HARRIS WATER MAIN & SEWER CONTRACTORS
Is a family owned and operated business serving the 5 boroughs
for over 95 years. we have four generations of experience
working with water mains and sewers.
NYC licensed & insured
Harris Plumbing and Heating Inc. was established directly after World War I by Abraham Harris, the father of Paul Harris. When Paul was not in school, he was working to further learn the plumbing business from his father...
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These days a water main and sewer contractor can simply google any address and get a clear photo of what the outside of the house looked like when the google picture was taken. It is best practice for both the homeowner and the contractor to make a site visit and analyze all details required to resolve the issue, and at this point present a viable solution.
As we continue to experience the deep freeze throughout the winter of 2018, we continue to get calls from customers who are experiencing cracked water mains.
There has been a lot of talk regarding the possibility of NYC requiring homeowners to update their lead water mains with new copper pipe. As a result we have been receiving calls from homeowners throughout the city, most people want to know if the “talks” are factual or if we have any additional information.
These days you don’t need to look very far to find a good reason to replace to your lead water service. Health risk aside, it also turns out that your old lead water service pipe is also more prone to freezing and breaking than the safer and and more resilient “K” grade copper in use today. On average, the age of one of the many lead water service pipes still in use
We have created a video to assist in the visual aspect of a sewer installation. It is important for the homeowner to understand the extent of work to be performed, and words can only explain so much.
We hope you find this video helpful!
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