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Tips for Avoiding Plumbing Blockages

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Plumber unclogging a tub drain with an electric auger.Perhaps the most common call that any Lutz, FL plumber gets is in regards to plumbing clogs. The homeowner might have tried to relieve the issue with chemical drain cleaners, only to discover that the issue came back full force, or was never resolved in the first place.

The first thing you should know about treating plumbing blockages is that using store-bought drain cleaner can actually do more harm than good to your plumbing system. This is because the chemicals in these cleaners are corrosive and eat away at your pipes. It’s important to rely on professional plumbers when it comes to any service on your plumbing system.

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Improve Your Quality of Life with the Right Water Treatment

Monday, August 28th, 2017

water softener salt tankWhen you think about your Riverview, FL plumbing system and the things that can go wrong with it, you probably envision drain clogs, massive leaks, or maybe even broken sewer lines due to tree roots. But how often do you think about the quality of the water making its way through all of those pipes in your home?

It’s true, the Hillsborough County water & sewer municipality does an effective job of supplying us with clean and reliable drinking and potable water. But even the best municipal supply cannot always prevent the presence of hard water. Hard water is a description given to water that has high levels of minerals in it, namely magnesium and calcium.

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6 Ways One Water Treatment Product Can Help Your Home

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

water-treatment-helps-homeThrough your municipal water company, your water supply goes through a high level of filtration and conditioning before it reaches your faucets and appliances. Even if you utilize well water from a natural source, it’s likely that you have your own water treatment system installed. But whatever source you get your water from, there is still one threat to the quality of your water—hard water.

This is the name for water that has a high concentration of minerals in it—namely, calcium and magnesium. These aren’t inherently harmful to the human body, but they certainly can and do impact quality of life. Additionally, they cause damage to your plumbing system. What you need to help your home is professional Carrollwood, FL water softener services. But how exactly does a water softener help your home?

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7 Negative Effects of Hard Water

Monday, April 24th, 2017

hard-water-negative-effectsHard water is likely something you’ve heard about before, but do you know exactly what it is? Hard water occurs when there is magnesium and calcium present in your plumbing system—these minerals cause a number of issues that while not necessarily unhealthy, can have a negative impact on your quality of life, as well as the health of your plumbing system.

The right Tampa, FL water treatment system—specifically, a water softener—can make all the difference. Keep reading to learn about 7 negative effects that hard water can have, and how a water softener can help.

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What Sort of Problems Does Hard Water Create?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Hard water is an ongoing problem in our area, though it’s not an entirely unhealthy one. Hard water is that which contains an excessive amount of mineral content—calcium and magnesium to be exact. Our bodies can absorb these minerals without dire consequences, but that doesn’t mean that hard water doesn’t have an impact on your quality of life. In fact, hard water can create a few different problems if it’s not treated. Keep reading to learn more about the problems it creates.

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Why Should You Have a Water Softener Installed?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

In most cases, the only reason a homeowner would call a plumber is if they have a repair need, an emergency, or they are remodeling their home and making plumbing additions as a result. However, plumbers do much more than just fix and install pipes! Our professional plumbers are also pros at installing water treatment systems to improve the quality of the water you drink and use on a daily basis.

A whole-home water softener is one of the most beneficial water treatment systems there is on the marketing. A water softener can prevent premature pipe failure and can limit the amount of problems you have with the major fixtures and appliances you depend on daily. But how does it do this, and should you have a water softener installed?

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