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Preventative Plumbing Maintenance for Pet Lovers

Pets are like family members and bring a lot of extra love into your life. At the same time, they can bring a lot of hair and wreak havoc with your plumbing system. Luckily, pet plumbing problems can be prevented or remedied. Here are some tips to avoid pet plumbing problems.

How to Handle Emergency Plumbing Repairs at Home

Everyone has experienced a plumbing emergency at one time or another. Many issues, such as clogged toilets or sinks, can easily be resolved with a plunger or snake. More serious plumbing emergencies, however, require the expertise of a certified plumber. If you have a plumbing emergency that’s more than a clogged toilet, here’s what to do.

Top Culprits for Clogged Drains

It can be a really irritating occurrence that you know all too well: You run some water down the drain to rinse a few dishes or wash your hands, and it immediately backs up into the sink. How do you avoid having clogged drain lines in your home? We’ve developed a great list of the most common culprits that cause clogged drains Pittsburgh plumbing companies run into and how to avoid the problems they cause.

Part 1: Quick Plumbing Fixes in Emergency Situations

At Stahl Plumbing, we get calls regularly from people who have a plumbing emergency. When there’s water going everywhere, it can be hard to figure out what to do. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to limit the damage while you’re waiting for help. The first step you should take in any of these steps is turning off the water, either at a fixture shut-off valve or your home or business main water valve. In this series,

What To Do If Your Sink Won’t Drain

There are few things that are as frustrating as a sink that won’t drain, especially when your life is already busy and your schedule is full. Let’s take a look at what to do when your kitchen, bathroom or utility sink won’t drain.

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

Your kitchen is usually the most wonderfully aromatic place in your home. It’s the birthplace of all of the mouthwatering scents of cooking and baking, but those aren’t the only smells that can occur there. If your kitchen stinks and you emptied your trash, washed your dirty dishes, and still can’t identify that sour smell, check your garbage disposal. Although it is an extremely convenient tool, it can sometimes be the source of odor in your kitchen.

Prevent Clogged Drains with These 11 Tips

In our many years of experience as reliable Pittsburgh plumbers, our clients have come to us with a wide range of plumbing concerns and difficulties. One of the most common problems many homeowners encounter is a clogged drain. Although a nuisance, clogged drains are relatively simple for our professional plumbing experts to handle and even easier for homeowners to avoid with the simple tips below.

Tips To Prevent 5 Common Plumbing Problems

We’re always glad to share practical plumbing tips with our customers to help them enjoy a problem-free home. As seasoned Pittsburgh plumbers, we have accumulated quite a trove of useful information about the plumbing industry. Our No. 1 tip is simple: Know where your water main is located and how to turn it off. In many plumbing emergencies, cutting off the water supply helps prevent additional damage and saves you money in repairs. Below are more helpful hints to avoid the