Is It Time for Repiping?

November 4th, 2019

pipe-with-serious-leakAt some point, your plumbing system will age to the extent that replacing or repairing just one section of the piping isn’t going to be an effective means of solving the problem. Of course, we understand that this can seem pretty scary, which is why we are here to help!

Whole-house repiping is perhaps the safest and most efficient way to protect your home from leaks and water damage when your plumbing has aged past the point of repairs, yet we find that many homeowners don’t really know when their home qualifies for these services.

That is why we have listed some of the tell-tale signs that suggest it might be time for whole-house repiping services. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to call us when you need a Sanford, FL plumber!)

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Slab Leaks are BIG Deal! Here’s How You Can Tell if You Have One!

October 21st, 2019

frustrated-customerOf course, any issue with your plumbing system can seem like a pretty big deal. However, not many are quite as problematic as a slab leak. You see, these leaks can go months and months before they’re detected, and once they are, they have usually caused a significant amount of damage!

Fortunately, there are a number of signs that suggest you’ve got a slab leak in your home, and below, have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to call our team when you need an Apopka plumber!)

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Here’s What You Ought to Know About Hard Water

October 7th, 2019

question-mark-badgeIn thinking about all the things that could possibly go wrong with your plumbing system, hard water is not likely something comes to mind. Why? Well for one, things like burst pipes, clogged toilets, and leaky faucets often take precedent. And secondly, many of us are just accustomed to having hard water in our homes.

But here’s the truth: hard water is something to take seriously, for if it’s left untreated, it has the potential to wreak havoc on your plumbing system! So below, we have explained some things we think you should know about hard water, that way you can decide if you want to do something about it. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Is It Time to Let Go of Your Water Heater?

September 23rd, 2019

water-heater-issueCould you imagine what your life would be like without your water heater? Certainly, you’d no longer want to take those 15 minute long showers! You see, your water heater plays an important role in your comfort, so of course, you don’t want to take it for granted!

Unfortunately, there will come a day when you need to replace your old, worn-out water heater with a brand new system. Don’t be too sad though, a brand new water heater will do wonders for your comfort and your budget. Below, we have listed some of the telltale signs that your system needs to be replaced. All you’ve got to do is keep reading! (And of course, remember to contact our team for expert water heater installation!)

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Hydro-Jetting

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.

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Do I Need a Water Softener?

August 26th, 2019

showerhead-waterIsn’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!

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Ew! What’s That Stench?!

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!

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The Age Old Debate: Tank Vs. Tankless Water Heaters

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!

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Avoid Calling an Emergency Plumber with These Tips

July 15th, 2019

toilet-plumbing-concerned-womanWe 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. 

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2 Problems That Lead to Pipe Replacement

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.

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