Frequently Asked Questions
Check out some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) and learn the answers to them below.
How long have you been in business?
We are approaching our 100th anniversary in the plumbing industry in the Bradenton and Sarasota area!
Why is my water heater making noise?
It could indicate the need of repair. There could be sediment at the bottom. Screeching could indicate a partially closed valve. Call us at 941-755-1595
How long does a water heater last?
The average lifespan of a water heater is 10-12 years with regular maintenance.
Is my water line leaking?
As they age, they can leak. Signs of leaking could be a spike in your water bill, low water pressure, cracks in the foundation, foul odors.
How can I check for a water leak?
Find and record the water meter level. Make sure no one is using water for 1-2 hours. Check the meter level and see if it has increased. If so, call a professional plumber.
What shouldn’t I put down my garbage disposal?
Potato skin, bone and egg shells, fatty foods, grease, banana peels, popcorn kernels, fruit pits, seeds, stringy vegetables are just some things you shouldn’t put down your garbage disposal.
How can I clean my garbage disposal?
Baking soda and hot water, as well as ice cubes. Lemons also make it smell good.
What is hydro jetting?
Hydro Jetting is when the interior of your pipes are sprayed with an extremely high pressure, this flushes away the debris, which allows water and waste to flow through your plumbing freely.
Should I use a chemical drain cleaner for my clogged drain?
No, they’re dangerous. Use baking soda and water instead. If it persists, call us.
Should I get a water softener installed in my home?
Water Softeners are a good investment here in the Bradenton and Sarasota area. We have hard water and it lowers the useful life of our appliances.