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Are Flushable Wipes Safe For Your Plumbing?

Flushable wipes became popular on the market about 15 years ago or so. They offer “extra cleanliness” to the user. Many companies that make these products tout that they are just as safe as regular toilet paper to flush down … 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

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

Whole Home Water Filtration – Is It For You?

When the water comes from the city water treatment plant it is highly chlorinated. This is to prevent bacteria from forming on its way to your house. And although the chlorination levels are safe to drink, it can cause the … 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

Keeping Your Dishwasher from Clogging

The modern dishwasher is a luxury for sure. Anyone who has had an electric dishwasher then moved to a home without one knows what a luxury they can be. But dishwashers can have their bad times too. They are not … 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

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