Plumbing News

16 Feb Why You Should Hire a Licensed Plumber

Whether your plumbing system has a minor leak or a major issue, it should be fixed as soon as possible. Trying to correct the problem yourself could be expensive if something goes wrong. Selecting the plumbing company could also pose challenges. The first question you...

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14 Jan Low Water Pressure Problems

A low water pressure problem in your plumbing system reaches a tipping point when it affects your ability to accomplish daily activities, including the ability to take a shower, launder clothes and wash dishes. Many homeowners have experienced the frustration of a low water pressure...

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20 Dec What Causes A Running Toilet?

One of the worst sounds that you could hear in your home is a running toilet. Whether it’s a leak or a clog, there could be several toilet problems that you might want to have checked by a professional, such as your local Benjamin Franklin...

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Avoid frozen pipes with Benjamin franklin's tips

10 Nov How To Avoid Frozen Pipes

Why are frozen pipes a problem in winter? Well technically, they aren’t. It’s not the frozen pipes that are the problem, but the water inside those pipes. We all recall from science class that water expands as it freezes. This expansion prevents water flow and exerts...

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Ben Franklin is your trusted licensed plumber in Tyler!

20 Oct Plumbing Facts from Benjamin Franklin

Plumbing, we can’t live without it, but how much do we really know about how our plumbing works?  Here's a fun list of things you maybe didn't realize about the plumbing in your house. Why do we call them plumbers? The word “plumber” is derived from...

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Fall Cleaning tips for your home

11 Oct Fall Plumbing Tips

Fall kicks off the busy season for plumbers. Your plumbing systems may be under pressure with added use this fall and winter. Take steps now to keep things running smoothly in your home. Fall is a busy season for plumbers all around the country. Calls for...

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20 Sep Halloween Plumbing Safety Tips

It’s technically not even fall yet, but the bags of candy are on display and stores are covered in orange and black decor. Halloween isn’t just about the last week of October anymore. Halloween is to fall what Christmas is to winter.  So you need...

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winterize your home

10 Sep How To Winterize Plumbing

Labor Day is behind us and blessedly cooler temperatures are on the way. But the weather changes in autumn can bring about changes in your home’s plumbing system. Preparing for these changes can prevent damage to the pipes, protect your home from leaks, and save...

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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Sink Replacement in Tyler TX.

20 Aug DIY Plumbing Mistakes

Go Easy On Your Garbage Disposal No doubt garbage disposals are one of the miracles of modern homes.  But despite the name, not all garbage belongs in the disposals.  Pineapple cores, watermelon, rinds, and uncooked pasta (remember, it expands) are common items that plumbers have to...

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