Browse latest blog posts

Blog

What Are Plumbing Vents and How Do They Work?

Plumbing vents are essential because they lead from your plumbing appliances in your home to an outdoor area. Rather than water, plumbing vents carry sewer gases safely and effectively outside of your home since they are dangerous to breathe. Plumbing vents also bring...

Do’s and Dont’s: Garbage Disposals

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, this time of year is when garbage disposals are typically overworked causing them to wear out, get clogged, etc. Here’s some tips on the “do’s and don’ts” for this Holiday season. Do locate your “reset” button and the...

Toto Washlet: A Spa For Your Bum!

What is a Toto Washlet?  In 4 words, a Toto Washlet is a Spa… For… Your… Bum!  Yup, that’s what it is.  Now some people might cringe at this but, that is essentially what it is.  Why not have a spa for your bum?  Think about it, this is a plumbing fixture that you...

Pure Water: Reverse Osmosis

A Reverse Osmosis drinking water system that removes total dissolved solids (TDS). It works by pushing the water through a semipermeable membrane that acts as a filter and is stored in a tank. This membrane allows only water to pass through, leaving any impurities and...

Tips for Avoiding Stoppages

Have you ever come home to sewage bubbling up in your shower drain? It’s not the ideal plumbing scenario to come home to. Here are some pointers and tips for dealing with your sewer drain plumbing stoppages in Tampa. What NOT to Flush There are some household items...

2015 NAECA Water Heater Efficiency Standards

As of April 16th, 2015, there are new energy efficiency requirements per the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA). They call for all water heaters, including residential electric, gas, tankless, and oil water heaters to have a higher energy factor...

Top 10 Reasons Why You NEED A Water Softener

Ten Reasons Why You NEED a Water Softener: (It’s all about eliminating calcium and magnesium build-up) Eliminates spots on dishes and glassware Extends the life of appliances and fixtures Extends life of water heater and makes it more efficient Softer and Smoother...