Category Archive: Blog Post

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Washing Machine Hoses: Second Biggest Flooding Culprit

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Blog Post
We all pretty much know that water heaters are the #1 unexpected flooding item in your home or condominium, but do you know what is the second? The answer is Washing Machine Hoses! Yes, that are an item we all take for granted, but when they burst they do a read more »

The DIY Market

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 | Category: Blog Post
DIY definition: Do It Yourself or is it really, DYI, Do Yourself In?? Before we go into what we really want to advise you about, we need to be totally truthful that almost every plumbing company out there uses the DIY stores. The “Big Box” stores– you know the main read more »

Flushable wipes, Are They Really Flushable?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 | Category: Blog Post
A Consumer Reports test recently was done on Flushable wipes that are being touted as an alternative to toilet paper. All of the large companies such as Charmin, Cottonelle, and Scott have all claimed that their wipes are “sewer and septic safe”. Consumer Reports has stated that their top rated read more »

Can I Use Liquid Drain Cleaner to Open a Stopped Drain?

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 | Category: Blog Post
With 40 years in the plumbing and drain cleaning business we cannot, to this day, believe people are still trying to use a liquid drain cleaner to open a stopped up drain. Please Stop! Unless it is a small amount of hair in the trap or a small buildup in read more »

Plumbers Protectors of the nation’s health.

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 | Category: Blog Post
Bet you never gave that statement much thought. Your plumber, the superhero. Without plumbers, everyone would be deep in doo-doo. With his trusty sidekick plunger boy, the mighty plumber is out to save your world. Yet every day we never give it a second thought. We absentmindly flush our toilets, read more »

Summer Fun

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 | Category: Blog Post
Ahh, it’s that time of the year, the lazy hazy days of summer. BBQ, hot dogs, splashing under the garden hose, sun tanning. Yes, plumbers need sun tans; we have to keep up our good looks you know. A Lake Worth resident called me the other day and asked me read more »

You never think about toilets…

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 | Category: Blog Post
Your toilet, I bet you never give it much thought. You use it many times a day, in fact the average person spends a solid 3 years of their life sitting on a toilet. ( Great time to catch up on our reading ) I bet you also did not read more »

Plumbers and Lawyers

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 | Category: Blog Post
If I had a dollar for every time someone says to me “why do plumbers cost as much as lawyers”, well you know the saying. Why do plumbers cost so much? Good, experienced, quality plumbers have completed 4 years of apprentice schooling, a minimum of 5 years of practical experience, read more »

Bumps in the Night

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Blog Post
Seems that one of the most common questions I am asked is about noises that someone hears, mostly at night. I can assure you, there are no Ghoulies in your toilets. There are many reasons you may hear noises in your home from time to time. A flapper in your read more »

A Wet Subject

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 | Category: Blog Post
I was sitting at breakfast this morning when the lovely Linda Sue wandered into the kitchen for her morning coffee, and said to me “have you checked our washing machine hoses lately?” No, really what she was grumbling, was something about lazy, good for nuthin and cutting grass. Kidding aside, read more »