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

  • Upgrading The Water Heater In Your Home To A Tankless System

    28 January 2021

    Hot water in your home is one of those essential things that can be created in many ways. Traditional water heaters work well in most situations, but the newest technology brings highly efficient, tankless systems into residential homes with benefits that are far beyond standard water heaters.  Updating Your Water Heater If you have considered updating some of the older systems in your home, the water heater may be a good candidate for your list.

  • What Can Go Wrong With A Condensing Water Heater?

    15 January 2021

    For years, engineers have tinkered with the basic water-heating idea to create and revolutionize home water heaters. What started out as a crude appliance that was not all that efficient has evolved into a number of highly efficient water heating units. Condensing water heaters are the perfect example of a revolutionized water heater. These unique appliances are designed to utilize unused natural gas or propane emissions from your water heater's burner to heat water through an exchanger, which is no doubt an efficient thing to do.

  • 3 Things That Can Go Wrong With Submersible Well Pumps

    23 December 2020

    Deep-well submersible pumps are a fact of life for homeowners without access to city water or those that wish to tap the natural resources around their homes. While above-ground and jet pumps are an option for shallow wells, deep wells often require submersible pumps. These pumps can pull water from hundreds of feet underground, all but guaranteeing a stable supply.  Submersible pumps can fail like any other pump, however. When they do, you'll need to pull your pump from the well to inspect and repair it.

  • Is Your Water Heater Going Out?

    18 December 2020

    Does your water heater seem to take forever to heat up the water in your home? Could you imagine if the day ever comes when the water heater fails to actually heat your water? Water heaters tend to last between 8 and 12 years before needing to be replaced. Luckily, with a little bit of knowledge under your belt, you will know when your water heater is about to go out on you.

  • Tips for Plumbers Buying Sewer Cameras for Inspections

    9 December 2020

    If you're a plumber, you need to constantly innovate your practice so that you can always provide useful services to customers. One piece of equipment that's becoming standard for pipe inspection is sewer cameras. If you believe this product can help your plumbing operations, buy using the right protocol. Go With Large Tablet Screen After inserting one of these specialty cameras inside a residential client's sewer lines, you'll receive video feedback on a tablet screen.