Cartwright's Plumbing Blog

  • Routine Jet Sewer Cleaning Saves You Hundreds of Dollars

    Routine Jet Sewer Cleaning Saves You Hundreds of Dollars The sewage line that sends waste and water away from your home or business is regularly compromised by tree roots. Tree roots can push through pipe joints and damaged sections, gradually ...
  • 4 DIY Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance Tips

    4 DIY Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance Tips Cartwright’s has been in the plumbing, heating and cooling game since 1939. But did you know that we also service and install commercial refrigeration units for New Mexico restaurants, hotels and ...
  • How Do Septic Tanks Work?

    How Do Septic Tanks Work? Septic tanks are amazing feats of engineering. The tanks retain and process all the waste that leaves your home and makes it possible for communities without centralized sewer systems to live in all kinds of terrains, ...
  • HVAC Maintenance 101

    HVAC Maintenance 101 Simple routine maintenance and upkeep of your home’s HVAC system can save you a lot of money and prolong the life of your system. It’s an easy chore to put off, but you won’t want to be stuck with a broken HVAC...
  • Cleaning a Smelly Dishwasher

    Cleaning a Smelly Dishwasher Did you know that your dishwasher runs an average of over 200 cycles each year? All that cleaning can lead to a lot of dirty food and grime buildup over time. No one wants to get hit with a wave of musty odors when they...
  • Common Plumbing Tools for Every Household

    The worst thing that can happen to anyone facing a plumbing project oremergency is discovering a lack of supplies and tools necessary to fix a problem. This lack of preparedness can inconvenience you and your family and could prevent you from fixing...
  • Common Plumbing Problems in Your Home

    When a person becomes a homeowner they agree to the terms and conditions their home requires of them including attending to and fixing any plumbing problems that may occur. As a homeowner, you should know this to be true as you likely have dealt ...
  • 5 Things to Look for in a Plumber

    You should never hire a plumber that you know little-to-nothing about. Remember, this person will be in your home and possibly around your family. You don’t want someone that can’t be vouched for. Here are 5 important things to look for ...
  • Quick fixes for a Problematic Toilet

    It happens to everyone. The infamous clogged toilet doesn’t discriminate. The unfortunate fact of the matter is that sometimes you’re left with exactly what you started with when you flush. As annoying (and disgusting!) as a clogged ...
  • Are You Cut Out to be a Plumber?

    “A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.” ~ Christopher Morley From the day we are born, we are plumbers of the human body. Maintain and fixing the ingenious assembly of portable plumbing within ourselves. Because of ...