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Helpful Plumbing Tips for Plumbing Emergencies

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Jul 31, 2018 @ 08:10 AM

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You never know when plumbing emergency might strike. An overflowing toilet, broken faucet or leaking pipe can cause expensive water damage to your home in addition to just being inconvenient. However, if you are equipped with these plumbing tips, your inconvenience and damage to your home can be reduced.

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Tags: Shut off water valve, Water leaks, Plumbing Repairs, Emergency Plumbing

What Is a Slab Leak?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 @ 10:14 AM

Slab leaks can be difficult to detect.

 

Leaks in pipes under your sinks or in those that connect to various appliances or plumbing fixtures in your home are usually easy to find. However, a slab leak can be difficult to discover, and this is problematic because such leaks can cause expensive damage to your home. Here’s what you should know about slab leaks.

 

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Tags: Jacksonville slab leak, Emergency Plumbing

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

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

How Do I Locate And Shut Off My Main Water Valve?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 @ 09:57 AM

Knowing where your home's water shut off valve is can save you a lot of grief in the unfortunate event that something goes wrong with your plumbing.When plumbing emergencies strike, you want to act fast to prevent lasting damage to your property and possessions. Water can ruin wood floors or cabinetry, soak carpets or rugs leaving mold in its wake, and create a mess you will be cleaning up for weeks - or even months. A simple pipe break can leave a lingering trail of destruction, as well as frustration and avoidable stress.

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Tags: Emergency Plumbing, main water valve, how to turn off water

How to Survive a Plumbing Emergency

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 @ 04:00 PM

DIY_Plumbing.pngMost major plumbing problems have warning signs if you know what to look for. It’s rare that something catastrophic just happens out of the blue, so it’s important to know these warning signs. If you know what to look for, you may be able to prevent a plumbing emergency and minimize the damage in the event of a plumbing disaster.

 

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Tags: plumbing, Emergency Plumbing, plumbing tips

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