbing disaster crash your party this Fourth of July. Consider these plumbing tips to keep your plumbing and appliances in order, and the party going!

Can Your Gas Water Heater Make You Sick?

Have a gas water heater in your home? An improperly installed gas heater may leak odorless and colorless gas that can be dangerous to your family. Read our tips on how to keep your family safe from CO.

The Truth About Tankless Water Heaters

Is the time to replace your water heater coming up? New tankless water heaters, which heat water on-demand, may be a better choice for your replacement. Check out the benefits of these new heaters.

Get To Know Your Water Heater

How well do you know your water heater? To keep your heater functioning properly over its life, it helps to take a look at it every now and then. Let us familiarize you with how to do this.

What to Do When Your Hot Water Heater is Leaking

A water heater leak is not the end of the world. Most small hot water heater leaks can be patched up pretty easily. Here is a list of tips to use before you call a plumber!