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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

 

 

Is Water Heater Repair the Right Investment?

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As a homeowner, you know the water heater is essential to providing your family with warm water for showers, washing dishes, doing laundry and more. Once the water heater produces only cold water the entire family suffers and complains. Some homeowners choose to replace their water heater while others prefer to repair it. Find out below if water heater repair is the right investment for you.

Is repair an option?

Generally, if your water heater is over 5 years old you should seriously consider replacing it. A leak in the storage tank will immediately eliminate the options for repair. To prolong the life of your water heater you should have it flushed by a professional on a regular. This procedure helps remove sediment that helps cause corrosion of water heaters.

Is repairing the water heater the right investment?

Water heaters have a lifespan of a certain amount of years. Electric water heaters generally last up to 15 years and gas heaters last up to 10 years. Since water heaters have a variety of parts that are replaceable it allows most water heaters to reach their maximum use and lifespan.

If you have a water heater that is about seven years old that requires a replacement part, it will be worth the investment because it will prevent you from replacing the unit before the lifespan has expired. Discussing the condition of the water heater with a professional plumber is recommended. Sometimes the water heater appears to be perfect on the outside, but it having issues in hidden area.

Working with your budget

Homeowners are often surprised when the water heater suddenly has problems. Some homeowners choose to immediately replace the unit before having it inspected. Usually immediate replacement is a good decision if the heater is nearing its expiration date. However, younger water heaters often benefit highly from repairs. Choosing to repair a part of the water heater is also less expensive than replacement. Repair can also provide the homeowner time to prepare for the full cost of replacement.

If you still are not sure if water heater repair is the right investment for you, contact a plumber immediately for further assistance. The plumber will inspect the unit and provide you with valuable information. You will learn the cause of the problem as well as your options. Thinking long term is recommended when making your final decision whether to repair or replace the water heater.


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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plumbing Problems You Should Not Ignore

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Homeowners that encounter plumbing problems often become overwhelmed with the situation. Small common issues are easy to fix with a quick DIY project or a quick call to the plumber. However, more serious issues can lead to extensive repairs and damage to your home. Some homeowners might put off fixing a small leak until it becomes a big problem. Below is a list of plumbing problems homeowners shouldn’t ignore.

  • Faulty Garbage Disposal – Not using your garbage disposal for a few days until you can fix it might sound like a good idea. But as the days go forward you will notice smelly odors and a blocked drain. Bacteria can quickly grow on food particles and could cause harm to your health if inhaled.
  • Expired Hot Water Heater – Hot water heaters often have an expiration date. It is recommended that you get it replaced before time runs out. Otherwise, you and your family will be forced to endure cold showers until the old or damaged hot water heater has been replaced.
  • Constant Running Toilet – The noise you hear when you enter the bathroom that sounds like water constantly running could grow into a larger problem. This is usually caused by a damaged or broken chain, float or valve. Sometimes it could be the result of something more serious that only a plumber is able to verify.
  • Leaky Water Heater – At first you might not notice a leaky water heater since it is often hidden behind a closet door. It is recommended to check the condition of your water heater on a regular basis to assure it is not leaking. This is especially recommended for water heaters more than five years old. Check the components, sides, floor and surrounding area for water leaks and damage. A small leak today can turn into a large flood in a few weeks.
  • Dripping Faucets – Your bathroom or kitchen faucets might have an annoying dripping sound that drives you crazy. This problem is often repairable with a DIY project. However, in some cases when homeowners have neglected to fix the issue it has grown into a larger problem, including an expensive water bill.

Keep in mind small plumbing issues often become larger problems down the road. It is best to repair or replace items throughout your home at the first sign of problems. It will save you money and time in the long run. Ignoring plumbing issues does not only lead to expensive repairs, it also can damage other areas of your home. Take action today and call a plumber to fix the issues in your home 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