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Spring Rain is Coming. Can Your Sump Pump Handle It?

According to Punxsutawney Phil, spring is just around the corner. That means all the showers that bring pretty flowers will result in flooded basements in Frederick County if your sump pumps aren’t working. To make sure your basement stays dry, let’s review some important sump pump information. When should I

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Show Your Plumbing Some Love this Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to all our Frederick County plumbing customers! You may have already given your sweetheart chocolate and flowers, but have you paid any special attention to your plumbing? After all, it’s there for you every morning when you wake up, every time you use your kitchen throughout the day,

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How Cold Does it Have to Be For Frozen Pipes?

Temperatures in Frederick County are a little warmer this week, but in the next few days we’ll drop well below freezing. Water pipes can burst when temperatures get low enough, so it’s a good idea to be aware of why that can happen and how to prevent it. When Is

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Fix Plumbing Problems Before Thanksgiving Guests Arrive

If you have family and friends coming to stay in your Frederick County home this month, the last thing you’ll want to deal with is a messy plumbing problem while they’re there. Take some steps now to ensure your guests have a comfortable Thanksgiving visit. Here are a few things

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Scary Plumbing Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

Spooky Halloween fun in Frederick County is fun, but scary plumbing problems are not! If you notice any of these issues now or any time in the future, be sure to give Putman Plumbing a call. You Hear Water in Pipes But No One’s Using the Water No, there’s not

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Warning Signs of Underground Plumbing Damage After Flooding

Hopefully your home wasn’t affected by floodwater from Hurricane Florence. If it was, you should be on the lookout for plumbing problems that indicate pipe damage. If it wasn’t, it’s still good to keep these things in mind in case we have another strong storm in the future. Possible Pipe

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Snow On Your Roof Can Cause Plumbing Problems

It may be the first day of spring, but it clearly doesn’t feel like it in Frederick County! With up to 12 inches of snow expected in parts of Maryland, there’s a possibility that too much snow could settle on your roof and cause plumbing problems. How can snow on

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