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Category: Plumbing Repairs

6 Plumbing Myths You Should Know

william 29th April 2021
Most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about their plumbing. Around here of course, we do! When properly taken care of plumbing contributes considerably to our daily comfort. There are a lot of myths and urban legends out there involving plumbing that can cause a lot more harm than good. We don’t want you to risk damaging your plumbing, or to be taken for a ride believing something that isn’t so. Here are some myths about plumbing that can cost you unnecessary expense and aggravation: Myth #1 – Mix Boiling Water with Grease to Help It Go Down…

8 Sneaky Plumbing Dangers to Avoid

207HeatingAdmin 30th June 2020
One of the worst things that can happen is to have serious plumbing issues! When it works well we don’t think much about it, but when it doesn’t, it can wreak havoc on every facet of life. There are actually a lot of things that can go wrong with plumbing. Some things are our fault, and some are not. Plumbing is more delicate than you may think, so be sure you are avoiding some of these sneaky plumbing factors that can cause serious damage: NEVER Pour Grease Down the Sink Kitchen sinks are the spot of most clogs in the…

Important COVID-19 Update

207HeatingAdmin 23rd March 2020
To Our Valued Customers and Community: First off, we hope everyone is being safe and staying healthy during this unprecedented time. We realize everyone is overwhelmed with information and updates regarding COVID-19, but we wanted to update everyone on the specific steps and precautions we are taking here at 207 Plumbing & Heating. We are committed to providing the same valuable services to our customers despite the spread of COVID-19.  Because we provide essential services to the community, we want to assure you that we are still working in the field and performing necessary plumbing and heating repairs and services…

Tips for Avoiding Frozen Pipes this Winter

207HeatingAdmin 20th January 2020
When temperatures plummet in winter, the risk of your pipes freezing skyrockets. Frozen pipes can cause tremendous damage to buildings, and represent one of the most common, and expensive, causes of property damage to homes in Maine. Costing easily $5,000 or more on average according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, it’s a no-brainer to do everything you can to prevent frozen pipes! Luckily, there are some very simple efforts you can make to prevent frigid temperatures from reaching your pipes and causing them to burst. Cold winter temperatures can cause even indoor frozen pipes. The pipes…

3 Common Plumbing Questions Homeowners Ask

207HeatingAdmin 18th December 2019
Plumbing problems are extremely frustrating, especially when having one prevents you from using your sink, shower or toilet! While we suggest you give 207 Plumbing & Heating a call for your plumbing issues, it’s helpful for any homeowner to have a good base of knowledge. We try to provide some of this base knowledge in our BLOG. Check out this list of some of the most common plumbing questions: How do I unclog a drain? Clogged drains are definitely one of the most common problems homeowners face. Clogs notoriously have bad timing too – they occur when you must get…