Sanibel, FL Plumbers
Your Trusted 24-Hour Sanibel, Florida Plumbers
Aztec Plumbing & Drains has been a trusted name in SW Florida for nearly 30 years. Since 1991, our highly-trained plumbers have been providing top-quality plumbing services in Sanibel and throughout the surrounding areas. We even offer 24/7 emergency service for those plumbing problems that just can’t wait. In fact, we can fix just about any plumbing problem in one day and we always offer honest, upfront pricing so you know the price you’ll pay before we even begin.
Call our professional Sanibel plumbers at (239) 232-2012 to get started!
Plumbing Problems We Fix
It is no secret to a plumber that most of the water damage that occurs in Sanibel Island homes is due to plumbing leaks rather than tropical storms or hurricanes, even though this barrier island is on the “front line,” so to speak.
Sanibel plumbing issues are numerous and can include:
- Toilet tanks with cracks and leaky seals
- Corrosion of copper plumbing
- Fitting failures in all types of pipes
- Slab leaks
- Leaky water heater tanks
- Washing machine hose leaks
- Many more
5 Things You Should Not Flush Down the Toilet
Even though our toilets may seem like they are just another form of disposal for garbage THEY ARE NOT! Most people think they can flush whatever they want down their toilets when in fact the only thing that should be going down your pipes is toilet paper and waste.
Anything else could potentially ruin your home plumbing and can also harm more than just your pipes, it can affect your water system too. These clogs can be costly and also harmful to the environment so it is important to know what you SHOULD NOT be flushing down the toilet.
Considering its small size this tiny strand does not seem like it amounts to much but it can easily snag in pipes. Floss isn’t biodegradable, so it can quickly lead to clogs in your plumbing.
Medication should never be flushed down your toilet. Not because they can potentially cause clogs but because these medications can contaminate your water supply. Your sewage system does not filter out these chemicals that are released once the medication is dumped into your toilet leaving chemicals throughout your water. When disposing of medications, take them to your local pharmacists. They can properly dispose of any medications you may have.
Even though sometimes these wipes say they are able to be flushed, they are generally way too thick to go down. This can quickly clog your pipes if you continue to flush this wipes down your toilet.
Paper Towels do not break down like toilet paper does. It is quite larger and also a lot thicker. Paper towels with clog your pipes FAST and damage your home plumbing system. Do not make this costly mistake!
Hair may seem like it can be flushed down the toilet but it can actually cause a lot of issues in your plumbing. Hair is usually the main culprit of shower and sink clogs and can do just the same in your pipes.
It is important to make sure the only thing getting flushed down your toilet is toilet paper and waste. Anything else that gets flushed down your plumbing can be harmful and also costly.
Call Aztec Plumbing & Drains today if you have a blockage or clog in your system. We’ve got you covered from A to Z!
We Can Fix Your Leaky Fixtures
Leaving leaky fixtures unattended is not advisable. Any Sanibel plumber will tell you that humid breezes already contribute to creating favorable conditions for the growth of mold and mildew. Added moisture from leaky fixtures, even very small leaks, will fuel the growth of mold.
Keep Your Home Free of Mold
What steps should a homeowner or even renter take to make sure their home is mold free? Regular inspections of your home are crucial. You will most often be able to catch a potential problem before any damage occurs or you will be able to catch a problem in the early stages when the damage is minimal.
It is advisable to check around the back of toilet fixtures for excessive moisture, under sinks for leaks, behind washers, ice maker lines, shower drains and so forth. If you have any doubts, do not second guess what you should do—call Aztec Plumbing & Drains for a free consultation. Aztec offers award-winning services for all your plumbing needs.
Get in touch with our Sanibel, FL plumbers today! Call us at (239) 232-2012 for a free consultation!