April Showers and Outdoor Plumbing

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 23:00

You'll first start to notice it as water drains more slowly in your sink and bathtub. Before long, you're finding all your household drains are pooling. You'll start to see water back up into the home. Next comes the sewage gurgling up from your tub drains. You're unable to take a shower because there's no place for the water to go. Sooner or later, the reality hits you: you have clogged drains and your home is at risk for severe damage.

Spring Plumbing Maintenance Musts 

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 17:54

What’s on your spring cleaning to-do list? Washing the windows? Deep cleaning the carpets? Clearing out the garage or sprucing up your deck? All great tasks - but don’t forget to give your plumbing some attention. We know… it’s not the most fun job, but it’s one that is well worth it! Tackling these spring plumbing maintenance musts will help you avoid unnecessary hassles, inconveniences, and expenses down the road. 

What You Can and Cannot Flush

Friday, 20 March 2020 11:44

A lot has changed for Iredell County residents in the last two weeks. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to anyone who has been affected by the coronavirus and COVID-19, as well as those who are experiencing work interruptions. One thing we did not expect is the prolonged shortage of basic necessities and cleaning products such as toilet paper. Nevertheless, Statesville area paper product shelves are bare and have been so for several weeks as shoppers attempt to restock.

Unfortunately, with a toilet paper shortage, you may be considering alternatives that either will not flush or cause major issues when you send them down your plumbing system. At Action Plumbing, we want to spare you from flushing your hard-earned money down the toilet, so in this article, we are discussing what can and cannot be flushed, and what to do if you see the wrong things spiraling down. 

If you suffer from allergies, you are far from alone. Over 50 million Americans are right there with you, with itchy, red, watery eyes, sneezes, coughs, runny noses, and wheezing. For those who experience allergies related to the seasons, dust, mold and mildew, and pets, indoor air quality is particularly important. How do your plumbing systems affect your allergies - and what can you do to breathe easier?

You can’t control pollen, ragweed, or your pet’s habit of shedding, but you can take steps to keep allergies under control. Some issues to consider:

Common Plumbing Issues In the Dead of Winter

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 15:57

Plumbing problems can happen any time of year and any time of day (though it seems like they wait until weekends and the middle of the night to maximize inconvenience, doesn’t it?). That said, along with cold weather, ice, rain, and snow, winter also brings several challenges when it comes to your plumbing systems. Let’s take a look at some common issues - and ways to prevent them from becoming big, costly problems.