1. Is There Water Dripping from Your Upstairs Bathroom?

    As a homeowner, one of the worst discoveries you can make is water leaking or dripping from your upstairs bathroom. You might not notice that leak until it’s very serious, and quite a bit of water has leaked from the toilet or the tub into the floor, and dripped through the ceiling below. By this point, there can be extensive water damage, and it’s important to have the plumbing checked as soo…Read More

  2. Your Toddler and Your Toilet

    Potty training your toddler can be both challenging and exciting, but one issue you may have to deal with once you introduce your little one to the toilet is the fascination with how the fixture works. They may love flushing it multiple times, and while you don’t want to discourage their enthusiasm, you also don’t want to waste water. They may also have a tendency to drop toys or other objects…Read More

  3. Silent Toilet Leaks in Your Office Building

    If you own or manage an office building, chances are that the bathrooms and break rooms are often your main focus. Since the majority of the plumbing is located here, it can be a real headache when something goes wrong with a drain, faucet, or toilet. If you’ve noticed a spike in your monthly water bill, it’s possible that there’s a “silent” leak somewhere in the building. These most oft…Read More

  4. Only One Bathroom in the House?

    Many homes that were built in the last 100 years were constructed with only one bathroom due to the time and labor it took to run all the plumbing and piping to the bathtub and sink in the room. A house might have three or four bedrooms, but only one bathroom, and the idea of a “master bath” didn’t really come around until the 1970’s and 80’s when people began building larger homes and i…Read More

  5. The Most Common Water Heater Problems

    At Spartan Services, we want our customers to have warm water every time they turn on the shower, the washing machine, or the dishwasher. If you’re having water heater problems, there could be a number of causes. Some issues you can remedy yourself, while others will require an experienced plumber to fix. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the most common water heater problems, and what you c…Read More

  6. Plans to Remodel in the New Year?

    With the holidays approaching, you’re probably not thinking too much about renovating your home – all that’s on your mind is cleaning every room before company arrives. However, once the season is over and the New Year arrives, you might begin to think about how you can improve and update your home. If you plan to remodel in 2017, one aspect you cannot forget is the plumbing. At Spartan Serv…Read More

  7. How Much Water Are Your Leaky Faucets Wasting?

    As a homeowner, you do everything you can to save money on utilities each month. You turn the lights off when you leave a room, you make sure the thermostat is set at an appropriate temperature, and you don’t leave the faucet running while you brush your teeth. While all of those things are great ways to save money, what about the faucets that leak or drip on a regular basis? While each gallon o…Read More

  8. The Best Commercial Plumbing Questions You Can Ask

    At Spartan Services in Tacoma, we’ve helped businesses of all kinds with our commercial plumbing expertise. We’ve worked with small businesses, large companies, and shops that were just getting started. We believe in providing the very best service, no matter how big or small the project may be. If you’re looking to expand your office facilities, or you’re facing a serious plumbing problem…Read More

  9. Adding a New Bathroom to Your Home?

    If you have a large family, or you have children who have just reached their teenage years and are spending more time getting ready for the day, it can make sense to add another bathroom to your home. While a bathroom addition can seem pricey, it can add great value to your house (as well as your peace of mind). It might be as simple as turning a utility closet or extra space into another bathroom…Read More

  10. More Employees Often Mean More Bathrooms

    When your business is growing, you have to adapt quickly, both in terms of approach and where you seat your employees. You might be going through a hiring boom, and that means you’ll need more desks, more parking spaces, and perhaps even more bathrooms. If your current break rooms and bathrooms are often crowded or overused (and under-maintained), it can make sense to add another restroom to imp…Read More