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Your Guide to Buying a New Water Heater

An explanation of how to choose the right water heater for your home. There are five different types of water heaters, some come with apps and monitoring tools. Regardless of the type, Rapid-Rooter is here to help you find and install the water heater that works bests for you!
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Preventing Future Drain Clogs

Kitchen or bathroom drain clogs are never convenient. A clog can be a smelly, nasty mess that prevents you from using your sinks and showers/bathtubs. By keeping your plumbing maintained you can avoid these messy clogs. Just a tiny bit of maintenance can help prevent a potentially large problem, not to mention save you some serious money in the long run.
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How To: Remove & Clean an Aerator

If water begins to spurt erratically from your faucet, it’s time to clean the aerator. Lucky for you, it’s easy and takes no longer than 30 minutes! Get your sink flowing smoothly again by removing mineral deposits and other debris from your faucet’s aerator by following these simple steps:
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Preventing Future Drain Clogs

Kitchen or bathroom drain clogs are never convenient. A clog can be a smelly, nasty mess that prevents you from using your sinks and showers/bathtubs. By keeping your plumbing maintained you can avoid these messy clogs. Just a tiny bit of maintenance can help prevent a potentially large problem, not to mention save you some serious money in the long run.
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Keeping Your Dishwasher Dependable

We can all agree that we count on our dishwashers a great deal. Using your dishwasher not only ensures dishes are cleaned and sanitized more effectively than hand washing, it can also save you time and money. Follow these tips to keep your dishwasher running smoothly
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Rapid Rooter's Covid-19 Response

Rapid Rooter's response to the Covid-19 concerns
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How To: Remove & Clean an Aerator

If water begins to spurt erratically from your faucet, it’s time to clean the aerator. Lucky for you, it’s easy and takes no longer than 30 minutes! Get your sink flowing smoothly again by removing mineral deposits and other debris from your faucet’s aerator by following these simple steps:
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Keeping Your Dishwasher Dependable

We can all agree that we count on our dishwashers a great deal. Using your dishwasher not only ensures dishes are cleaned and sanitized more effectively than hand washing, it can also save you time and money. Follow these tips to keep your dishwasher running smoothly.
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Commercial Plumbing and Preventative Maintenance Services

Let Rapid-Rooter's expert team of technicians serve your commercial plumbing and preventative maintenance needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Learn more!
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3 Things to Know About Hydro Jetting

Hydro Jetting is the process of blasting debris and bacteria from pipes using powerful, pressure-streamed water. Find out what you need to know about hydro jetting from Rapid-Rooter. Learn more!
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4 Benefits of Reverse Osmosis Filtration Systems

There are many options today for obtaining clean drinking water. Find out how Rapid-Rooter can help save your budget and health with reverse osmosis filtration systems. Learn More!
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3 Ways South Florida Beat the Heat Before Air Conditioning

Can you imagine living in South Florida today without air conditioning? Rapid-Rooter explores how early South Floridians handled the heat - and the insects that came with it. Learn more!
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5 Signs Your Water Heater is Breaking (And What to Do About It!)

Do you think your water heater system might be failing? Rapid-Rooter gives you five common signs that it might be time to repair or replace your system. Learn more!
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5 Things You Should Know About Well Water Systems

Well water systems are a reality for many in South Florida. Rapid-Rooter shares five things to know about well water systems before you make your purchase. Learn more!
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Septic System Treatment: FAQs

The septic tank is a common plumbing system for a rural home. Maintaining these systems regularly is imperative to their functionality. Below are answers to some commonly asked questions regarding septic systems.
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Understanding Septic Tanks

The septic tank is a common plumbing system for a rural home. Proper maintenance of this system is key as it can cause excessive damages if not cared for. In order to care for your septic system, it is important to know how it functions.
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Advantages of Modern-Day Plumbing

As with everything, technology has improved plumbing tremendously. Now, we are able to view and repair more. Learn more about the advantages of modern-day plumbing!
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Maintaining Your Septic System

Rural living can be a peaceful way of life. Septic systems play a huge role in this lifestyle and must be maintained appropriately. Follow these important steps to ensure a healthy system!
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How to Avoid Unlicensed Plumbing | Rapid-Rooter Blog

Unlicensed plumbers can cause serious damage to your home and to your wallet. Here’s how to protect yourself from the liabilities of unlicensed contractors. Or, call Raid-Rooter today to avoid falling victim.
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Plumbing Inspections and Appliance Care

The best time to spot a problem is before it causes damage. Rapid-Rooter is available to inspect the plumbing in your home and offer advice to keep your appliances working perfectly. Read more on home plumbing inspections and appliance care!
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Remedies for a Stinky Kitchen Drain

Smelly Drains are unpleasant. Luckily, Rapid-Rooter has compiled a list of home remedies to fix your stinky drain. Common household items such as baking soda and white vinegar can make the smell disappear. Learn more!
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De-Winterizing Your Plumbing

There’s a lot of preparation that goes into making your home ready for summer travelers. Rapid-Rooter cam help with de-winterizing your pipes. Read our guide for more information!
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Most Common Plumbing Issues

Whether you have a leak, clog, low water pressure, or water heater issue, Rapid-Rooter has your back. We know how to fix issues that have been left untreated. Read a detailed list of the most common plumbing issues, here!
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Problems with Frequent Clogs in the Toilet?

Toilet clogs happen. But, when they become a frequent occurrence, chances are there is something wrong that needs to be fixed. Here’s a short guide on how clogs happen, where they happen, what causes them, and how perpetual clogs come about.
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Is It Time To Replace Your Toilet?

Most of us don’t give much thought to our toilets at home or at the office other than we are very glad they are there when we need them.  Seems the only time those porcelain bowls get much notice is…Read more ›
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Improve Your Bathroom With An Old Style Tub

Retro styles are making their way into bathroom remodels. Claw foot tubs and Pedestal tubs are a great addition to any modern-antique bathroom. Rapid-Rooter can help you install any bathtub. Read about the different old-style tubs that add character to your bathroom, here!
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Considerations: Fixtures & Bathroom Remodeling

Whether you’re remodeling to update your home for you or to sell, the bathroom is a great place to add value. Rapid-Rooter has made a list of things to consider before you start. We’re looking at the toilet, sink, tub and drain size to avoid future problems. Read more!
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The Best Choice for South Florida Plumbing

Plumbers in South Florida are not difficult to find which makes the decision process confusing. Rapid-Rooter is here to help ease your troubles. With 24/7 emergency services, coupons, and financing options, the choice is clear. Call Rapid-Rooter, here!
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How to Protect Beach Pipes from Corrosion & Clogs

Plumbing in South Florida endures harsh conditions. Protect your home from the stresses of sand and salt water. Rapid-Rooter will be your plumbing partner through it all. With 24/7 emergency services and an A rating, the choice is clear.
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Preventative Maintenance Plumbing Tips

Plumbing in South Florida is tricky. Rapid-Rooter knows how to make it simple. With regular maintenance and staying ahead of any issues, your plumbing is taken care of. Read how to keep your water heater, toilets, and drains free of any issues, now!
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Affordable Home Improvement for the Holidays

The holidays are a perfect time to upgrade your home. Here are a few affordable bathroom or kitchen plumbing fixes that you can make to make your home stylish in time for the holidays. Whether you need our help with plumbing or appliance repair or want to DIY, Rapid-Rooter can help!
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Not Your Average Water Heater Comparison

A deep look at conventional, tankless, solar powered, hybrid, and electric water heater models. Rapid-Rooter is prepared to help you through the process of buying and installing your new water heater. Look into the different types and schedule your install today!
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Gas vs Electric Water Heaters – A Comparison

A guide to help you choose between a gas or electric water heater based on a breakdown of location, ventilation and plumbing locations, first hour rating, and tank size. Find out what kind of water heater will suit your needs here!
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How Do I Stop My Toilet From Running?

Fixing a running toilet shouldn’t be complicated. We are here to help you try to fix it yourself. Whether it’s your chain, flapper, float, or fill valve causing your toilet to run, we’re here to help fix your running toilet! Read how, here.
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Efficient Water and Sewage Systems

When was the last time you had to use an outhouse to “do your business”? Maybe you were camping or at the beach. You may have even had the pleasure of using a “Johnny on the spot” on a job…Read more
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Tips to Avoid a Halloween Nightmare with your Plumbing

As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind but it’s always important to keep your plumbing in mind to avoid potential costly problems. Follow these simple tips to avoid plumbing nightmares on your Halloween night!
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Hot Water Heater Leaking Maintenance

Plumbing Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide is here to help you determine if a repair is outside of your skill level. Please make an appointment with our team of technicians for a free and accurate estimate for repair. And, learn more here! …Read more ›
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Replacing a Water Heater

The hot water heater is one of the most important, yet most commonly overlooked appliances in a household. If you are experiencing problems with your hot water system and repairs aren’t cutting it, replacement may be necessary. If this is the case, it’s a good idea to do your research first.
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Thanksgiving Foods and Your Garbage Disposal

Your garbage disposal can process most foods, but those consumed during Thanksgiving meals can lead to clogs. Turkey, potatoes, pasta, and eggs are food that are hazardous to the health of your garbage disposal. Read more about here!
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How to Prepare Plumbing for Hurricanes

In south Florida, we are no stranger to hurricanes and the damage they leave behind. Some people choose to evacuate, and some people decide to ride it out in their homes. Regardless of what type of person you are, there are several precautions you should take to prepare your residential plumbing for hurricane season.
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How To: Remove & Clean an Aerator

Get your sink flowing smoothly again by removing mineral deposits and other debris from your faucet’s aerator by following these simple steps in 30 minutes or less
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Stinky Sink Remedies

One of the most common questions we receive from our customers is about smelly sink drains. The odors can make cooking, cleaning, teeth brushing and washing dishes unpleasant. If your home has a stinky drain, try one of these remedies to leave your kitchen or bathroom smelling pleasant once again.
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Three Tips for a Kitchen Disposal

An in-sink disposal is one of the most useful appliances in the kitchen if you know how to operate it correctly. If not, you can spend a lot of money calling a plumber to unjam disposal blades. Here are three suggestions to help keep your disposal working at all times. Read more! …Read more ›
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How To Keep Your Dishwasher Dependable

I remember as a kid in the mid 70’when our first automatic dishwasher was delivered to our home and the model was in the era’s popular color, Harvest Gold.  My mother was so happy! I also recall how the new…Read more ›
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Preventing Future Drain Clogs

There are few things more aggravating than a clogged drain in your kitchen or bathroom sink, or the bathtub/shower. It’s a smelly, nasty mess, and it can bring your world to a smelly stagnant halt until you get the situation…Read more
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Don’t Let Noisy Pipes Get You Down

The last thing you want to hear when you finally get moved into your home is noisy pipes. Unfortunately, this is the reality of home ownership. Read more on fixing your noisy pipes! …Read more ›
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Don't Let the Holidays Stress Your Pipes

The Holidays are a time of joy, giving, and love…and extreme stress. Family all comes together in one house to be together, to celebrate together, and to live together. This can often be stressful to not only you, but your…Read more
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Grease and Your Kitchen Sink

The south: where a lot of food comes fried and delicious. Huge meals are cooked traditionally cooked so that family and friends can come together to enjoy meals as a whole. Recipes are made from scratch, most with home grown…Read more
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The Truth About Maintaining a Septic System

Living in a rural area has many benefits such as the ability to enjoy the great outdoors and plenty of privacy.  However, country living also involves its share of not-so-great attributes as well. Maintaining a water and septic system usually…Read more ›
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Prepare Your Plumbing for the Cold Months

Even South Floridians have to take some precautions before the cooler season arrives.  Although many winter days here in the tropics still remain warmer than most of the northern states; there are still some bitter cold spurts that arise throughout…Read more ›
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Pumpkins and Drains = Not a Good Combination

Most of us look forward to the fun of Halloween each year.  Trick-or-treating, disguising ourselves as our heroes, favorite villains or poster bunnies is nothing without the carving of pumpkins.  The entire holiday is enjoyable until it’s time to get…Read more ›
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