What to Do When You Have a Plumbing Emergency

Do you know what to do when you have a plumbing emergency? Water damage can be a huge issue, especially if the cause is burst pipes. Burst pipes can lead to flooding and water damage. To avoid disaster, you should quickly identify problems and take specific steps to stop the flooding, addressing any water damage. In this post, Drain Genie Plumbing Services explains.

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.

Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner: Drain Genie

At Drain Genie Plumbing Services, we constantly strive to provide the best customer service in the industry. That’s why we take seriously all of the feedback we receive, and why we love when clients leave us customer reviews. We want our clients to know that we do what it takes to give every customer a positive experience. So, we are very proud to announce that we have been awarded the Super Service Award from Angie’s List for six years running!

24 Hour Plumbers In Winter Springs Emergencies Happen 24/7

Emergencies don’t just happen during regular business hours. Having good plumbers in Winter Springs is a must. They can happen 24 hours a day 7 days a week. You could be out cutting your yard on Saturday morning and hit a water line and need service that day. Many plumbing companies say they work on nights and weekends but really don’t. Many times emergencies happen after work, that is when most people are home using their showers, toilets, and sinks. We see it all the time: people will throw a load of laundry in and next thing you know the water is coming out of the toilets and flooding your home. You want to call a Winter Springs plumber and have them out ASAP to fix your plumbing disaster? We at Drain Genie Plumbing Services feel the best way to deal with a plumbing emergency is to prepare before you … Continued

Why It Is A Good Idea To Irrigate With Reclaimed Or Install A Separate Meter

Why is it a good idea to irrigate with reclaimed water or install a separate water meter. If you water your lawn in the Orlando or Lake Mary area and you are doing so with regular water you are wasting a lot of money.  Why is that you ask well every time you are watering your lawn with potable or house water the city is charging you a waste charge.  So they are charging you double for your water because they are figuring any water that goes into the home is leaving via the sewer, so they charge you sewer charge even though it is not going down the sewer. So how can you fix this hear are a few ways. 1. Switch to reclaimed water, find out if your neighborhood has reclaimed water. If it does call a local Orlando plumber to hook you up to your reclaimed water … Continued

Why It’s Necessary to Inspect Your Bathroom

Have you ever had a plumbing problem in your Winter Springs, Florida bathroom? Well if you have then you know how much of an inconvenience it is. There are many things that can go wrong in a bathroom such as; toilet clog, shower clog, bathtub clog, sink clog and multiple areas where you can get plumbing leaks. It is important to inspect areas in your bathroom often as leaks and clogs don’t usually just pop up. They usually start slow and unnoticed. Then all of a sudden a back up or flood happens. If you see water damage in your  home you should call a Winter Springs plumber to check it out. Most of the time if a person calls a plumber at the first sign of a leak or clog, the repair is less extensive. It is when you neglect your plumbing system, ignore small problems and then they turn big and your plumbing emergency usually occurs … Continued

How to Find out If Your Home Runs on Septic or City Sewer

What you should know before calling a plumber about a main drain clog?  When your drains backup most people panic and call the first Winter Springs plumber to fix their plumbing problem. But if you call the wrong plumbing company they may not ask the proper questions, they will just show up and that is not always the best solution. The reason why is because people think getting a plumber faster should be better.  Not always if your house is on septic and the tank is full. Please be aware that the plumber will charge you for going out to your home and you will still have to call a septic company to pump out your tank as well which is another charge.  So here is what you should do before you call a plumber in Winter Springs:

Don’t Flush These 4 Things Down Your Toilet

There are many things that can go wrong with your Winter Springs plumbing that is out of your control but there is a big thing you can do to not cause needless plumbing repairs to your home which is saving a ton of money. When a customer calls about their clogged drains we ask them a few questions about what they flush down the toilet and almost everyone will say they don’t flush certain items down the drain and 90% of the time we pull these items out of the drain line. So here are some items not to flush down your toilet: Baby wipes or flushable wipes are your Winter Springs plumbers best friend because they cause a lot of plumbing backups and keep plumbers busy. The reason why you should not flush these items is because they do not break down like toilet paper and catch on the … Continued

Our Sewer Camera/Video Inspection

If you are having drain issues in Winter Springs, Florida and the problem is persistent then a sewer camera/video inspection is well worth the money. If you are paying a Winter Springs plumber to do drain cleaning every 6 months or a year. It can get very costly and it is best to get to the root of the problem and fix the underlining issue instead of temporarily fixing it with drain cleaning. With technology so advanced nowadays the sewer camera is a blessing because it allows you to see things that previously 20 years ago you could not. This allows you to pinpoint the problem and fix it instead of re-doing the whole drain line or guessing where the problem is. Once the problem is located we then can detect the camera in the ground and locate the exact point where the problem is.