plumber stuart flAs a homeowner, you may need professional plumbing repair services every now and then. On the other hand, you may may be able to handle some plumbing problems on your own. In any case, you can use this blog post to learn more about residential plumbing problems and how to handle them.

Basic Plumbing Questions and Their Answers

What are some basic plumbing repairs that a plumber can take care of?

You can use our local plumbing service to take care of:

  • repair and install plumbing fixtures
  • install and repair pipes
  • fix leaky faucets
  • unclog drains
  • unclog toilets
  • fix a running toilet
  • plus more!

Can a plumber install sinks and bathtubs?

Absolutely. If plumbing is attached to it, then a plumbing contractor can take care of it. Generally speaking, it’s best to make an appointment before you start remodel. This gives you and one our plumbers time to discuss your project at length and help you make the best choices for your home.

How do I prevent my garbage disposal from clogging?

That’s a lot easier than you think. All you need to do is make sure you don’t put any of the following in your sink:

  • fish bones
  • chicken bones
  • potatoes
  • rice
  • oatmeal
  • asparugus

Generally speaking, your goal should be to avoid putting stringy or starchy foods in your garbage disposal. That alone will prevent a lot of clogs. You should also remember to turn your faucet on before you turn on your garbage disposal to ensure that water is running when it’s in use. If you find yourself in a real jam, call us and we’ll help you through it.

Why am I experiencing low water pressure in my home?

This could be happening for a variety of reasons, that include:

  • clogged water line
  • broken shut off valve
  • mineral deposits in pipes
  • water leaks
  • clogged pipes
  • broken pressure valve