Archive for the 'Plumbing' Category

Blocked Drains Clearing the Problem

By Al Villa There are many different kinds of drains in a single household. From sinks and bathtubs to toilets and showers, you send water down a drain every day with your daily tasks. Unfortunately, these do not always remain in top working condition. When you experience blocked drains, there are a few things you […]

How Pittsburgh Combination Sewers Cause Water Damage

By Leo Francis Unlike numerous houses in the suburban Pittsburgh area, the city proper and many of the older surrounding towns still have their storm water joined to their sanitary sewer inside the boundaries of the home. This obsolete system not just causes environmental problems for the community but can result in substantial water damage […]

Learn How to Fix a Drippy Faucet by Yourself

By Lawrence Cunningham You can learn how to fix a drippy faucet by yourself and without spending money on a plumber. A drippy faucet is usually not a large repair job and can often be done in a few minutes time and without a lot of money. Even if it is slightly more complex it […]

What to Know About Bathtub Faucet Replacement

By Lawrence Cunningham In these economically trying times, understanding a bit about simple home repairs and renovation can come in handy. In fact, what to know about a bathtub faucet replacement can save a fair amount of money that might otherwise go to a plumber to perform what is, in actuality, a simple do-it-yourself project. […]

How to Use a Sump Pump

By Alexander Sutton Sump pumps are necessary tools in many areas of the country that have high levels of ground water that can suddenly spring up without warning or after a major rainfall. Though frustrating, with the right tools and organization a sump along with a strong pump can help relieve the homeowner of tremendous […]

When to Replace the Water Heater

By Myloer Jamery Even though the water heater is not normally a very expensive thing to replace, there is no need to spend more money than you have to. It is important to make sure that you are using your current water heating unit as long as possible. Of course, there will come a time […]

Plumbing Supply Project 101

By Robert A Hull Putting together a plumbing system entails precision and art. So, if you want to install one at home, then you need to know the basic steps to doing it precisely. Moreover, the installation of your system using your plumbing supply can directly impact how it works, or whether it does not. […]

Five Good Reasons to Keep the Number of a 24 Hour Plumber Handy

By D. Michael Kirby Admit it: You know the feeling. You flush the toilet, and the water level doesn’t immediately lower like it’s supposed to… and you get that familiar rush of frustration, embarrassment and panic. Often our fears turn out to be unfounded, and the problem was just a false alarm. But we’ve all […]

Home Hot Water Heaters Inline Water Heater Or Traditional?

By William J. Bailey If you are looking for a new water heater, you will find that there are two basic options you will have as far as types go. The two basic types of water heaters are a traditional one that employs a tank, and an inline water heater that is tankless. Both types […]

Keep Your Plumbing Working With These Tips

By Nick Messe We don’t often think about our drains, do we? They are there when we need them, but when something goes wrong, it’s all we can think about! Fortunately there are good, honest plumbing companies that do quality work at a fair price that you can call in an emergency. Before you resort […]