Sewer Line 101: 4 Signs It’s Time For a Repair or Replacement

The holiday season is one of the best times of the year. Families gather to celebrate and get much-needed rest from work and school. But a few things, including sewer line issues, can quickly dampen anyone’s holiday cheer. Sewer line problems are messy, unpleasant, and often disrupt daily life. To avoid any wintertime fiascos, the experts at Guin Service discuss signs your home needs a sewer line repair or replacement. If you notice any of these sewer line red flags, reach out to your local plumber to keep your home in tip-top shape for the holiday season. 1. Old Age A few factors impact sewer line longevity, including the type of line material, the age of your home, items being […]

Guin Guard: Winter Water Heater Maintenance

Wintertime spares no element of your home’s plumbing and HVAC systems from the effects of relentless cold, wind, and precipitation. Ensuring the warmth, comfort, and even the safety of you and your family requires vigilance to myriad items, such as water pipes, central heating, and, of course, water heater maintenance. Here at Guin Service, we stress winterizing all of these essential home functions—including one that’s particularly important. Today, we’re focusing on winterizing and maintaining your water heater.  While it’s important to also check on your water heater prior to the winter months, midwinter maintenance ensures that your heater is free of dormant or budding problems. Showers, dishwashers, sinks, you name it—your water heater is the source. The last thing you […]