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Best 5 Reasons to Hire a Plumber for Your Business


Businesses with severe plumbing problems end up suspending operations and losing revenue. If you are a business owner you might not have experienced this inconvenience yet. But, it could happen in the future. It’s best to be prepared for any plumbing issues. Continue reading to learn the best five reasons to hire a plumber for your business.

  1. Routine Checkups

Plumbers who conduct routine checkups pinpoint issues before they arise. This will help you avoid shutting down operations for hours, days or weeks until repairs are fixed. Routine checkups will allow a plumber to fix the issue before it becomes catastrophic.

  1. Property Protection

Most businesses own computers, desks, chairs, lighting fixtures, office supplies, technology and more. A leaky pipe can burst causing extensive damage to property located in the office. This leads to expensive replacement costs if the company insurance policy doesn’t cover the cause of the damage.

  1. Handle Emergencies

The most responsible business owner can take all necessary precautions but still might be confronted with unexpected plumbing issues. Having a plumber to call during emergencies will assure the situation is taken care of immediately.

  1. Safety

Business owners often overlook the dangers of plumbing issues. A leaky pipe can cause water to leak onto floors causing them to be slick. Employees can accidentally slip and fall, becoming injured. Some employees file lawsuits against their employer’s due to a slip and fall accident. Keep your employee’s safe by hiring a plumber to conduct regular maintenance on your commercial property.

  1. Avoid Expensive Repairs

Hidden water leaks can cause the growth of bacteria and mildew that is dangerous to your health. Regular checkups will reveal any mildew or mold buildup in the early stages. Cleaning a large area that has mold and bacteria buildup can become expensive. Early detection prevents business owners from paying high costs due to extensive damage.

Some of the most common accidents are caused by a lack of awareness and understanding of plumbing in general.

Hiring a Plumber

As a business owner, you will need to hire a plumber that is experienced with commercial buildings and plumbing. It’s essential to establish a strong professional relationship with a licensed plumber. Especially since they will be coming to your rescue and helping you prevent damage. It’s also advised that you find a plumbing company such as Mokher Plumbing that is established and has a good history with customers.

Experienced plumbers will guide you on necessary plumbing maintenance, show up during an emergency and advise you on future repairs or replacements. Get started protecting your commercial property by making an appointment with us today!


Mokher Profile PicSince 1968, Chip Mokher & his team has provided South Florida with quality service with a commitment to our customers’ satisfaction. Our many years of experience has allowed us to serve thousands of homes and businesses in Miami-Dade County. We welcome the opportunity to serve you, please call us at 305-446-8266 or email us at chip@mokherplumbing.com

 

 

How to Tell If You Have Hard Water

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Do you have hard water? This is a question many homeowners have a difficult time answering. Hard water is caused by minerals such as iron, magnesium, calcium, and aluminum. Hard water can lead to damaged pipes, unsuitable drinking water, and unusable shower water. Look for the following signs to find out if you have hard water in your home.

  • Unusual Tasting Water – One of the most obvious and common signs of hard water is bad tasting water. If your tap drinking water smells or tastes sour, sulfuric or metallic you have hard water. Most homeowners panic when they realize their drinking water is actually hard water. There is no need to worry because most of the minerals found in hard water are actually beneficial to your health.
  • Dry Skin – If you and your family are experiencing unusual dry skin it can be caused by the soapy film hard water leaves behind. Dry skin is an ailment many people suffer with throughout the year. If your dermatologist isn’t able to pinpoint a specific cause, you should confirm whether you have hard water or not.
  • Spotty Dishes – You might spend plenty of money on the best dishwasher detergent available, but hard water will still leave your dishes looking spotty, streaky and chalky. The hard water used during the rinse cycle is often the culprit for causing traces of leftover soap residue to spot and create white streaks.
  • Laundry Issues – Do your clothes feel hard and scratchy? While fabric softener often helps reduce the stiffness, hard water still causes plenty of issues. The most common problems hard water causes with laundry are dulling bright colors and not fully washing detergent out of clothes.
  • Damage to Appliances – Appliances such as washing machines, refrigerator ice makers, dishwashers and hot water heaters are at risk of hard water damage. Mineral deposits from hard water are capable of building up on everything it touches. It also is known for ruining appliances.

Now that you know the signs of hard water, it’s time to inspect your home. Carefully go around your home looking for the signs listed above. If you find that you have hard water contact a plumber for further assistance. There are a variety of options you can choose from to help reduce the damage of hard water. It is also important to replace damaged appliances as soon as possible.


Mokher Profile PicSince 1968, Chip Mokher & his team has provided South Florida with quality service with a commitment to our customers’ satisfaction. Our many years of experience has allowed us to serve thousands of homes and businesses in Miami-Dade County. We welcome the opportunity to serve you, please call us at 305-446-8266 or email us at chip@mokherplumbing.com

 

 

 

 

Toilets: When Is It Time For Replacement?

Is your toilet old or require constant maintenance? Chances are it is time for a replacement. The toilet is used on a daily basis and needs to work in perfect condition. If you find yourself reaching for the plunger often and doing DIY tricks to get your toilet to work properly, you need to consider purchasing a new toilet. Continue reading below to find out the benefits of a new toilet and determine if it is time for a new one.

Benefits of a New Toilet                     

  • Improves the décor and look of your bathroom
  • Less risk of leaks
  • Less risk of clogs
  • Less risk of repairs
  • Reduces water usage
  • Reduces sewer waste and septic flow
  • Improves comfort

What’s that sound?   

Does your toilet make more noise than your television? Constant ticking, trickling, and other noises could be a sign of a serious matter. There are several components to the internal tank. Parts can wear out, become damaged or require replacement. This is generally a quick fix. However, if you find that you are replacing parts on a regular basis, it could be time for a new toilet.

Why is the toilet constantly running?

You or a family member might notice the constant noise from a running toilet. Or, your water bill might reflect the cost of more water use that alerts you to the issue. Usually, a toilet that constantly runs has a damaged or worn flapper. It could also be a sign of a float that isn’t adjusted properly. In this case, this is an easy and affordable fix.

Why won’t the toilet flush?

Almost every homeowner has the sudden moment when the toilet won’t flush. This situation often creates immediate panic in most people. The cause of the situation involves a fill valve adjustment. Generally, the water ratio is not working properly to fully flush or refill the toilet.

Cracks and leaks in the toilet are the main reason most homeowners need to replace their toilet. If you are having issues with leaks and can’t seem to find where it is coming from, inspect the toilet bowl carefully. Look closely for small cracks or evidence of water stains. If this is the case for you, get ready to purchase a new toilet as soon as possible. Contact Mokher Plumbing immediately for further assistance and proper installment of your new toilet.


Mokher Profile PicSince 1968, Chip Mokher & his team has provided South Florida with quality service with a commitment to our customers’ satisfaction. Our many years of experience has allowed us to serve thousands of homes and businesses in Miami-Dade County. We welcome the opportunity to serve you, please call us at 305-446-8266 or email us at chip@mokherplumbing.com