Emergency Plumbing Fixes

When it comes to your plumbing, an emergency can end up being a big mess. Leaky pipes, plugged toilets, and broken water heaters can all create huge problems in your home, from water damage to rot to mold. If you have a plumbing problem, you may be wondering about the best way to apply a…[Read More]

Saving Water in the Summer

It’s getting hot out there; what are your summer plans? While you may be thinking about relaxing by the pool, at Drainworks Plumbing and Heating, we’re thinking about all the ways you can save water during these scorching summer months. Here are a few tips from our staff on how to cut your water usage…[Read More]

Toilet Troubleshooting

Your toilet is one of the most important fixtures in your house and when it goes down, life can get very inconvenient very quickly. Of course, sometimes you’re not even sure if there’s a problem or what that problem is. Straight from the experts at Drainworks Plumbing and Heating in Philadelphia, here are a few…[Read More]

Air Conditioning Repair from Drainworks

That hot, humid Philadelphia weather is heating up again and that means it’s time to fire up the old air conditioning unit. Your HVAC unit has probably taken a lot of punishment over the winter and there’s a chance it’s not running as well as it did last year. If that’s the case, it can…[Read More]

Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill

Conserving water is important to all of us, not just because it’s good for the environment, but because it also saves us money on our water bills. At Drainworks Plumbing and Heating, we want to help you find ways to shrink your water bills, so we’ve put together a list of plumbing maintenance-related issues that…[Read More]

Does Your Home Need a New Heating Unit?

The groundhog saw his shadow, so you know what that means: winter is going to stick around for a few more weeks. With temperatures staying frosty for a bit longer, it’s more important than ever that you keep your heating unit up and running, not just for comfort, but for the safety of yourself and…[Read More]

Oil Heat vs. Natural Gas: Which is Right for Your Home?

According to Scientific American, about 8% of homes in the U.S. are equipped with oil heaters. The majority of those home are located right here in the Northeast, mostly due to the fact that homes in the area (yes, that includes Philadelphia) tend to be older and were built during a time when heating oil…[Read More]

Top Reasons Why Your Heater Won’t Turn On

We’ve been doing a lot of plumbing-related posts lately but at Drainworks Plumbing and Heating we want you to know that we can also help you solve problems with your heating system. With this brutally cold Philadelphia winter, you’ll want to have your heat up and running, not just for your comfort, but for you…[Read More]

How Frozen Pipes Can Damage Your Home

We recently told you all about how to winterize your house when it’s unoccupied to prevent pipes from freezing. Of course, you may be wondering what can actually happen if your pipes do freeze. At Drainworks Plumbing and Heating, we deal with damage from frozen pipes all the time, so here are some of the…[Read More]

Winterizing Your Plumbing

Now that the holiday season is here, we know that many of you will be traveling to see family and friends all across the country (or maybe you’re just looking for a warmer climate). Either way, the fact remains that it gets very cold here in the Philadelphia area, so what should you do if…[Read More]