What’s That Smell Coming from My Drain?

The benefit of modern day pluming is that we get to flush and wash away waste down our drains. This is something that wasn’t available years ago, and still isn’t available to some in other countries. There are times however when there are troubles, and things don’t go...

Summer Plumbing Tips

Summer is time for fun, not plumbing problems. More people will be in the house, so there will be an increase in water usage, causing a usage increase for many appliances. These summer plumbing tips can help you get on your way to having a fun summer and hopefully...

Don’t Worry about Leaks While you’re Away with Drop Hub

McDonough Plumbing is now carrying Drop Hub. Drop Hub is the ultimate in protecting your home against leaks while you’re away from home. It is a smart device which monitors all aspects of your homes' water sources. We install the device, add transmitters, you download...

World Plumbing Day

World Plumbing Day was established to spread awareness of the importance of plumbing around the world. The plumbing community plays a vital role in establishing community health, quality plumbing, sustaining the environment, and public sanitation. We might not think...

Flushable Wipes Aren’t Really Flushable

Flushable Wipes are advertised almost everywhere. They are advertising toilet wipes, baby wipes, facial wipes, body wipes - just about any type of wipe you could imagine. And some of these wipes are being advertised as flushable. Well, flushable wipes aren’t really...

Choosing A Plumber – Ask These Questions First

Before you let someone into your home to work on it, it’s important that you do your homework. You want to find the right plumber for you. Choosing a plumber is a big decision that can have significant impacts on your home’s plumbing system. Here are some questions to...

Common Holiday Plumbing Mishaps and How to Avoid Them

There’s enough going on around holiday season without having to worry about plumbing problems. Between cooking, shopping, packing, wrapping and spending time with family, who has time to worry about plumbing? If you’re having family and friends over that makes matters...

What Do You Do When Your Clogged Toilet is Overflowing?

We’ve all been there, clogged a toilet, and then watched in horror as the clogged toilet started overflowing. It’s not a comfortable few seconds as we know what comes next. That nasty water creeps up and comes up and over the toilet bowl. Spills onto the floor and...

Fix a Clogged Dishwasher to Avoid Thanksgiving Dinner Disaster

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means a full house for many and also means many loads of dishes for the dishwasher. Did you know your dishwasher can become clogged? Have you ever opened it and seen standing water? We have some easy solutions to fix a...

Pet Proof Your Plumbing

There aren’t too many homes in Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda that don’t have pets. We treat them like family members, so it makes sense that we would want to make sure that they’re safe. We know that pets can cause damage to our homes when left unattended, but did you...

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