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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

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: plumbing maintenance, Plumber, plumbing

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

Proactive Plumbing: How To Tell If You Need To Repipe

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 12:45 PM

Is it time to repipe your home?When it comes to home maintenance, being proactive always pays, and this is especially true with plumbing. The better you are at inspecting your pipes and identifying damage early on, the easier it is to prevent that damage from growing out of control. The following factors can impact whether you need to repipe; by keeping an eye on them, you can keep plumbing problems and repair costs to a minimum:

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Tags: Repipe, piping, plumbing

Sure Signs It's Time to Replace Your Water Heater

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, Feb 09, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

storage_water_heater_7563654.jpgIt's important to recognize the clues indicating you may need to replace water heater parts, or the water heater itself. Knowing the signs of an impending break can prevent sudden, unexpected outages when you need hot water the most. If you've experienced any of these signals, consider contacting an experienced plumbing professional, such as Bill Fenwick Plumbing!

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Tags: water heater, Water Heater Replacement, plumbing

Why is My Gas Bill So High?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Jan 30, 2017 @ 10:01 AM

Surprised by your gas bill?Residents of warm-weather areas, such as Jacksonville, grow used to seeing low gas bills every month. Winter, however, can bring an unpleasant sticker shock along with the cooler weather. Many may find their budgets thrown off by this sudden rise in the amount they must pay on a usually low utility.

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Tags: Gas Leaks, Gas Piping, Bill Fenwick, piping, plumbing, Tips

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

Ho Ho- Oh No! How to Avoid a Holiday Plumbing Catastrophe

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Dec 20, 2016 @ 01:01 PM


Ah- the smell of gingerbread permeates through the house, the twinkling spruce tree illuminates your window from a mile away, and a pile of presents are vibrantly wrapped in the craft store’s best selection of paper and ribbon. However, as you go to take a sip of eggnog and bite into a delicious holiday cookie, you hear a peculiar banging sound. What could it be?

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Tags: pipes, holidays, plumbing, plumbing maintenance, Clogged Drains, clogged toilet

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

Fall Plumbing Tips for Jacksonville Homeowners

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 @ 05:00 PM

bigstock-Fall-Leaves-With-Rake-39433330.jpgWhile the Jacksonville area normally experiences above freezing temperatures throughout the winter, there are still things you should inspect with your plumbing this fall. A little preventive maintenance or catching minor plumbing problems before they turn into big problems does not take much time and will pay off in the end. Consider the following plumbing tips for around your home:

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Tags: Fall, Fall Plumbing Tips, plumbing, plumbing tips

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