Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing Tips from Your Washington, D.C. Plumbers

Below you'll find a variety of articles full of heating, air conditioning and plumbing tips from the Washington D.C. plumbers and HVAC specialists at Real Plumbers in Oxon Hill, MD. Need advice related to your home's plumbing, heating or air conditioning systems? Give us a call today!


When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Having a plumber that you can trust is important for when your Washington, D.C. home’s plumbing system experiences complications, such as a malfunctioning water heater. Water heaters are long-lasting appliances if they’re maintained well, but even the most pampered water heater won’t last forever. If you notice the signs of a worn-out water heater, reach […]




White Chalky Residue On Your Dishes? Here’s What To Know About Your Plumbing & Dishwasher

There’s nothing more frustrating than seeing white chalky residue all over the dishes after you just ran them through the dishwasher. Getting that chalky coating off the dishes isn’t easy either. You certainly won’t have any luck running them through the dishwasher again! While you may think the white coating on your dishes is soap, […]




3 Reasons You Need A Professional AC Tune Up This Summer

Now that summer is finally here, you have likely been bombarded my mailers lately reminding you that it’s time to have your home’s air conditioning system serviced, and while in most cases these mailers tend to end up in your garbage can, the air conditioning tune up they are usually promoting can be a serious […]




What Should I Do in a Plumbing Emergency?

Being a homeowner means planning for the unexpected and hoping you never have to test those plans. Because September is National Preparedness Month, we thought it might be a good time to go over what you should do in case of a plumbing emergency.  General Need-to-Know Info: Locate water main shutoff valve Find inline shutoffs […]




It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity: Ninety years of manufactured weather in Washington

Published: September 1st, 2017 To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* August 1, 2017 marked the 91st anniversary of the introduction of air conditioning to Washington, DC — which had debuted at Loew’s Palace Theater, 1306 F Street, NW. Advertising touted an indoor temperature 20 degrees […]




World Hope International: Progress in 2016

Real Plumbers is a proud corporate sponsor of World Hope International (WHI). We recycle all of the scrap metal from the equipment we replace for you then promptly donate 100% of that money to the organization. Our donations go to a village in Sierra Leone to help provide them with clean water, healthcare, education, agricultural […]




Are You in Hot Water? Signs Your Water Heater Is About To Expire

In general, Washington D.C. Homeowners are diligent about taking care of their homes. Yet it is still alarming just how many people fail to notice the red flags going up when it is time to get a new water heater. In fact, a majority percent claim they only found out once the hot water tank […]




Senior Fixtures – Transforming with an Aging in Place Bathroom Remodel in Washington, D.C.

It’s nice to have so many options, these days, when it comes to converting your house into an aging in place home. Given the opportunity, most homeowners would prefer to spend their golden years in the place they already call home, as opposed to an assisted living facility. While the entire house must be modified […]




What Bio-Clean Can Do To Improve Your Washington D.C. Area Home

A problem that tends to plague homeowners, here in Washington D.C. and across the country, is a clogged drain. Nothing is quite as aggravating, or potentially messy, as a slow or clogged drain. Yet each year, thousands of ill-informed consumers make the erroneous choice to take the DIY approach and pour harsh, store-bought chemical drain […]




Learning the Important Basics of Hydronic Heating

Being a homeowner means always looking for ways to improve your home. This is not just about comfort and convenience, it is also about better energy-efficiency. Improving your energy-efficiency helps lower utility costs, as well as makes your home more environmentally responsible. For all of these reasons, more and more homeowners are making the transition […]




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