September 9th, 2019
The hydro-jet: a plumber’s favorite tool. You may have heard of it before, especially if you’ve been keeping up with our blogs, but in case you haven’t, we’ll tell you all about it!
Basically, a hydro-jet is a motorized device that was first invented in the 1950s. It uses highly-pressurized water to scour the inside of your drain pipes, blasting away debris that may be in there.
Though this sounds quite simple in theory, many homeowners still have a lot of questions about this device and about how it’ll benefit them. So for your convenience, we have answered some of our most frequently asked questions about hydro-jetting for you below. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.
August 26th, 2019
Isn’t water just wet? Can it be hard? How about soft and fuzzy?
Well, to answer your question, water can certainly be hard, and no, we don’t mean hard like a bed of nails or like a bed of rocks. We are talking about water that is riddled with contaminants — contaminants capable of causing all sorts of problems for your plumbing system.
Fortunately, water softener installation in Orlando is the best solution for hard water, mitigating the negative effects that it has on appliances like dishwashers and washing machines. But, how do you know if you have hard water? Why, you keep reading below of course!
August 12th, 2019
Is it the garbage can? Did someone go to the bathroom? Maybe it’s the litter box. Either way, something smells, and of course, you want to get to the bottom of it. But, have you ever considered that this unpleasant scent could be coming from your drainpipe? That’s right: problems with drains or sewer lines can end up leading to quite an awful scent!
But, why does this happen?
Well, there are plenty of reasons why you might experience a foul odor coming from one or more of the drains in your home, and below, we have listed some of these reasons for you. So, grab your nose plug and keep reading to find out more!
July 29th, 2019
Welcome to the 2019 Water Heater Debate! This year’s candidates are once again the tank water heater and the tankless water heater. For many years, we’ve watched these two candidates go head-to-head, and now, it is your turn to pick which of these two you like best!
In this week’s debate, we will be asking our two candidates about what they can do about cost, efficiency, and their ability to keep up with all your hot water demands. Understanding the differences between tank and tankless water heaters can make a huge impact on your decision-making process, so we’ve brought these two systems onto the stage to showcase their individual strengths, as well as their drawbacks, to help you make a well-informed decision. So, keep reading below to find out more!
July 15th, 2019
We are all glad emergency plumbers exist, but that doesn’t mean that we want to be regularly calling them. In fact, most of us wish to avoid plumbing emergencies at all costs! Fortunately, there are plenty of things that you can do at home to avoid these dreaded phone calls.
Your plumbing system is extremely large and intricate, so it is important that you do everything in your power to take care of it. Surely, you want it to work efficiently and effectively for years to come, which is why we have provided a list of tips to avoid plumbing catastrophes. All you’ve got to do is keep reading below to find out more.
July 1st, 2019
Your plumbing system, be it the most intricate and most important system in your home, was designed to last quite a long time–which is definitely a good thing! However, there are a number of things that can lead to early pipe replacement, and we want to help you avoid them!
Below, we have listed two of the most common reasons why homeowners end up having to replace their pipes early and what you can do about it. That way, you can keep your plumbing in tip-top shape for years to come. Keep reading to find out more.
June 17th, 2019
Have you ever wondered how plumbers are able to diagnose problems within your plumbing system that might be hidden from view? Do they use their x-ray vision? Or do they use some sort of psychic power? Why, of course not! (Though, that would be pretty cool.)
When you encounter problems with your drains or even your sewer line, you don’t want a plumber coming in and tearing your home and property apart. For this reason, plumbers are equipped with video camera inspection equipment, which allows them to take a good look inside your plumbing system–without having to tear up your floors and walls in the process. Keep reading below to learn more about video camera inspection in Orlando.
June 3rd, 2019
Most plumbing issues can be hard to detect, and unless you’ve got an overflowing toilet, a major pipe burst, or a flooded basement, you might not know that you’ve got a problem until it’s too late. You see, most of your plumbing system is hidden from view, either underneath floors or behind walls. This makes it quite difficult to spot those seemingly harmless issues.
Pinhole leaks are a big deal, and often, they exist in homes for quite some time before they’re discovered. So below, we have outlined why pinhole leaks are a big deal, the consequences of them, and the signs that you’ve got one. So, keep reading to find out more!
May 20th, 2019
Just like you, your plumbing system can certainly experience a “bad hair day”—quite literally! Hair, grease, grime, and other particles can all contribute to clogged drains, and without proper maintenance, issues with your drain system can cause all sorts of other issues for the rest of your plumbing system. Therefore, it is important to invest in the services designed to keep your drain pipes clean and clear!
All you need to do is make sure you schedule drain cleaning services on a regular basis with your Orlando drain cleaning experts. There are plenty of signs that suggest that your home is in need of these services, and below, we have outlined them for you. Keep reading to find out if its time to schedule your drain cleaning!
May 6th, 2019
Uh-oh! You’ve clearly got a plumbing ‘situation’ on your hands, so who do you call?
The obvious answer would be your local plumber, but what happens if your plumbing mishap occurs in the middle of the night? The fact is, many homeowners don’t know what qualifies as an emergency plumbing situation, leaving them to deal with the issue all on their own. Of course, we want you to know that we here at Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. are here for you 24/7, no matter the situation.
But for your peace of mind, we have listed just some of the most common plumbing emergencies! Don’t feel bad about calling us in the middle of the night if you experience any of the following… it’s our job!