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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: Water leaks, Plumbing resolutions, Bill Fenwick Plumbing

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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Tags: Hurricane Prep, main water valve, Shut off water valve, 24/7 plumbing jacksonville, Bill Fenwick Plumbing

How to Not Ruin Your Plumbing System

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Aug 25, 2017 @ 01:00 PM

bigstock-Set-of-male-hands-holding-plum-153428168.jpg We all have prized possessions we go out of our way to take  care of.  Perhaps we never drink red wine or grape juice on a  favorite light-colored couch, or we keep our most precious  trinkets in an enclosed cabinet. These are signs that we value  these items and want to enjoy them for many years to  come. 

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Tags: Bill Fenwick Plumbing, Broken Pipe, Clogged Drains, Plumbing Repairs, leaking, Jacksonville plumbing

Plumbing Repair: Busted Pipe

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

bigstock--181515553.jpgBefore calling for plumbing repair, Jacksonville residents might want to learn how to repair a burst pipe on their own. Fixing a burst pipe isn't as hard as you might think. It only requires a few simple tools and items as well as some moderate soldering skills! We promise, it isn't as daunting as you might think!

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Tags: Broken Pipe, Tips, Water leaks, DIY, Bill Fenwick Plumbing, plumbing tips, main water valve

Do I Need A Water Softener?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Jul 24, 2017 @ 08:00 AM

Hard water is a common problem for many Florida residents due to the high mineral content in our groundwabigstock--194122030.jpgter. The higher the level of calcium in your water, the more problems you may have because of it. Installing a water softener system for your home is the best way to deal with hard water and its unpleasant consequences. Consider the following reasons for getting a water softener:

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Tags: Bill Fenwick Plumbing, Water Softener, Emergency Plumbing, hard water, Clogged Drains, Plumbing Repairs

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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Tags: power outage, Emergency Plumbing, 24/7 plumbing jacksonville, Tankless Water Heater, leaking, Bill Fenwick Plumbing

Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for You?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Wed, Jun 07, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

Natural gas tankless water heaters can have numerous benefits.When was the last time you considered replacing your home’s water heater or making your home more energy-efficient? It might be time for you to consider whether or not switching to a gas tankless water heater is right for you.  For most families, a tankless water heater can supply an endless stream of hot water and help cut significant energy costs. Here are some variables to consider when deciding if a gas tankless water heater is right for you and your home:

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Tags: Bill Fenwick Plumbing, Tankless Water Heater, Hot Water, Energy Costs, Energy efficient, Water leaks

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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Tags: Homeowners Insurance, Broken Pipe, 24/7 plumbing jacksonville, Bill Fenwick, Bill Fenwick Plumbing, Emergency Plumbing, Gas Leaks, leaking, water bill

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, new year's resolutions, Plumbing resolutions, Bill Fenwick Plumbing

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

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