After struggling for months to make my plumbing system work properly, I started realizing that part of the problem might be the supplies I was using. I began working hard to make sure that things were right, and it became clear to me that I needed to invest in different equipment. It was really incredible to see how much of a difference a few of the right plumbing supplies made, and I was able to get things fixed up. This blog is all about finding great plumbing supplies to make your home better than ever. After all, you never know what you will need to fix.
26 March 2018
If the water heater in your house is atmospherically vented, that means it has a hood that depends on gravitational movement to draw the exhaust gases from the water heater out of the house. Since exhaust gas is hot, the heat causes it to rise out of the draft hood and through the vent to the outside. Unfortunately, when the vent system malfunctions, it can create a condition called backdrafting. Backdrafting is when the exhaust gases pass into the room instead of passing through the exit vent.
15 March 2018
If your bathroom faucet is dripping, you might be tempted to put up with it rather than take time to get it fixed. However, a drip wastes a lot of water over the course of a month, and it could make your water bill higher. Not only that, the extra humidity it puts into your bathroom could invite pests and mold. Plus, if the leak is due to a worn ring, then the leak will get worse as the ring deteriorates further.
15 February 2018
For some homeowners, a heavy rain means one thing: plumbing problems. While you might consider this to be a fact of life, the reality is that it shouldn't be. If you're experiencing plumbing problems every time it rains outside, it may mean that you have a major plumbing problem developing. Getting help for it now could mean the difference between plumbing disaster and a simple fix. Read on to learn more about this problem and what it means for your plumbing.
21 January 2018
Your plumbing should operate quietly while water passes through it: any sort of irregular noise can point to a variety of plumbing problems that could potentially result in water damage and leaks. Understanding what the problems that certain noises that your plumbing create point to can help you troubleshoot plumbing issues early, before they can actually cause damage within your home. Hissing One of the most common sounds that your plumbing can make is a high-pitched hissing as water exits your showerheads and water fixtures.
16 December 2017
Your furnace could potentially breakdown this winter, leaving you in the cold, but this could be prevented with a little bit of maintenance and elbow-grease on your part. Nobody wants to come home to find that their furnace is suddenly not working, or wake up in the middle of the night freezing and realize that your furnace is broken. Get to work maintaining your furnace, giving it a good inspection and paying attention to signs that a breakdown is imminent.