There are some plumbing jobs around your home that are easy to fix if you are handy and have the right tools. However, you could make a big mess and even make the problem worse if you make one of these common plumbing mistakes:
Clogged drains and sewer lines are common problems, especially in older homes and commercial buildings. When they happen, they can cause a mess with overflowing water, debris and sewage, and foul odors. Flushing the toilet can back water up into your bathtub or shower. The result is usually an emergency call to a plumber for help.
Have 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.
There 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.
Time 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.
Jacksonville 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.
One 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:
A 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.
Keeping 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.
The 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: