Tag Archives: pipes

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

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

Think Twice About Liquid Chemical Drain Cleaners

The liquid chemical drain cleaner has been around for some time. We have all seen the commercials. Pour in the liquid or the gel and the clog goes away in minutes. This may be true some of the time but … 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

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

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

Summertime Plumbing Problems

Some plumbing problems seem to be more prevalent in the summertime. Here are some of the biggest problems that seem to present themselves in the summertime. Clogged Toilets – Kids are home for the summer which means they will be … Continue reading