Plumbing & Water Purification FAQ

What can I do to help prevent drain odors?

beautiful faucets and fixturesOne good way to help prevent drain odors is to pour a little bit of baking soda down the drain once a week followed by hot water. Another option is to pour a cup of vinegar down the drain, let it sit for 20 to 30 minutes, then run hot water through the drain.

How can I keep my kitchen sink from clogging?

Grease is known to clog drains. A good way to keep your kitchen sink from clogging is by never pouring grease down your drain. Also, allowing food to grind in the disposal for a full two to three minutes while running cool water should help to eliminate clogs.

How often should I have my septic tank inspected?

In an effort to avoid high-cost repairs on your septic system, it is a good idea to have your septic tank inspected and drained once every three years.

Why are my pipes noisy?

The noise coming from your pipes may be caused by a couple of things: The pipes may be loose, the water pressure may be too high or perhaps you have waterlogged air chambers. For a solution to this problem, please give us a call at 305-664-9701.

My water heater is not working as well as it should. Why is that?

Most likely this is related to build-up in the tank. For more information regarding this, please give us a call in Islamorada  at 305-664-9701.

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