Water services

WATER SERVICES 
FILTRATION, SOFTENERS, HEATERS

Have you noticed hard scale build up in your tub, toilet and shower, and your water tastes funny? Ready to begin enjoying crisp, clean water when you shower, wash your clothes, wash your dishes, and water your lawn? Call Biggerstaff Plumbing & Heating, Inc now at (402) 466-8118 to schedule an in home consultation and learn more about the benefits of switching to a whole house water filtration system for your Lincoln home.
Water being filtered out of a faucet

DO I REALLY NEED TO FILTER MY WATER?

Water filtration systems are important because they purify the drinking water and we have systems for both our Water Filtration Systems Services Lincoln NEresidential and commercial clients. Filtration is essential no matter if the water comes from the town or a well. However, if water comes from a well it is absolutely essential to put in a system that will make it safe for drinking or general use. Since water is used every day, it is imperative that measures are taken so that the water remains safe. Biggerstaff Plumbing & Heating, Inc can do that for you.

The very first step that you need to take is to contact a professional. Our staff will set you up with someone who will meet with you and give you an estimate. Before the estimate can happen, however, your water will need to be tested. Based on the results of this test we will be able to formulate a filtration plan that will meet all your needs. For example, if your water contains excess iron, you will want a system that will remove it. There is a tailored water treatment plan that will meet your needs.

Once you get the water tested, you will want to share the results with us so that we come up with a plan and give you a quote. We will sit down with you and explain in detail the water filtration system that we came up with. At this point, you can ask us any questions you may have. Filtration corrects problems such as poor taste, radon content, improper mineral balance, and cleanliness.

TYPE OF FILTRATION SYSTEM

There are also different types of water filters that can be used. First of all, there are filters that can treat the whole house and there are also those that can target a specific pipe or room. For instance, people often place an additional filter underneath the kitchen sink that is designed to improve the water's flavor. There are also filters that use carbon and those that use salt.
Water filtration systems are used to improve water quality and in some cases, make the water safe for consumption. We service our commercial and residential clients with systems that are uniquely tailored to their needs. We are devoted to coming up with a filtration plan that not only meets your needs but is within budget.
Clean water concept

WATER SOFTENERS

Does your drinking water taste funny? Call Biggerstaff Plumbing & Heating, Inc, your Lincoln Water Softener repair and installation specialists now at (402) 466-8118 to schedule an appointment with our friendly, caring staff.

Nobody likes to feel gross. Hard water leaves your skin feeling gross and your hair looking brittle. You could buy shampoos and special soaps to handle it, but why do that when you can install a water softener instead? At Biggerstaff Water Softening System Services Lincoln NE Plumbing & Heating, Inc we take water softening to a new level. Our ability to evaluate your needs and provide the best price is unsurpassed. Here are signs that you need a water softener and how we can help you get the water softener that you need.
Illustration of how a water softener works

TIRED OF WATER STAINS ON YOUR SHOWER?

The signs of hard water are that easy to spot. The spots are ugly and require specialized cleaners to get it off. It can even deteriorate the bathroom fixtures. After some time, the price of replacing those fixtures can get expensive. Trying to sell the home later will inevitably involve the need to replace fixtures and some pipes that get damaged from calcium deposits that cause this damage. This damage can be done to several parts of your home. You need a way to prevent the hard water from doing that to your valued home.

Many cities have hard water and require a water softener to help solve the problem. Hard water leaves the hair dry and your skin even drier. That feels and looks bad. The solution for that is also to install a water softener in your home. We offer estimates for you to decide if a water softener is something that you can afford. Let us cater to your financial needs and help you find the water softener that you need.

WHY CHOOSE US?

Biggerstaff Plumbing & Heating, Inc, Inc can help you prevent damage to your bathroom and kitchen and the rest of your plumbing system. We can help you fix the damage that has been done and eliminate the cause of the problem. Our water softeners offer the best help for your hard water so you can live your life with soft skin and hair. We also eliminate that problem with calcium deposits that lower the cost of your home’s value.
Plumber working under a sink

WATER HEATERS

Are you taking cold showers because your Lincoln, NE water heater is damaged or in need of repair services? Call Biggerstaff Plumbing & Heating, Inc, your water heater experts, at (402) 466-8118 for immediate services today!

A hot water heater is one of the most trouble-free household appliances. When it does go bad, the whole family complains. Most people do not enjoy cold showers, and it is a chore to heat water on the stove to wash dishes. If you live in the Lincoln, Nebraska area, the Biggerstaff Plumbing and Heating Company is ready to provide prompt service by repairing or replacing your hot water heater.

AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES 

Accessories are available that make a hot water tank safer. Water heaters are often installed in basements. This means that a leak can develop without the homeowner's knowledge. This could result in a flooded basement and expensive damage to carpeted floors. A pan can be installed under the heater to catch the water and divert it to a sewer. An audible alarm can be installed to alert the homeowner.

A timer can be installed on electric hot water heaters that shuts the power off during hours that hot water demand is unlikely. This can result in considerable savings.

Gas water heaters can be raised above ground level. This reduces the chance of an explosion if a flammable liquid is accidentally spilled.

REPLACEMENT

If you have an electric hot water heater, the heating element may need replacement. Our technicians are highly-trained and fully-qualified to restore your hot water system. They will inspect your water heater for leaks or other defects. The safety valve will be tested for proper operation. A non-functioning safety valve can cause an explosion in case of overheating. If the heating element is replaced, the technician will check for sediment buildup in the bottom of the tank. Sediment buildup is one cause of heating element failure.

If your hot water supply is not sufficient at times, you should consider installing a larger size heater. A new tankless or on-demand heater is now available. It is usually more energy-efficient because it heats water on demand. Heat is not wasted in maintaining a storage tank full of hot water when there is no demand. These heaters are available in electric, natural gas and propane gas models.
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