What Is Backflow Testing?

Clean water is one of our most valuable resources. How would you feel if you found out that the water supply for your home or neighborhood was contaminated? It’s a situation no one wants experience. Thankfully, it’s a relatively rare occurrence thanks to measures put in place by state and municipal authorities. One of the most effective ways to … [Read more…]

Should You Buy an Electric or Gas Water Heater?

Shopping for a water heater usually happens at one of two times: when you’re building or remodeling a home or when your existing water heater breaks down. When it’s time for you to buy or replace yours, you may be a little unsure of what you need. The first factor to consider is the fuel … [Read more…]

3 Top Trends in Kitchen Faucets

Just like with bathroom remodeling, each year brings new trends for kitchen plumbing and remodeling. Kitchen fixtures are one easy way to bring both new and old design styles to life without breaking the bank. This is especially true for kitchen faucets. Here are some kitchen faucet trends from 1st Choice Plumbing in Rock Hill, SC: Minimalist – Homeowners always want faucets … [Read more…]

6 Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2018

Each new year brings with it a list of new trends for home design. This is especially true when it comes to bathrooms. 1st Choice Plumbing has noticed the following top bathroom remodeling trends of 2018. Take a look and see if these ideas would work well in your Rock Hill, SC or Charlotte, NC home: Small, … [Read more…]

What Type of Water Heater Should You Choose?

When it comes to choosing home appliances, you should always try to get the best ones for your household’s needs. This is especially true when it comes to picking out a water heater. Today, 1st Choice Plumbing wants to help make this decision easier. Here’s our advice for choosing water heaters: Learn about each type – First, learn about the … [Read more…]

How to Thaw Frozen Pipes

We’ve been dealing with extremely frigid temperatures over the last week here in the Rock Hill and Lancaster, SC area – and winter’s barely begun! Hopefully you’ve taken steps to protect your pipes. But if you didn’t and you discover that you have frozen pipes, it’s important that you keep calm and take the right steps to … [Read more…]

4 Ways to Protect Your Pipes This Winter

Frozen pipes are as inconvenient as they are damaging. Prevent frozen pipes in your home this winter by following these tips from 1st Choice Plumbing in Rock Hill, SC: Traveling? Shut off the water. If you’re traveling this winter, make sure to shut off your water before you go. If your pipes should freeze or a … [Read more…]

How to Clear a Clogged Drain

Clogged drains are complete pains! Before you call a plumber near you in Rock Hill, SC to tackle a clog, there are some things you can try on your own that may help you avoid a service call. Here are some simple DIY tricks from 1st Choice Plumbing to clear out small clogs: Vinegar and … [Read more…]

Avoid This Major Cause of Holiday Plumbing Problems

Around this time of year, plumbers tend to see a spike in calls. The same culprit tends to be behind most of these plumbing problems: grease. Today, the plumbers near you at 1st Choice Plumbing have some tips on how to keep grease from ruining your holiday celebration: Keep track of greasy foods – Pay attention to the foods … [Read more…]

Who Should You Call for Emergency Plumbing?

Plumbing emergencies can quickly turn from an inconvenience to a nightmare. Thankfully, if you’re prepared you can reduce the amount of damage to your home. That’s why it’s so important for you to know what to do and who to call as soon as you notice a plumbing problem. By taking action quickly, you can prevent serious … [Read more…]