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Main Water Shut Off

The main water shut off is a valve that shuts off all water coming into your house from the public utility  (water company), or private supply (your well).  It is important to know where this valve is and just as important to know if it works.      Since most plumbing...

Why Tankless?

While tankless water heating technology has been in use for decades in Europe and other countries, it is a relative new comer to the United States.   Tankless water heaters, as the name suggests do not rely on having to maintain vast quantities of water, hot.  These...

6 Simple Ways to Update Your Bathroom

Cabinet or Vanity Hardware – Changing out your cabinets knobs or handles can make a huge difference in the appearance of your bathroom. You can purchase knobs and cabinet pulls for as little as $0.84 each! Try incorporating your bathroom fixture finish Bathtub...

Hey Tampa! What’s in your Water?

On July 26th, 2017, Tampa Bay’s ABC Action News reported that the EWG (Environmental Working Group) launched a database of what was found in your water supply.  We’ve already learned that Florida is ranked #2 WORST drinking water in America, so why would...

Trust Yourself and Your Water

When it comes to water filtration, in my house – we take it very seriously.  As we all know, we need water to survive.  Without water, we would die in pretty short order.  But, we also know that tainted water or polluted water could make you very sick and...
Water Softeners and Filtration in Tampa

Water Softeners and Filtration in Tampa

As I plumbing contractor, I am pretty well versed in regards to water softeners and filtration.  I am also an owner of and user of equipment.  I am on a well and I have, in this order, two sediment filters, a 45,000 grain water softener for my four bedroom house, and...

Understanding PEX Piping

PEX piping is the newest and best plumbing revolution to come about in a long time. Some of our Tampa plumbers might even say it’s the best thing since the flush toilet! Before you go out and buy a bundle, there are some important things you need to know about...

How To Tell If Your Stack Vent Is Leaking

If you have a leak in your roof that is causing water to come in, you could have a stack vent leak. Water coming in through the roof can be detrimental to your home since it promotes rot, attracts pests, and can damage your interior walls. Unfortunately, your nose may...