Drain Genie’s Gratitude List: What We’re Thankful for in 2021

Isn’t it interesting that people jump to winter so quickly when October ends? After all, there are still two months left of Fall (not that we notice as much in Florida). Still, November is here, and the holiday season begins. For that reason, we’d like to share Drain Genie’s Plumbing Services‘ gratitude list. Please keep reading to learn what we’re thankful for in 2021.

Water Heater Repairs In Casselberry FL

Having your water heater go out is very frustrating whether there’s no hot water at all or your showers getting colder quicker; it can definitely be aggravating. So what water heater repairs can be made?  And when is it better to replace your heater? There are only a few things that can go wrong with electric water heaters and many customers don’t really know when they should have the water heater repaired or replace it. Lets go over the few things that can go wrong with a water heater and when you may have to call a Casselberry plumber to make a plumbing repair: Bad breaker:   Having a bad electrical breaker can cause the water heater to get no hot water. This can be diagnosed by testing the power to the unit.  A plumber can diagnose a bad breaker, but a electrician should be called to replace the breaker.Thermostats and … Continued

Casselberry.. Do You Have A Leaking Shower Pan

Casselberry Leaking Shower: There is a possibility for plumbing leaks at several places in your Casselberry home. Locating the leak is sometimes easy, other times difficult for your Casselberry plumber. Depending on the location of the plumbing repair and the construction of your Casselberry home. A very common cause of a plumbing leak in the shower is a defective shower pan. A shower pan is a liner installed by a plumber underneath the tile floor of the shower.The tile and grout on the floor are porous and water seeps through them. The pan collects the water and directs it to the drain. When a shower pan leaks in your house it must be replaced by an Casselberry plumber. This involves removing the tile on the floor of the shower and partially up the wall about 12″. The plumber then folds a new pan with a vinyl shower pan. The plumber then tests for leaks by plugging the drain and filling the shower with water if … Continued

Preventative Drain Cleaning

Have you ever had a clogged pipe in your Casselberry Florida home? Then you know how much of a hassle it is when you have a main line blockage. If you have had a drain clog in the past, we at Drain Genie Plumbing suggest either doing a video line inspection of the sewer line and fixing the problem or scheduling an Casselberry plumber to perform drain cleaning. The drain cleaning once a year will ensure that the problem does not resurface in the middle of the night or on a holiday. It is best if you have drain issues to one prevent what you can from getting flushed down the drain line that is not supposed to and to have a plumber do preventative drain cleaning if you cant afford to fix it by video inspection of the sewer line and digging it up. Having a sewer line back up can be very disturbing and cause a lot … Continued

The Best Supply Line Material

Plumbing leaks can occur in any part of your plumbing system. Most people that see water in there cabinets automatically think it is a broken pipe but most of the plumbing leaks in Casselberry are caused by poorly manufactured supply lines. Supply lines carry water from the angle valve under your sink to the faucet and are usually poly or plastic based. This plumbing leak can sometimes be handled by a homeowner but sometimes small jobs like this can turn into plumbing disasters  and if the nuts are rusted that can snap and break and cause a bigger problem. Sometimes a small plumbing repair is best left up to a Casselberry plumber.

Casselberry Shower Valve Repair And Install

Casselberry shower valve  repair can be a frustrating problem. Many times you if you have a shower valve that is leaking and when you call a Casselberry plumber they will automatically say to replace it. While sometimes this is the only option, many times the valve can be repaired. A good Casselberry plumber will ask you questions about your shower valve to try to figure out what manufacture and make your shower valve is. Then the plumber can tell you if it is repairable. Some of the older two handle shower and three handle tub and shower valves are better off replacing them because to fix the valve properly the plumber will have to remove the steams and seats and get them matched then come back and install the new seats and steams. By the time this process is done the cost can be the same or more than just … Continued

Casselberry Plumber

Have you ever noticed that when you need a Casselberry plumber they are hard to find and when you have no plumbing problems you see plumbing vans all around town and sometimes even get them soliciting at your door for work. The best time to find a Casselberry plumber is before you have a plumbing issue. Plumbing in Casselberry Florida is diverse and you have a lot of houses on septic and some on city sewer. The houses also range differently in age such as houses from the 50’s and brand new houses. When searching for a plumber in Casselberry you need to make sure they are experienced in plumbing repairs for older houses as well as the newer homes and can tell you if you are on city sewer or septic over the phone and not charge you to go out to your home just to tell you that … Continued