Is My Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Is My Tap Water Safe to Drink? We often take our drinking water for granted. That is, until it begins to taste or smell odd, or there is a boil order, or we hear stories about contaminated water coming out of the tap due to old pipes or pollution. The truth of the matter is […]

Reverse Osmosis Water

Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration and Clean Water Management We can’t always control the quality of our tap water. Different municipalities enforce different standards of quality and water filtration handle chemicals, minerals, and organic compounds. And that doesn’t even begin to take into account the chemical used to treat water, or the compounds that can leach […]

Running in the sprinklers during summer

Plumbing In The Summer

Plumbing In The Summer IT IS SUMMERTIME! And between the sprinklers, pools, garden hoses, and extra indoor usage from kids being home, your plumbing is working overtime. This is the perfect time for a plumbing inspection. Make sure your plumbing can handle this summer long workout because it gives out half way through. You would […]

Home Protection Agreement Inspection By Kay Plumbing

Gas Leak Safety

Gas Leak Safety In honor of National Building Safety Month, we at Kay Plumbing are discussing Gas Safety. South Carolina is a Natural Gas State with lines running all over. Many homes and businesses around the state have gas lines in their building providing the occupant with power and/or heat. For this reason, we wanted […]

Bathroom Remodel

Bathroom Remodel Remodeling your bathroom is a great way to add new life to your home and save money on your utilities with newer, energy efficient products. If you are thinking about remodeling your bathroom, now is the time to do it as the weather is perfect and the prices are just right.  ROI of […]

Water Filtration -Your Health is On the Line!

Water Filtration -Your Health is On the Line! Having a water filter is one of the most important actions you can take to improve your health. While any type of filter is better than none, a whole house water filter is by far the best solution. Today, you cannot depend on getting clean, pure water […]

A Small Leak Can Sink A Big Ship

A Small Leak Can Sink A Big Ship March 19-25 2018 is the 10th annual Fix a Leak Week hosted by the EPA. ” Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. ” Help protect your country’s most […]

Modern Plumbing

Modern Plumbing Necessity is the Mother of Invention Imagine you live in Columbia South Carolina in the 1800’s. No water heaters, no real plumbing systems at all, just water pumps and wells. You would have a Saturday night bath, so you were clean for church on Sunday morning. Your bath is taken in a galvanized […]

A History of Plumbing

The History Of Plumbing Roman Empire to 1870 Plumbing is a vital system we use daily but probably never realize how important it really is. We never give our plumbing system a second thought until we are inconvenienced by it not working. But did you know plumbing hasn’t always been in our homes and businesses? […]

Keep your head above water!

Keep Your Head Above Water! What is a Sump Pump? A sump pump is a pump that is located in a basement or a crawl space of your house. It is dug underground and it will catch any groundwater that could seep in through cracks in your basement or crawlspace walls. Then it will transport it through […]