You’re not alone if you’ve ever had a glass of ice water and found white flakes in your drink. Many people experience this phenomenon, especially those with hard water. But have you ever wondered why this happens? In this blog post, Drain Genie Plumbing Services explores the science behind why ice melting in glasses can leave behind white flakes. We’ll also discuss what homeowners can do to prevent this from happening in their homes. Stay tuned for an enlightening read!
Your home is filled with plumbing fixtures, from toilets and faucets to showerheads and water heaters. At Drain Genie Plumbing Services, we think you must know the significant impact plumbing fixtures have on your utility bills. In fact, broken plumbing fixtures can waste a lot of water and cost you money. How much can broken fixtures cost you? Keep reading to find out.
Winter in Orlando typically means lows in the 50’s. While Floridians may find this chilly, northerners find it a beacon of warmth. Still, Florida isn’t immune from snow and freezing temperatures. For this reason, Drain Genie Plumbing Services offers five things you can do to prepare your plumbing for winter—just in case.
Aside from being unsightly, toilet stains can cause actual problems, whether located on the inside or the outside of the toilet. Moreover, many substances cause them. In any event, it’s crucial to remove them as quickly as possible. In this post, Drain Genie Plumbing Services describes five types of toilet stains, why they present problems, and how to remove them.
Do you feel like you have to turn your water faucet nearly all the way up to get a warm shower? Alternatively, do you have to be careful not to go too far before the water becomes scalding? If you experience either of these scenarios, you might need to adjust the water heater temperature. Don’t worry! It’s an easy process. In this article, Drain Genie Plumbing Services explains how.
Have you ever experienced the horror of noticing a grey or yellowish water stain on your wall or ceiling? Water stains are unsightly, but more importantly, they may indicate worse issues. How do you know what is annoying versus what points to a bigger concern? In this post, Drain Genie Plumbing Services answers these questions and more.
Does anyone handwash dishes anymore? For the most part, people are quite fond of convenience, and dishwashers are a prime example. Yes, dishwashers are great…until they aren’t. A dishwasher with standing water doesn’t properly clean dishes and can smell if left unattended. In this post, Drain Genie Plumbing Services gives practical advice on what to do when your dishwasher doesn’t drain.
People love using bath bombs, which come in various colors and scents. Some soothe skin, while others evoke feelings of alertness or calmness. Some disperse glitter while others melt to reveal flower petals. Bath bombs are fun for self-care, but are they suitable for your bathtub and plumbing? In this post, Drain Genie Plumbing Services explains how to use bath bombs safely so that you can enjoy their benefits.What Are Bath Bombs?Bath bombs are small, round balls that fizz when placed in water. Most contain baking soda, citric acid, and essential oils. Some also include flower petals, Epsom salts, or other ingredients. When the components in a bath bomb interact with water, they release carbon dioxide gas. This causes the fizzy magic that makes your bathtub dreams come true.Why Do People Use Bath Bombs?People often use bath bombs as a means of self-care. For example, bath bombs often help people … Continued
Remodeling kitchens and baths can be a big project. As you plan the remodel, there are several things to consider. This includes the cost to move plumbing and pipes, the time it takes to complete the project, whether or not you can do the work yourself, doing a full remodel versus an upgrade, and the return on investment. In this post, Drain Genie Plumbing Services covers each.
Garbage disposals are a handy kitchen appliance that grinds food. The food waste then easily flushes down the drain. While garbage disposals are convenient, they can sometimes break down or malfunction. What are common garbage disposal problems, and how do you make yours last? Drain Genie Plumbing Services answers these questions and more in this post.