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Clogged, Soggy, Stinky: Signs You Have a Broken Sewer Line

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Jun 28, 2019 @ 11:29 AM
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Summer is in full swing in Jacksonville. Between the heat, the increased risk of tropical storms and hurricanes, and the almost daily showers, the season can present tons of issues for your home’s main sewer line. Here are some signs to watch out for to prevent serious damage to your home.

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Tags: pipes, plumbing tips, summer plumbing, Plumbing Repairs

Plumbing Pros Agree: Fix These Before Your Big Move

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 @ 11:16 AM

pipes_fixes_moving_safety_water_heaterYou put a bid on the house of your dreams, and your offer was accepted. Congratulations! Now it's time to put your own home on the market. Before you call your real estate agent, take a close look the following areas of your home:

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Tags: plumbing maintenance, Plumbing Repairs, Moving

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

Bizarre Things Plumbers Have Found in Toilets

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 @ 02:16 PM

bigstock--167733980Plumbers can be lifesavers that help people get their homes back in top shape when dealing with plumbing issues like clogs, leaks, or broken pipes. Of the many possible plumbing problems a homeowner may encounter, the most common is clogged toilets.

Excess paper products and sewage are common reasons a toilet might back up, but some days, what plumbers find might surprise you. Keep reading to learn a few of the weirdest things plumbers have found flushed down toilets.

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Tags: clogged toilet, Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing horrors

Does the Water at Home Taste Funny?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Aug 24, 2018 @ 12:13 PM

bigstock-Running-Tap-Water-1324014Clean water is an essential part of daily life. If you’re noticing that the water that comes out of your faucet isn’t tasting quite as fresh as you’d like, you might be wondering how on earth that sort of problem could happen. After all, don’t you get water from a supply that’s always safe and clean?

While the water that comes out of the pipe might be safe to drink, there are a number of reasons you could be experiencing a funny taste. Use this guide to learn more about your water’s strange flavor and how you may be able to fix it.

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Tags: piping, Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing horrors

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

Is it Time to Replace Your Old Plumbing?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Mar 27, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

Most people would not think twice about replacing worn out appliances or the roof on their home if they were showing signs of failing. However, it is very common to not give old plumbing a second thought until there is a major problem. The plumbing in your home will usually give you a sign early on that something is going awry - you just need to know to recognize the signs that repair is needed so that you can act to prevent further damage.

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Tags: plumbing tips, plumbing maintenance, Repipe, Plumbing Repairs

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

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, Clogged Drains, hard water, Emergency Plumbing, Water Softener, Plumbing Repairs

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