These Are All the Things Your Plumbing Service Covers

January 23rd, 2023
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If you’re concerned about something in your home, you may be wondering who to call to get it sorted out, or just to find out more about your home’s systems. Our team is committed to helping our customers understand their homes and their needs as fully as possible because a knowledgeable customer will be better equipped to make decisions they’ll be happy with in the long term. A satisfied customer is more valuable to us than a big check, because satisfied customers keep coming back, and they also pass along the word that Modern Plumbing Industries is a reliable and trustworthy partner in home plumbing service in Orlando.

We’d like to explain what plumbing services we offer, and what is included in those services, so you’ll be better able to get the plumbing help you need.

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4 Signs Your Water Heater Needs to Be Serviced

January 9th, 2023
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Sometimes, homeowners aren’t sure whether or not repairs are warranted. A minor problem, or one that develops gradually, might be easy to overlook. While some things seem like obvious concerns, like a puddle of water below your water heater from a leak, other necessary repairs might be postponed because the problem isn’t as clear.

For the record, if your water heater is leaking, you definitely need to have it serviced. 

Here are four subtler problems you might encounter that indicate that you should have a technician service your water heater.

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Is It Time to Repipe Your Kitchen Plumbing? How to Know for Sure

December 26th, 2022
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If you’re having problems with your kitchen plumbing, and it seems like nothing you do about individual issues manages to address the root of the problem, you might be wondering how to go about replacing all of the plumbing in your kitchen. Repiping is a big decision, and there are a variety of factors you’ll want to consider before you decide whether it’s the right choice for your kitchen.

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Common Drain Clog Causes and How to Fix Them

December 12th, 2022
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Clogged drains can be incredibly frustrating. They interfere with normal use of your plumbing fixtures, cause unpleasant smells, and sometimes even lead to water damage. It’s even worse if they occur repeatedly, or if you can’t figure out how to unclog them. 

We’re here to help. Here are some common reasons why drains clog, ways you might be able to resolve the clogs yourself, and pointers for avoiding them in future. We’ll also cover situations where professional plumbing help is essential.

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Why You Should Avoid DIY Plumbing Repairs

November 28th, 2022
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When something goes wrong with your plumbing, it can be tempting to try to fix it yourself. You might be worried about having to wait for a scheduled repair, or the cost of a professional plumber, and hey, you’ve seen the aisles of pipes and connectors at hardware stores. You can probably find what you need, right? How hard can it be?

The answer is that there are a couple of things it’s perfectly reasonable for an inexperienced person to attempt when there’s a plumbing problem. But for the most part, plumbing needs to be left to the professionals. Why are DIY plumbing repairs so risky?

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When You Should Call for 24/7 Service For a Plumbing Emergency

November 14th, 2022
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Perhaps you’re a new homeowner with a theoretical question. Or perhaps you’re struggling with a plumbing problem, and you’re wondering whether to schedule a repair in the future or call for emergency plumbing service right away.

This can be a challenge for most people to navigate because plumbing can seem pretty mysterious. After all, most of it is hidden away behind your walls or under your floors! When you have a plumbing problem, how do you decide if it qualifies as an actual emergency?

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Water Heaters: Should You Go Tank or Tankless?

October 17th, 2022
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If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you are probably wondering what your options are. You know that both tank water heaters and the newer tankless models exist. But which is better?

Ultimately, both tank and tankless water heaters offer significant benefits, though in quite different ways. So it’s not a matter of one being better than the other, it’s simply choosing the one that would best fit your home and your needs.

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Why You Need to Have Water Heater Maintenance Done

October 3rd, 2022
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Have you ever had a water heater fail in the past? Or perhaps you’ve experienced power outages that have prevented your water heater from working? Maybe you’ve tried to shower without realizing that everyone else in your family had just showered, leaving your water cold? If you’ve ever been without hot water, you know exactly how miserable it is.

Most of the time, we don’t think about our water heaters until there is a problem. Unfortunately, failing to plan ahead could leave you in cold water.

Just like any other major home system, a water heater is meant to be maintained annually in order to function optimally and last as long as possible. Here are some of the rewards that come with a well-maintained water heater.

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When to Invest in Water Treatment

September 19th, 2022
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The water you drink should be clean and clear. It should smell and taste fresh. It shouldn’t leave residue on anything, and most importantly, it shouldn’t make anyone sick. Perhaps you’re reading this because you’re experiencing something with your water quality that doesn’t seem quite right. Or perhaps you’re a homeowner who just wants to make sure that your water is the best that it can be. At Modern Plumbing Industries, we’re committed to making sure you have the resources you need to make your water clean and safe for everyone in your home.

Water can be treated in a variety of ways. There are water softeners for hard water, and many options for water filters and water purifiers. Different systems solve different problems, and testing is necessary to determine exactly what the problems are. How do you know if it’s time to get your water tested and look into water treatment service in Winter Park, FL? Here are several indications to look for.

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When to Address a Water Heater Problem

September 5th, 2022
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Your heater or furnace is probably the first thing you think of when considering heating appliances that sometimes need maintenance, repair, or replacement. But unlike your home’s heating system, which gets to take a break during the summer, your water heater is working all year long, supplying plentiful hot water every day. It deserves some appreciation for everything it does, and it definitely deserves your attentiveness when something does go wrong.

So how can you tell when there’s a problem with your water heater that requires professional help? There are several things you can be on the lookout for. If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to seek out qualified water heater repair in Orlando.

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