June 2018 - Alvarez Plumbing & AC

June 2018


Why Does My Kitchen Sink Smell?

Foul smells haunting you in your kitchen even after you have cleaned and taken out the trash? The culprit may surprise you – your kitchen sink. Food particles can find themselves trapped in the pipes or in your disposal, if you have one. Another possible culprit is gas escaping from a drain trap or vent and making its way up

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All About That PEX

PEX piping is made from a high-density Polyethylene with cross-linked bonds in the polymers structure. This means that it has improved elevated temperature properties making it ideal for plumbing. PEX piping is the newest and greatest thing to hit the plumbing industry. Here is a general breakdown of PEX piping and how it compares to other plumbing options, including another

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