Posts Categorized: Plumbing

Fall Plumbing Tips to Help Protect Your Home

If you’re feeling a bit of melancholy, it happens a lot during the Fall season. While you may be relieved to be rid of hot and humid conditions, winter is straight ahead – and it’s hard to ignore. Then again, so is the fun of Halloween, Thanksgiving feasts, kids home from college, fall harvest fairs,… Read more »

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Burst or frozen pipes are one of the most common causes of water damage. However, there’s no need to live in constant fear of your unheated water pipes freezing or bursting and then causing a watery mess in your home. With the proper knowledge and preparation, you can prevent any unnecessary accidents before they occur!… Read more »

How to Avoid Clogged Drains

If there is a single plumbing issue that causes our clients the most grief, it’s clogged drains. No matter how careful or clean we might be, clogged drains are practically inevitable in the household. While we here at Pann Home Services are always happy to help you clear an obstructed drain, we’d prefer for your… Read more »

What Causes Low Water Pressure?

One day you turn on a faucet and the water is flowing like Niagara Falls – the next, more like water dripping, drop by drop, from an icicle. Maybe it’s happened suddenly, or maybe it’s been going on for a while. Either way, it’s there, and you know all is not well. What you’re noticing… Read more »

Low-Flow Bathroom Fixtures Live Up to Their Name

How low can you go? No, we’re not talking about the forever popular Limbo dance. We’re talking low-flow faucets and fixtures that use lesser amounts of water to accomplish everyday activities like handwashing, showering, and even flushing – all without compromising cleanliness or water pressure. Better yet, today’s low-flow technology has greatly surpassed previous models…. Read more »

Common Home Plumbing Problems

If you’re a pessimist, you expect things to go wrong, and that’s not a terrible way to be once you really think about it. Because once something does go wrong, you’re not really surprised – assuming, of course, you’re a true pessimist. Optimists, on the other hand, always assume the best. When a plumbing problem… Read more »

7 Spring Plumbing Hints & Tips

The springtime could be a beautiful time of the year when the flowers come out and the weather begins to get warm. The birds begin to chirp happily as they bathe out in the last few puddles of winter rain. This peaceful time of the year could feel us rejuvenated as life begins to come… Read more »

How to Avoid Clogged Drains

Is there one plumbing problem that bugs you the most? We ask our customers that all the time. The runaway “favorite”? A clogged drain or toilet. There are several reasons for dreading it. One, a clogged drain or toilet temporarily puts that fixture out of commission, assuming your DIY efforts don’t bear fruit. Even if… Read more »

How to Prevent Wet Basements

Winter can be rough in the Boston area, just as it has been over the past several years. But that’s not the only precipitation we get. It’s abundant in spring, who knows about the summer, and on it goes. What’s the point? Well, if your house or neighborhood is prone to basement flooding and you’ve… Read more »

Tankless Water Heater Benefits

When the horseless carriage first came on the scene, people scoffed and claimed the automobile would never catch on. A similar but smaller scale reaction occurred when word first leaked on tankless water heaters.  As in, “You’ve got to heat the water somewhere, and if not in a storage tank, then where?!” We couldn’t have… Read more »