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January 23, 2023

5 Tips for Finding a Water Leak

5 Tips for Finding a Water Leak Water leaks can cause serious damage to your home if they’re not detected and repaired in a timely manner. Luckily, there are reliable methods to find water leaks.…

January 21, 2023

Reasons To Install a Touchless Faucet

Reasons To Install a Touchless Faucet A touchless faucet, also known as a "hands-free" or "motion-activated" faucet, employs motion sensors to automatically turn water on and off. These faucets typically use infrared technology to detect…

January 13, 2023

Why Is My Sump Pump Running Without Rain?

Why Is My Sump Pump Running Without Rain? A sump pump is meant to be a convenience, not a nuisance. If your sump pump is running constantly, through sunshine and rain, then there is probably…

January 08, 2023

Best Kitchen Faucet Types

Best Kitchen Faucet Types The faucet is one of the most important elements in any kitchen. It can be used for washing hands, cleaning dishes, and preparing meals. There are many different types of kitchen…

December 18, 2022

How Gas Line and Plumbing Work Together

How Gas Line and Plumbing Work Together Many homes and buildings rely on a gas line to supply energy for things like powering the furnace, kitchen stove, oven, grills, and more. A gas line is…

December 11, 2022

Guide for On-Demand Water Heaters

Guide for On-Demand Water Heaters On-demand, or tankless, water heaters produce hot water as you request it. Compared to the traditional tank-style water heater, an on-demand water heater involves less maintenance and offers more efficiency…

December 03, 2022

How to Fix a Toilet That's Overflowing

How to Fix a Toilet That's Overflowing Although an overflowing toilet can be a nightmare, there is no reason to panic. In this brief article brought to you by Sunshine Plumbers, we will go over…

November 27, 2022

Reasons to Repipe Your House

Reasons to Repipe Your House We think of the faucets and sinks every now and then, but how often do you think about the pipes behind the curtains – or walls, rather? The plumbing system…

November 12, 2022

5 Important Winter Plumbing Tips

5 Important Winter Plumbing Tips We’re not the only ones feeling the pain of the winter cold. Plumbing systems are also affected. Pipes and plumbing fixtures can experience short-term inconveniences, long-term damage, or sudden destruction.…

August 27, 2022

Why Does My Sink Drain Smell?

Why Does My Sink Drain Smell? Whether it be washing the dishes or starting the garbage disposal, your kitchen sink works hard every day. It’s expected to give off bad odors from time to time…

August 20, 2022

Ways to Increase the Lifespan of Pipes

Ways to Increase the Lifespan of Pipes Your pipes are the backbone of your plumbing system. They’re the passageways that enable water and waste to pass through and get sent into your home or the…

August 13, 2022

Why You Should Consider Repiping Your Home

Why You Should Consider Repiping Your Home Have you been thinking about repiping your house lately? We know that it isn’t an easy decision but it sure is an important investment. If you have been…

August 06, 2022

Do Trees Break Sewer Lines?

Do Trees Break Sewer Lines? As much as they are environment-friendly and have many benefits, trees can also become a threat to your property. As they start to grow, trees will need a larger and…

July 27, 2022

Why Does My Water Smell?

Why Does My Water Smell? It’s a terrible feeling when you know what water you use for almost everything and your drink smells bad. This is indeed a condition that needs to be fixed immediately…

July 24, 2022

Importance of Pipe Descaling

Importance of Pipe Descaling Pipe descaling is a method used to remove accumulated rust and minerals from the walls of pipes. When pipes develop layers of rust and mineral deposits, they tend to gather up…

July 17, 2022

How to Fix Low Water Pressure in the Kitchen Sink

How to Fix Low Water Pressure in the Kitchen Sink The kitchen sink is one of the most used fixtures in the house throughout the day. From waking up and making a cup of coffee…

July 09, 2022

Airlock in Waste Pipe? Here’s What to Do

Airlock in Waste Pipe? Here’s What to Do Are you noticing your water draining slower than usual? Or maybe your toilet takes a while to flush. These might be signs of an airlock in your…

July 02, 2022

Reasons Why Your Faucet Is Leaking

Reasons Why Your Faucet Is Leaking The drip of a leaky faucet, and the tick of a clock, they´re all too familiar, a nagging sound that scrapes the inside of your brain. Luckily, Sunshine Plumbers…

June 26, 2022

What Should You Do When Your Water Is Discolored?

What Should You Do When Your Water Is Discolored? A common occurrence we see among customers is the call for help when brown water appears through their sinks. They may think this brown water is…

June 19, 2022

What Causes a Refrigerator to Leak?

What Causes a Refrigerator to Leak? If you regularly kick ice under the fridge, then you can expect puddles under the refrigerator. But if you don’t have that bad habit and your refrigerator sits on a…

June 18, 2022

How to Unclog Greasy Sink Drains

How to Unclog Greasy Sink Drains Oil and greases are nasty to deal with if they buildup in your drains. It’s important to know how to deal with clogs if you ever come across one,…

June 11, 2022

Best Ways to Save Water at Home

Best Ways to Save Water at Home Water is a pivotal resource that should not be taken for granted. With climate change getting worse throughout the years and more unpredictable outcomes emerging, it’s important to…

June 11, 2022

How to Snake a Drain Using a Plumber’s Snake

How to Snake a Drain Using a Plumber’s Snake A clogged sink or toilet is among the most common plumbing issues. Ignored, this common and simple issue can become a big problem, causing slow drainage,…

June 05, 2022

Ways to Conserve Water

Ways to Conserve Water With everything that the environment supplies us, it’s important to know how to nicely treat it back. The easiest way to do this is by conserving water. From the moment we…

June 04, 2022

How to Choose a Kitchen Sink

How to Choose a Kitchen Sink A thoughtfully selected kitchen sink can radically change the appearance of your kitchen and add to the kitchen’s functionality, but the operating word here is "thoughtfully." If you want…

May 29, 2022

Why Is My Water Bill So High?

Why Is My Water Bill So High? If you’ve noticed an irregular increase in your water bills recently and don’t know why this is happening, we might have a few ideas. An unexpected change in…

May 28, 2022

Signs You Have a Hidden Leak

Signs You Have a Hidden Leak Leaks are costly and dangerous as they are, but hidden leaks are especially troublesome. A hidden leak can tear through your building’s structure and foundation without your clue. Fortunately,…

May 22, 2022

Water Mains for New Homeowners

Water Mains for New Homeowners A water main is the main supply of water. Your house’s water main brings in the water from the city and into your house. A water main is critical because…

May 21, 2022

How to Retrieve Something Flushed Down the Toilet

How to Retrieve Something Flushed Down the Toilet Pets and toddlers are strangely curious creatures, experimenting with all sorts of things. Cats have a weird tendency of pushing things off counters. With some bad luck,…

May 15, 2022

How to Live Without a Garbage Disposal

How to Live Without a Garbage Disposal If you have moved into an apartment or home without a garbage disposal, and you are living on a budget, then you might be wondering what you should…

May 15, 2022

What You Need to Know About Water Heater Tank Flushes

What You Need to Know About Water Heater Tank Flushes Your water heater is the appliance that uses up most power in the house. It’s also the one you use every day. If you don’t…

May 08, 2022

Why Does My Washing Machine Stink?

Why Does My Washing Machine Stink? Long gone are the days of handwashing the laundry, but washing machines are not perfect. If you expect your laundry to come out smelling fresh, but are instead greeted…

May 08, 2022

Your Spring Plumbing Checklist

Your Spring Plumbing Checklist You’re probably getting excited about the nice weather and breezy days coming up. While we would love you to keep enjoying your spring days, there are some things you should take…

May 01, 2022

The Different Types of Outdoor Drains

The Different Types of Outdoor Drains We get a lot of rain here in Florida, and our flat geography only adds to the potential issues. Standing water can cause structural damage to driveways, sidewalks, lawns,…

April 24, 2022

How to Clean and Maintain Your Drain Lines

How to Clean and Maintain Your Drain Lines Your drain lines do a lot more work than you might give it credit for. The average household can produce 150 gallons of waste and wastewater per…

April 23, 2022

Why Chemical Drain Cleaners Are a Bad Idea

Why Chemical Drain Cleaners Are a Bad Idea If you have a clogged drain at home, you might look for easy ways to get rid of the clog. There are many ways to fix the…

April 17, 2022

Three Signs Your Sewer Line Is Clogged

Three Signs Your Sewer Line Is Clogged A clogged toilet is a mess but pray that you never have to deal with a clogged sewer line. Unfortunately for many homeowners, a sewer line blockage is…

April 10, 2022

5 Signs of A Broken Sewer Line

5 Signs of A Broken Sewer Line Leaking and growing mold are bad signs whichever way you look at them. They may be caused by many things, such as a clogged pipe. Leaks can also…

April 09, 2022

Proper Sump Pump Installation to Prevent Basement Flooding

Proper Sump Pump Installation to Prevent Basement Flooding With mostly flat terrain at or near sea level and annual average rainfall of around 60 inches, Florida is considered one of the, if not the, most…

April 03, 2022

Common Issues with Your Pipes

Common Issues with Your Pipes Your plumbing system is an important part of your home. You wouldn’t want it to get damaged or cause problems. This can be inevitable though because over time issues concerning…

March 27, 2022

Why Is There No Water in My Toilet Tank?

Why Is There No Water in My Toilet Tank? You may realize that there is little to no water in your toilet tank. If this happens, there are several explanations. Luckily, the solutions are easy…

March 21, 2022

3 Basic Plumbing Maintenance Tips

3 Basic Plumbing Maintenance Tips Every homeowner can have plumbing issues every now and then. You can avoid issues like leaks, broken or rusted pipes, clogs, and other problems by learning some plumbing maintenance tips. If…

March 13, 2022

How to Maximize the Life of Your Water Heater

How to Maximize the Life of Your Water Heater Water heaters are essential for every household. Just thinking about having to use ice-cold water for showers sends chills down our spines.  This is just one…

March 03, 2022

How to Clean Your Sump Pump

How to Clean Your Sump Pump A sump pump plays a vital role in protecting your home from the various forces of nature. Sump pumps are usually located in the lowest levels of your home,…

February 26, 2022

How to Clear a Clogged Shower Drain

How to Clear a Clogged Shower Drain Everyone showers. For some it might be every day, for others, it might be a few times per week, but we all actively use our showers. This is…

February 19, 2022

How to Fix a Broken Toilet Handle

How to Fix a Broken Toilet Handle A toilet handle is the lever on the outside of the cistern that pulls up the flapper in the tank to allow water to flow into the bowl…

February 04, 2022

Why Am I Running Out of Hot Water?

Why Am I Running Out of Hot Water? Are members of your household always rushing to be the first to shower because the hot water seems to run out so fast? Before you blame your…

January 25, 2022

Things You Shouldn’t Put in Your Dishwasher

Things You Shouldn’t Put in Your Dishwasher A dishwasher plays a vital role in the kitchen. Aside from getting your utensils and dirty dishes sparkling clean, they enhance the efficiency and functionality of your kitchen.…

January 18, 2022

What to Do if Your Tap Has Rusty Water

What To Do If Your Tap Has Rusty Water If you have ever opened a tap in your home and found the water brown, you probably know how shocking it can be. While rusty water…

January 15, 2022

What Causes Plumbing Leaks?

What Causes Plumbing Leaks? A burst water main or collapsed sewer line is hard to ignore since the consequences are blatant and severe. However, a lot of damage can also occur from small leaks if…

January 07, 2022

How to Unclog a Toilet

How to Unclog a Toilet Clogged toilets are not just unhygienic; they can also cause a lot of damage. Recurring clogs are often a sign of plumbing problems and need to be addressed by professional…

December 29, 2021

What Should You Do If Your Toilet Overflows?

What Should You Do If Your Toilet Overflows? There's nothing more alarming than flushing your toilet, only to see the water start to rise. Every homeowner dreads the day they experience an overflowing toilet, especially…

December 29, 2021

How to Find a Local Reliable Plumbing Company in Tampa

How to Find a Local Reliable Plumbing Company in Tampa Finding qualified plumbers may seem like an easy task, but that isn’t always true. In today’s world, anyone with a website can claim to be…

December 10, 2021

Tools You Need for Clogged Drain Cleaning

Tools You Need for Clogged Drain Cleaning Toilet clogs and backups are a common issue for homeowners everywhere. But that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. Even if a toilet bowl blockage isn’t…

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