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Which Drain Cleaning Methods Work Best?

July 10th, 2017

Plumber-unclog-drainWhen your drains clog up, you cannot use your sink, shower, and appliances the way you want, and this can be extremely frustrating. You’d much rather brush your teeth without the sink filling up after a few seconds of running the water, or to rinse the dishes without worrying about water sloshing around the drain and splashing into the kitchen while you work.

Many people look for an easy fix when it comes to methods of cleaning the drain, but what seems like a simple solution might make the problem worse. Today, we discuss why you should avoid those drain cleaning chemicals found on store shelves and what you should do instead.

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How to Choose the Right Water Heater for Your Home

June 26th, 2017

steam-hot-showerWe might not use our heaters too often in South Florida, but there’s one type of heating system we all need working for us year-round: the water heater. Since your water heater will be working so hard for you, you want to make sure it’s the right fit for your home. However, water heater specs may not be something you feel comfortable picking out on your own.

In fact, there might be more options for your new water heater than you’ve imagined. If you need help sorting through the options, the best bet is to call your local plumbers. In the meantime, we want to help you out with a guide into the water heaters available today.

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How to Fix a Running Toilet

June 19th, 2017

toilet-image-open-clean-buttonThe sound of a running toilet is enough to drive some of us up the wall. Of course, you could close the door to the bathroom. For many, however, this is impractical. Besides, a running toilet wastes a lot of water. In fact, according to the EPA’s WaterSense program, leaky toilets can waste up to 200 gallons of water a day! Yes, a running toilet is leaking, and it’s something that needs repair. This may be something you can do on your own, but you might need the help of a professional plumbers.

A pro can help you diagnose toilet troubles, replace a flapper valve, or even replace the entire toilet if necessary. The most important thing is that you stop the leak, so we’ll help you learn what the problem might be in today’s guide. Call our team for more helpful plumbing tips!

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How to Prevent Your Garbage Disposal from Jamming

May 29th, 2017

sink-rinse-vegetableIf you’ve got a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink, you probably cannot picture cooking and cleaning up without it. Unfinished meals, kitchen scraps, and spoiling leftovers alike get scraped into the garbage disposal where you’ll no longer have to worry about them stinking up your trash can. However, this dependence on our garbage disposals often gets us into some trouble.

Do you get frustrated by a garbage disposal that jams up way too frequently? Have you had to call in a plumber one too many times to pull something out of the mechanism? Or are you simply checking up on what items do or do not belong in the garbage disposal? We’ve got some answers for you here. Call a friendly plumber for more information!

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What Should You Do When Your Water Heater Leaks?

May 16th, 2017

water-heater-tankOh no. You’ve run out of hot water or noticed problems with the consistency of heating, and you’ve checked on your water heater only to find that it seems to have sprung a leak. Water is pooling up on the floor, and you want to take action—fast. What can you do to get the problem under control?

In most cases, you won’t be able to solve the problem on your own. You need professional plumbers to get the situation under control. However, we have some advice on what you can do right away to get the problem under control without

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Why Should You Choose a Licensed and Insured Plumber Over a “Handyman”?

May 1st, 2017

check-sink-drainWe’ve been in this industry for a long time, so we’ve seen what can happen when you have the wrong team for the job. Plumbing is a tough job, and even something seemingly simple, like unclogging a drain, can require a plumber’s expertise. Still, you may be tempted to hire a regular “handyman,” a friend of a friend or a neighbor with some experience, perhaps.

Our experts are here to tell you how important it is to hire a licensed and insured contractor when you need plumbing work in your home. It might seem like you’re saving some money upfront, but in the end, hiring the wrong team for the work can cost you far more.

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What’s Causing Your Low Water Pressure?

April 17th, 2017

plumbing-dripLow water pressure is one of the most frustrating problems for a homeowner. When the water pressure suffers, so do your showers, your dishes, and any daily task that relies on a pressurized stream of water. If you’ve decided to get to the bottom of your water pressure woes, there may be a surprisingly simple fix.

Check out today’s guide to find out whether your water pressure troubles have an easy, DIY fix, or if it’s time to call for backup. If you need a plumber in Boca Raton, FL, our friendly team is the one to call!

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in Plumbing Technology

February 7th, 2017

Be sure to bookmark the Butler Plumbing blog for updates on the latest advances in plumbing technology.

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Call Butler Plumbing for all your plumbing, drain and sewer, water heater, water treatment system, and commercial plumbing needs.

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Welcome to Our New Website

February 7th, 2017

iMarket Solutions has launched Butler Plumbing’s new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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