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 […]
Each year, HomeAdvisor recognizes top-rated industry professionals who provide high-quality service in the home improvement, repair, and maintenance industries. For their outstanding work practices, they are able to earn the Best of HomeAdvisor Award. Raider Rooter is proud to announce we’ve been named as a 2019 “Best of HomeAdvisor” Award recipient. Andrew Bloom, Raider Rooter’s […]
Last month, I shared information about how to maintain your septic system. A septic system is the most cost-effective and self-sufficient drainage system. If cared for properly, it will last indefinitely. However, despite the longevity and efficiency of septic systems, they also have drawbacks. Extremely careful guidelines must be followed to maintain a septic system. Also, […]
Septic systems are used all over the U.S., including a third of the homes here in South Florida.
Let’s talk about water. The potable kind flows in, and the waste kind drains out. But, when a building’s wastewater enters your fresh water supply, it creates a potentially hazardous problem known as backflow. Backflow testing is crucial in commercial buildings, as it prevents the city water from going back into the city once it […]
Meet Elexus … Elexus has been an integral part of the Raider Rooter team for over two years.
Every business owner wants to run and grow the type of business on which its customers can rely. One that’s trustworthy, reliable, and head and shoulders above the competition. At Raider Rooter, we believe one way to achieve that goal is to reinvest in the company. For us, that means making sure our staff is […]
Here we are again at the end of December. It’s hard to believe we’ll be starting a new year in just a few weeks. Before we do, I would like to thank all of Raider Rooter’s customers and friends for your most valued support during the last 12 months. It has been a year of […]
Plumbing is one of life’s great equalizers. At some point, everybody finds themselves in need of a good plumber. Of course, the concern then becomes: “Where do I find an honest, professional plumber?” Before the explosion of the internet and social media, selecting a plumber was a lot more difficult – and risky. Without a […]
Zach Spicer has been a part of the Raider Rooter team for three years. With a background in welding, and a natural interest in mechanics, he knew the plumbing industry would be interesting and challenging. Zach enjoys being able to provide timely and proficient service. He was recently involved in a multi-bath residential project that […]
The holiday season should be filled with the type of happiness only a house full of family and friends can deliver. Of course, extra people means the plumbing in your home is working overtime. But the last thing anyone wants to think about when reconnecting with loved ones is the plumbing. So here are a […]
Steve Reid joined the Raider Rooter team last year. He grew up loving to fix things, and now enjoys a profession that allows him to do it daily. Steve is very well versed at most plumbing issues, but finds that the most challenging jobs, ones that involve leaks inside walls and floors, are the most […]
Commercial property managers have a lot on their plates, which is why the building’s plumbing is not always top of mind. If the faucet works, the toilets flush, and there are no visible signs of water issues, like water stains on the walls or ceiling, the system is generally left to function as it’s been […]
While Nick Lessa has only been with Raider Rooter for one year, he’s been in septic industry since he was a teenager, working with family in New York. He knows plumbing problems are not always the type of home repairs most people can handle, which is why helping people resolve them is something he truly […]
At Raider Rooter, Alan Zoltowsky is an expert at installing septic systems, drainfields, storm drain systems, and plumbing and sewer connections.
Prior to the start of hurricane season, meteorologists predicted “a near-average number of hurricanes and tropical storms” for this year. And while we’ve had calm ocean waters up to this point, the memory of Hurricane Irma has yet to fade for most South Florida residents. And while we all know how to get our homes […]
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