Cartwright's Plumbing Blog

  • Common (Preventative) Plumbing Issues

    Common (Preventative) Plumbing Issues Plumbing problems can start even before you consider fixing them. There are some mistakes that homeowners make by accident, resulting in extensive damage and costly repairs. Here are some things you can do to ...
  • Things You Should Know About Your Water Heater

    Things You Should Know About Your Water Heater Your water heater is one of the most important appliances that comes with owning/buying a house. One of the most important things to regularly check for is any visible sign of leaking or tank ...
  • Diagnosing Strange House Noises

    Diagnosing Strange House Noises Strange creaking and ticking noises throughout the house in the silence of the night have long been the cause of nightmares for children. But as a homeowner those noises create a new kind of nightmare: the endless ...
  • What Type of Shower Head is Right For You?

    What Type of Shower Head is Right For You? Sometimes the only thing that gets you out of bed on time in the morning is the promise of a refreshing shower. You can find a rejuvenating shower head on just about any budget. The bathroom experts at ...
  • 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...