Why is my water bill so high?

There are a lot of costs involved with home ownership. One of those includes a water bill. Many different things are associated with water bills, other than normal daily use. When you live in Florida, water consumption increases due to heat and other factors. But why...

Clear Drains Without Using Harsh Chemicals

Is your sink or shower draining slowly? Before reaching for harsh chemicals, try these simple methods to get clear drains first. Plunger Often times a simple plunger will do the job. A good trick with a plunger is to run it under hot water first to soften it up. No...

Easy Plumbing Tips to Keep Water Flowing Properly

Keep the water flowing with some easy plumbing tips. A little prevention or maintenance goes a long way in the plumbing department. McDonough Plumbing is here to keep Punta Gorda and Charlotte area homeowners' water flowing with these easy plumbing tips.   Faucet...

5 Signs You Need a Professional Plumber As Soon As Possible

Many times there are small plumbing problems around the house that homeowners like to try to fix themselves. But plumbing in a home is a complex system, which requires the extensive training of a professional plumber. The easiest things to fix such as clogs and leaky...

Can a Water Softener Save Your Water Heater?

Hard water causes many problems for home owners, from lime scale build up, to staining clothes and dishes, to drying out skin and hair. But did you know it can also cause damage to your water heater? Installing a whole house water softener can actually save your water heater, let us explain why.

Top Plumbing Tips For a Smooth Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and while Black Friday is the biggest shopping day for retailers, the day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day for residential plumbers! Think about it, while you’re busy cooking, and your home is full of guests, there is plenty of...

Tankless Water Heater Installation

We’re starting to have a bit of chill in the air. The last thing you want is to go take a shower or wash your dishes and have no hot water come out of the faucet! There have been many improvements in recent years making water heaters more efficient, in turn making...

Wm. F. McDonough Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler Reviews

Wm. F. McDonough Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler has been a true fixture in the plumbing industry since 1947. Our knowledge and expertise has allowed us to be a part of numerous commercial projects including medical complexes, assisted living facilities, schools, hotels,...

What is a Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment System?

More and more often, plumbers are installing water treatment systems in customer homes. As homeowners become more concerned with what contaminants might be in their drinking water, there are more options available for them to purify the water coming into their homes....

How Water Softeners Work

When you decide you’ve had enough of the hard water in your home, and you want a water treatment system installed, you'll need to contact a plumbing professional. One of the first things we’ll do is decide just how hard the water in your home is. Hard water is...