Category Archives: Plumbing

Here at Anthony Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling, we take great pride in our plumbing knowledge. We believe that this knowledge should be shared with our customers – because sharing is caring. Today, we wanted to share some of our drain cleaning tips to keep your pipes working like new.

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Plumbing Myths Debunked

Over the years, plumbing technology has evolved. With this evolution, many plumbing myths have been busted. Below, we outline these myths and their true counterparts. In order to educate you and to keep your home safe, we would like to share the plumbing myths that have been busted over the years. 

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Typical well water is at high risk of contaminants such as bacteria/parasites, lead, and sediment.

The first decision you’ll need to make when installing a water filtration system is whether you want one filter to serve the whole house or to install one in select water dispensers. There are pros and cons to both options…

Individual water filters are cheaper if you just want to filter a couple water dispensers as opposed to the whole house. The downside, though, is that only certain sinks or showers will have filtered water and you will have to replace multiple filters every month.

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Your sump pump system is your main line of defense against indoor flooding, but only if it is working! If you have a finished basement, or if you are storing valuables in an unfinished basement, you should take regular steps to ensure that your sump pump system is working.

To be well protected against the devastating financial losses associated with indoor flooding, you need to do the following:

  • Test your sump pump now, before the torrential rains and power outages do it for you, AND
  • Invest in a Battery Back Up Sump Pump if you don’t already have one.

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What is a Water Softener?

A water softener is a system that removes minerals in water that make it ‘hard’, like Calcium and Magnesium. Hard water can cause a scaly buildup on your dishes, pipes, and appliances. It can also create soap scum, clogs, and corroded plumbing. Water softener repair is needed when mineral removal isn’t working at full capacity.

Soft water gives an extra boost to your detergents and makes your soap feel more slippery on your skin. Because of this, it’s recommended that you lower your soap/detergent usage after installing a water softener.

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We realize that your home is flawed. Pipes burst. Faucets drip. Toilets clog. We can send out a Lenexa plumber to take care of all your plumbing needs. Not only do our services come with a satisfaction guarantee, but our technicians can be trusted with your house keys. Enjoy your day and let our specialists handle the problem!

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If you’re looking for Plumber in Olathe, KS, you’ve come to the right place. Not only do our Olathe plumbers provide 24/7 emergency service, but they also have 100 hours of training each year. This ensures you’re getting the best service. In this post, we’ll outline a few of the reasons we get called out for plumbing repair in Olathe and ways you can prevent these issues from happening in the first place. As a company that’s been serving the Kansas City metro for over 50 years, we can tackle any plumbing problem you face.

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When preparing to leave your home for extended spring and summer vacations, one of the smartest things a homeowner can add to their prep list is installation of an indoor flood and water damage prevention system. Indoor water damage is one of the most common reasons people make claims on their home insurance, and repairing the leak and then the damage to walls, floors and furniture is a complicated and time-consuming process. The best way to address indoor flooding is to avoid it altogether.

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The humble toilet is one of the most important appliances in your home, so it’s imperative that you take care of it when it’s in need of repair. No one wants to deal with public restroom lines out the door just because half the toilets are out of order. No one wants to have to escort visitors to their personal bathroom because the guest one is clogged. We’ve created this guide to toilet repair in Kansas City to ensure you’re always prepared for what your toilet might do next…

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If you’re dealing with clogged toilets, drains that struggle or garbage disposers that never get the job done, it’s time to call in a Kansas City KS plumber. As a local company that’s served the community for over 50 years, we know just what issues the average KC home faces. In this post, we’ll go over technician training, our company guarantees and what specific plumbing services we offer. The average American seeks the help of a plumber once every three years; Make sure you’re reaching out to the right ones!

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