Replacing Plumbing: Options and Cost | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Replacing Plumbing: Options and Cost


No matter how amazing your current plumbing may be, over time even the best of systems needs replacing. Copper pipes become frail, galvanized steel pipes may corrode, and lead pipes are a danger to your health. Replacing plumbing can be a costly and time-consuming venture. You’ll need to closely inspect your plumbing or rely on a licensed professional to advise you whether it’s time or not. Depending on the complexity, replumbing a 1,500 sq. ft. home can cost a pretty penny. However, there’s good news for those on a shoestring budget. This article will highlight different options for every kind […]

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Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling


Hundreds of factors come into play when planning a kitchen remodel and of all the rooms in your home, kitchens are the most complex. The average cost for a complete kitchen remodel is about $60,000, which is the most money homeowners spend on any home improvement project. And with good reason –kitchens are the hub of the home. Most homeowners remodel their kitchen just once during their time of ownership, so it’s important to get it right. Effective planning is essential for things to run smoothly, so to help ensure you’re happy with your remodel keep on reading for our […]

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Plumbing News Roundup: July 2021 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing News Roundup: July 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, Sonnhalter hosts its 12th annual Tool Drive, Seminar Centers are Preparing to Reopen, Newport Brass releases three lavatory collections, and hands-free technology is the new standard. Keep on reading for more details. Sonnhalter partners with Habitat for Humanity for 12th annual Tool Drive Sonnhalter, a communications firm, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity again for its Twelfth Annual Sonnhalter Tool Drive. From Sunday, August 1st to Tuesday, August 31st, organizations, businesses and manufacturers are encouraged to donate extra inventory, demo models, tools and building materials to the Tool Drive to benefit Habitat […]

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Pressure Washing your House the Right Way | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Pressure Washing your House the Right Way


Pressure washing or power washing, involves using a high velocity water spray to clean dirt and debris from surfaces. From removing mold and mildew on siding, to prepping your home for a fresh coat of paint, a thorough pressure washing can help restore your home’s curb appeal. The following guide will teach you how to pressure wash your home safely and efficiently.

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Cleaning your Dryer Vent: 6 Mistakes to Avoid | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Cleaning your Dryer Vent: 6 Mistakes to Avoid


Dryer fires are a very real and dangerous hazard that most often originate within the metal tube between your dryer and the wall. That is why you need to clean it out. Cleaning your vent will help your dryer run more efficiently and prevent your home from catching fire. Continue reading our new blog for more information on the 6 mistakes to avoid while cleaning out your dryer vent.

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How to Prevent Water Damage | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How to Prevent Water Damage


Prevention is a whole lot cheaper than repairs. Water damage is the number one culprit that weakens your home’s foundation. When water damage hits your home’s foundation, over time it can cause structural damage. Damp wood is also inviting to termites, carpenter ants, mold and mildew. In this blog, we cover 3 simple strategies for preventing water damage. With these strategies you can have peace of mind the next time a storm hits.

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Plumbing News Roundup: June 2021 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing News Roundup: June 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, a North Carolina plumbing company has a unique way of providing reminders to customers, WaterSense is helping save trillions of gallons of water, QuickDrain USA launched their new SquareDrain point drain, and Delta releases their new instant hot faucet. Keep on reading for more details.

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Bathroom Ventilation 101 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Bathroom Ventilation 101


Your bathroom is the wettest room in your home. With major moisture comes potential problems like mold, mildew, peeling paint and funky smells. Luckily proper ventilation can keep humidity and its resulting issues at bay. Follow the dos and don’ts below to prevent excessive moisture buildup in your bathroom.

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Removing Soap and Streaks from Shower Doors | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Removing Soap and Streaks from Shower Doors


It’s always challenging to get those glass shower doors clean and free of hard water stains and soap scum. Luckily, in this blog we teach you a couple different ways to effectively clean your shower doors. So, say goodbye to streaks and soap scum and hello to crystal clear shower doors!

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Things to Consider before Painting your Kitchen Cabinets | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Things to Consider before Painting your Kitchen Cabinets


If your kitchen needs a facelift but you’re on a strict budget, consider painting your kitchen cabinets. Cabinets cover the bulk of the wall space in a kitchen, so a fresh coat of paint or a new color can drastically alter their appearance. With that being said, potential project mishaps can produce imperfect results and waste your time and money. Therefore, you should do some planning before picking up that paintbrush. To achieve a pro-quality paint job on your kitchen cabinets, take these 5 things into consideration.

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