Posted by BY: Eric Smith on Mon Jan 28th, 2019 at 1:08 pm
Gosh, it seems like it has been a long time since we have had the winter recipe that's coming our way. Austin Plumbing Company and Polar Express Heating & Air would like this week to be uneventful and cozy for you and your family, which is why we put together a few helpful suggestions to help make sure your Plumbing and HVAC system is weather ready.
Posted by By: Tom Smith on Tue Apr 3rd, 2018 at 4:21 pm
Some of the most overlooked benefits of soft water are in the home use. Hard water is known to clog pipes, complicate soap and detergent dissolving in water, and leave behind water spots. It creates a scale buildup inside your pipes and water appliances reduces the efficiency of your water heater.
Posted by Eric Smith's 411 ON FROZEN PIPES on Thu Jan 18th, 2018 at 4:13 pm
Before I go into the most important thing I can say about frozen pipes...If you think you have a frozen pipe in your home, turn off the main water supply anytime you're not home and when you are sleeping!
Posted by By: Tom Smith on Wed Aug 8th, 2018 at 1:25 pm
Let's face it...selling a home can be very stressful, especially preparing your home for the sale process. If you are selling your home and are in need a Well and Septic Inspection, or maybe you just had a Home Inspection that calls for some plumbing repairs...a Smell Good Plumber at Austin Plumbing Company can help
Posted by BY: Eric Smith on Wed Oct 19th, 2016 at 2:02 pm
So it turns out this past weekend all 4 of my children were helping me as I worked installing some plumbing in a home of a close friend. On Saturday I decided to take the opportunity to reiterate to the tribe, the two golden rules of plumbing...
Posted by Tom Smith & Pete the Smell Good Plumber on Mon Dec 11th, 2017 at 8:43 am
One of our Facebook followers recently asked us what she could and what shouldn't be put down a garbage disposal. Pete, one of our extraordinary "Smell Good Plumbers" offered these recommendations: Read on...
Posted by Eric Smith on Tue Jul 2nd, 2013 at 8:35 am
Austin Plumbing Donates Services to Community - The Lake Country Rotary & Lake Country Foundation
Posted by Tom Smith on Mon Jul 1st, 2013 at 3:32 pm
The family at the company recently lost its founder and my father, Austin Smith.
Posted by Eric Smith on Wed Jan 13th, 2016 at 3:47 pm
On a service call recently, one of our techs was performing a complimentary safety inspection and found a serious accident waiting to happen. The ticking time bomb was actually a pair of swollen rubber hoses that connect the water supply to the washing machine.
Posted by Eric Smith on Mon Feb 18th, 2013 at 4:23 pm
As a locally owned, family-run business, we’ve always made an effort to give back to our community, and beyond. In the past we’ve coordinated food drives for the Hartland Food Pantry, and have supported several other local charities. Most recently, we held a social media campaign benefiting Caring for Camo, an organization that sends letters and care packages to U.S. troops serving over seas.
Posted by Eric Smith on Sun Apr 1st, 2018 at 4:33 pm
Going somewhere? Austin Plumbing has a few important & helpful safety tips for you to follow. Afterall, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
Posted by Eric Smith on Tue Apr 28th, 2015 at 4:43 pm
Because we get questions from our customers every day regarding maintenance, repairs and tips for keeping their plumbing running smoothly, we’ve decided to start this blog as an outlet to share some of our knowledge. Before we get to all that good stuff though, I want to take a moment to remind our readers about our company and how we came to be.