Do I Need a Water Softener?

Monday, 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?!

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Here’s How Video Camera Inspection Can Help You

Monday, 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.

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Here are 5 Signs That You Need Your Drains Cleaned

Monday, 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!

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When to Call an Emergency Plumber

Monday, 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!

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Uh-oh! Cold Water! Is Your Water Heater in Trouble?

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

There is nothing quite worse than stepping into your shower only to be met by icy cold water. And we are willing to bet that many of you have experienced this before. If you are currently operating a less-than-great water heater, then it is most definitely time for a tune-up! Scheduling your water heater service in Orlando at the first sign of a problem is the best way to ensure that your morning shower is steamy rather than freezy.

Of course, there’s the obvious symptom of a water heater in disrepair: cold water. But, are there any other signs? Plenty of homeowners are operating faulty water heaters and don’t even know it! So below, we have listed some of the signs that suggest its time to schedule your water heater repairs. Keep reading to find out more! 

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Could You Benefit From a New Water Heater This Spring?

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Spring is here, which means that it is a great time to do some cleaning, prepare for summer, and take care of any of the chores you just didn’t feel like doing during the winter. It’s perfectly understandable that you’d wait until spring to do these things: the weather is finally nice and you no longer have to worry about holiday spending. So, now is a perfect time to take care of any plumbing services that you may need.

If you own a less-than-great water heater in Orlando, FL, you can benefit by upgrading to a newer, more efficient system. You deserve to own a great water heater, as you rely on it every day for cleaning, cooking, and most importantly, warm baths and showers. In case you aren’t yet convinced, we’ve outlined some of the reasons why you should consider replacing your water heater if you haven’t done so already. Keep reading to find out more.

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Trouble with Your Main Sewer Line?

Monday, March 25th, 2019

broken-sewer-pipeAlthough you likely don’t give it much thought, your main sewer line is perhaps the most important component of your plumbing system. It is one of the two main plumbing lines connected to your home, responsible for removing all the wastewater from inside your house and pushing it into your city’s civil sewer system. Sure, it can be quite easy to forget about as it is hidden underground, but trust us, when there is trouble, you are bound to notice.

When trouble arises, you are certainly going to be glad you saved your local plumber’s number for 24-hour plumbing in Orlando. Holding off on much needed main sewer line repairs can be, as you might imagine, gross. You are going to want to schedule your repairs at the first sign of a problem, which is why it is important to be aware of these signs. So below, we have listed them for you. Keep reading to learn more! 

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