Bad Plumbing Repair of the Year

And the first nominee for Worst Plumbing Repair of the Year goes to… This attempted repair of an outdoor faucet (hydrant/sillcock/hosebib). Someone had tried to repair a leak in this copper line, multiples by the looks of it. Our customer advised this must have been...
How do you know when it’s time for a new water heater?

How do you know when it’s time for a new water heater?

Your water heater and furnace are big investments that should work well for many years. But it’s important to remember that they don’t last forever. When a water heater fails, it costs homeowners an average of $4,444 to repair the damage — on top of the cost to...

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Energy Costs This Fall

5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Energy Costs This Fall

It’s officially Fall in Northwest Arkansas — which means we’re all still wearing shorts, but colder weather is right around the corner. Now, before the cold really hits, is the best time to winterize your home, so you can save money on energy costs this season. Here...

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Are You Mistreating Your Garbage Disposal?

Are You Mistreating Your Garbage Disposal?

The concept of a garbage disposal seems easy, just put your cooking scraps in the sink, flip the switch and down they go right? – Nope! Garbage disposals are wonderful appliances that often cut down on our household duties, but it's important to remember that they...

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How to Get Your HVAC System Ready for Spring

How to Get Your HVAC System Ready for Spring

Spring is here, and that means it’s time to prepare your HVAC system for the seasonal transition. Your HVAC system works hard all summer and then remains dormant for several months during the winter. In order to prepare for the warmer months ahead, your cooling system...

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Meet Mike Kramer, Owner & Operator of Kramer & Company

Meet Mike Kramer, Owner & Operator of Kramer & Company

I'm Mike Kramer, and I received my first plumbing license in Oklahoma in 1980. Since that time, I have worked in five states with four successful companies and am now the owner/operator of Kramer & Company Mechanical. After working for other companies, I finally...

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Just Announced: Kramer & Company’s New Location

Just Announced: Kramer & Company’s New Location

We are excited to officially announce Kramer & Company's new location in Bentonville, AR. We have been here for about two months now (December 2016) and have found that this location allows us to better serve our customers all over Northwest Arkansas. Of course,...

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Just Announced: Steve Chunn Promoted to Co-Owner

Just Announced: Steve Chunn Promoted to Co-Owner

Steve Chunn: The New Co-Owner of Kramer & Company Mechanical We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Steve Chunn to Co-Owner at Kramer & Company Mechanical. What You Need to Know About Steve Steve has been a licensed plumber for eighteen years and owned...

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Give Your Plumbing a Spring Cleaning!

Give Your Plumbing a Spring Cleaning!

Spring is a great time to check your home's plumbing systems for problems and to perform preventative maintenance to protect your home against future plumbing malfunctions. Plumbing Fixtures Checklist Check faucets for drips or leaks and repair parts as needed to save...

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World Plumbing Day!

World Plumbing Day!

World Plumbing Day! March 11 every year ... everywhere! Many people in developed countries throughout the world take plumbing for granted. They simply turn on a tap or faucet and obtain clean water. Flushing toilets are standard in many countries.  However, little...

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