Plumbing Articles

What To Do About Frozen Pipes

February 19, 2019
A crack cause by frozen pipes.

During the colder months of winter, frozen pipes can be a real concern. Just like everything else in life an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure…

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Frozen and Burst Pipes

September 25, 2018

Even with all the precautions we might take, a burst pipe can still happen. Take heed of these warning signs that a pipe in your home is frozen. If your water is running at a trickle or has stopped all together. If you see front on the exterior of a pipe. Not all pipes that…

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Sump Pump Failure

August 16, 2018

Sump pumps are the silent heroes of basements, and homes in general. Without any hoopla, they quietly protect your home from flooding, and living in Hendersonville, TN, you know basement flooding can happen quite easily. It only takes that one major rainfall or ice storm to foil your sump pump’s success rate. Our professional plumbers…

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How Do I Unclog a Drain?

July 19, 2018

There are some home remedies you can try to clear a clogged drain. And things that you can do at home to help keep it from happening again. Try these things at home before investing in some of the harsh chemicals they sell at the store. Often these products can cause damage to your pipes…

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Prepping Your Plumbing for Winter

November 16, 2017

Imagine this winter, cozily sitting at home by the fire, looking out the window at the falling snowflakes while you’re sipping your hot cocoa with marshmallows. Life is good. It’s good until you suddenly hear the loud rush of water somewhere in your home, that is. You’ve got burst pipes. Unfortunately, this scenario is all…

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What To Do If You Have No Hot Water?

September 1, 2017

There are few things more annoying than running out of hot water in the middle of a shower. But don’t panic. It’s more than likely something with your hot water heater. Typically it may be something simple that you can take care of yourself. However, some things do need the assistance of a professional plumber.…

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5 Common Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

February 27, 2017

In Hendersonville, the plumbers at Kimbro Air get called out to homes for all different reasons. Sometimes it is a very serious situation, other times it is something small and much more common. Here is a list of the most common plumbing mistakes that we see: Using the wrong tool to unclog your drain. It…

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A Brief History of Modern Plumbing

November 14, 2016

Plumbing is the system that moves fluids around for heating, cooling, waste removal, potable water etc. Plumbing uses pipes, valves, fixtures, tanks and other things to move fluids around. Plumbing infrastructure is critical to public health and sanitation. [Wikipedia] Clean water and waste removal is long cited as one of the most important inventions in…

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4 Signs I have a Clogged Main Line Drain and Other Things to Look For

August 24, 2016

A main line drain is the drain that transports waste water from your Nashville or Hendersonville home to the the sewer mains underground. A main drain clog can lead to sewage backing up into your home or yard, and can lead to costly repairs to both the line and your home. How do I know…

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Hiring a Plumber

February 10, 2016

So you’ve been over our Plumbing Maintenance Checklist and you have decided that you need a plumber. Hiring a qualified, experienced and honest plumber is an important step for a homeowner. It is important to find a plumber that knows what he/she is doing. They are responsible for parts of your house that are crucial…

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