What Is A PTR Valve?

All industries use acronyms to describe certain things. In plumbing the PTR valve (as commonly known in the industry) is short for the Pressure and Temperature Relief Valve. It’s part of your hot water system and is designed to relieve the increase in pressure caused by water expansion during the normal heating cycle. As long […]

Never Run Out Of Hot Water Again

If you find yourself constantly running out of hot water with everyone together – it could be a great time to explore upgrading your hot water service from a tank to a continuous flow system. Storage Tank vs Continuous Flow A storage tank uses gas to constantly heat the water whereas a continuous flow (or […]

Quality, Service & Price…Can You Really Have It All?

I received a phone call yesterday afternoon.  As Service Experts offers a 24 hour 7 day emergency plumbing service, the phone rings at all times of the day & night. It was “Nick” (name changed for obvious reasons).  He had a toilet that was blocked because excessive toilet paper had been flushed down it (aka he […]