We get it all the time, customer states that they have a plumbing leak in the yard and want our Apopka plumber to fix it. When the plumber arrives they find the ground spongy and very wet. When they look at the meter for any water movement there is none. Then we ask how is the cost of the water bill and they state normal. Well in these cases the plumbing issue is not a leak but high ground water. Many ask how can this be resolved and the best way is to install a french drain in the area that is affected. To do this the plumber would have to dig up the area and install a 4 inch drain with holes in it, often called a sock pipe. This kind of pipe would be installed and ran to a low area in the yard or retention ditch. The … Continued
There are many reasons why you may want to replace your bathtub in your Orlando home. Some will replace a bathtub just because is looks old and they want to freshen up their bathroom. Some have to replace their bathtub because it leaks and is corroded around the drain (which is most common in steel bathtubs), this means you have to replace your tub. Some people think a bathtub installation is simple and can be done on their own but this is far from the truth and should only be done by a quaffed Orlando plumbing company in order to be installed properly. A bathtub installation requires demolition, drain line work, and sometimes water line work. It also requires special tools and knowledge in the plumbing field. Many customers that attempt this type of plumbing project often end up calling a plumber to finish the job or worse they damage … Continued
You shouldn’t have to deal with standing water on your front walkway every time it rains. In addition to being irritating, this water pooling can cause frost heaves that break apart your pavement, as well as serious water damage to the foundation of your home.