Dishwasher Venting

Dishwasher Venting Requirements This article will give some insight into dishwasher venting requirements. This is one of the most common defects we find while performing a home inspection in Pembroke Pines, Florida, and surrounding South Florida areas. When the dishwasher drains into your kitchen's plumbing system, there is a chance that…

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Why Water Heaters Making Noise? May 2021

Why are my water heaters making noise? Some noises can be sounds like a hum, pop, or rumble. To help you trim some time troubleshooting, you can use this article to find reasons for your noisy water heater. Water heaters have different types of noises you may hear from the system and…

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Are S Trap Still Used?

Are S Traps Still Used? What is all the talk about "S" Traps? Yes, they are still in use. You wouldn't think that we would still find "S" traps during a home inspection but it's a common defect in older homes. These traps are prohibited by the Florida Plumbing Code. What…

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What Are Plumbing Vents?

Do you know what are the pipes on your roof used for? The pipes that penetrate the roof are plumbing vents. The plumbing vent, also known as a vent stack, helps regulate the air pressure in your plumbing system. Just as drain pipes remove water and waste from your home, the plumbing vent pipe – also known as a plumbing air vent…

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