When outdoor faucets crack, plumbing pipes burst, or water heaters break down, plumbing repairs become absolutely necessary. But, when the proper fall plumbing maintenance is done, many plumbing breakdowns can be prevented entirely, and then you don’t have to spend cash on plumbing repairs! Check out these tips on how to prepare your plumbing for [...]
Don’t Leave on Vacation Without Preparing Your Plumbing & Electrical in Abbeville, Lafayette and Beyond. Free Downloadable PDF Checklist!
Many people spend months planning a family vacation but zero time preparing their home for their absence. The fact is problems oftentimes arise at home while no one is there to notice, causing serious damages. If you take a little time to make sure your home is ready to sit empty for a while, you’ll [...]
Do you know what to do if sparks start flying out of your toaster, a light bulb shatters, or your garbage disposal becomes jammed up with a fork? Our Lafayette licensed electricians want to prepare you for these mini electrical emergencies, so you’ll know just what to do. Learn what to do now and [...]
Spring is the season for getting things done outside! It’s time to organize the garage, wash the car, plant flowers, vamp up the lawn, and, who knows, maybe do a little barbecuing too! Many of your outdoor activities this spring will mean utilizing your outdoor plumbing, so our Lafayette plumbing contractors believe there is no [...]
During the winter season, people have a tendency to put things off, but spring is a great time for yard work, cleaning, organizing, and making sure all parts of your home are in proper working order. At Pipes & Plugs, we can’t help you go through old boxes or paperwork, but we can help you [...]
Green Plumbing Experts in Lafayette, New Iberia and Beyond, Provide Free Downloadable Guide for Simple Water Leak Repairs for National Fix a Leak Week.
Pipes and Plugs provides residential and commercial clients with easy, DIY Tips to fix leaky fixtures in New Iberia, Lafayette, Abbeville, and several surrounding communities. Here at Pipes and Plugs, we often hear about families who discovered a leak, but they’re unsure how to repair it. When the repair is simple, we advise clients to [...]
On Thanksgiving we have a tendency to overstuff ourselves because there are so many delicious meats, pies, potatoes, and veggies to put on our plates. While we recover with a brisk walk, football game, or nap (so that we can get back to eating), it might not be so easy for an overstuffed, clogged garbage [...]
Our title might sound like the name of a cheesy, made-up horror movie, and…it is. But at Pipes & Plugs we’re certified plumbers, and we like to talk about—you guessed it—all things plumbing. So with Halloween just around the corner we want to talk about one nightmare that probably won’t ever make it to the [...]
If you live in Lafayette or New Iberia, LA, there’s a good chance that on Halloween some cute little ghosts, mummies, pirates, and fairy tale princesses will be walking up to your front door looking for a treat. Many of us welcome these treat-seekers by decorating our homes, walkways, and yards with fun and frightful [...]
Prevent Scalding: Setting the Temperature of your Water Heater in Your Lafayette or New Iberia Home or Business
With September being National Baby Safety Month we have been thinking about plumbing safety in your home. Parents do countless numbers of things to keep their children safe. They set up baby gates in front of stairs, secure cupboards with locks, cut food up into tiny pieces, and buy all their headache pain relievers with [...]