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The Best Materials for Sewer Replacement: What to Use and Why

By Tom Shell Plumbing | September 15, 2022

When it comes time for a sewer line replacement, you want to be sure that your contractor will only use the best materials possible. This is because your sewer line is responsible for carrying wastewater away from your home, so if it isn’t done right, you could end up with serious problems down the road. …

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What Happens When You DIY Water Heater Repairs?

By Tom Shell Plumbing | September 8, 2022

When your water heater system becomes faulty, it is vital to look for a professional such as Tom Shell Plumbing to diagnose and address the issue. However, if you’re tempted to conduct your own water heater repair in Trinity, FL, it’s best to be aware of the risks you’ll be subjecting yourself (and your water…

rusty and old leaking water heater

Water Heater Issues That Prompt a Replacement

By Tom Shell Plumbing | August 30, 2022

Your water heater can develop issues over time. While some of these issues can be fixed with a quick call to Tom Shell Plumbing for water heater repair in Odessa, FL, other water heater problems require more than just repairs. Consider getting a replacement for your water heater when you come across any of these…

electric tankless water heater

Are Tankless Water Heaters Cost-Effective?

By Tom Shell Plumbing | August 15, 2022

There are polarizing opinions regarding tankless water heaters. Some say they are cost-effective, while others believe that it’s not worth the money. As the resident expert when it comes to water heater repair in Tampa, FL, Tom Shell Plumbing tries to weigh in on the subject. Tankless Water Heaters Use Less Energy A tankless water…

PVC plumbing pipes

Different Types of Pipes

By Tom Shell Plumbing | August 9, 2022

Pipes can be classified into several types based on their material composition, function, and intended use. There are two main categories of pipes: metal and non-metal. Each category can be further divided into subcategories, depending on the specific material composition and properties. As the leading name when it comes to sewer line repair in Trinity,…

mold growth kitchen sink

Why Plumbing Repairs Shouldn’t Be Delayed

By Tom Shell Plumbing | July 29, 2022

Any plumbing issue, no matter how big or small, needs to be addressed promptly. Needless to say, delaying repairs can result in risks and dangers that can affect not just your property but also your safety. In any case, having a plumber in New Port Richey, FL like Tom Shell Plumbing that you can count…

plumbing pipe interior

What Plumbing Inspections Can Discover

By Tom Shell Plumbing | July 15, 2022

It’s ideal to schedule a routine plumbing inspection to detect problems in the pipeline, since many of these plumbing problems remain hidden and are only detectable when the situation has worsened. Be sure to work with a reliable plumber in Trinity, FL to conduct a thorough diagnosis of your piping system and formulate effective solutions…

scale buildup around faucet

Signs You Have Hard Water

By Tom Shell Plumbing | July 8, 2022

Hard water is a nuisance in many homes as it makes it challenging to do simple cleaning tasks and interferes with the efficiency of appliances. If you suspect you have hard water at home, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Tom Shell Plumbing to help diagnose the problem and whether you could benefit from…

professional plumber unclogging a kitchen sink drain

Why Is Drain Cleaning Done Before Repairs?

By Tom Shell Plumbing | June 29, 2022

When your drain pipes eventually need to be repaired, it’s important to work with a professional. When you hire Tom Shell Plumbing for the job, you can rest assured that you’re getting quality services. For instance, we don’t just repair your pipes — we also clean them prior. There are two main reasons why we…

sewer camera feed/monitor

What to Expect During A Sewer Camera Inspection

By Tom Shell Plumbing | June 14, 2022

Sometimes the cause of your slow, clogged, or damaged drainage system is not visible above ground. To be able to assess and fix the drainage issue, its cause has to be first diagnosed. Tom Shell Plumbing uses a specially designed waterproof camera for this purpose. If you’ve scheduled a sewer camera inspection in Tampa, FL…

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