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Does Water Conservation Really Matter? Yes, and Here Is Why.

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

bigstock-Running-Tap-Water-1324014Most of us consider water as a mainstay of daily life that's readily available. Everyday tasks like showering, doing the laundry, washing dishes, and brushing our teeth would not be possible without water. Although many of us take having enough water for granted, water is actually a limited resource that is not available to many people in less fortunate places.

Only one percent of the earth's water supply is available for human use. The remaining water is salt water that makes up our oceans or frozen ice caps in remote arctic areas of the world. Without water, many people and important industries like farming, mining, and fishing would suffer. Clean water is not as accessible as most people think, so water conservation really does matter.

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Tags: Shut off water valve, Broken Pipe, plumbing facts, Water

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

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

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