Pride Plumbing of Rochester

Inside of a Tankless Hot Water Heater
Flushing a Tankless Water Heater Pride Plumbing of Rochester flushed a tankless hot water heater in Pittsford, NY. Below are some common questions regarding the care and maintenance for tankless water heaters. What is a tankless water heater? Also called an on-demand water heater, tankless water heaters instantly heat water […]

Flushing a Tankless Water Heater

Sewers & Drains
Drain cleaner provides a “quick” fix, but using this product can create a bigger problem in the long run. Rather than using liquid drain cleaners, Pride Plumbing always recommends using a licensed plumber to perform drain cleaning services, whether it is for a shower drain, a clogged sink or unclogging […]

The Danger of Liquid Drain Cleaner

Hose Bibb Leaking
What is a hose bibb? A hose bibb is an outdoor faucet/outdoor water spigot, which allows for a hose attachment. Maybe you didn’t get a chance to prepare your hose bibb for the winter and now as you prepare to garden, fill the pool, wash your car, or play in […]

Preparing for Spring – Hose Bibb 101

Spring Cleaning Your Plumbing
Happy Spring! With the spring cleaning season upon us, we would like to remind you not to forget about the plumbing that needs some routine cleaning/maintenance as well. Incorporating plumbing into your annual spring cleaning will help your plumbing fixtures to perform better, more efficiently, and last longer. Here are […]

Spring Cleaning Your Plumbing

Charlie Toilet
Toilets are basic fixtures in every bathroom that generally only use up to two gallons of water per flush, but the plumbers at Pride Plumbing of Rochester want customers to understand the consequences of a simple leak both environmentally and economically. A toilet that is intermittently or constantly “running”, means […]

How Faulty Toilets Can Cost You Money Each Month

Clogged Toilet What Not To Flush
The pipes in our home are only built to handle human waste and toilet paper. Although we may think that our toilets can handle anything that will fit down the drain, it can cause major plumbing problems in the long run. Items to avoid flushing down the toilet: Baby wipes […]

What NOT to Flush Down the Toilet

Trees after Storm Power Outage
Homes in the Rochester, NY area are subject to power loss due to the current weather conditions. We are often at risk of power outages due to wind storms, ice storms, fallen trees, and even car accidents. Many plumbing functions rely on electricity, but there are steps that you can […]

Plumbing Preparation for Power Outages

Liberty Backup Sump Pump Installation
You may have installed a sump pump to protect your home and possessions from incurring water damage from snow melt or rainfall. However, a single sump pump may not be enough. Even the best-maintained pump is prone to failure. To avoid substantial damage, you should have a backup sump pump and alarm […]

Why You Should Install a Backup Sump Pump

Bentley Unclogging a Toilet
As a pet owner, you may expect your fur baby to rummage through the trash, leave traces of their hair throughout the household, and even chew through some household items. What you may not think of is how the plumbing in your home could be impacted by your beloved pet […]

Pet-Proof Your Plumbing

spring showers plumber rochester
When springtime brings the rain and snow melt, sump pumps really work hard. That’s why it is vital that you make sure your home’s sump pump is operating correctly. Any failure of operation during the great spring thaw can really mean problems. Because you count on them to remain operational, […]

Spring Showers May Bring Need for Sump Pumps