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

  • Beyond Replacing It, What Can A Plumber Do For Your Hot Water Heater?

    26 April 2021

    Many homeowners call a plumber about their hot water heater twice: once to install it, and again 10 to 15 years later to remove and replace it. This approach works, but only marginally. If you were to call your plumber for additional hot water heater services over the years, you'd likely be able to extend the life of your water heater and keep it running more efficiently. What can a plumber do for your hot water heater?

  • 4 Signs You Need To Hire A Plumber For Plumbing Inspections And Repairs

    23 April 2021

    Water puddles and leaking pipes are the last things anyone wants in their home. An ideal way to ward off such issues is by ensuring your plumbing system is in good shape, which is where a plumber comes in. A plumber is an expert when it comes to the installation and maintenance of water systems. They also know how to install and repair appliances such as water boilers, washing machines, and heating systems.

  • Upgrading Your Garage With A New Sink

    13 April 2021

    Adding a sink to your home's garage can greatly improve the functionality of this space. However, it is not an upgrade that is simple to make, as there can be substantial planning and considerations that will have to be assessed.                  Avoid Attempting To Route The New Sink To An Existing Drain A homeowner may assume that they will be able to simplify the installation of their new sink by connecting it to an existing drain line.

  • 3 Ways to Improve and Fix Low Water Pressure in Your Home

    31 March 2021

    Low water pressure can cause major inconveniences in a home. You can't run multiple hot showers at the same time without risking scalds and burns. Your washer only runs on the highest water pressure setting due to low pressure. Pressure issues usually result from faults in the plumbing system. Below are some ways to address low water pressure issues in your home. Fix Your Pressure Regulator A pressure regulator, also known as a pressure reducing valve, is a valve that adjusts the pressure of the water entering your house at the mains.

  • Top Things Your Water Heater Installer Will Need To Determine When Giving You A Quote

    26 March 2021

    You might know that you want to purchase a new water heater since your existing water heater might be faulty. What you might not know, however, is how much you are going to have to spend. This might be something you are really curious about; after all, you'll need to make sure that you are financially prepared for your water heater installation. A water heater installer will be able to give you a quote, but these are a few things that they are probably going to need to determine so that they can give you a quote.