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Plumbing History: How Reliable Plumbing Helped Eradicate Disease

No question about it -- cities today are cleaner and healthier than they have ever been. And while modern medicine has definitely contributed to longer lives and fewer diseases, we don't always stop to think about how advancements in plumbing have really made a difference.

  Blakeslee and Son   November 25, 2015 0 Comments   Read More

Grand Rapids Plumbing Tips: Is Your Home Holiday Ready?

It’s the holiday season once again, and that means all the craziness that comes along with holiday shopping, parties, and overnight guests that are knocking at your door with their suitcases in hand. With everything you have on your agenda to prepare for this busy time of year, you may also want to start preparing your home as well. And we mean more than just putting up your holiday decorations - you should also ensure the internal parts of your house are ready for your guests.

  Blakeslee and Son   November 20, 2015   Winter 0 Comments   Read More

Mysterious Plumbing Leak? Check the Roof!


While getting a plumbing issue fixed in order to ensure the comfort of your family and the safety of your property is always top priority, quality plumbing experts should also take the time to get to the root cause of the problem. With leaks, this is not always as easy as tightening a nut or replacing a washer. In fact, your plumbing leak could be caused by your roof.

  Blakeslee and Son   November 19, 2015   Plumbing Tips, Plumbing 0 Comments   Read More

6 Things You Didn't Know About Your Plumbing


You can never know too much about your home's plumbing system. After all, knowledge is power. And while most people reading this blog probably won't become professional plumbers, the more you know, the better chance you have of ensuring quality plumbing services whenever you do have a problem.

So without further ado, here are a few things you don't know about your house's plumbing:

  Blakeslee and Son   November 13, 2015   Plumbing Tips, Plumbing 0 Comments   Read More

The Truth About High Water Pressure


High water pressure is a common plumbing problem many homeowners face. And while it may be nice to experience a high-pressure shower once in awhile, it’s not good for your pipes – or your pocketbook. Any reliable plumbing expert will tell you that excessive pressure on the pipes causes higher heating bills and the potential for a significant plumbing problem down the road due to the excess pressure on the pipes.

  Blakeslee and Son   November 8, 2015   water pressure 0 Comments   Read More

Why You Should Schedule Your Heating Repairs Now

There is no denying it at this point: winter is coming. A cold wind is blowing through and your Grand Rapids heating specialists know that their busy season has just begun.

  Blakeslee and Son   November 4, 2015   heating system 0 Comments   Read More

6 Tips for Planning Reliable Plumbing in Your Renovation


Renovating or remodeling your home can definitely be exciting, but it is also a big undertaking. Whether you plan to DIY most of the project or to hire outside contractors, there is plenty of work to be done. So how can you plan your renovation so that it properly accounts for your quality plumbing needs? Keep reading for 6 simple tips for making your renovation go smoothly.

  admin   November 2, 2015 0 Comments   Read More