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.
25 July 2017
Of course, it's nice to have a home that looks beautiful and well organized. However, there is obviously more to keeping your home up than sprucing things up. Even though it's not as glamorous as the decorating aspects of home care, making sure that everything in your house is in good working order. From making sure that your heating and air-conditioning system is up to par to maintaining the plumbing in your home, here are some ideas that might help you to maintain the inner workings of your home:
14 July 2017
Does your home have a water heater that no longer heats very well, is leaking or that otherwise needs to be fixed? Have you already decided that you're going to replace the water heater, but you're not sure what to look for? Your plumber will likely recommend one or more water heaters to put in place of the old one, but the choice will ultimately be up to you. Here are some things to keep in mind:
8 July 2017
When many people think about installing a heating system in their home, they automatically think about installing a gas-powered or electric-powered furnace. Even though a furnace is a popular choice for many, it is not the only option that you should look into. For example, depending on where you live and what your needs are, you might find that a heat pump is an even better choice. These are a few signs that a heat pump might be right for you.
5 July 2017
If you are remodeling your home, then you may want to complete a bit of plumbing service. This will allow you to upgrade your sinks or install new pipes to replace older ones. If you are simply a homeowner, then you may not have a great deal of plumbing knowledge. You may find yourself in some pretty tough situations, like tight spots around supply lines that are extremely difficult to maneuver yourself.
28 June 2017
Chemical drain cleaners are an effective tool for homeowners to have, but there's a time and place for them. In some cases, using a drain cleaner to try and fix a plumbing problem in your home could be downright dangerous. If you're considering using a chemical drain cleaner for a plumbing problem, make sure that the following three situations aren't currently happening to you. When Plunging Drain cleaner can typically be used in sinks and bathtub drains, but there's one instance where you should never use it.