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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Blog

Blog posts packed with plumbing tips to live healthier, save money and protect your hard-working plumbing from emergencies.  Read our featured blog post here.

Why Water Softeners Have to Work Harder in Summer

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing | April 10, 2018
Hard water is water that has a high mineral content. These minerals can build up inside your appliances and cause problems.
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Look for the Signs You Have Hard Water

Water is a main ingredient in your daily life. From the water you drink, to the water you shower in, to the water that washes your clothes and dishes. You rely on that water to be good for you — and your home. However, depending on where you live, that water may contain minerals like […]
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Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water: What to Know

Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water: What to Know

Get the facts about Haloacetic acids and other byproducts that can end up in your drinking water.
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6 Big Game Party Plumbing Tips

Have you ever heard this urban legend? During midway through of the Big Game, so many millions of people use and flush their toilets simultaneously — that the sewers of most major cities break or overflow! So, that’s a whopper, with no basis in fact or history. Yet, there is a connection, however, between the […]
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DIY tips to prevent frozen pipes

Read 6 at-home tips to keep your pipes from freezing.
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