Home Service Blog Articles by Anthony's Plumbing® | Phoenix, AZ

Quick Tip Video – Water Heater Maintenance

Here’s something you can do yourself to help your water heater live a rich, full life. Flush your water heater once a year. Why? mineral deposits and rust can collect in water heaters, which means they have to work harder to heat water. Flushing removes this sediment, allow your water heater to heat efficently. Watch

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Quick Tip Video – How To Use A Toilet Plunger

A toilet plunger is a simple, inexpensive device, yet very effective for clearing toilet and other clogs in an emergency. But do you know how to properly use a plunger? Watch the video below for some helpful tips.

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Quick Tip Video – How Sewer Lines Become Damaged

Buried deep beneath your front yard is a very important part of your home’s plumbing system. It’s the sewer line. When you flush a toilet, drain a sink, or run the washing machine the plumbing system inside your home sends wastewater into the sewer line. Where it’s removed from your home. Over time, sewer lines

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garbage disposal
How to Choose a Garbage Disposal

Is it time to replace your old, worn-out garbage disposal? Because there are different types of disposals with different horsepower ratings, you’ll need to consider which model best meets your household’s needs. Other important things to consider include durability, noise levels, price, and the brand’s reputation. Horsepower 1/3 horsepower is typically the lowest power rating

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Quick Tip Video – How a Water Heater Works

What’s Inside Your Water Heater? Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in your home. It works all day, every day to keep water hot for your entire home. Life without a water heater would be pretty cold. Let’s have a look inside. Your water heater is a storage tank for hot

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Water Leaks
Finding and Fixing Water Leaks Around the Home

Undetected water leaks can cost you money not only on your water bill but in unseen damage to your home. The most common types of leaks we find are worn-out toilet flappers, dripping faucets, leaking valves, and pipes. Repairing these leaks can pay for itself in water savings alone. Checking for Leaks When checking for

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Hard Water
4 Problems Caused By Hard Water

Hard water in the home can cause a range of problems that can make keeping your home clean more difficult, while also causing potential damage to your plumbing system. Laundry Room Doing laundry with hard water can make clothing look dingy and feel rough and scratchy. The minerals in hard water combine with soils to

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Quick Tip Video – Preventing Plumbing Problems

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of gushing water. A real life nightmare. Your home depends on a properly functioning plumbing system. But as a homeowner you know a lot can go wrong. Clogs, leaks, broken pipes, burst washing machine hoses and sewer backups can lead to costly repairs

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Quick Tip Video – Water Shutoff Valve

Chances are you’ll never have a plumbing catastrophe, like a burst pipe. If you do, you can’t afford to waste precious minutes searching for the main water shutoff valve. That’s why it’s crucial for every homeowner to know where this valve is and how to shut it off. The first thing you need to do

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Phoenix Sewer Line Inspections
The Importance of Home Sewer Line Inspections

Sewer lines can fail for many reasons, and the older the line, the greater the risk of damage from tree root intrusion, ground shift, and cracks. Because the connection from the house to the main utility connection in the street is the homeowner’s responsibility and is not covered by most homeowner’s insurance policies, it’s important

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