Plumbing News

Learn how to 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 plumbing tips with Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler.

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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Learn some halloween plumbing safety tips with Ben Franklin Plumbing in Tyler.

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 plumbing at your home with Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler.

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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Dripping faucet? Solve your plumbing nightmares with Ben Franklin.

10 Aug Plumbing Nightmares

If owning a home has become synonymous with the American dream, plumbing problems are the nightmare that go hand-in-hand with it.  It’s scary knowing that your home’s invisible architecture could turn on you at any minute.  To ease the fear, we share with you below...

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Find out what to do if you have a slab leak with Ben Franklin plumbing Tyler.

30 Jul What To Do If You Have A Slab Leak

Along with sunburn and mosquitoes, slab leaks are the great scourge of summertime.  Insidious and invasive, they can be a headache for any homeowner.  There are four primary conditions that cause a leaky slab. Soil chemicals can lead to the corrosion of pipes and concrete....

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14 Jul Finding The Right Plumber Near Me!

Help make it easier on yourself when hiring a plumber and check Benjamin Franklin Plumbing's helpful tips of what to look for before you hire. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Tyler serves the East Texas cities of Kilgore, Longview, Tyler, and Whitehouse with a team of certified plumbers....

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