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.
3 June 2020
When you have a new hot water heater installed, your installer will typically put it right where the old one was. If you want the new water heater moved, you'll have to pay an extra fee. This is only fair, as the installer will have to run a new electrical wire or gas line, along with some more plumbing, as a part of the relocation process. But is moving your water heater worth it?
21 April 2020
If you own a cat or dog, you may not be familiar with the impact that animals and plumbing have on one another. From the additional hair that you find in the drain to the cats drinking out of and playing in the toilets, pet owners may find themselves rather surprised by how frequently their pets can cause an incident in the house that requires the help of a plumber. Keep reading to learning a few things you can do to minimize or completely avoid pet-related plumbing problems in the house.
26 March 2020
Most people know exactly what their toilets are supposed to sound like when they flush. But if you've noticed that a new gurgling sound is coming from the toilet, especially if it's happening when you haven't flushed recently, then that likely indicates that there's a problem that needs solving. Here's what's most likely to be going on with your toilet and how you can get it taken care of. Air Trapped
27 February 2020
If your home is connected to a septic system or there's a drought in your area, you may want to conserve water when it's possible. Conserving water is a matter of using good habits and updating and maintaining your plumbing. By reducing the amount of water you use, you might be able to pump your septic tank less often, and you may lower your water bill in addition to saving water.
28 January 2020
If you own a business, you understand the importance of maintaining the plumbing in your building. Proper maintenance means that you and your employees have access to running water. Regular maintenance also reduces the chances of plumbing disasters, such as clogged drains, water leaks, and backed-up toilets. Besides plumbing maintenance, one more thing you can do to prevent plumbing disasters is a routine commercial plumbing inspection. Before calling a commercial plumbing contractor, here are three things you should know about plumbing inspections.