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Water Heaters 101

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 11:20 AM

bigstock-Technician-servicing-an-hot-wa-168634007Tucked away in a corner of your home is a friend you may not often think about. Your water heater keeps your showers hot, cleans dishes, and helps keep your laundry fresh every day. Most of us would be uncomfortable and inconvenienced without this unassuming appliance, yet in many cases, we allow it to continue on without much thought. This lack of attention can lead to premature breakage and unfortunate cold showers.

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Tags: Tankless Water Heater, Hot Water, water heater maintenance

How Plumbing Maintenance Benefits the Environment

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Jun 22, 2018 @ 09:09 AM

bigstock--224454004When many people consider the effort to go green and take better care of the environment, they think of sweeping changes and grand actions that will shift how they live their lives. Yet some of the easiest but most important steps a person can take to go green are small ones. Tiny adjustments and basic, routine maintenance can do as much to help the world around us as the largest of recycling programs.

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Tags: Bill Fenwick Plumbing, Plumbing resolutions, Water leaks

Maintaining Healthier Plumbing in Your Home

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, May 24, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

bigstock-Selection-Of-Plumbers-Tools-An-158263217Your plumbing system is one of the unsung heroes of your home. Unfortunately, many people only consider their plumbing when it has failed and requires expensive maintenance. Cleaning up after a plumbing disaster rates high among the most stressful issues a homeowner can suffer.

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Tags: Plumber, plumbing, plumbing maintenance

Purchasing and Maintaining Your Rheem Tankless Water Heater

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, May 22, 2018 @ 09:43 AM

bigstock--128575520Moving into a new home in Nocatee is exciting, and can be a little hectic, too. The rest of your life does not pause for you to move, so you’re likely juggling the move, work, and other responsibilities all at once.

Additionally, with every new home typically comes an adjustment period. As you and your family familiarize yourselves with your new town and neighborhood, you are also becoming familiar with new appliances that might operate differently than the ones in your old home. This means sitting down and looking through operating manuals, reviewing warranty details, and maintenance requirements, but who has time for that?

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Stains in Your Toilet, Tub, or Sink? No problem!

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, May 18, 2018 @ 03:03 PM

bigstock-Woman-With-Cleaning-Equipment--235100476No matter how much time and effort you spend to keep your home’s bathroom clean and sanitary, unsightly stains can undo all your hard work. Rust stains can give your perfectly kept plumbing fixtures a filthy appearance and may discourage you from inviting friends and family to enjoy your home. Even if the toilet, tub, or sink has just been scrubbed, the visual appearance of grime may leave everyone who uses the fixture feeling a little less clean than before.

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Tags: Bathroom, Tips, plumbing maintenance

The Transitions Toilet Seat

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, May 14, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

The Transitions toilet seat

 

The most important seat in your home is your toilet seat.  When choosing one, it is helpful to think long-term, seeing as you will most likely be using that seat for years to come. The Transitions toilet seat gives you two seats for the price of one. How? The toilet is designed to accommodate both adults and children, giving you the luxury of not having to purchase a separate toilet seat for your little ones.

 

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Tags: toilet, plumbing

Never Run Out of Hot Water Again with a Tankless Water Heater

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, May 08, 2018 @ 02:31 PM

bigstock--207946387If you have ever had to stand around and wait for the hot water to come back up or even worse, had the hot water run out while you are soaped up in the shower, you are not alone. Traditional water heaters are limited by the size of their tanks in how much hot water they can deliver in a limited amount of time. And when you are trying to get to work or the kids to bed or school, there’s no time to waste waiting for water to heat up. Imagine never running out of hot water again! It’s possible when you have the experts from Bill Fenwick Plumbing install a Rheem tankless water heater in your home.

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Tags: Tankless Water Heater, water heater, Water Heater Replacement

The 411 on Tankless Water Heater Maintenance

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Maintenance for tankless water heaterKudos to you if you are the proud owner of a tankless water heater or if you are considering an upgrade to this type of water heater in your Jacksonville home. Tankless water heaters are a safer and more energy-efficient alternative to traditional water heaters with tanks. But just like a traditional water heater with a tank, a tankless model requires preventive and yearly maintenance. Here is what you should know about maintaining tankless water heaters.

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Tags: Tankless Water Heater, water heater, water heater maintenance

Avoiding the Most Common Plumbing Mistakes

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

DIY plumbingIf you are handy with tools, you might try to attempt tackling some of the easier plumbing repairs in your home to save money. However, before attempting a repair, you should be aware of common mistakes many do-it-yourselfers make that could leave you with a costly plumbing bill. Here are some of the most common plumbing mistakes homeowners often make that you should avoid.

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Tags: DIY, plumbing tips

Is it Time to Replace Your Old Plumbing?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Mar 27, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

Most people would not think twice about replacing worn out appliances or the roof on their home if they were showing signs of failing. However, it is very common to not give old plumbing a second thought until there is a major problem. The plumbing in your home will usually give you a sign early on that something is going awry - you just need to know to recognize the signs that repair is needed so that you can act to prevent further damage.

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Tags: plumbing tips, plumbing maintenance, Repipe, Plumbing Repairs

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