Kids are naturally curious. After all, every experience and interaction has a new and exciting outcome. The Raider Rooter team knows from personal experience that kids are fascinated with plumbing. It’s not uncommon for us to visit a home multiple times a year to fix plumbing mishaps caused by inquisitive little ones. If you have […]
Plumbing problems are inevitable. It’s easy to maintain your system when you are the only one using it, but more difficult when you are relying on the behavior of tenants. Luckily, by partnering with them, many major problems can be avoided. These five tips will have everyone working together to keep your systems in tip-top […]
Do you know when your home was built? Almost 23% of homes in South Florida were built during the 1950s and 1960s. Older homes have a ton of charm and character, but if those walls could talk, they’d probably tell you to inspect their sewer lines.
Plumbing is an essential part of everyday life. It doesn’t just provide comfort and convenience. It also supports good health and hygiene, preventing disease.
Septic tanks use a combination of nature and technology to treat the wastewater produced inside a home. The waste produced by bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry areas flows from the home to an underground tank. The life expectancy of a septic tank could be as much as 40 years, but only if cared for properly. A […]
Everyday life can get a little crazy and overwhelming. And, sometimes, when your to-do list feels like it’s a mile long, you’re tempted to ignore plumbing problems that appear minor.
When it comes to our homes, water is like a lifeline. We need it for everything – to shower, wash dishes, wash clothes, flush toilets, feed our lawns, and more.
A Licensed Plumber’s Checklist Any South Florida resident that’s experienced a hurricane knows how to prepare their home and family for a storm. However, there are additional steps you can take to protect your property, and your neighbors’. To stay safe and prevent costly repairs, here’s what our licensed plumbers recommend you should do before […]
Need to figure out how to unclog a drain or change a faucet? How-to videos have encouraged many to try these minor plumbing repairs on their own.
Have you ever wondered why your dishes have water spots when you let them air dry? Or why reddish stains form on the porcelain in your bathroom? The answer is the same for both: hard water. The water in Florida contains high levels of hard minerals like calcium, magnesium, and lime. While hard water doesn’t pose […]
Looking at my Facebook and Instagram feeds, it seems many are doing a lot more cooking (and eating!) while we are “safe at home.” I love seeing all the culinary masterpieces and I encourage you all to keep up the good work! But while you are at it, it’s important to take steps to keep […]
Think of all the different times today you used water to wash your hands, flush the toilet, take a shower, and wash something in the kitchen sink. Now multiply that by the number of people in your home.
At Raider Rooter your health, safety, and well being are our utmost priority. The COVID-19 virus is impacting the way all of us move through our days, both personally and professionally. This unprecedented situation has prompted questions and concerns about how we will do business. We want you to know, we are addressing them with plans […]
The garbage disposal is one of the kitchen’s most convenient features. But perhaps the name “garbage disposal” gives homeowners a misguided notion of what it can withstand.
The holidays can be draining on your finances. So, this time of year, many try to tackle minor repairs themselves.
Trees are a great addition to a property. They add curb appeal, provide shade, buffer noise, and cool our homes, streets and cities. But, there there is a downside to having trees too close to your home or business. Tree roots can cause serious damage to your plumbing. Over time, sewer pipes can crack or […]
When a hard-working plumbing system suddenly springs a leak, overflows, or just generally stops working properly, homeowners aren’t sure how the problem started.
Everyone has their shower routine down to their own personal science. Some people like to mentally outline their day while letting the spray fully wake them in the mornings. Others enjoy a long, hot shower at the end of the day to wash away their stresses. And while that invigorating feeling we all have after […]
Thanks to friends, family, and the internet, there’s no shortage of available advice when you’re facing a plumbing dilemma. And while all the information shared is meant to be helpful, there’s a lot of misconceptions and misinformation out there.
Emergency plumbing situations that cause leaks, overflows, and other odorous problems can occur at any time. Knowing how to manage the situation quickly and efficiently is the best way to avoid major damage to your home or business. The following are the most common emergencies, and the necessary steps you should take to contain them. […]
Water is essential for our survival. And, clean water is vital to our health. We need it to stay hydrated, to cook, to clean, and to shower. Bearing in mind it’s such a necessity, few people really take the time to consider what’s lurking in that water. Contaminants like lead, chlorine, and iron could be […]
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