Busted Water Line

A Few Steps to Consider if Pipes Burst If you or your tenants are faced with burst water pipes there are several things that can be done to limit the damage. Turn off the water supply at the main stopcock. Identify the source of the burst. If it is the tank, empty the tank (run all […]

Broken Water Lines and Leaks in the Yard Increasing with Cold Temperatures

At Duncan Plumbing Solutions in Waxahachie, Texas we’ve been taking a lot of calls regarding broken water lines or leaks in the yard. Mike’s theory is that there are subtle shifts when the temperatures are extremely hot or extremely cold which can put pressure on pipes. Add to that freezing water inside the pipes and […]

Common Cold Weather Plumbing Problems

Common Cold Weather Plumbing Problems Well we are finally seeing our first sign that winter is here in Texas! It is getting to be that time of year when we feel that chilly bite in the air after the sun goes down.  Temperatures are falling into the freezing range and we are getting calls for […]

Plumbing Tips for the Summer

Summer is a great time to relax and not worry about plumbing problems, right? After all, the pipes can’t freeze and cause a flood, right? Unfortunately, summertime is when our water usage is at its highest level of the year and that makes the hottest months prime time for all kinds of plumbing problems. Here […]