Handy Plumbing Tips and Tricks

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Thanksgiving Kitchen Plumbing Tips

Thanksgiving Kitchen Plumbing Tips

We know that Thanksgiving is an important day in Gainesville households. We also know that it’s the absolute worst day for a plumbing emergency. Luckily, there are several things that you can do on and before Thanksgiving to ensure that your plumbing continues working...

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Signs it’s Time to Hire a Plumber

Signs it’s Time to Hire a Plumber

Some plumbing problems have simple fixes, such as unclogging a toilet with a plunger. However, other plumbing problems can be more complicated to handle. Knowing when to hire a plumber can help ensure that your Gainesville home is protected from water damage. Consider...

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3 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies & How to Fix Them

3 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies & How to Fix Them

A plumbing emergency can happen to anyone, including the most careful homeowners. No matter how well you take care of your plumbing, you might end up with an unexpected problem that puts your home at risk of severe water damage. Being familiar with a few of the most...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing with an Overflowing Toilet

Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing with an Overflowing Toilet

The main reasons why toilets overflow are due to a block in the drain, a blocked vent pipe or issues with the float inside the toilet tank. Regardless of the reason, an overflowing toilet can lead to a huge mess. The good news is you can minimize damage by knowing...

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5 Plumbing Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

5 Plumbing Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

Contrary to what you may initially think, plumbing has the potential to be a fairly dangerous profession at times. And if you're ever doing some DIY plumbing work around your home, you could very well face such a situation. On this note, we've put together a handful...

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5 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

5 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

Whether it's a new apartment or a new feature in your house, the garbage disposal is a handy item to have available. However, if you don't take care of it, it won't function properly when you need it. Here's a list of five items you should never put down your drain. 5...

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Hacks to Prevent and Resolve a Shower Clog

Hacks to Prevent and Resolve a Shower Clog

Sooner or later, you're bound to notice that your shower isn't draining quite as fast as it should be. Perhaps you're even bathing in several inches of standing water. When this happens, it's a clear sign of a shower clog. But before you call the plumber, know that...

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Why You Should Never Pour Grease Down the Drain

Why You Should Never Pour Grease Down the Drain

Do you pour grease down your kitchen sink drain? If you do, you could be setting yourself up for future plumbing problems. At JW Freeman Plumbing, we recommend that you never pour grease down your drains! This includes liquid and semi-solid vegetable oils, lard,...

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Three Ways to Fix A Clogged Toilet

Three Ways to Fix A Clogged Toilet

It's never a good sign when you go to flush a toilet and the water won't go down. Whether it's waste, some sort of object that was flushed, or even just a lot of toilet paper, toilets clog from time to time. The good news is that most clogs are easy DIY fixes, so...

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