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.

3 Quick and Easy Bathroom DIYs

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.

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 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.

3 Reasons Your Plumbing Might Smell

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.

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.

Choose Drain Genie for Your Plumbing Needs

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.