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How It Works: The Toilet

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 @ 04:33 PM

bigstock-White-Toilet-Bowl-In-A-Bathroo-265919803Have you ever wondered about the different types of toilets or how they work? Choosing a new toilet for your bathroom may seem like a mundane task, but finding the right one is important. In fact, you might even be surprised by all the innovative changes in toilets if you haven't replaced one in a while.

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Tags: plumbing maintenance, Golden Plunger Service, water heater maintenance

How to Fix Your Leaky Shower Head

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 04:03 PM

Plumbing_Leaky Shower HeadThere is not much that beats a hot shower in the morning when you’re trying to wake up or at the end of the day when you’re trying to wind down. However, there’s nothing more annoying than stepping into the steam only to find that your shower head is leaking or has weak water pressure.

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Tags: DIY, bathroom shower, Plumbing Repairs

Bill Fenwick Plumbing: Then and Now

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Jan 29, 2019 @ 11:27 AM

fenwick-new-officeTime flies when you are providing excellent service! This year, Bill Fenwick Plumbing celebrates fifty years at our family-owned business! That is five decades of dedication, family, and pride in a job well done.

A lot can change in fifty years. New technologies rise, trends and fashions fall, entire cultures shift to new ways and traditions. What will never change, however, is our commitment to offering Jacksonville an honest, trustworthy, family-owned choice to count on when they encounter plumbing needs.

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Tags: Bill Fenwick Sr., Jacksonville Plumbers, Jacksonville Plumbers FL, Plumbing Repairs

What to Do When Your Gas Bill Is Too High

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 @ 03:21 PM

bigstock--147743390Jacksonville is known for many things – beautiful beaches, great weather, vibrant culture, and entertaining sports to name a few. Yet another widely enjoyed benefit of many Jacksonvillians – lower-than-average gas bills.

However, if you are noticing a spike in the amount of your gas bill, then it may be time to examine some of the few common culprits of this increase.

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Tags: investment, Gas Piping, Water Heater Replacement

4 Reasons Your Hot Water Is Running Out Too Quickly

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Dec 28, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

bigstock-Fresh-Shower-Behind-Wet-Glass--226456450One of life’s little frustrations is running out of hot water while you are in the shower. Sometimes it is just a temporary setback attributed to someone turning on hot water elsewhere in your home. However, if you are constantly trying to beat the clock before you run out of hot water, your water heater might need maintenance or replacement. Some of the most common reasons you might be running out of hot water include:

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Fix Your Running Toilet in 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, Dec 27, 2018 @ 07:19 PM

bigstock-White-Toilet-Bowl-In-A-Bathroo-265919803A running toilet can drive anyone mad after enough time. While calling a professional will get you a guaranteed stop that annoying running toilet, it is not always necessary. It is possible for even a novice handy person to fix it with the right knowledge and tools.

Use this how-to guide to get you 5 stops closer to stopping your running toilet. They may not work in every case, but they’re an ideal starting point.

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Tags: plumbing, Tips

BUSTED: DIY Drain Cleaning Myths

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Nov 26, 2018 @ 10:54 AM

bigstock-Kitchen-drain-clogging-up-with-213533257Keeping a drain clean shouldn’t feel like a major chore. You would be hard-pressed to find a homeowner, or even a renter for that matter, that hasn't dealt with a clogged, stinking or otherwise problematic drain. There are probably a lot of drain cleaning concepts you're familiar with that are actually myths muddying up the waters too.

Use this guide to separate drain cleaning myths from actual fact. Doing so can help you keep your drains at home in tip-top shape all year long.

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Tags: plumbing facts, myths, plumbing myths, clogged toilet, Plumbing resolutions

4 Things to Avoid Stuffing Down the Drain on Thanksgiving

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 @ 08:43 AM

Plumbing_Thanksgiving DinnerThe holiday season is right around the corner and soon our homes will be filled with the food, family, and friends that we love. We all know the best way to relax around the holidays is to prepare ahead of time, especially in the kitchen! The sink is a focal part of Thanksgiving, and a clogged drain is the last thing you want to deal with when you’re in a turkey coma. So take one thing off your checklist this Thanksgiving, avoid putting these four things down your drain:

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Tags: kitchen drain, Clogged Drains, Fall, holidays

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Stink?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Oct 29, 2018 @ 12:20 PM

bigstock-Cleaning-Kitchen-Sink-2893444Your garbage disposal helps you get rid of those scraps of leftover food that cling to your plates and serving dishes before putting them in the dishwasher. That same helpful garbage disposal can also be the source of some serious headaches and foul odors.

If you’re starting to notice that your garbage disposal stinks, you’re not alone. It’s a common problem, but that doesn’t mean you want to live with it. Who would want a kitchen that always smells gross?

Use this guide to learn more about why your garbage disposal stinks and how you can fix it.

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Tags: faucet, Sink Disposal, Water, Plumbing horrors

Understanding the Importance of Tankless Water Heater Maintenance

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Oct 22, 2018 @ 02:36 PM

img_tankless_water_heaters-e1479231114404Your water heater provides you with important things like clean dishes and hot showers. However, without proper maintenance, your water heater may not provide those warm showers you’ve come to love and expect.

Tankless water heaters are durable and designed to give you years of quality performance, but you can’t neglect them and expect hot water without hiccups. Use this guide to learn more about why it’s so important to keep up with your tankless water heater maintenance.

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Tags: Jacksonville Plumbers, Water, water heater maintenance

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