Top 5 Causes of Water Damage in Orlando Homes

Orlando homeowners generally love water, except when it invades their homes. Fortunately, Drain Genie Plumbing Services provides Orlando residents and businesses with reliable plumbing services and water damage restoration when things go wrong. Speaking of something going wrong, we’ve had all sorts of service calls over the years. Consequently, we thought it might be helpful to tell you about the top five causes of water damage we typically see. 

3 Plumbing Myths: Debunked!

If you own a home, you’ve likely been told countless tips and tricks for common household problems. Some of these “hacks” can be helpful and may save you time and money down the road. However, a few of these types of tips could actually be causing your home more harm than good – and that is especially true when it comes to plumbing. At Drain Genie Plumbing Services, our journeyman are expert plumbers and we’ve seen what these myths can do to your plumbing long-term. Read on to learn about the top three myths we’ve seen homeowners attempt and why you should avoid them!

3 Common Commercial Building Plumbing Problems

Did you know that Drain Genie Plumbing Service provides the same quality plumbing services to commercial customers as we do to our residential customers? Our highly qualified, licensed master and journeymen plumbers understand that commercial plumbing needs are unique and require special care that we happily provide. Today, we are discussing three common plumbing problems we see in office buildings, so you will know when to call us for help!

Kid-Caused Plumbing Problems and How to Prevent Them

Kids are curious by nature and if there’s one thing they love, it’s water. So it’s only natural that they occasionally get into some mischief in the bathroom. Between the toilet, the sink, and the bathtub, there is no limit to the splashing fun to be had! However, as we know, the bathroom is not a playground and kids can quickly turn a good time into a plumbing emergency. Today on the blog, your friends at Drain Genie Plumbing Services are discussing the most common plumbing problems caused by kids and how to prevent them.

Pets and Plumbing

When preparing for a new four-legged addition to your home, there are several things to consider. You need to make sure your home is suited for a pet and you have all the necessary gear to accommodate their needs. Also, much like baby-proofing, certain things in your home should be “pet-proofed”. As you prepare your home for a new pet, don’t forget to prepare your plumbing! Follow these tips from your friends at Drain Genie Plumbing Services to ensure a safe environment for your furry family member.

Got Smelly Drains?

Your shower should be a place of rest and relaxation – a welcome break at the end of the day or a great morning wake-up call. So, it’s not hard to imagine how that rest and relaxation might be ruined by some unfortunate odors. Smelly shower drains can happen to anyone and luckily, they are pretty easy to fix. Follow these tips from your friends at Drain Genie Plumbing Services to keep your shower smelling its best.

The Sounds of a Plumbing Problem

For the most part, the sounds your house makes are totally natural. Houses are made of of many materials that each expand and contract at different rates during the day. Then, when a house cools down at night, these materials may move slightly, rubbing against each other and making noises. However, occasionally, the sounds you hear inside your walls may be the result of a problem with your home’s plumbing. If you hear any of these three sounds, call in the experts at Drain Genie Plumbing Services right away!

3 DIY Plumbing Projects You Should Never Attempt

If you’re a fairly handy homeowner, it can be pretty tempting to save money by completing home projects yourself. In most cases, this is a great idea! You can find plenty of how-to’s online and teach yourself how to build and fix things around the house. However, there are a few projects that really do require a professional because the consequences of doing them wrong far outweigh any money saved. If you need any of these three plumbing projects completed, call on the experts at Drain Genie Plumbing Services.

3 Bad Shower Habits That Damage Your Plumbing

When you get ready for your shower every morning, your plumbing is probably the last thing on your mind. After all, a shower is a time to relax, cleanse your body, and get ready for the day – it’s not the time to stress about home maintenance. However, there are several bad habits that could be damaging your plumbing every day without you even realizing it. Today, our team at Drain Genie Plumbing Services is discussing the three most common things Orlando homeowners do in the shower that are ruining their bathroom plumbing.

3 Signs You Need Professional Drain Cleaning

Many homeowners believe that plumbing problems can be solved easily with DIY solutions. Simply pour chemicals or drain cleaners down the sink and forget all about it. However, those chemicals often can do more harm than good and what you really needed was a professional drain cleaning from the experts at Drain Genie Plumbing Services. To keep your pipes in top shape, watch out for these signs and call in a professional when you see them.