Plumbing Articles

Protect Your Ladue Drinking Water From ‘Forever Chemicals’

April 30, 2024
Protect Your Drinking Water From ‘Forever Chemicals.' Water Filtration System.

Tony LaMartina Plumbing is committed to bringing you the most up-to-date information on safe drinking water and ensuring you and your family are protected against the contaminants that could be present in your Ladue home’s water. 

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How Often Do I Need to Clean My Main Sewer Line?

April 15, 2024
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How frequently do you think about your Ladue home’s sewer lines? If you don’t give your main sewer line a second thought, you are not alone.

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What to Do If Your Main Line Drain is Clogged

April 2, 2024
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Understanding the signs of a main line sewer drain clog can help you identify whether or not this is the issue you’re dealing with in your Missouri home.

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Hard Water

February 29, 2024
Unraveling the Mysteries of Hard Water. Glass of water and test or indicator of water hardness.

Tony LaMartina Plumbing can test your water, identify its acidity, hardness, and mineral content, and recommend the best way to treat it. We install water softeners, sediment filtration, and water filtration and purification systems, such as reverse osmosis systems, that improve water quality no matter if its source is a well or public supply.

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5 Plumbing Problems Costing You Money

February 15, 2024
5 Plumbing Problems Costing You Money. Money washing down the drain.

In actuality, this way of thinking can be a costly mistake, as problems rarely disappear on their own. They typically evolve into a larger and more expensive plumbing dilemma. Our Tony LaMartina plumbers recommend addressing concerns when you initially notice them to help you save money in the long run.

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Video – How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing

January 31, 2024
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Call Tony LaMartina Plumbing Co. Inc. at 314-403-2980 for all your plumbing needs!

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What Is a Plumbing Inspection?

January 15, 2024
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hat Is a Plumbing Inspection?

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What Should I Do About Frozen Pipes?

December 30, 2023
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During the colder months of a Missouri winter, frozen pipes can be a real concern. It is not only about the pipes freezing and you not having water. The bigger issue is when the pipes burst, causing all levels of havoc and damage to your home. 

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Protect Your Plumbing From Freezing Weather

December 18, 2023
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With temperatures expected to dip well below the freezing mark over the next several days here in Missouri our team at Tony LaMartina Plumbing Company has some tips to protect your University City plumbing equipment:

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Prepping Your Plumbing for Winter

December 15, 2023
Houses in Winter - Prepping Your Plumbing for Winter

Imagine this winter, sitting in your Ladue home by the fire, looking out the window at the falling snowflakes while sipping your hot cocoa with marshmallows. Life is good. It is good, that is, until you hear the loud rush of water somewhere in your Missouri home. 

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What to Do When Your Basement Floods

December 5, 2023
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Your University City basement is flooded and filled with water. Now what?

Leaks, floods, and plumbing problems can be stressful. Tony La Martina Plumbing Company is here to remove those worries. We are ready to offer the home solutions you need here in MO.

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5 Signs You Need Sump Pump Repair

July 13, 2023
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You depend on your sump pump to prevent your University City, MO home from flooding in the basement. But it can’t do its job properly when there’s an issue with it.

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What Questions Should You Ask Before Hiring a Plumber?

June 16, 2023
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Even if you don’t have a leaky faucet or a clogged drain on your hands at this moment, it’s still a good idea to know what to do if and when such a problem happens.

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How To Unclog Drain

April 14, 2023
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Our team at Tony LaMartina Plumbing Company Inc. wants to share some affordable, effective ways to unclog a home drain as well as tips on preventing the problem in the future.

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Video – How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

March 28, 2023
Leaky faucet.

A leaky faucet is a fairly obvious sign that there is something wrong with your plumbing. Signs include soggy floors, foundation cracks, water meter changes, or a mildew smell.

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St. Louis Business Journal Family Business Profile

January 20, 2023
Matt LaMartina of Tony LaMartina Plumbing Company.

We are excited and honored to be featured in the St. Louis Business Journal to discuss our legacy and goals for the future of Tony LaMartina Plumbing Company.

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How to Prevent Frozen or Burst Pipes This Winter

January 3, 2023
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Our Tony LaMartina Plumbing team would like to arm you with all the information you need to understand this common issue

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Why Is My Garbage Disposal Humming?

November 12, 2022
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You may be able to resolve the issue on your own, but if you can’t or would rather leave it to the professionals, Tony LaMartina Plumbing Company is here for you.

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