This Week in Houston Home Improvement & Construction News

YB Plumbing stays up to date with local news that might affect Houston homeowners and business owners. 1940s-era Texas City Reservoir undergoing $12M renovation A major reservoir which provides a backup water supply is getting a renovation overhaul for the first time in over 70 years. The major renovation will focus on the old corrugated metal pipes which are rusting, and that allow water to flow in and out of the reservoir. The project is intended to help provide continued water supply for everyone in Galveston County and Texas City. Read more. Mayor proposes major north-side road project Plans are moving forward for the improvement of Richey Road which connects Texas 225 to Southmore Avenue. The project has an estimated cost of $12 million and has financing from at least two municipal sources. Read more.  Homeowners and businesses along the road should always keep an eye out for any unexpected impact on their property. Although construction usually leaves no trace once complete, major road construction can in rare instances cause damage to underground sewer pipes. Wind farm construction grows across the U.S. According to the Houston Chronicle, new wind power construction is 40% larger than it was this time last […]

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What Causes Clogged Drains and What the city of Abiline is doing About it

A few days ago on May 31st, 2017, KBRC ran a story about the city of Abilene. The story is about how the city is fighting a bad plumbing habit: putting grease and other oils down your pipes. The article says: “Basically what people don’t realize is that every drain in your house all goes to the same sewer. So if it was going down the sink or going down the toilet, it all goes to the same place,” said FOG manager Kelley Waller. Specifically fats, oils, grease, and debris all go to the same pipes and sometimes get stuck there. “What we’re trying to do is spread the word not to put grease into your pipes. Once it gets in there, it’s very difficult to remove it and it builds up and clogs up the pipes,” said Waller. In just 2017, the city has seen a number of plumbing issues. “We’ve had 20 over flows and 16 of them have been related to grease,” said Waller. And grease isn’t the only problem. So called flushable wipes are also getting stuck in pipes. “Those are turning out to not dissolve in the sewer system like they are supposed to and […]

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Why Choose Us As Your Houston plumbing company

Why Choose Us As Your Houston plumbing company?                                    Houston Plumbing service company, YB Plumbing Services have Plumbers in Houston TX YB Plumbing ready to take any Plumbing job. It doesn’t matter if you’re remodeling and need Plumbing fixtures installed, your water heater is not keeping your Hot Water during the winter, or you have burst pipes and Sewer clogged Or drains. We’re here to fix, install or maintain all of the workings of your home to make Sure you can pay attention to the other important things in your life. Why Choose YB Plumbing? Check out a full list of what our YB Houston Plumbing Service can do for you. YB Plumbing of Houston have plumbers in Houston who are here to help you with all of your plumbing, and drain cleaning needs, from emergencies to repairs and renovations. Big or small We do it all! After our work is done, most customers never ask why choose YB Plumbing. Why? Because they are so satisfied with our work that “why choose us” becomes a no brainer. Our Expert techs in Houston are here to help! YB Houston Plumbing Service & and drain cleaning provides you with the highest level of residential and […]

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Common Emergency Plumbing Issues

Common Emergency Plumbing Issues

Common Emergency Plumbing Issues As a home owner, sooner or later you will face common emergency plumbing issues. Leaking pipe, clogged drains, no water pressure, and non-functioning toilet flushes are very common plumbing problems. Maybe you can fix yourself some simple plumbing problems that only require minor repairs. However, there are some plumbing issues that you should not handle yourself. There‘s  a time when you will need a professional plumber to fix the problems. Some people said that an improper maintenance and servicing is responsible for some plumbing problems. Sometimes we learn the hard way to realize the importance of the plumbing maintenance and the necessary to find a reliable plumbing service. Maybe you never think about the plumbing system in your home until a problem arises. Your home plumbing is important for a number of reasons such as bathing, cooking, cleaning, and much more.  When there are problems with this system, there will be also a problem in your daily activities. Backed up sewage can cause foul odors and can put you and your family at risk of disease. This is such a plumbing emergency that requires you to immediately contact a professional to fix the problem before it […]

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Choosing a Houston Drain Cleaning Company

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Choosing a Houston Drain Cleaning Company Choosing a Houston Drain Cleaning Company can be a challenge sometimes, but with the right resources it can be quite easy. Blocked drains are some of the most precarious problems that are encountered by many people in their day to day lives. Unfortunately, this is a problem that may happen at any point ion life whether in the kitchen, drain pipes, garage or even bathroom. Knowing what to look for in Choosing a Houston Drain Cleaning Company The thing is, whenever the misfortune happens to strike, it does pose quite some trouble for the home owner as the repairs or installations may end up causing quite heavy expenditure. If your water speed just happens to slow down all of a sudden, in your kitchen sink or perhaps you are faced with the main drain backing up, its time you went online or checked on yellow pages and started the process of choosing a Houston Drain Cleaning Company. This step is very vital as it helps you curb the problem before it spirals into yet another unpredictable catastrophe. To avoid such mess, and remain with peace of mind, it is time you rang in a reliable plumber. […]

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