Expert Tips

How to Flush a Water Heater

Flush your water heater every 6-12 months to help it work well and extend its lifespan. You can always call us at Dillon Plumbing if you don’t know how to flush sediment from a water heater, or you can try to do it yourself. If you want to DIY it, here’s what you need to know. Turn Off Your Water Heater The first step of how to drain a gas water heater is to turn it off. This may be...
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Lifespans of Water Heaters

Have you just moved into a home and you’re wondering how long you can expect your water heater to last? Are you buying a new unit and wondering about the life expectancy of water heaters? Don't fret, your Boise water heater experts at Dillon Plumbing are here to help. Here’s what you need to know. How Long Will My Water Heater Last? The lifespan of a water heater is impacted by a variety of factors. The lifespan of the water...
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How to Avoid Toilet Clogs

Sometimes, it’s tempting to flush things other than toilet paper down the toilet. However, this can cause major backups and might mean you have to call in an emergency plumber. Avoid this problem by not putting any of the following items down the toilet! Wipes of Any Type Baby wipes, cosmetic wipes, any type of wet wipes...your plumbing isn’t made to handle them. They don’t disintegrate like toilet paper and they get stuck a lot more easily. They also clump...
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Types of Plumbing Pipes

There a many different styles and kinds of plumbing pipes that are used in homes in the Nampa, ID, and Boise area. The team at Dillon Plumbing can help you decide which kinds you have at your house or which kinds you need if you’re looking to install a new component of your plumbing. Main Types of Pipes There are five kinds of pipes that are commonly used in residential plumbing systems. Each has its own characteristics as well as...
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About Water Softeners Systems

Are you looking for a water treatment solution that will help you get the water you’ve always wanted? Maybe you don’t like the taste of your water or you’ve noticed hard water marks appearing on your glasses or other places in your home. Water softeners can help with both of these problems and more. At Dillon Plumbing, we see helping you with water issues, as helping you make your home into a place where you are happy to live. After...
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