A professional plumber is invaluable for their experience and skills when replacing or repairing plumbing in the home or business. A knowledgeable Plumber Minneapolis MN can work on different types of water heating systems, faucet and fixture installation or repair, and sewer line inspection, repair, or replacement.
In 1889, a Norwegian mechanical engineer named Edwin Rudd, who had immigrated to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, invented the first gas operated water storage tank. An earlier painter from London, England, named Benjamin Maughan influenced his invention. Maughan’s earlier work resulted in an invention of running cold water through pipes heated by gas to get flowing hot water. Ruud improved on the first design that lead to modern water heating systems.
Today’s water heaters usually include the traditional tank type heater. They are found in homes and commercial buildings. These types of tanks are known as storage tank water heaters. These heaters range from 20 to 100 gallons, operate by natural gas, propane, heating oil, electricity, and solar energy. These types of tanks keep the water continuously heated so the water can be ready to use when needed. A newer development in water heating is the on-demand tankless water heaters that are installed throughout a home or business and offer continuous flow of hot water compared to the limited storage capacity of the conventional tank.
Extreme temperatures, shifting ground, and age can cause homes and businesses to have problems with the sewer pipes and lines. Pipes inside the home or business can become damage, clogged, or cracked requiring replacement or repair. A skilled Plumber Minneapolis MN can use a snake-like tool with an attached camera and cables to allow visual inspection of the plumbing lines. The video camera is inserted into the plumbing lines. It allows the plumber to watch a monitor and view any problems such as corrosion, damaged joints, offset pipes, cracks, clogs, or full breaks.
Faucet and Fixtures
In addition to servicing plumbing or sewage problems, other services available include repairing current fixtures, or installing new faucets, toilets, sinks, and bathtubs. For more information on Drain King’s plumbing services call and speak with a customer service representative.