Do I have A Slab Leak under My Home?

When it comes to finding a slab leak in your home’s foundation, early detection is key! Not only can it be an expensive fix, but it can lead to structural damage if left untreated, not to mention the water damage it can cause. How do you know if you have a slab leak?...

Backflow Prevention Testing – What It Is and Why You Need It

It is almost time for backflow prevention testing. Often times people wonder what it is, and why they need it done each year. It is actually a shared responsibility between the community and the public utility which provides the drinking water to make sure it is free...

4 Common Plumbing Myths Debunked

As homeowners, we end up fixing many of the small problems around the house. Unfortunately with plumbing, small problems can turn into bigger problems when left untreated.  Other times, what might look like a small problem, isn't, and is better left to plumbing...

April is Water Conservation Month

April is water conservation month, so it’s time to think about the little things you can do around the house to help to conserve water. Conserving water helps us to have a healthy water supply, food supplies, and reduction in health hazards. Here are some tips to...

Main Sewer Line Trouble – Signs To Look Out For

Your home’s sewer line leading to the city’s main sewer system is probably one of the last things you think about. But did you know your main sewer line is one of the most important parts of your plumbing system? Your sewer line is responsible for removing the...

It’s National Fix A Leak Week

Each year we celebrate national fix a leak week from March 18th through March 24th as a time to go through our homes and check the plumbing to find and fix any leaks we might have.  Follow this link to see some EPA Water Sense events near you! Finding household leaks...

Hydro-Jetting – Fast Facts

Drain cleaning is one of the most common things a plumbing professional is called in to fix. When it comes to fixing the worst clogs, hydro-jetting is the way to go for both residential and commercial plumbing. Not only does hydro-jetting clear the clog, but it goes a...

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...