Butler Plumbing Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

How to Fix a Running Toilet

Monday, 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

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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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