Delta Touch-2-O Kitchen Sink Faucet Installation

I just got done installing a Delta Touch-2-O kitchen sink faucet. Just touch the faucet to turn it on and off. This technology is the best thing since sliced bread if you ask me! ​

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The Heffner Plumbing “Battle Wagon”

The Heffner Plumbing “Battle Wagon” has been a work in progress since I bought this 13 years ago. I’ll never be finished, but am exceptionally proud of the shelf doors that I have recently added. These doors give me the ability to make the most use of the space available without the worry of things

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Your Vacation Checklist

Going to Disney World or some other wonderful vacation destination? Whether it’s for a weekend or several weeks, here are some things to consider before hitting the road: 1. Shut the water off to the house- Plumbing leaks can happen at any time of the day or night. This problem can be even more devastating

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The many faces of a service plumber at Heffner Plumbing

To be a truly successful service plumber and business owner in today’s world means that I have to be multi-faceted or have many faces in the job that I do each day. Follow the pictures with the text below. Every time that I have to jump in to a crawlspace for a plumbing repair takes

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How quickly can you shut the water off to the house?

With the sub-zero temperatures in Indianapolis right now, frozen water lines that can and may burst is a very real danger in some homes. The big question is how quickly can you shut the water off to the house in case of an emergency? Some people have no idea as to where the main water

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It’s “raining” water heaters at Heffner Plumbing!

I have replaced 4 water heaters over the past week which is unusually high for me as a 1-man shop. During the winter months, the failure rate for water heaters goes up as the incoming water is significantly colder than it is in the warmer months of the year. If you have a water heater

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Tired of running out of hot water, but not ready to switch to a tankless water heater?

A tankless water heater will provide an endless supply of hot water, but this technology comes with a price. And some people don’t want to get rid of a water heater that is still working. A possible solution is a thermostatic mixing valve that is installed on the top of the water heater. The temperature

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People stealing water meters

I was on a job last year in a not so great neighborhood working on a rental property and couldn’t replace the water heater because someone had stolen the electric meter. That was a first for me. And now I just recently read through the Nextdoor web site for my neighborhood, that a neighborhood off

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White glove inspection guarantee

Heffner Plumbing’s policy since Day 1 has always been to leave the work area as clean if not cleaner than before any repairs were done. Well, that policy is now in writing for the whole world to see. And if I fail the white glove test, Heffner Plumbing will pay to have your entire home

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Water damage claim? Don’t let the plumber haul off the water heater or sump pump.

If you are unfortunate enough to have water damage to the point that you will need to file an insurance claim, don’t let the failed piece of equipment be hauled off right away. Sometimes insurance adjustors will want to inspect what it was that caused the water damage. Whether it be a water heater, sump

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