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Which Plumbing Services Can I Handle Myself?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

thumbs-upIf you have read this blog previously, you already know that we are not major advocates of DIY plumbing attempts. We understand that there are a lot of handy homeowners out there, but we also remember all of those service calls that we’ve either had to make or that were more serious than they should have been due to botched DIY service attempts. But there are certain scenarios in which you may be able to help your plumbing system on your own.

We are going to share some of these below, but remember that ultimately it all comes down to your own discretion. Different homeowners have different background knowledge and confidence levels in completing relatively “minor” plumbing services.  The surest way to land yourself and your plumbing system in trouble is to take on a task that you don’t feel comfortable with.

Here are some examples of common and basic plumbing services in Brandon, FL.

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Common Bathroom Plumbing Problems

Monday, March 19th, 2018

drain-trapWhen you think of the bathroom, you are immediately going to think of its plumbing fixtures. The toilet, the sink, the bathtub, etc. The bathroom is, along with the kitchen, the area of your home where you have the most direct interaction with your residential plumbing system. It is also the area where you are probably most likely to run into trouble with your plumbing system. Partly this is due to the fact that there is such a high concentration of plumbing around you.

It’s also partly due to the amount use this room receives. That leads to wear and tear, and that leads problems over time. Fortunately for you, in a way, is the fact that you’ll at least notice most bathroom plumbing problems pretty promptly. After all, you are using this room and its fixtures every day, along with everyone else in your home, right? That means the quick recognition of problems with bathroom plumbing in Spring Hill, FL.

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Why Remodel My Bathroom Plumbing?

Monday, September 18th, 2017

mother-plays-with-child-in-bathThis is going to sound like an obvious statement to most, but your bathroom is something of a central hub for your plumbing system. With your toilet, sink(s), bathtub, shower, etc. all located in this one room, there is a lot of plumbing, exposed and hidden, to take into consideration. It should also sound obvious to say that you need every component in that system to satisfy your needs and personal user preferences.

If your roof is leaking water or if you simply do not have enough space for everyone in your family to sleep comfortably, you’re probably going to be calling a contractor to deal with those issues quickly. We suggest that you do the same if you are thinking about remodeling your bathroom plumbing in New Port Richey, FL.

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Ask a Plumber: Why Is My Toilet Running?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

woman-with-plungerThere are a lot of different components in any residential plumbing system, from the most basic drain pipes to the most advanced water heaters on the market. One staple of the plumbing system, the bathroom plumbing in particular, is, of course, the toilet. The idea of living without a toilet in our homes is one that the vast majority of modern homeowners would scoff at. Because the toilet plays such an important role in our day to day lives, any problems with yours are cause for concern.

If you notice an issue with your toilet and its operation, then you are well-advised to schedule prompt service with a professional plumber in Brooksville, FL. This is not only the case in extreme situations where, say, the entire toilet tank has ruptured. One of the most common issues that we hear from our clients is that their toilets won’t stop running. There are certain jobs that must be left to the pros, but this week we’ll give you a few suggestions on things to check out on your own.

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Do I Have a Toilet Leak?

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Plumbing_1006471_23915866_401x600If we were to ask a sampling of homeowners what they think of when they first hear the word “plumbing,” “toilet” would likely be one of the most common answers. The bathroom houses your toilet, sink, bathtub, and shower, and your bathroom plumbing system is one of the most important in your home. That is why it is so alarming to find any problems with any component of that system. A leaking toilet is of particular concern.

Unfortunately, toilet leaks are more complex than many homeowners realize. There are different types of leaks that may develop, and some are definitely more serious than others. The best thing to do if you suspect that your toilet is leaking is to have a professional assess the situation. Here are a few tips on how to handle a leaking toilet in New Port Richey, FL, as well as what you can expect as far as further action.

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