Can I call a Tampa Plumber While Social Distancing?

With an uptick in Covid 19 cases throughout the Tampa Bay area many people are concerned about what they should and should not do. Working from home and maintaining social distancing efforts means a house full of people, putting added strain on home plumbing systems throughout the Tampa region. You may be wondering if you can still call Tampa plumber and schedule services while adhering to the safety guidelines of social distancing. The answer is yes! Cass Plumbing understands that the current disruption to daily life shouldn’t be compounded by plumbing issues in your ho...
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the 4th of July

[caption id="attachment_2896" align="alignright" width="225"] Brigadier General Lewis Cass[/caption] At Cass Plumbing, we are extremely patriotic of our Country & deeply appreciative of our ancestors that have come before us and the customers that we serve. We at Cass Plumbing, are the proud descendants of Brigadier General Lewis Cass. He was the 22nd United States Secretary of State, the President Pro Tempore of the U.S. Senate, a United States Senator from Michigan, the United States Ambassador to France, the 14th United States Secretary of War and the 2nd Governor of the Mi...
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The Historical Evolution of Faucets

[caption id="attachment_2862" align="alignright" width="193"] Leonardo da Vinci[/caption] Leonardo da Vinci said, “Water is the driver of Nature.” It’s certainly been the driver of invention, and our well-pumping ancestors wouldn’t believe the clean water technology we have available to us today. No doubt they’d be impressed by the filtration techniques, fancy chrome design, electronic Faucets, touch Faucets and even ionizing powers of our plumbing fixtures today. Check out this timeline showcasing the evolution of plumbing faucets, and perhaps you’ll gain a bit more gratitude for th...
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Top 10 Dirtiest Things Hiding in Your Kitchen

With the onset of Covid 19 people throughout the Tampa Bay region have been concerned. We at Cass Plumbing have been following all of the CDC guid lines and have been practicing social distancing. Because so much attention has been placed on Covid 19 safety protocols many common things, like the kitchen, get ignored. In this blog, we want to draw attention to the top 10 dirtiest things hiding in your kitchen. Most people think the bathroom is the dirtiest place in the home. Yet, no matter how clean you think your kitchen is, you just might be surprised by some of the dirtiest things tha...
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4 Tankless Water Heater Myths

Tankless water heaters are an efficient, affordable solution What is your biggest water heating concern? Running out of hot water? Rising Tampa utility costs? Environmental sustainability? A good Tampa plumber, like Cass Plumbing, can address these concerns by helping you select a high-efficiency tankless system. Tankless technology is becoming increasingly popular in the Tampa region because of the versatility, convenience, and efficiency. Tankless water heaters offer reduced energy costs, a long service life, and high volumes of hot water. There are still some common myths thr...
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PEX Plumbing in Tampa Bay

Homeowners in Tampa Bay often don’t pay much attention to plumbing until something goes wrong. It’s easy to understand why a slow revolution in the world of interior plumbing has gone largely unnoticed. Since its introduction to the Tampa Bay region in the early 1990s, PEX piping has been transforming the plumbing installation process and has become the material of choice for both commercial and residential plumbing applications. Keep reading to learn more about PEX and why you should consider it for your next interior pipe installation or plumbing replacement project. What is PEX? PEX is ...
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How long is a faucet supposed to last?

Good quality faucet fixtures sold and installed by Cass Plumbing are designed to last. Quality kitchen and bathroom faucets installed properly by professionals can last for decades depending on what kind of faucet you have, how hard your water is, and other factors. What is the average lifespan of a faucet? Modern faucets can easily last 15 to 20 years; however, there are many contributing factors: Frequency of use Faucet make and model Water hardness/quality Proper installation Plumbing maintenance Repair or Replace Faucet? Many times, the decision to replace faucets ...
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What Causes Plumbing Leaks?

We all know that household plumbing leaks happen hundreds of times throughout the Greater Tampa Bay region every day. What most in Tampa don’t seem to know is why plumbing leaks happen. If you didn’t damage your pipe, then why should it start leaking all of a sudden? Are your pipes faulty? Is the leak a sign of something gone horribly wrong? Luckily, the answer to each of these questions is “probably not.” Most common household leaks are simply a consequence of age and wear-and-tear. Finding, fixing, and preventing these leaks is all about knowing where they come from and what to do befor...
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5 Most Common Water Heater Problems

Being in the plumbing and industry in Tampa Bay for so many years, we’ve had the opportunity to deal with almost every water heater problem. We’ve listed the five most common water heater problems for you. Your water heater is one of the essential parts of your Tampa household’s comfort system. Showering, washing clothes, bathing, and cleaning dishes aren’t possible if your water heater can’t keep up. When your water heater is acting up, it’s important to respond quickly and troubleshoot the problem. Here are the five most common water heater problems that you may experience and...
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REPAIRING THAT LEAKY FAUCET ONCE AND FOR ALL

Faucets are one of the essential plumbing features of any Tampa home, used for everything from cleaning dishes to washing hands after a long day in the beautiful Tampa outdoors. However, because these are among the most used fixtures in a house, it's no surprise that some of their parts come loose or deteriorate quickly. This can lead to the dreaded dripping faucet. Listening to the constant sound is maddening enough, not to mention the fact that all of that leaking water is money that's going literally down the drain. It's important to take the right steps to not only stop this leak...
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