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.

Top 3 Ways You Could Be Wasting Water

As Americans, we tend to take water for granted. It is always readily available, flowing magically through the tap without us having to give it much thought. However, wasting water not only raises your utility bills, it is also bad for the environment. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, only about 1% of the Earth’s water is suitable for drinking and domestic consumption, thus conserving it is essential. That’s why our team at Drain Genie Plumbing Services has put together this list of ways you could be wasting water and how you can work to change that.

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.

Before You Travel…

Are you planning to be away from home for a long period of time? Perhaps a Fall Break trip with the family, or a trip out-of-state to visit relatives for the upcoming holidays? Whatever your plans are, it would be a mistake to forget about your plumbing as you prepare to be away from home. Our team at Drain Genie Plumbing Services never wants you to return from vacation to unpleasant plumbing surprises, so do yourself a favor and follow these simple tips!

3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Toilet

Toilets are an easy thing to take for granted. When they do their job properly, you probably don’t give them a second thought. However, when they start to fail, you notice pretty quickly. An unreliable or leaking toilet should never have a place in your home or business, so today our team at Drain Genie Plumbing Services is listing three signs it’s time to replace your toilet.

How to Babyproof Your Plumbing

Are you expecting a baby? Congratulations! You’ve probably read everything there is to read about preparing for a newborn, but your plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind. However, our team at Drain Genie Plumbing Services knows that every part of your home is affected by the addition of a new baby, including your plumbing. Below, we’ve listed a few ways you can prepare your plumbing before your little one arrives.

4 “Flushable” Things You Should Never Flush

Your toilet may seem like the ultimate way to get rid of unwanted items. After all, it’s intended purpose is to flush away waste. However, if you, like most homeowners, would prefer your toilet continue working for years to come, there are several things that you should never flush down it. At Drain Genie, we’ve seen countless things caught in toilet drains that don’t belong there! Here’s a list of the most common things that you may think are okay, but definitely are not.