Category Archives: Pipes

Vessel used to carry gas or liquid.

Disposable Wipes Increase Chances of Drain Clogs

It may surprise you that disposable wet wipes have been on the market since the 1970’s. The product was much more expensive to make in those days which drove up the retail price as well. For that reason, many stores … Continue reading

Plumbing Tips for the Laundry Room

Laundry rooms use just as much plumbing as other rooms in the house, yet people tend not to think about it that way. You have both hot and cold water inputs and a main drainage line. Often times, when a … Continue reading

What is that Banging Noise When I Use My Faucet?

If you have ever turned on a faucet in your house and you get a thumping noise or a noise that almost sounds like a jackhammer is in the other room, you have what is called “water hammer”. The problem … Continue reading

Making Sure Your Drinking Water is Safe

All humans, and living creatures for that matter, need water to survive. Water serves many functions in the human body. Without it we don’t exist. So, the quality of water that goes into your body will affect your overall life … Continue reading

What is Backflow and What Causes It?

If your water has started looking or tasting weird, it is possible you have a backflow problem. Backflow is when the incoming water starts moving the wrong way at some point. This can cause the water to mix with toxic … Continue reading

Plumbing Tips for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is not over, unfortunately. Sometimes we make it into September and October and think that we escaped another hurricane season then trouble starts brewing in the Atlantic. The season doesn’t officially end until the end of November. We … Continue reading

Plumbing Problems as a Result of Heavy Rains

Central Floridians know about rain. We live through several months where it basically rains every day, sometimes two or three times a day. So, what effect can all this rain have on a plumbing system? Heavy rains can flood your … Continue reading

Most Commons Plumbing Issues Associated with Summer

Summer is definitely upon us. The nights are warm and the days are hot. Daylight has been more and more abundant. In fact, we are only a week away from the longest day of the year, the summer solstice. That … Continue reading

Recovering from Water Damage

You may have seen the flooding that it happening up north on the news. Flooding can happen to most people in a bad enough storm. It is important to have a plan ready in case of flooding. Or you may … Continue reading

Substances That Cause Household Drain Clogs

You probably have suffered from clogged drains before and were able to resolve it either using a commercial drain cleaner or by calling a professional plumber. We all know that drains get clogged, but what are they clogged with? Here … Continue reading