We make it happen!.
We are proud to say we have an enormous number of happy customers acknowledging our professional standards, reliable workmanship, honest and upfront approach to dealing with any hot water system and plumbing service we provide.
Extreme Plumbing has been helping customers all over Fort Myers and surrounding areas with a vast array of hot water systems repairs, replacements, blocked drains, broken pipes, leaking taps, toilets, showers and garbage disposals continuously for over 10 years.
Protecting you against substandard workmanship.
With the Extreme Plumbing ONE YEAR Guarantee, you gain the protection and peace of mind only a trusted company like us can offer.
Labor and parts on all NEW fixtures or equipments are guaranteed against defects in material or workmanship for one full year from date of work completion.
- Float arm not rising high enough
- Water-filled float ball.
- Tank stopper not seating properly.
- Corroded flush valve seal.
- Cracked overflow tube.
- Ball cock valve doesn't shut off.
- Try to bend float arm down or away from tank wall
- Replace ball
- Adjust stopper guide rod and lift wires or chain. Replace defective stopper
- Scour valve seat or replace.
- Replace tube or install new flush valve assembly
- Oil trip lever, replace faulty washers, or install new ball cock assembly.
||Like sink faucets, tub faucets can be compression style or washerless.
- To take apart any style tub faucet, pry off the cap, unscrew the handle, and remove the escutcheon.
- In a compression faucet, you'll see the stem and packing nut. Use a deep-socket wrench to grip and loosen a recessed packing nut.
- To repair a washerless tub faucet, remove the stop tube and draw out the retainer clip to get at the cartridge.
- Older Drains. Older plumbing can be damaged by using harsh drain chemicals.
- If you drain is old is better to call a licensed tech.
- If your drain opening is obstructed, sometimes a coat hanger wire with a small hooked end will bring up the clog.
- You can also detach the trap under the sink with a plumber’s wrench in order to get at the clog anything you’ve lost down the drain.
- Use a Plunger. Use some inches of water in the basin, plunge rapidly several times, pulling up sharply at the end to move the clog. .
- If you don’t see an improvement, look for a local plumber for assistence
||Before You Start
- Shut off the water under the sink.
- Close the sink drain; cover it with a rag to catch dropped parts.
- Tape the jaws of your wrench with a layer of duct tape to avoid scratching the fixture.
- Establish a place to lay out parts in order of removal.
- Use distilled white vinegar and a soft scouring pad for removing mineral deposits on faucet parts.
- Most leaky compression faucets need new seat washers.
- Pry off the decorative cap on the handle, remove the handle screw.
- Pull off the handle and use a crescent wrench to unscrew the packing nut.
- After unscrewing the stem, remove and replace the seat washer held in place by a brass screw
- Coat the washers with nontoxic, heat-proof plumbers grease.
- Pop the stem out of the packing nut and replace the O-ring, the culprit for leaky handles.
- O-rings range in size from 3/8 to 5/8 in., so it's crucial to exactly match the size on your faucet.
- Coat the new O-Ring with the plumbers grease.
- Reassemble the faucet and tighten the packing nut.
- If your faucet continues to leak, the seat may be pitted.
|No hot water
- The heater has no power.
- The safety thermostat has quit working.
- Defective heating thermostat.
- Defective heating elements.
- Accumulation of rust, scale, or sediment in the tank or pipes.
- Check the fuse box/ circuit breaker.
- If the heater repeatedly blows fuses call an electrician.
- Push the reset button.
- Test the heating thermostats and elements.
- Test the thermostats and replace if necessary.
- Test the elements and replace if necessary.
- Drain and flush the tank and pipes.
|Water Heater leaking
- Defective gasket or seal on the element.
- Defective safety valve.
- The tank is rusted through.
- Leaking plumbing connections.
- Check and replace gasket or seal.
- Check and replace the safety valve.
- If problem persist, you need a new unit. Call your local plumber for assistence.
|Water heater making noise
- Accumulation of rust, scale or sediment in the tank.
- Scale has formed on the elements.
- Drain the tank and flush it out.
- Disconnet power supply. Remove the elements, soak with vinegar and then scrape off the scale.