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IN PHCC Statement on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

IN PHCC Statement on COVID-19Indiana Association Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors’ Board of Directors...

Meet Indiana PHCC

October 8, 2019

Check out the video introducing Indiana PHCC to CONNECT '19

All the Answers To Your Sump Pump Questions

May 11, 2017

With spring rains come flooded basements. Consumers want to know: How do sump pumps work? Who should...

Watch Your Water Heater in Extreme Cold

January 20, 2014

The intense cold weather can produce more than frozen pipes, it can cause water heaters to fail. The...

What To Do When the Weather Freezes

January 8, 2014

The act of freezing causes water to expand and that's when the damage happens, often causing a pipe to...

Extreme Weather Tips

January 3, 2014

Extreme Weather TipsHome Mechanical Safety: Furnaces are sized to zero degrees. They will run all the...

Frozen Pipes

December 9, 2013

The three leading causes of house fires in the winter time are:Space heatersChimney firesThawing frozen...

Garbage Disposal Tips

November 25, 2013

Avoid Thanksgiving Disposal DisastersTo help prevent a stopped up kitchen sink drain during your Thanksgiving...

Plumbing Tips for Winter

November 24, 2013

With temperatures dropping and the chill setting in, it's time to start thinking about preparing your...

To Flush Or Not To Flush....That Is the Question

November 13, 2013

Time after plumbers come across everyday items the homeowners or their children have deemed it appropriate...

Plumbing Tips For Homeowners

February 22, 2013

Maintaining the plumbing in your home is essential to your family's health. Sometimes there are things...

Home Winterization Tips

October 8, 2012

Baby, It's Cold OutsideBe sure to drain exterior hoses and pipes. Shut off the water to exterior hose...

Sump Pump Readiness

August 29, 2012

Things To Know Before Isaac HitsThe average life of a sump pump is 3-5 years, but this is relative to...

Water Heater Safety Tips

May 22, 2012

Save money and energy by setting your water heater at 120 degrees. You won't run out of hot water sooner...

How Long Should It Last?

April 4, 2012

Ever wonder how long a plumbing product should last? It depends on a lot of factors but there are general...

Avoiding Garbage Disposal Problems

February 12, 2012

The most common plumbing breakdown during the holidays is blamed on the garbage disposer. This is partly...