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Here’s Your New Year’s Plumbing Resolutions Checklist

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

 

bigstock----146630951.jpg2017 is in full swing! That means breaking old habits, creating new traditions, and making a few resolutions. So, why not apply those revamped philosophies to your plumbing, too?

This is the perfect time to make some plumbing resolutions, keeping the pipes clear, flowing and in good shape. Here are a few plumbing resolutions you can make for smoother plumbing in your home or business.

 

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Tags: plumbing, Bill Fenwick Plumbing, new year's resolutions, Plumbing resolutions

Ho Ho- Oh No! How to Avoid a Holiday Plumbing Catastrophe

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Dec 20, 2016 @ 01:01 PM


Ah- the smell of gingerbread permeates through the house, the twinkling spruce tree illuminates your window from a mile away, and a pile of presents are vibrantly wrapped in the craft store’s best selection of paper and ribbon. However, as you go to take a sip of eggnog and bite into a delicious holiday cookie, you hear a peculiar banging sound. What could it be?

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Tags: pipes, plumbing, Clogged Drains, plumbing maintenance, clogged toilet, holidays

How to Determine if a Water Pipe is Broken Under a Slab - Pandora

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Dec 12, 2016 @ 11:44 AM
slab leak project

When it comes to your plumbing, most people don’t even think about it until there is a problem. In most cases, plumbing leaks in Jacksonville FL are noticeable before they cause extensive damage by leaving water stains, soft spots, and a musty odor behind.  But what if the leak happens in your concrete slab foundation?

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Tags: Jacksonville plumbing, Bill Fenwick Plumbing, 24/7 plumbing jacksonville

How to Survive a Plumbing Emergency

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 @ 04:00 PM

DIY_Plumbing.pngMost major plumbing problems have warning signs if you know what to look for. It’s rare that something catastrophic just happens out of the blue, so it’s important to know these warning signs. If you know what to look for, you may be able to prevent a plumbing emergency and minimize the damage in the event of a plumbing disaster.

 

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Tags: plumbing, plumbing tips, Emergency Plumbing

Fall Plumbing Tips for Jacksonville Homeowners

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 @ 05:00 PM

bigstock-Fall-Leaves-With-Rake-39433330.jpgWhile the Jacksonville area normally experiences above freezing temperatures throughout the winter, there are still things you should inspect with your plumbing this fall. A little preventive maintenance or catching minor plumbing problems before they turn into big problems does not take much time and will pay off in the end. Consider the following plumbing tips for around your home:

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Tags: plumbing, plumbing tips, Fall, Fall Plumbing Tips

Water Works: Know How to Manage Water in Your Home

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 12:48 PM

A common location for Floridians' shut-off valve is underground near the hose bibbAlmost every room in your home has access to plumbing, and even rooms like your bedroom have adjacent access. From showering, to brushing our teeth, to doing laundry, to cooking, most of our daily activities require water. Despite this fact, most homeowners don’t know a ton about their plumbing. But knowing how to shut your water off can become essential very quickly in the case of emergencies. It can also be helpful if you’re doing some quick DIY plumbing that you learned in our eBook or in one of our blogs.

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Tags: DIY, Tips, main water valve, water regulation, piping, how to turn off water

Invest in Your Home to Add Value

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

bigstock-Female-Hands-Framing-Custom-Ba-120552998.jpgYour home isn't only the refuge where you go to rest, recharge, and enjoy your family. Your home is an investment of both finances and time, and may be the largest investment you ever make. A comfortable, renovated home is a joy to live in, as well as an expenditure that will repay your efforts down the line in the event of sale or appraisal.

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Tags: plumbing, Bathroom remodel, piping, kitchen remodel

The Homeowner's Guide to Piping

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 @ 04:31 PM

Copper pipes are very durable.As a homeowner, whether you’re new to it or you’ve been in the same house for 20+ years, you already know that a house needs attention to look its best and give back to your family. While you probably spend considerable time and money on your home, one area you might be neglecting is your pipes.

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Tags: pipes, plumbing, plumbing maintenance, piping

Why You Should Consider a Tankless Water Heater

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Tankless water heaters mean no more cold showers!Your dishwasher, your washing machine, and your shower: you use these amenities just about every day, and they all have at least one thing in common – they use hot water. If you own a tank water heater, did you know that it uses energy not simply to heat the water as you are using it, but also when you are not using it? This results in wasted energy and wasted money as well.

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Tags: Tankless Water Heater, water bill, investment, water heater, plumbing, Water

How to Avoid Summer Plumbing Problems

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Jul 25, 2016 @ 10:28 AM

Summer can take a toll on your plumbingIf you're like most people you know how frustrating plumbing problems can be in the summer. Warm weather can present a different set of challenges than cooler weather, causing unique plumbing issues to occur. These issues can be anything from a clogged disposal to your sprinklers not operating correctly. Luckily, you don't have to suffer anymore. Below is a collection of common summer plumbing issues and their solutions.

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Tags: plumbing, Heat, summer plumbing

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