Plumbing Tips & Tricks

Why Rinnai Tankless Gas Water Heaters Are the Hot New Thing for Your Home

If you’ve ever stood shivering under a shower because someone used up all the hot water, you’ll know the frustration of traditional water heaters. Enter Rinnai tankless gas water heaters, the modern solution to all your hot water woes. These high-tech devices are rapidly becoming a favorite among homeowners, and for good reason. Let’s dive …
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Plumbing Safety: Protecting Home & Family During National Safety Month

As we enter the month of June, it’s important to recognize that it’s not only National Safety Month but also an opportunity to shed light on an often-overlooked aspect of home safety—your plumbing system. While we may not readily associate plumbing with potential hazards, neglecting timely resolutions to plumbing problems can lead to significant safety …
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Plumbing Survival Guide: Keeping Your Vacation Home in Top Shape

As we kick off the Memorial Day weekend, summer is officially here! And with the warmer temps come renters and guests to your beautiful Outer Banks rental property. But that’s not all! You also get an increased use of your home’s plumbing system. Did you know that a family of 5 can use up to …
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4 Vital Questions to Ask When Selecting a Plumbing Company on the Outer Banks

When it comes to maintaining your home or business on the Outer Banks, ensuring that your plumbing system is in top condition is crucial.
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April Fools’ Day: Don’t Let Your Plumbing Be the Joke!

April Fools’ Day is a time to have some fun with pranks and jokes. However, one area you don’t want to be fooled is your plumbing system. Ignoring your plumbing’s needs can lead to costly and inconvenient pranks that you definitely don’t want to deal with. So, let’s dive into some tips on how to …
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Spring Into Action: Essential Plumbing System Spring Cleaning Tips

Taking the time to give your plumbing a thorough check-up can prevent costly repairs down the road and ensure everything is running smoothly. Here are some essential tips for spring cleaning your plumbing system.
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Exposed plumbing pipes in a new construction.

Ins and Outs of Polybutylene Piping

Polybutylene piping, also known as “poly” or “quest” piping is a plastic piping system used as a cost-effective alternative to copper and PVC water distribution systems in houses and some commercial buildings. Popular in the late ’70s through the mid-’90s, polybutylene plumbing products offered quick, clean, low-skill installation, greatly cutting down on building plumbing costs. …
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Tips to Help You Identify & Repair Water Leaks

A shocking trillion+ gallons of water are wasted annually nationwide! So, we always like to honor Fix A Leak Week by reminding our customers to take the time to track down and tackle those drips. Make it a Habit The EPA’s (Environmental Protection Agency) annual Fix A Leak Week is filled with information and events …
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Love Your Plumbing: Valentine’s Day Tips for Keeping Your plumbing system Happy

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show some appreciation to one of the unsung heroes in your home – your plumbing system! Just like any relationship, your pipes need care and attention to keep things flowing smoothly. Here are some Valentine’s Day-inspired tips for keeping your plumbing system happy. Make Regular Maintenance a Priority: …
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Ensuring Bath Safety: A Comprehensive Guide

January is recognized as Bath Safety Month, and as a plumbing company committed to the well-being of our customers, we feel it’s crucial to educate everyone on the significance of maintaining a safe bathroom environment. In this blog, we will share with you some of the statistics surrounding slips and falls in the bathroom and provide practical tips on how to prevent accidents.
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Winter Plumbing Wisdom

Safeguard your Outer Banks home from freezing temps with these 5 detailed tips to protect your plumbing system from the challenges of winter.
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Winterization of your Home for Peace of Mind

As the winter season approaches, many homeowners in the Outer Banks may underestimate the importance of winterizing their home plumbing pipes. In this article, we’ll explore the significance of winterization and how Action Plumbing can make the process easy for Outer Banks residents.
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