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Water heater not lighting

Water heater not lighting

We don't ask much from our hot water heaters. We simply want them to provide us with hot water for baths, showers, laundry, and dishwashing. Sooner or later, even the best-cared-for water heater will malfunction. If you have a gas or propane water heater that isn't...

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What are the Most Common Water Heater Problems?

What are the Most Common Water Heater Problems?

Your water heater works hard behind the scenes, supplying you and your family members with comfortable baths and showers, warm water for scrubbing dishes, and more. Sooner or later, though, even the most reliable water heater appliances might start showing some signs...

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Kitchen Sink Smells: How to Get Rid of Unwelcome Odors

Kitchen Sink Smells: How to Get Rid of Unwelcome Odors

Your kitchen should be a place that emanates pleasant aromas and appealing smells. Your family members, along with guests to your home, should associate that room with the smell of garlic cooking in a pan, fresh-baked bread, or of the savory whiff of grilled meat. But...

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How Long Does it Take to Snake a Drain?

How Long Does it Take to Snake a Drain?

The best case scenario? For an easy clog, your plumber may get the job done in mere minutes. For a more stubborn or deep-seated clog, the process may take multiple hours. If you're dealing with a stubborn household clog, it may be time for you to enlist a professional...

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How Long Does Hydro Jetting Last?

How Long Does Hydro Jetting Last?

How long does hydro jetting last? While the longevity of hydro jetting results can vary from one household or business to the next, most homeowners are encouraged to have hydro jetting done on roughly an annual basis. The results from a single hydro jetting service...

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Your Complete Guide to Hydro Jetting

Your Complete Guide to Hydro Jetting

Every homeowner knows what it's like to deal with slow drains, whether in the kitchen sink, the shower, or elsewhere. There's much you can do to unclog a drain on a DIY basis, such as using a plunger or a plumbing snake. Some homeowners may even turn to chemical drain...

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How Long Does it Take to Replace a Sewer Line?

How Long Does it Take to Replace a Sewer Line?

How Long Does it Take to Replace a Line? The amount of time it takes to replace a line to the city sewer depends on a number of factors, including the type of repair that's performed. For a trenchless sewer line repair method, the work can often be completed in as...

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What’s the Best Water Softener for Your Home?

What’s the Best Water Softener for Your Home?

Across the Indianapolis area, many homeowners deal with hard water. What this means is that the water supplied to their home is fairly dense with mineral content, including calcium and magnesium. There are a number of consequences to hard water, including potential...

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How Long Does it Take to Install a Water Heater?

How Long Does it Take to Install a Water Heater?

If you've experienced issues with your hot water heater, you likely want to have the problem resolved as expediently as possible. Depending on the age of the water heater, the best way to ensure consistent hot water may be to simply have a new hot water heater...

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How Often to Add Salt to Your Water Softener

How Often to Add Salt to Your Water Softener

water softener salt In order for your water softener to work properly, it's important that you attend to some basic maintenance steps. Most notably, it's important to keep your brine tank filled to the proper salt level. As such, homeowners often wonder: Exactly how...

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What is the Best Water Softener Salt?

What is the Best Water Softener Salt?

Our Advice: Choose Water Softener Pellets At Carter's My Plumber, we highly recommend choosing salt pellets. What happens when you use salt crystals is a "salt bridge" can form. A salt bridge is a hard crust that develops over the water in the brine tank, making it...

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How Long Do Water Softeners Last?

How Long Do Water Softeners Last?

What's the Life Expectancy of My Water Softener? With the right level of maintenance, water softeners can often last as long as 20 years. But there are a lot of variables to consider. The first thing homeowners should know is that the older a water softener is, the...

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CARTER CARES- FREE HOT WATER HEATER!

CARTER CARES- FREE HOT WATER HEATER!

At Carter’s we have started a new program to help others in need, called CARTER CARES! Our vision for the company is to be Indy’s fastest hot water provider with the bold guarantee of “Hot Water Today or It’s You We Pay!” With this vision in mind, we want to ensure...

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What To Do When Your Water Heater is Leaking

What To Do When Your Water Heater is Leaking

Water Heater Repair Most of us go from day to day without thinking too much about our hot water heater... that is, until the unit breaks down in some way. There are a number of ways in which a hot water heater might malfunction, but the most immediately obvious is...

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Common Plumbing Myths Debunked

Common Plumbing Myths Debunked

As a homeowner, you've probably learned some basic home maintenance abilities. But even if you consider yourself to be pretty handy, sooner or later you'll run into a project that throws you for a loop. And when that happens, you'll likely head to Google or YouTube...

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Do You Call a Plumber to Fix a Hot Water Heater?

Do You Call a Plumber to Fix a Hot Water Heater?

PlumberMale Worker With Clipboard Adjusting Temperature Of Water Heater The best way to get the needed repair work done Most days, you probably don't think too much about your water heater. So long as it's doing what it was made to do, there's no reason for it to be...

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Our Gratitude to Plumbers during COVID-19

Our Gratitude to Plumbers during COVID-19

Our Gratitude to Plumbers and other essential tradespeople during COVID- 19 We at Carters My Plumber, want to show gratitude to our plumbers and the other tradespeople who have been deemed essential during this time of crisis. We see firsthand just how essential the...

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How to Fix a Leaky Garbage Disposal

How to Fix a Leaky Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposal leaking? Let's fix it! Although leaking garbage disposals are not typically detected until a puddle is forming under your sink, there are a number of solutions to address the issue before it becomes a larger problem. The first and most important step...

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What Are The Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

What Are The Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

THE SIGNS OF A BROKEN SEWER PIPE A sewer pipe break is a headache. There I said it. It causes back-ups into your home and possible sewage flooding in your yard. It is more of a job than a simple clogged drain. Through time, sewer lines are used a lot to flush the...

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Most Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

Most Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

The most frequently asked plumbing questions are not the dumbest ones! But, they are the questions that form a basic foundation to our own plumbing knowledge. For the non-plumber, plumbing can be difficult to understand. Questions like "Why is my hot water heater not...

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The Holiday Plumbing Wish List

The Holiday Plumbing Wish List

The Holiday season is upon us and Santa is close to coming to town. What is on your holiday plumbing wish list this year? Is it a new toilet for the downstairs half bath? OR maybe you tried to replace the outside spigot. Either way, if you wish hard enough and give...

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