Solid Plumbing Blogs

Welcome to the Solid Plumbing and Heatting LLC Blog Page. This blog gives us a unique opportunity to share with you news and updates as well as plumbing and heating tips. Each month we’ll pick topics relevant to the plumbing and heating needs we see in our customers and try to shed some light on things. This page also offers us a place to interact with our local community here in LaPlata County. Follow along for tips, tricks, and insights. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. Thanks for stopping by!

Preparing Your Plumbing for Winter

Preparing Your Plumbing for Winter

Winter in Colorado can be a tricky thing. It’s also one of the busiest seasons for us here at Solid Plumbing and Heating LLC. But, as much as we love to see you, for your sake, it’s best when it’s not for a plumbing disaster. In our region, cold snaps come in suddenly...

How to Stop a Running Toilet

How to Stop a Running Toilet

Is your toilet running? You better catch it! Sorry, I couldn’t resist. But, all joking aside, a running toilet can be a serious problem. At Solid Plumbing and Heating, we know all too well the problems that can be caused by a constantly running toilet, from...

Plumbing Tips You Need to Know

Plumbing Tips You Need to Know

Here at Solid Plumbing and Heating, we know that homeownership doesn’t automatically come with plumbing skills, even if you did manage to unclog the toilet that one time. A lot of homeowners may lack the basic skills required to do DIY plumbing jobs, but there...

Detect and Prevent Tree Roots in Your Sewer Line

Detect and Prevent Tree Roots in Your Sewer Line

Wondering how to detect and prevent tree roots in your sewer line this season? Here at Solid Plumbing and Heating, we know that one of the top reasons for plumbing issues in Durango and Bayfield is tree root damage.  It’s not hard to understand why tree...

How to Fix a Leaky Showerhead

How to Fix a Leaky Showerhead

At Solid Plumbing and Heating, we know that a nice hot shower can be the best part of the day. But, what should you do if a leaky showerhead is ruining your experience?  If a constant drip, drip is keeping you awake at night, or an unsettling spray is...

DIY Plumbing, How to Fix a Clogged Drain

DIY Plumbing, How to Fix a Clogged Drain

The world has changed, seemingly overnight, and now more than ever your plumbing is working overtime. Here at Solid Plumbing, we know the challenges homeowners are facing now in the face of a pandemic. If your plumbing is under stress with the whole family at home,...

There’s no Substitute for Toilet Paper

There’s no Substitute for Toilet Paper

With the recent virus-fueled run on toilet paper, many Bayfield and Durango area residents are being forced to resort to alternative options. In recent days here at Solid Plumbing and Heating, we’ve seen and heard tales of kleenex, paper towels, restaurant...

Shutting Radiant Heat Off for Spring

Shutting Radiant Heat Off for Spring

If you rely on radiant heat to keep your Durango home warm throughout the winter, you’re probably just about ready to shut the system off. Spring is here, and days are warming up. At Solid Plumbing, we love radiant heating for its hassle-free functionality. But,...

Spring Plumbing Maintenance

Spring Plumbing Maintenance

Ah, warmer weather is reaching Durango. As the days get longer and the air gets warmer most homeowner’s minds will turn to thoughts of spring cleaning. But, did you know that spring plumbing maintenance should also be on your to-do list? At Solid Plumbing, we...

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