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How to Avoid Plumbing Horrors this Halloween

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 @ 02:00 PM

Halloween.jpgWith all the spooky happenings around Halloween, you expect to have a little friendly terror in your life. What you don’t want are plumbing horrors that ambush you during an already busy time of year. Yet the potential for difficulties with your plumbing is already haunting your home, waiting to spread some Halloween frights.


These Halloween plumbing tips can help you avoid some common plumbing mishaps that can happen this time of year. A little common sense will go a long way towards keeping you and your plumbing happy during this creepiest of holidays!

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Know Where Your Water Shut Off Valve is This Hurricane Season

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Wed, Sep 20, 2017 @ 01:52 PM

image.jpgHurricane season has the potential to spell disaster, as we’ve already seen this year with Irma. In the event of an emergency, it can be crucial to know where your water shut off valve is. This year has had one of the most active hurricane seasons to date. In case of an emergency, it's important to know where the water shut off valve is located in your home. Even outside of hurricane season, you will find the ability to close the water valve useful for sudden pipe leaks, minor repairs, and even bathroom fixture inconveniences.

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Will I Still Have Plumbing During A Power Outage?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Sat, Jul 15, 2017 @ 01:00 PM

It isn't often you think of plumbing and electricity at the same time, but many plumbing functions actually depend on electricity to run. If your electricity goes out, you may find yourself with a backed up basement,bigstock--131595953.jpg burst pipes, no hot water and even a toilet that doesn't flush. Let's take a brief look at how electricity affects the various parts of your plumbing and discuss what you can do about some of these things.

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Will My Homeowner's Insurance Cover a Broken Pipe?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Wed, May 31, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

Old leaky pipes can be a disaster.The devastation of a broken pipe in your home can ruin more than only your day — it can take weeks and thousands of dollars to repair the damage!  Many homeowners who have suffered a broken pipe have asked one simple question, “Who is going to pay for all of this?”

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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
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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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Disturbing Discoveries: 9 Strange Things Found in Plumbing and Sewers

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, Oct 29, 2015 @ 01:38 PM

aatoiletAlthough seafarers are the ones with a reputation for wild stories, life in the sewers is no more predictable than life on the sea. Plumbers, sanitation workers, and other specialists often uncover the strangest things hiding in pipes and sewers. Some of the most bizarre plumbing discoveries include:

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Don't Let Plumbing Take the Sizzle from Your Fireworks

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, Jul 02, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

bigstock July  Celebration 1780536 copyIndependence Day celebrations are full of food, fireworks and water play. The last thing you need during all the festivities is a plumbing problem. By following the plumbing tips below, you can easily prevent adding an extra visitor to your home during your celebration.

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Avoid a Summer Plumbing Slump

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

It’s time for barbecues, running through the bigstock Builder handyman with construc 85993877 copysprinkler, and lots of sunshine! It’s also time for plumbing problems that crop up during the warmer months.

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Top 10 things you should know about your plumbing

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:48 AM
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How To Locate And Turn Off The Main Water Valve

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Hopefully the water you have coming into your home, and the systems installed to provide this, work properly and you don’t have to think much of them. Normally, the main water flow system doesn’t require much maintenance. However, when something does go wrong, it happens very quickly and causes a big mess. The first thing that should be done when this happens is to locate your main water shut off valve and get the water to stop as soon as possible to prevent secondary damages.

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Tags: Jacksonville Plumber, 24/7 plumbing jacksonville, main water valve, water regulation, plumbing inspection, how to turn off water

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