The holidays are typically so busy that you never have time for home projects. However, with many more families choosing to spend more time at home over the holidays, you may find you not only have the time, but that you also have the urge to improve. And while it may not be the right moment to tackle a whole room renovation, there are a few small DIYs you can accomplish while you’re spending that extra time at home. Our team at Drain Genie Plumbing Services is always available to help with all types of plumbing projects, but here are a few that you might want to try your hand at.
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.
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.
If you’re a homeowner, sometimes you have problems that stink – both figuratively and literally. Today, we’re discussing some problems that literally can make your home smell bad. The fact is that the plumbing in your home has a smelly job, and sometimes that smell can back up into your home and it is not pleasant. Today, our team at Drain Genie Plumbing Services is discussing three possible causes of stinky 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.
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.
As much as we all hope it won’t happen to us, various plumbing issues and emergencies happen every day to everyone. Luckily, a quick Google search can show you all the available plumbers in your area. So out of all those options, why should you choose Drain Genie? Let us give you a few reasons why our customers keep coming back, and why they refer us to their friends.
We are coming up on the holidays Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Around this time of year we get a lot of calls for clogged drains. Most of the issues we see is just over use of the drainage system and not being carful of what is going down the drains. People dump everything down the drain from pumpkin guts to grease. The holiday season is a stressful time! What can make it more stressful? clogged drains such as kitchen sinks or sewer lines can put a damper on your day. The best way to solve this problem is to be conscious of what goes down the drain. Once debris like grease and food go down the drain its best to call a Orlando plumber. Adding chemicals to try to clear the drain can make things worse damaging your pipes. The most common method of fixing a clogged drain is snaking. The … Continued
The Toilet is the most used plumbing fixture in the home with many working parts. With all these parts leaks or issues can pop up anywhere. Some are very common some not so common. The most common toilet leaks can come from the fill valve malfunctioning. In addition to flappers failing the water supply can also leak as well. Another very common leak is where the tank meets the bowl. Leaks from this area can occur for many reasons and is usually easily detectable. In addition leaks from the wax seal where the toilet meets the floor is another common toilet leak.Some very difficult toilet leaks we have come across over the years that will give most plumbers headaches and difficulties to find. Most toilets are casted from porcelain they are very imperfect. Abnormalities are very common. A very difficult issue we have come a cross is small sand holes … Continued
Plumbing leaks and Summers in Florida go hand in hand. Do you have an older home? Are you having persistent plumbing leaks? If you are and you think back chances are the leaks where noticed more in the summer time. Why is this? Once June hits our rainy season starts which brings lighting. When lightning strikes close to an older home it can create pinholes in the old copper piping. This can be a big problem and you may not even know it.Here are somethings to look out for to know if you have a plumbing leak. The obvious is look around your home periodically for wet spots in the lawn or wet areas inside your house. Another big issue is running toilets. But most importantly lookout for a high water bill. For instance If your bill is high and you see no signs of water chances are your have … Continued