If you live in Florida, chances are your home is built on a slab foundation. Because soil here doesn’t shift due to freezing and thawing during the winter, a slab foundation actually serves as a cost-effective base for your home. They are also durable, pest-resistant,...
Nobody wakes up in the morning and thinks, "Today is a good day to find myself a plumber." Instead, what usually happens is that you have guests over when the garbage disposal finally gives out, and you're stuck with a clogged, messy kitchen sink. Perhaps a running,...
Most of the time, we don’t think about our water heaters. Whether we’re taking a shower, washing dishes, or running a load of laundry, we just turn on the tap and enjoy a steady stream of hot water. But just like with most things in our homes, water heaters will wear...
These days we’re all a lot busier between school, work, chores, and extracurricular activities. But nothing throws a wrench into your day like finding out you have a clogged drain. And while it may be tempting to ignore the problem given all of the other things in your schedule that require your attention, it should […]
Out of all the appliances and devices that keep a household running, your water heater is likely the easiest to take for granted. It’s usually out of sight in a garage or closet, and it works in ways that nobody ever notices. Until it stops working, that is. It can be difficult to know when a […]
By: Adriana Ramirez – Avoid Crippling Water Damage: Plumbing and HVAC Home Safety Tips What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of safety in your home? If it’s fire-prevention, most homeowners would agree with you. Fires can cause bodily harm and lead to extensive, irreparable damage to your home, so it’s […]
By: Adriana Ramirez – Our commitment to you: COVID-19 Health and Safety At I Need the Plumber & AC, we are open for business and ready to handle whatever plumbing and air-conditioning needs you have during this time of social-distancing and self-quarantine. The health and safety of our customers and employees remains our greatest priority, so rest-assured that […]
By: Adriana Ramirez – A water heater is one of those household appliances that usually gets little attention, until it stops working (cold shower, anyone?). In fact, a lack of hot water is one of the most common emergency calls we get at I Need the Plumber and A/C. And while many water heater issues […]
By: Adriana Ramirez – According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American household uses 88 gallons of water per person, per day, with the average family of four spending approximately $1,000 per year on water usage. That’s a lot of water and money, especially since those numbers also include 9,400 gallons of annual […]