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Don’t Use Hot Water for Food Prep or Drinking Water

Don't use Hot Water to rinse produce or Cook Hot water food prep is not healthy because metal may leach from the pipes onto the produce. You might be tempted to start your pasta with hot tap water since it boils faster. Unfortunately, it isn't good for your health....

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Greenwood Plumber Repair Saves the Day

Greenwood Plumber Repair Saves the Day at the City's new Splash Park Opened on August 27th. Carter's My Plumber had the opportunity to install a new Back-Flow Preventer System at the City's new splash pad, which opened to the public on August 27th.  The Greenwood...

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Kelson Carter is now a Licensed Plumber

Kelson Carter is now a Licensed Plumber in the State of Indiana. It's not an easy task becoming a Licensed Plumber!  Carter’s My Plumber is proud to announce that 3rd Generation, Kelson Carter, has successfully passed the state plumbing exam to earn the status of...

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Drain Line Clearing Naturally

Drain Line Clearing Naturally by Jamie Carter, President Carter's My Plumber, Licensed Plumbing Contractor, and Certified Plumbing Engineer Drain Line Clearing Naturally by Bio-Clean is a plumbing drain clearing product which is a blend of bacteria and enzymes.  The...

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Green Plumbing Ideas

GREEN PLUMBING IDEAS Green Plumbing Ideas #1: Start by Limiting water use and eliminate water waste  Green Plumbing ideas are for the penny conscious homeowner.  The earth has a limited supply of water and a constantly growing use pattern, and adding "green" fixtures...

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Electric Water Heater Troubleshooting

Electric Water Heater Troubleshooting Your water is running cold, no fun – especially with our Indiana winters. As Electric water heater specialists in Indianapolis, we know sometimes the problem can be a really simple fix and you don't need one of our highly trained...

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Frozen Pipes Prevention

What to do about Frozen Pipes. It's cold outside, but you already knew that. One of the many winter woes for Indiana Homeowners is the problem of pipes filled with solidified water; a.k.a. frozen pipes! Though a seemingly mild plumbing problem, frozen...

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What Can a Leaky Faucet Cost?

  Leaky Faucet cost can waste up to 5 Gallons of Water per Day.    by Kelson Carter Leaky faucet cost is a very sneaky way of opening up the checkbook and seeing the money fly out.  A little drip can can cost 100's of dollars in a short period of time.  Leaky...

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Summertime Plumbing Problems

Summertime Plumbing Problems Here is a list of common Summertime Plumbing Problems.  When summertime Plumbing problems occur, it's not only important to know what to do, but also when you should call the Plumber! Clogged Garbage Disposal:  Since, we are more active...

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Leaking Hose Bib Fix

Leaking Hose Bib Fix Leaking hose bib suspicion?  Have you planted the garden yet?  How about the spring flowers??  Have you fired up that outside hose bib of yours?  I've planted three rows of the garden so far this season, and I've used the outside spigot at least 4...

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Drinking Softened Water

Drinking Softened Water depends on your overall health. by Lisa Carter, RN, BSN, Cancer Coach - owner Carter's My Plumber Drinking Softened Water can be safe based on your overall health.  What are the Health Effects of drinking softened water? Water softeners remove...

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Extend Water Heater Life

Extend Water Heater Life with Simple Maintenace  It would be nice to extend water heater life to save money and the hassle of replacement.  Water heaters can sometimes last up to 15 years, sometimes even as much as 20 years in rare situations.  A standard water heater...

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Advice about Sump Pumps for Homeowners

Advice about Sump Pumps for Homeowners The Importance of a Sump Pumps: Sump pumps has recently become more important especially in newer homes since the Federal Clean Water Act which doesn’t allow builders in many municipalities to drain rainwater collected by gutters...

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Low Water Pressure a Problem?

Low Water Pressure is annoying and can make household jobs time consuming. Throughout the civilized world, low water pressure has been a predominant problem in homes. Right from the days of the Romans who built the first water transporting canals – or aqueducts – for...

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A Plumbing Snake – What is it?

Whenever the sink in your bathroom or your kitchen gets clogged a plunger will usually do the trick to clear the drain. However, sometimes the drain is blocked so badly that a plunger simply will not do. The solution? A plumbing snake. No, it is not really a snake,...

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What to do with your Frozen Pipes…

Frozen Pipes are Frustrating Frozen pipes is a common and menacing phenomenon in our Indiana winters. Although we are familiar with thawing frozen foods, to thaw frozen pipes, it takes a lot of technique and skill, something that you don't really need when preparing...

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Cold Showers

Fix for Cold Showers Looking for a fix for cold showers?  Winter time is rapidly approaching and there's nothing worse than cold showers. What better than a nice, hot shower to warm the bones?  You turn on the faucet, climb inside and feel the warm water pour over...

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Greenwood Plumber goes to Haiti

Greenwood Plumber goes to Haiti Jamie and Lisa Carter are Southside plumbers with big hearts. Jamie has been a plumber for over 35 years. Lisa, who has degrees in nursing and public health promotions, has been in the plumbing business with her husband for 27 years....

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How to find an Indianapolis Plumber

How to Find an Indianapolis Plumber Are you asking yourself how do I find an Indianapolis Plumber?  Whether it’s installing a new bathroom or fixing a broken shower, it’s important to find the right Indianapolis Plumber to fit your plumbing needs, and who is going to...

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Septic System Care

Septic System Care is essential to protect drinking water and prevent backups. Septic System Care is a annual homeowner responsibility to prevent blockages, and seepage into local drinking systems.  Failed septic systems can cause an extraordinary amount of damage to...

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Garbage Disposal Care

Tips for Garbage Disposal Care As with any household appliance, garbage disposal care will prolong its life, often times helping it last over 10 years. Here are a few tips for the care and feeding of your garbage disposal: 1. Always run water before and after you...

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Replacing Water Pipes

Replacing Water Pipes in your Plumbing. Plumbing is usually relatively sturdy; unfortunately, it does not last forever. If you find yourself making small repairs over and over again, it could very well mean that it is time to replace all or part of your plumbing...

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Prevent water loss in a Home

How to Prevent Water Loss in a Home Water loss can be a real burden for Greenwood, Indiana homeowners. Aside from unnecessarily high water bills, Water loss, if left unattended can lead to damage, not only to the Appliance or fixture, the structure of the home, and...

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