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What Is a Sump Pump?

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While you have probably heard of sump pumps, you may not be exactly sure what they are or what they are used for. By the time you actually need to invest in your own, they can seem intimidating to figure out. Never fear! The HEB Plumbing & Sprinkler team has put together this primer to […]

Traditional Water Heater vs Tankless Water Heater

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Hopefully, you only have to think about what kind of water heater you want to install occasionally. However, when you do have to think about replacing or installing a new water heater, you want to make sure you make the right choice the first time. Otherwise, the wrong choice could make you feel like you’ve […]

Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

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Whether you are building a new home or are looking to replace your old water heater, you may be asking yourself what are the benefits of a tankless water heater? Tankless water heaters are one of the newest advancements in the plumbing industry and we know many of our clients have questions about this modern […]

How to Find a Leak In Your Sprinkler System

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There are many benefits to owning a sprinkler system. Not only do they make for a healthier lawn by providing much-needed water during the hot Texas summers, but they also make for a healthier wallet by regulating water usage so that you only spend as much money on water as is actually needed.  However, a […]

What to Know About Your Arlington, Texas Sprinkler System

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Tired of watering your lawn manually? If so, it may be time to have an irrigation system installed on your property. Before you install a lawn irrigation system, though, there are some essential things you should know. What is an Irrigation System? An irrigation system is used to help nurture your landscape by providing the water […]

What Are the Different Types of Plumbing Pipes?

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There are several types of plumbing pipes available. The key to getting the right ones for the job — or identifying the ones you already have — is to have a good understanding of how they are different and what they look like. Here’s what you need to know: PEX Pipes PEX is an abbreviation […]

Electric Water Heater vs Gas Water Heater

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If your existing water heater is due for replacement or you’re in the process of building a home and need to choose a brand-new water heater, you’ll have two main options to choose from: an electric water heater or a gas water heater. With an existing home, it’s generally best to stick with whichever type […]

Protecting Your Plumbing During the Holidays

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What could be better? Gathering family and friends, listening to holiday music, eating good food, and enjoying the merriment of the season! But after your big holiday meal, you begin to notice a few things. A few friends who are helping you clean are pouring grease and large chunks of food down the drain. Your […]

Essential Equipment: 5 Tools No Homeowner Should Go Without

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Moving into a new home is exciting! You get to decorate it, cook for the first time in your kitchen, and create a living space that you have always dreamed of. However, as most homeowners will discover, there are some essential items that they never would have thought they needed. From addressing maintenance issues to […]

Gross Things Plumbers Have Found

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Fact is often stranger than fiction and that couldn’t be more true when talking about plumbing. As professional plumbers, the experts at HEB Plumbing & Sprinkler have seen an assortment of oddball things stuck in plumbing. Typically, soap scum, hair, toilet paper, and grease are the main culprits of a clogged sink or toilet. In […]