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.

The Top Three Misused Plumbing Parts

Many people try to do plumbing repairs on their own to save money. They go to their local home improvement store and will ask a store associate who has very little or no experience about what parts to use to make a plumbing repair. Most of the time the parts recommended tend to be wrong or worse go on and leak or blow apart and cause water damage. When doing a plumbing repair the following are some of the most misused or parts that should not be used: Shark Bite Couplings: While this fitting has changed plumbing forever there are certain pipes that this part cannot be used with or if you do use it there are different shark bites for different pipe such as polybutelene. Needle Valves: Sometimes people want to add an icemaker line or a dishwasher line and they use a needle valve. These valves are the … Continued