water hammer

What Is Water Hammer and How Do You Fix It?

You turn off your faucet only to be greeted with a loud BANG! Meanwhile, your faucet vibrates from the impact. Sound familiar? If so, you’re dealing with water hammer. Water hammer is the non-technical term for hydraulic shock. It occurs when water sends a shock wave that exerts a large amount of pressure. This results in […]

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How To Replace A Toilet Flapper

How to Replace a Toilet Flapper in 6 Steps

The toilet flapper is a tiny, hinged flap valve that lives within your toilet tank. This simple piece of plastic and soft rubber is small but mighty and has an important job to do. Connected by a chain hanging down from the flush handle lever, the flapper allows you to flush your toilet without giving […]

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AC Blowing Warm Air

AC Blowing Warm Air

Living in Florida, we rely on our air conditioning systems more than most. That’s why when your air conditioner is blowing warm air, it isn’t something you can just brush aside. There are lots of things that can cause your air conditioner to blow warm air – and fortunately, many can be fixed with a […]

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How to Test a Sump Pump

How to Test a Sump Pump

With all of the rain we get in Florida, not to mention severe weather events like tropical storms and hurricanes, flooding is unfortunately not an uncommon occurrence in this state. So, when it comes to the devices made to prevent our homes from flooding, it’s a good idea to keep them well maintained. Within your […]

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