Understanding Plumbing Basics
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Understanding Plumbing Basics

As a new homeowner, I can tell you that things aren't always as simple as they appear. I started thinking about it a few years ago, and I realized that there were some serious problems with our plumbing system. We had issues with drains working correctly and toilets flushing like they should, so I started focusing more heavily on understanding the basics of our plumbing system. Within a few short months the entire system was operating more fluidly because of a few changes that I made, so I wanted to create a blog all about my journey. Check out these articles to learn more about the plumbing basics.


Understanding Plumbing Basics

  • What's the Point of Water Treatment?

    4 May 2017

    If there hasn't been an obvious, announced, and profound statement of water problems, why go through the effort of installing some water filter or adding some other kind of water treatment system? Aside from taste, your general health and productivity could be affected whether you're fully aware of it or not. If your water tastes a bit off, or if you've been strangely fatigued for no obvious reason, consider what normal tap water contributes to your life and how a lack of water treatment could complicate things.

  • 4 Benefits Of Using A Hot Tub

    2 May 2017

    When it comes to feeling your best on a daily basis, you will need to do the right things on a routine basis. The key to being able to get through each day with fewer challenges may rest in feeling less stressed and reducing anxiety. One of the ways you can accomplish this goal is by relying on a hot tub to do so and purchasing on when it's on sale.

  • After A Plumbing Leak, How Can I Prevent A Recurrence?

    28 April 2017

    Plumbing leaks are no fun. But what's even worse is having a plumbing leak and then not learning from it, only to have the same thing happen again. Here are some things you can do after the leak to keep it all from happening again. Get Your Pipes Insulated A big source of plumbing damage is winter weather. The pipes may freeze and then burst when they thaw, paving the way for a major plumbing leak.

  • Help Your Workers By Stocking These Extras And Accessories In Portable Toilets

    26 April 2017

    If you have to have portable toilets at your worksite, make them as comfortable as possible. The toilets obviously have to be practical, but you can add a few things to ensure those using the toilets won't suddenly find themselves in a less-than-optimal situation. Easy-to-Reach Extra Toilet Paper These toilets don't have stalls -- they are each a separate stall. That means that if a toilet runs out of toilet paper, the person in there is not in a good situation.

  • Start Your Spring Cleaning with a New Kitchen Faucet

    24 April 2017

    As you begin your spring cleaning, you may notice that your old faucet needs to be refreshed too. It's not technically difficult to change a faucet, but you may have some physical limitations that will prevent you from accessing the connections. You will need to lie on your back, with the small of your back draped over the end of your sink cabinet, while you disconnect your old faucet from the supply lines and connect the new one.