Category Archives: Leaks

Leaks of drains and pipes can be a very annoying and expensive problem.

How Too High Water Pressure Can Damage Your Plumbing

Many people out there enjoy high water pressure for their shower or outdoor garden hose. But there is such thing as too high water pressure. In this article we will look at some of the effects of having too high … Continue reading

What to Do if Your Home’s External Pipe Breaks

Many homes here in Central Florida are made from concrete block. Consequently, the external pipes to items such as water sprinklers or outdoor spigots run on the outside of the home and are bolted or fastened against the surface of … Continue reading

How to Make Your Pipes Last Longer

When you own a home you want to keep your expenses down anyway possible. This goes for the short and long-term. Pipes eventually go bad in a home and replacing them can be very expensive. In this article we will … Continue reading

Signs it May be Time to Repipe Your Florida Home

The dreaded repipe. Many home-owners are aware of the process. Your home’s piping is old and decaying and it is time to replace it. Sounds like an enormous project, one in which there will be workers walking through your house … Continue reading

You Come Back Home and Your House is Flooded

The only reason we are writing an article on this topic is because it happens. More often than you may think. Here is what to do if this ever happens to you. You and your significant other go out for … Continue reading

3 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Plumbing for Hurricane Season

Unfortunately, its that time of year where big swirling storms arrive from the lower Atlantic. This is all part of nature’s way of redistributing heat from the equator. Florida just happens to be in the way a lot of the … Continue reading

Tips to Reduce Allergens and Mold in Your Home

Plumbing directly involves the bringing in of freshwater to a home and the removal of wastewater. Many times we run into areas around leaking plumbing that has mold. Mold is a leading cause for allergies. With this in mind we … Continue reading

Different Kinds of Plumbing Noises and What they Mean

Plumbing makes noise. Most of the time it is just the plumbing doing its thing. It is carrying water to an appliance, or it is carrying waste water away from a receptacle. Sometimes, plumbing noises are not normal and can … Continue reading

Summertime Plumbing Tips

The almost perfect spring temperature will soon give way to excessive heat. Here in Central Florida it is not uncommon to have 95 degrees heat with 75-100% humidity. It is basically a human blast furnace. Kids will be out of … Continue reading

Garbage Disposal Problems

A garbage disposal is a handy tool in the kitchen. As the name implies, this device helps you dispose of bits of matter in the kitchen that may be considered garbage. Of course, it has its limitations. Only degradable materials … Continue reading