Who needs a vacation?

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Whoo Hoo! SUMMER VACATION! But Wait! Before you go… Here are a few tips to assure you return to your home in the same condition you left it in! Who doesn’t need a vacation? Everyone is excited to get away, but before you go, there are a few things that can give you the peace of mind to relax without the anxiety … Read More

Water Heater Maintenance: How Can You Prolong the Life and Efficiency of Your Water Heater?

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Water heater maintenance: How can you prolong the life and efficiency of your water heater? Adding an insulating blanket around your water heater can help reduce heat loss by up to 45% also saving you about 9% on your energy costs, and is a relatively easy project to install.  Insulating blankets are relatively inexpensive and can be purchased at your home … Read More

Pump Alarm

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How great would it be to be notified when a pipe bursts or the water levels become too high? Pump Alarm can solve that very problem! Pump Alarm will notify on up to three mobile devices when a problem arises. So if you are away from your property for extended periods but need to know if there’s a problem, Pump Alarm is … Read More

3 Preventative Maintenance Tips for Frozen Pipes

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Waters properties allow for it to expand when it freezes. No matter the type of piping (metal or plastic) that water travels through, it puts immense pressure on the piping. Pipes that freeze will be due to: severe cold (example: outdoor hoses, swimming pool supply lines) and water supply pipes in unheated interior areas such as basements, crawl spaces, attics and … Read More

Komen Race for the Cure 2015

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The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series, the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world, raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivor ship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Norfolk Plumbing sponsored and also ran in the event! We have attached photos of … Read More

5 Common Household Plumbing Problems

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Everyday at Norfolk Plumbing we hear about pipes bursting and toilets that are leaking so we compiled the five most common household plumbing problems that plague us. 5 Common Plumbing Problems No hot water – water heater issues are the most common reason people call the plumber. If this issue arises, there are a few steps to take without calling … Read More

Plumber Spotlight – Mark White

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Mark White has been a plumbing tech for six years. He is from the Kempsville area in Virginia Beach and enjoys the area. Outside of work, Mark has a fiance named Jessica and they have no children. He enjoys going to concerts, saltwater fishing and getting his hands dirty in carpentry. H enjoys listening to his favorite musician Ted Nugent.

Sewer Video Inspection

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Ever wonder what is actually blocking your sewer lines? Norfolk Plumbings new piece of equipment will take the unknown “fishing” for a clog or blockage in the sewer lines a step further. What is it exactly? It is a tiny, fiber-optic video camera that we can snake through the line and conduct a visual inspection, evaluate the condition of the pipe and also locate … Read More

3 Problems with Condensate Drains

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It is summertime and more likely than not, your AC system is running nonstop to keep you and your home cool. Wait, I thought this was Norfolk Plumbings blog post? Why I am reading about AC units? All AC units have condensate lines and when air conditioners are operating correctly, the temperature difference causes moisture to accumulate on the coil. That moisture then drains … Read More

Plumber Spotlight – Steve Summerford

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Our employee profiles are back and we will begin to introduce our plumbers. Steve Summerford is a master plumber and master gasfitter here at Norfolk Plumbing. He has been plumbing since 1997 and also has two years of vocational schooling. We are very happy to have him on our team! Outside of work, Steve is a happily married family man … Read More