Category Archives: Pipes

Vessel used to carry gas or liquid.

How to Unclog Toilet if Plunger isn’t Working

90% of all toilet clogs can be solved with the standard toilet plunger. This is an item you can buy at the dollar store and is worth its weight in gold when you really need it. But there are times … Continue reading

Increasing Home Retail Value with Plumbing Upgrades

We all know that upgrades of any type can increase your home’s value. But if you are really looking to give it a large boost in value, you should start with plumbing upgrades. Many of these are items that people … Continue reading

Reasons My Floor Drain is Backing Up

A floor drain backing up can be very frustrating and annoying. They can be baffling too. People will run all types of drain cleaners and potions through their floor drain trying to get it to work properly. But it may … 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

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