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Tips To Prevent Frozen Water Pipes 

Frozen Pipes

As winter settles in, it’s not just the cozy blankets and the upcoming Super Bowl that demand our attention, Charleston. It’s important to remember that freezing temperatures can pose a serious threat to our homes, specifically our water pipes. Regardless of whether you live in a frigid climate or a relatively milder one like the […]

How to Plunge Like a Plumber

Toilet Repair & Replacement Service

If you’ve ever come face to face with a clogged toilet, you know it can be pretty tense. Watching that water rise quickly and knowing you only have a few minutes or even seconds to react can be extremely stressful. The last thing you want is for the contents of that bowl to overflow onto […]

Why Is My Toilet Tank Empty?

Empty Toilent Tank

If you notice your toilet isn’t flushing properly, it could be a tank issue. Lift the lid (if it’s accessible) of your toilet tank and take a look inside. This tank runs clean water, which helps your toilet flush. If the tank is empty, there could be a problem. At Rudd Plumbing, Heating and Air […]

Plumbing Maintenance Checklist for Winter Months

Plumbing Maintenance Checklist

Before the winter season arrives, it’s important to prepare your home for the cold months ahead, particularly your plumbing system. As temperatures drop and pipes begin to chill, there is a growing risk that expanding ice could burst your pipes and flood your home. At Rudd Plumbing, Heating and Air we work with clients across […]

Tips to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

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When a cold winter’s night is approaching, it is a wise idea to consider if you should do something to prevent your pipes from freezing. While you might go many winters without getting a frozen pipe, a single burst will be enough to make you cautious every winter after. Pipe bursts from freezing are major […]

It’s Time for Your Fall HVAC Maintenance

Fall HVAC maintenance

HVAC equipment needs regular maintenance to work at peak efficiency and provide reliable service through the rest of the season. During autumn in Lowcounty, SC, your HVAC maintenance is two-fold: you need to turn off and clean up the air conditioner. Then you need to turn on and maintain the furnace for its upcoming season. […]

Dishwasher Not Draining? This Should Help

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How can an appliance that is supposed to be so convenient be so frustrating? That’s probably what our clients in Lowcounty are thinking when they call us because their dishwasher isn’t draining. If you’ve already taken the step of running your dishwasher a second time, just in case it got cut off during the drain […]

Why Is My Yard Soggy?

Nothing is more disturbing than stepping out onto your lush green lawn to find yourself standing ankle-deep in water. When this occurs it is a sure sign something is wrong with your plumbing. Here are some of the reasons your yard might be soggy and what to do about it. Find the Source First things […]

Do Trees Break Sewer Lines?


Many home buyers are drawn to shady streets with mature trees that add a lovely touch to the property and neighborhood. As lovely, and eco-friendly as they might be, trees can also wreak havoc with your property. One of the biggest threats is tree roots which can cause serious, costly damage to underground pipes. While […]

How To Turn Off Your Water Heater

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It might not seem like something as basic as turning off a water heater would be difficult. Many homeowners find themselves scratching their heads when trying to figure out what valves to turn! And because it varies based on whether your system is gas or electric, it can take a few extra steps to make […]

The Pros & Cons of a Tankless Water Heater

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Tankless water heaters can be an excellent option to provide ample hot water for your household while creating a more energy-efficient home. Here are the pros and cons of a tankless water heater to help you decide it is the right solution for you. Pros of a Tankless Water Heater Instant hot water: Once the […]

The Surprising Ways That Plumbing Contributes To Your Everyday Health

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Most of us take the readily available water in our homes for granted, whether it is for drinking, cooking, cleaning, or personal hygiene. You can access hot and cold water by simply turning on a tap. However, throughout history, how we receive water has often presented health risks, and continues to do so in many […]