Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

What You Should Never Put Down the Disposal

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

plumber-kitchen-sinkFor the modern homeowner, the idea of living without indoor plumbing is pretty much unthinkable. Why would anyone choose to live that way? We get all of the potable water that we need from the various faucets throughout the house. Our appliances that require water are fed that water directly, and a drain and sewer system is there to dispose of all the wastewater in an effective, reliable, and hygienic manner. Not a bad deal, eh?

Well, there are upgrades to the plumbing system that may not be quite as essential as, say, a toilet. However, they can really help you to make the most of your plumbing user experience. One such appliance is the garbage disposal. Is it an absolute necessity? Maybe not. However, once you’ve experienced the convenience that one has to offer, it’s hard to imagine going back to life without one. Just remember that you need a professional plumber in Orlando, FL to install and service yours.

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Simple Tips for Avoiding Clogged Drains

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

drainAs is the case with any other system in your home, problems with your plumbing system are unavoidable.  There are a lot of different pipes in this system, and it is only a matter of time before something goes wrong with at least one of them. This is not to say, however, that such plumbing problems are never the result of user error. Our Tampa, FL plumbers want to help you keep your plumbing problems to a bare minimum.

 

In an effort to do so, we’ve put together some helpful tips that will help you to keep your drains functioning effectively and reliably. No, there is no way to guarantee that you will never run into trouble with your drains. In fact, it is very much the case that you will run into drainage issues eventually. That being said, you can help to minimize the frequency with which you encounter such problems by keeping these simple tips in mind. 

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Keep These Sump Pump Tips in Mind!

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

sump-pumpWhile hot weather and intense sunshine are certainly not in short supply around here, Floridians know that the weather is not always agreeable. Our location means that we sometimes have to put up with very serious storms, and in addition to high winds we also often face very heavy rainfall. Preventing that rainfall from flooding your home is a top priority.

What is the best way to do so? Well, tight sealing and good construction are only going to take you so far. If water wants to get into your home, it will do so by any means possible. That is why one of the best pieces of advice that our professional plumbers can give you is to invest in a good sump pump. Leave your sump pump services in Brooksville, FL to our team.

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Keep Your Garbage Disposal Working Properly

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

doing-dishesA garbage disposal is not the type of appliance that every home absolutely must have. It may not play quite as integral a role in your life as your water heater, for instance, does. That being said, those of us that have experienced the conveniences offered by a garbage disposal are very unlikely to go back to life without one in place. At least, we would not choose to do so intentionally.

Unfortunately, some homeowners wind up missing out on these conveniences because they fail to use their garbage disposals properly. We have a few tips to help you avoid any such problems in today’s post. Keep the following information in mind, and remember that you can always count on the professional plumbers on our team for a job well done.

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What Is a Slab Leak? And What’s the Big Deal?

Monday, January 29th, 2018

broken-pipeAn unfortunate truth is that no plumbing system is perfect. Scheduling your plumbing services with trained professionals will help to keep your system as reliable as possible. Even so, however, you are likely going to run into trouble with your system at some point. In some instances, such trouble may be relatively minor—something like a leaky faucet or a slow-moving drain. In others, the issue may be much more serious and could lead to very real property damage. This is the case with a slab leak in Brooksville, FL.

What is it that makes a slab leak such a formidable force in the world of plumbing problems? After all, there are leaks of all kind, right? What sets the slab leak apart? That is the topic that we’ll be exploring in today’s post—as well as some tips for helping you to spot the signs of a slab leak so that you can take prompt action if and when you encounter one in your home. Contact us with any concerns that you may have. 

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Tank or Tankless: Which Water Heater Is Right for Me?

Monday, January 15th, 2018

baby-in-tubHeating water is something that you don’t really think much about. It’s not as if you need to do so in a pot on top of the range these days, right? Of course not! That’s what your water heater is there for. In fact, it is the sole purpose that this appliance serves. While you may not find yourself thinking about your water heater all that much on any given day, it is very important that you think about it very carefully when the time comes to invest in a new system.

If you need a brand new water heater in Brooksville, FL for a brand new property, or if the time has come to replace your old water heater with a new model, then we’re the company to work with. Before you schedule your installation, of course, you’ll need to determine which water heater is right for you. You don’t need to stick with what you’ve always known, after all. Today, we’ll be discussing some pros and cons of both tank and tankless water heaters.

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Drain Cleaning: Why Hire a Professional?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

pipe-blockageCertain problems that you may encounter with your residential plumbing system can definitely be considered true emergencies. A damaged water well, for instance,  or a burst pipe that is drenching your home or your surrounding property with water would certainly constitute emergencies.  Then there are those problems that are not emergencies, but which you should nonetheless have resolved as soon as possible. Just because they don’t threaten you with imminent disaster does not mean that they are not serious.

Slow-moving, backed-up, or completely blocked drains fall into this latter category. When many people think of plumbing problems, they think of water flooding their floors. However, the drainage side of the plumbing system is just as important as the supply, and you really cannot ignore any signs of trouble with your drains. That is why you should schedule professional drain cleaning in Brooksville, FL. Our plumbers have the skill and expertise that they need to see to the successful cleaning of the drains in your home. 

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