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Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Shower Valve

A common problem affecting home plumbing is shower valve issues. These problems leave people frustrated and unsure what to do about poor-performing shower valves. Before you call for shower plumbing service in Pittsburgh, PA, keep reading to learn more about the signs that you need shower valve repair or replacement services. The Water Turns to Ice Have you stepped under a nice warm stream of water in your shower only to have it turn cold almost instantly? Before you jump

Ways to Remove Calcium Deposits on Faucets

Everyone finds that unsightly buildup on their faucets from time to time. Not only are they icky, but calcium deposits can even start to deteriorate metallic fixtures until they become brittle or even leaky. So what can you do about them? Ordinary bathroom surface cleaners and disinfectants won’t do the trick. Is there any other way to make sure you don’t lose your valuable faucets to these minerals? Here are the best recommendations from all-service plumbing experts. Follow these tips to

Signs of a Broken Underground Water Pipe

If an underground water pipe breaks, or has a significant leak, it’ll eventually cause minor and even major problems. Knowing what to look for when there is a broken underground water pipe will enable you to stop a real disaster that could damage your yard, driveway, foundation of your house, or even your neighbor’s adjacent property. If you notice signs that things aren’t quite right in your yard, it’s important to call a local emergency plumber to find and fix

Drain Repair and the Associated Myths

With the proliferation of life hacks and other misinformation on the internet, people think that dealing with anything is easy. In fact, some people just watch a few videos, or follow one video closely, and think they can be an expert in subjects ranging from advanced neurosurgery and car repairs to rocket science and plumbing. Unfortunately, many of the people on the internet aren’t experts in the field they are exploring, and, if you take their plumbing advice, you could

5 Things You Should Avoid Flushing Down the Toilet

An overflowing toilet is a terrible thing for anyone to have to face. Even if the water and bowl are clean, the stuff coming from the pipes may not be. While there may be some fairly obvious things that shouldn’t end up in the toilet for any reason, other items that get routinely flushed can clog your toilet pretty quickly. Here are five things you should never flush down the toilet. 1. Baby Items Baby items such as rattles, bibs,

Does Your Hot Water Heater Need Repair

Your hot water heater is an essential appliance in your home. When this appliance isn’t working properly, you can’t heat water for showers, washing dishes or doing laundry. Fortunately, most problems with hot water heaters can be easily repaired by a professional technician. When Do You Need Hot Water Heater Repair? You may need to call a hot water heater repair company if you are experiencing any of the following issues: No hot water coming through the faucets in your

Are Your Pipes Talking to You?

Reliable plumbing doesn’t just give Pittsburgh homeowners a smooth flow of water for sources like bathtubs, sinks, and washing machines – it should do it all quietly, as well. If your pipes are “singing” every time you turn on the tap or flush the toilet, they’re actually trying to tell you that you have a big problem you need to fix! Don’t worry – the 24/7 emergency Pittsburgh plumbers at Stahl are here to save the day and quiet them

How to Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets

The seasons are changing, and your gardening and lawn maintenance for the year is about to come to a close. You’ve put spare flowerpots away, closed up the lawnmower for the winter and you’re ready to enjoy cozying up inside while you wait for the first snowfall. You’ve gotten everything taken care of, right? Not so fast: if you haven’t taken care of your outdoor faucets, your winter prep list needs to be a little longer. These faucets are particularly

Thankful for HVAC and Plumbing

When it comes to essential services that make your home run smoothly, few things are as essential as having reliable plumbing and a quality HVAC system. At Stahl Plumbing, Heating, and Air in Pittsburgh, PA we strive to make sure that your plumbing system as well as your HVAC system is working as it should be. That’s why we at Stahl Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning are proud to provide the only 24 hour. 7 days a week emergency plumbing

Holiday Plumbing Problems

The holidays bring plenty of festive excitement – parties, visitors and gifts make this time of year a favorite with our clients — and our own friends and family, too. All that fun can result in big problems for your plumbing, though. From clogged toilets to overstuffed and broken garbage disposals, these are the most common problems experienced during the holiday season. Visitors Lead to Clogged Toilets Lots of party guests make for a fun and festive night, but can