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What are the Advantages of Hiring a Professional Plumber?

What are the Advantages of Hiring a Professional Plumber?

When you are in need of plumbing help, it is important to hire an experienced professional to ensure that your home’s plumbing is restored properly. There are many benefits to hiring a professional plumber that can help you save time, effort — and maybe even money in the long run. Look for the following traits in your plumbing company before scheduling your next appointment. They Are Trained. The most quintessential […]

Eco Plumbers Help California During Drought With Niagara Stealth Toilets

Eco Plumbers Help California During Drought With Niagara Stealth Toilets

The drought in California is halfway into its fourth year, affecting residents with destructive wildfires and thirsty lawns. As of early August 2015, wildfires across the state have consumed 134,000 acres. Endangered species numbers dwindling and collapsing trees are just two of the ever-increasing side effects of the dry weather. Some farmers are switching to crops that don’t require as much water, and homes across the state are resorting to […]

Is Your Water Heater Ready for Back to School?

Is Your Water Heater Ready for Back to School?

Waking up to a cold shower before school or work isn’t very fun. If you’re getting the kids back into their fall school routines in anticipation of the 2015-2016 academic year, you might want to put a water heater inspection on your to-do list. What the School Year Does to a Water Heater You may not have given it much thought, but the school year can put a lot of […]

Getting Rid of Water Heater Odors

Getting Rid of Water Heater Odors

The smell of rotting eggs or another unpleasant scent coming from your facuets can be startling. The good news is it’s a common problem that can typically be easily fixed. Odors are caused by the buildup of bacteria somewhere in the water lines. If left unattended, however, the bacteria causing the smell can start to affect your health. Start troubleshooting your system as soon as you smell something that doesn’t […]

Top Outdoor Water Saving Tips for Summer

Top Outdoor Water Saving Tips for Summer

Conserving water does not have to be hard or require sacrificing a beautiful yard or garden. While letting a sprinkler run and walking away is easy, it can lead to wasteful water use that drives up energy and water bills unnecessarily. Implementing conservation practices can have a positive impact while giving your yard the nourishment it needs to look its best. Try one or a few of these tips today […]

Preparing Your Plumbing for Hurricane Season

Preparing Your Plumbing for Hurricane Season

The hurricane season in southwestern Florida along the Gulf of Mexico runs between June 1 and November 30. The high winds and flooding associated with this season are a concern for most infrastructures. During this often damaging season, make sure to protect your plumbing along with your home. Ensure that your plumbing is in good working order before a storm hits. To protect your plumbing before the winds start, you […]

What is the Difference Between Low Flush and High Efficiency Toilets?

What is the Difference Between Low Flush and High Efficiency Toilets?

Maybe you’ve been putting off investing in a high efficiency toilet because you’ve experienced the low flow toilets in some public restrooms. They just don’t seem to have the power needed to get everything down at once. As a result, you’re hitting the handle more than once or walking into a bathroom where toilets have been half flushed. It’s a frustrating experience! Luckily, the technology has come a long way […]

How Does Flushing Pharmaceuticals Affect Your Water?

How Does Flushing Pharmaceuticals Affect Your Water?

When it comes to properly disposing of prescription drugs and other pharmaceuticals, “out of sight, out of mind,” might be most people’s first instinct. Flushing expired or unwanted medications may seems like a quick and easy solution. Unfortunately, flushing is not an environmentally friendly choice, nor is it recommended by plumbers in Cape Coral. Here are several reasons not to flush, and some alternative ways to discard those unwanted medications. […]

Keep Your Taps in Tip-Top Shape in Summer!

Keep Your Taps in Tip-Top Shape in Summer!

New houses, old houses, condominiums, and even stately mansions deal with plumbing clogs. Inexperienced homeowners may fret and worry about a clogged drain, but clearing drains is actually a simple task. Before you pick up the phone and call your plumber, try employing some of these techniques. You will save big time and develop the confidence to make other home repairs. Try a Plunger The simplest solution is often the […]

Saltwater Corrosion: Is it Affecting Your Pipes?

Saltwater Corrosion: Is it Affecting Your Pipes?

Near the ocean, saltwater affects more than boats and homes on the coastline. Brackish water, flooding, and other sources of saltwater exposure can leave home and business plumbing in a corrosive environment. If you live near the coast, check exposed piping routinely for saltwater corrosion and invest in corrosion resistant materials for repair work. If in doubt, call a professional to look at your pipes. Here is what you need […]

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