Handy Plumbing Tips and Tricks

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What You Can and Cannot Flush

What You Can and Cannot Flush

To flush or not to flush? We don’t mean to echo Hamlet and the writing of good ‘ole Bill Shakespeare here – and rightfully so. Because what we flush down the toilet really isn’t up for debate. There are a very small number of things that are acceptable to flush and a...

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3 Ways to Keep Winter from Freezing Your Pipes

3 Ways to Keep Winter from Freezing Your Pipes

Even Florida homeowners must sometimes deal with freezing temperatures. It may not happen often, but one good freeze is all it takes to wreak havoc with your plumbing. At J.W. Freeman Plumbing, in Gainesville, we’re ready to help. Here’s what we recommend to help...

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3 Tips To Prepare Your Plumbing Systems for Christmas

3 Tips To Prepare Your Plumbing Systems for Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – but it can quickly be derailed by home plumbing problems when you have a house full of guests. Here’s a look at what you should be doing now to prepare your plumbing system: Snake Your Drains One of the best things you can do...

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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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