Posts by Liam August

Avoid a Water Heater Explosion

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

No, it does not take place that typically, thankfully, however a water heater has the potential to explode and trigger major damages to an Orlando home and people. It is simple to have the state of mind that it is something that takes place to other individuals, however without proper care of ones water heater, it can potentially occur to you. We do not desire to seem like an alarmist, however wished to share some different videos we put together from around the Internet to show this point. The first one is information video from a Phoenix homeowner whose electric water heater blew up...

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The Polybutylene Pipe Debate

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Plumbing Repair Orlando, Water Heater Repair Orlando | 0 comments

There are a number of different kinds of pipes that are utilized in your house. Some piping that is made use of in homes are plastic, copper, galvanized, Polybutylene, cpvc, PVC, polyethylene, etc. We are going to take a look at one particular pipe and some of the issues with this pipe following. That pipe is Polybutylene piping, better called “POLY” pipe. If you’re asking yourself, “What is Polybutylene?” you maybe stressed that your house or company was developed with them. If your structure was developed between the late 1970’s and mid 1990’s,...

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Thanksgiving Plumbing Care Tips

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Drain Cleaning Orlando, Plumbing Repair Orlando, Water Heater Repair Orlando | 0 comments

While many individuals are out going shopping the Friday early morning after Thanksgiving day we are active helping too many people with blocked drains and toilets. It is usually the garbage disposal unit that most individuals have the hardest time with throughout the holiday period with all the extra food preparation that gets done so the disposal works overtime. Things to be mindful of NOT grinding up in the disposal are turkey bones, chicken skin, potato peels, celery (anything stringy) and fruit. Also, make sure you have the water running before turning the disposal on, and then begin...

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Safety for a Water Heater

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Electric Water Heater Repair Orlando, Gas Water Heater Repair Orlando, Water Heater Repair Orlando | 0 comments

Here are some safety tips to keep in mind with ones Orlando water heater to make sure it is running properly and in case of emergencies what to do and not to do. When water is heated up, calcium carbonate clears up to the bottom of the tank. This sediment minimizes the efficiency of your water heater, along with its storage capacity and ultimately its life expectancy. To combat the effects of this natural procedure, drain water from your tank two to four times a year (more typically if you live in a hard-water location). To do this, initially turn the water heater off. Then just affix a...

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Home Winterizing Tips

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Home Winterization | 0 comments

There are a great deal of different jobs around the home that property owners must bear in mind performing in the fall to winterize their home that we would such as to share with you today. This first post includes the have to change ones furnace filters and to inspect the batteries on any smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in the home, which we cannot emphasize enough. Likewise, it is a good time to examine the pressure relief valve on the water heater. This is a job that ought to be done two times a year. While inspecting this, it likewise makes it a convenient time to drain and flush the...

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