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 […]

Family Disaster Plan

Family Disaster Plan  This week we Kay Plumbing will be sharing how to prepare your family and protect your home. The following is from the International Code Council, for week three of National Building Safety Month.  Prepare Your Family Making sure your family is prepared for any natural disaster is important. Below are some of […]

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 […]

Winter Temperatures and Your Home

Winter Temperatures and Your Home It’s cold outside and Jack Frost is nipping at our pipes. Here are some simple but effective ways to reduce your risk of a frozen pipe. Basic winterizing steps everyone should do:  Remove and drain your water hoses from the outside of your house. If there is water left inside […]