Water Heater: Tank or Tankless?

Tankless Water Heater from Navien

WHICH WATER HEATER IS BEST FOR YOU? The best time to weigh the pros and cons of water heaters is before you ever need one. When that day comes, all you’ll care about is getting a plumbing estimate and some hot water, pronto! So, before you have to make that emergency plumbing call, take the…

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Water Main and Sewer Main

Broken Water Main

IS THE MAIN MY RESPONSIBILITY OR THE UTILITY COMPANY? The Main Thing to Remember… When it comes to plumbing, there are many safe and effective DIY fixes, and you can browse our Plumbing Blog to see many of those. But there are other fixes that require an expert plumber…and a few that require a call to…

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Kitchen Faucets and Bathroom Faucets Repair

Leaky Faucet

DIY – OR CALL A PLUMBER TO FIX MY FAUCET? Does My Faucet Need a Plumber? The short answer is: maybe not. A faucet’s owner can often take care of the most common problems (leaks and low flow) with some simple tools and a quick online tutorial. How to Fix My Faucet Leak or Low…

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Washing Machine Overflow Emergency

washing machine over flow

HOW TO STOP OR PREVENT WASHING MACHINE DISASTERS. Water Damage Claims account for over 50% of all homeowners insurance claims in Florida. Don’t let your washing machine cause damage to your home. Preventive Steps and Emergency Damage Control for Washing Machine Flooding Safety First! Water and electricity do not mix. Do not unplug the washing machine.…

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Hiring Plumbing Service Technician

OCTOBER 11, 2013:  CURRENTLY SEEKING TO HIRE A PLUMBING SERVICE TECH FOR THE TAMPA BAY AREA Emory Garland Plumbing is accepting applications Plumbing Service Technician: 5+ years experience in residential and commercial service and repair. Must have good driving record.

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Water Softeners

WOULD A WATER SOFTENER SAVE ME MONEY? Appliances (like water heaters and dishwashers) and pipes can be damaged by hard water. Drinking water may not taste as good if you have hard water too. Install a whole house water softener and your appliances, like dishwashers and washing machines, should last longer and save you money.…

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DIY Unclog Kitchen Sink

HOW DO I UNCLOG MY KITCHEN SINK? Here are some quick steps to return things back to normal! Oh no! It’s an hour before guests arrive and your kitchen sink backs up! You don’t want to wash dishes in the bathtub and you may still need to use the sink for dinner prep! Do you…

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Plumbing Emergency or Can it Wait

IS THIS A PLUMBING EMERGENCY OR CAN IT WAIT UNTIL MORNING? Sometimes a 24-hour emergency plumber is needed. Sometimes it can wait until the morning. How can you tell if you need an emergency plumber? Imagine waking up in the night and heading to the bathroom. You hear the sound of water and then your…

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Ways to Save Water in Bathroom

DID YOU KNOW ABOUT 45% OF YOUR WATER USAGE ORIGINATES FROM THE BATHROOM? Studies show you can reduce your indoor water usage by almost 30% with water-efficient fixtures such as toilets, dishwashers, and clothes washers. In the meantime, here are some water-wise habits to help you conserve water and money. Everyday ways to save water…

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Toilet Overflows Often

WHY DOES MY TOILET OVERFLOW OFTEN? If your toilet is consistently overflowing when flushing, it is probably one of two main problems. You may need a plunger, auger, and wrench. Drainage Problem. Turn off the valve that supplies water to your toilet. Use a plunger to clear the blockage. Read more about the best techniques…

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