Wimpy's Plumbing & Air Blog

Common Causes of Poor Tasting Water

December 12th, 2016

Some people have water coolers in their home that they keep stocked with large bottles via a delivery service. Others depend upon the faucet in the kitchen for their drinking water. Even if you are not exclusively using your faucets for drinking water, you really should not just put up with bad tasting water in your home.Glass of water.

If you are really struggling with foul tasting water in your home, just give your dependable plumber in Sarasota a call. We have a number of solutions that may help, from basic water filtration systems to more advanced water treatment systems in Sarasota, FL.

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Why Choose the Gerber Avalanche Toilet?

December 5th, 2016

The Wimpy's TeamIn our previous blog post, we talked about how a toilet that won’t flush is most definitely a bona fide plumbing emergency. Now that we’ve covered one of the most common problems that you may encounter with your toilet, we want to talk about one of the most common misconceptions that homeowners have about toilets in general. Chiefly, we want to dispel the myth that all toilets are more or less the same.

You use your toilet each and every day, right? With that in mind, it stands to reason that you want the best of the best when it comes to this particularly vital plumbing fixture. We could debate about what the best toilet on the market is all day, but we’d rather talk about a product that is certainly on the shortlist: the Gerber Avalanche Toilet.

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Toilet Not Flushing? That’s an Emergency!

November 28th, 2016

ToiletWhen you hear the word plumbing, your toilet is probably one of if not the first thing you think of. We’re guessing that you don’t need us to explain why exactly a non-flushing toilet is such a huge problem. What we do want to stress is that, yes, a non-flushing toilet is a plumbing emergency. There may not be water shooting out of a pipe and flooding your bathroom, but you can’t really be expect to wait all weekend before having the problem resolved, can you?

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Don’t Let the Holidays Be too Tough on Your Garbage Disposal

November 21st, 2016

Plumber with garbage disposalWith the holiday season getting into swing, homeowners throughout the country are gearing up for friends, family–and food! Sitting around the table with those closest to you and sharing a big, home cooked meal is really one of the great pleasures in life. Of course, the inevitable cleanup after the festivities is not quite as pleasurable.

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Water On the Floor Around My Toilet, Leaking At the Base? Wimpy’s Will Find the Problem.

November 16th, 2016

wimpys-plumbing-32Water on the floor around my toilet or leaking at the base. Wimpy’s will find the problem.  Many customers have called us with this fairly common plumbing problem in Sarasota, Florida.  As your Local Sarasota Plumber, Wimpy’s is the expert in finding out why you are having water on the floor around your toilet or why it is leaking at the base.  It is usually not the same problem in each case.  I once knew a Plumber in Sarasota who saw water around the base of the toilet and just replaced the toilet.  Come to find out it was just a simple washer that he could of tightened.  At our Plumbing Company we have been honest with our customers since 1973.  I remember what my Dad, Wimpy, told me back then, …treat people like you want to be treated, be honest and look out for their best interest.  To this day that has worked for us.  It seems people just want the truth.

If you find water on the floor around your toilet, try to determine if is only coming when you flush the toilet or does the water spot just keep getting larger and larger.  Always feel for the leak on a toilet from the top down, since water will follow gravity.  You can even use dry toilet paper to locate the where the water is coming from.

However, if you just want it fixed once and for all, the only thing you need to do is pick up the phone or tap a few keys and Wimpy’s will be there for you.  We have professional Plumbers, who show up on time that are clean, courteous and above all, Honest.  We will let you know if it is a simple tightening of a bolt or if it is more involved.  We want to earn your trust.  We do that today, so we can be here tomorrow.

Wimpy’s Dependable Plumbing, always here, always honest. Call 941-322-1911 or online.

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