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.
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.
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.
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.
18 April 2017
When plumbing problems develop in your home, it can be difficult to go about your daily routine until the issue is repaired. However, individuals that have recently purchased their first house will often be unable to effectively address plumbing issues and maintenance as a result of being poorly informed. Learning more about some basic questions about plumbing care will enable you to protect your home from these issues. How Can Hot Water Flushes Prevent Clogs?
17 April 2017
Few things are worse than being hot; especially when you're inside your home. If your A/C isn't cooling like it used to, this is a problem and hotter than normal temperatures are likely not to blame. Learn just some of the reasons why your unit isn't cooling like it should. Clogged Filter The primary function of the filter is to keep dust, dirt and other particles out of the air. Don't forget that the cooled air must also pass through the filter.