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How to Replace PEX Piping

PEX water pipes are durable and easy to install, repair or replace, when the time comes to do that. When your water supply lines spring a leak, you can easily repair it, using our instructions below, to save money. These instructions apply to PEX water pipes, as others may require different processes, so [...]

2020-07-27T11:16:39+00:00Water Line|

How to Replace the Water Line on Your Ice-Maker

Appliance companies tend to sell new ice-makers, washing machines, and other appliances with low-quality water lines and valves. You won’t believe how often we here at Ridgeway Mechanical receive calls from clients with flooded kitchens as the result of these inferior materials. What’s a person to do? You need a washing machine and [...]

2020-07-27T11:05:44+00:00Water Line|

Signs of Water Line Problems

Your main water line is the most important part of your plumbing system. It carries water from the city’s treatment plant to your home, but since it is buried underground, it remains out of sight and out of mind. However, plumbing materials deteriorate over time, and will need repairs or replacement at some [...]

2020-07-27T11:03:35+00:00Water Line|

Hot Water, Do You Really Need It That Hot?

Saunas are not necessary in every home; however, access to hot water is such an affordance that it very much seems like such. The limitations and affordances of home installations are plentiful. As many as there are for either side, there seems to be just as many variables that may play a role [...]

2020-07-27T11:01:26+00:00Water Heaters|

Why You Should Get a New Water Heater ASAP

New plumbing regulations will be instituted across various states in 2015, which means that now is the time to have your water heater replaced. Probably the most important part of your plumbing system, your hot water heater supplies that precious hot water that enables you to have a hot shower after a long [...]

2020-07-27T10:57:39+00:00Water Heaters|

Longevity Tips to Increase the Life of Your Hot Water Heater

Ridgeway Mechanical Shows You How You Can Make Your Hot Water Heater Last Longer A hot water heater is arguably the hardest working of all your electrical home appliances. It also consumes the most energy. Most homeowners have a love-hate relationship with this energy-hungry appliance that provides the most important of home comforts [...]

2020-07-27T12:14:39+00:00Water Heaters|

Plumbing Maintenance: How to flush an electric water heater

Your electric water heater works hard every day, supplying your home with hot water, so it only makes sense that it also needs TLC from time to time. While a hot water heater can last anything from 8-12 years, regular maintenance can only help improve efficiency and increase its lifespan. Today, our Atlanta [...]

2020-07-27T12:12:46+00:00Water Heaters|

The Top Water Heaters

A cold shower is usually the first sign that you need to replace your old water heater. Choosing a new water heater can be a complex decision, so we’d like to make that easier for you by telling you about our top 10 water heaters for 2015. #10 – Stiebel Eltron Tempra 24 [...]

2020-07-27T12:07:05+00:00Water Heaters|

Tips for Plugging Your Sewer Line

Disasters, heavy rains or burst pipes can cause considerable damage to your property, especially if there is a back flowing sewer. At the best of times, a clogged sewer can pose health hazards, so the last thing you want is for it to flow back into your basement or home. Here at Ridgeway [...]

2020-07-27T12:05:18+00:00Sewer Line|

Why You Need a Video Sewer Inspection

Video sewer inspection is a common service performed by professional plumbers. While plumbers and realtors highly recommend it, it is not a requirement of the home buying process. Yet, it can be a vital tool in assessing the property you are buying. A small investment in this checkup, can help save thousands of [...]

2020-07-27T12:01:23+00:00Sewer Line|