Show of hands: Which one of you has just poured bacon grease right out of the pan down into the sink? Or dumped a pot’s worth of used coffee grounds down the drain? Now, consider this: What you dump today you might be drinking tomorrow. The average American household uses about 300 gallons of water each day in the home. Because of our high water usage, nearly everything flushed down the sink winds up back in the drinking water supply—unless it gets stuck, clogging your pipes and triggering pricey plumbing bills. Even modern municipal water filtration systems aren’t fully capable of removing toxic chemicals. Save yourself the hassle and danger by adhering to this list of things that you should never dump down the kitchen sink.
History teaches us that a lack of awareness and preparation for hurricane disaster situations can lead to the awful setback or downfall of a business. The topic of hurricane disasters is never a pleasant one for business owners, but being proactive and knowing what actions to take can offer much more stability and put your business in a less vulnerable position. In this month’s feature, our team at Flamingo Plumbing and Backflow Services has put together some plumbing tips that will help you to prepare your business for the hurricane season…
During the late summer, hurricanes are an imminent threat to home and business owners here in Florida. Keep reading as we share some helpful tips on how to prepare your plumbing for the hurricane season to help you protect your home and/or business from excessive damage.
Be careful to take certain precautions after the storm has passed. Damage to your home can have a dramatic emotional impact, and it's best to have a plan before the storm strikes for how to re-enter your home. Having a plan, and being aware of certain risks, will minimize the threat of harm to you or your family.