Cleaning Your Clogged Drains

Clogged drains call for quick action. Stop! Before you pour that liquid drain cleaner into your kitchen or bathroom sink, step back and take a deep breath. In fact, you may have to take a step back in order to take a deep breath, if your clogged drain is emitting a foul odor! How Liquid […]

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Cleaning Your Sewer System

Cleaning your sewer system is generally not high on your list of regular home maintenance. But it should be. When your household sewer system functions as intended, your sinks drain freely, your toilets flush cleanly and your garbage disposal removes organic debris with a push of a button. When they don’t, it could mean you […]

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Converting From Septic to Sewer

Converting from septic to sewer is not just a matter of personal preference. Many cities are moving new districts and areas from septic systems to public sewer systems. Over the past couple of years, the city of Cape Coral has been going through phases of their Utilities Extension Project, which is that conversion. While the […]

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10 Common Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

Plumbing involves many of the essential systems in your home including, water, waste, heat, air conditioning, drainage, and irrigation. What happens when you’re met with an issue that shuts one (or many) of these systems down? While we always recommend calling a professional at Avis Plumbing there are precautions that can be taken to avoid […]

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Noisy Pipes: What Do They Mean?

Are noisy pipes cause for concern? They certainly can be. Your plumbing is the kind of thing you don’t really think about too much until there’s an issue – then it can be difficult to think about anything else. Fortunately though, your plumbing system has ways of telling you about problems so you can deal […]

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Hard Water: Important Things To Know

Did you know that 85% of the US has hard water? Based on this statistic, it’s a pretty safe bet that the area you live in has hard water, too. Is Hard Water Bad? You might be wondering, what even is hard water? Water classified as “hard” contains large quantities of the minerals calcium and […]

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How To Handle Under Sink Leaks

Ever deal with a leak under your sink? The leak may go undetected for a while because they are commonly buried deep at the back of a seldom-used cabinet. By the time the leak is discovered, the water damage can be a costly mess. It’s best to get your local plumber on board once it […]

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How to Buy and Install Water-Efficient Plumbing Fixtures Here in Florida, water efficiency comes up a lot more often than it does elsewhere. And in the wake of natural disasters such as Hurricane Irma, we really learn what our plumbing systems can and can’t handle. In many cases, not only does water efficiency protect our […]

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Backflow, or the unwanted reversal of water flow, can be a serious health risk and embarrassing inconvenience. Backflow must be addressed by a qualified technician as it can introduce hazardous contaminants like pesticides and other human waste into your potable water supply. This holds true for both residential backflow prevention as well as commercial backflow […]

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Sometimes problems with a customer’s sump pump will be mentioned when, in fact, it’s their lift station that is the issue. A common misconception is that these two things are the same because, after all, they both move fluids against gravity and away from the property. While they both do, in fact, move fluids it […]

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