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.
7 September 2017
If you are a frugal property owner and you have multiple housing units in a confined land area, you might be wondering if you need two separate septic tanks or if you need to build separately for each property. The answer is that, fortunately, you can combine the plumbing systems of two units to the same septic system. It takes a bit of extra care, though, so make sure that you and the home occupants are aware of these notes.
6 September 2017
Sometimes plumbing design in older homes does not make sense. This is often because when the house was built, it did not have indoor plumbing; that came later. As a result, the plumbing was installed in whatever way worked, rather than what would make the most sense design-wise. If you have some plumbing that needs to be replaced, and you know that your old plumbing is installed in some not-so-easy-to-get-to places, warn your plumbing contractor ahead of time.
6 September 2017
When the colder weather comes, you want your electric furnace to function properly. Most furnace problems develop from the furnace blower, the part that transports heat through the vents, which may cause the unit to not start. It usually doesn't require a professional to diagnose problems with the blower. Follow these tips to diagnose electric furnace blower problems: Inspect the Thermostat Sometimes, the issue isn't with the blower itself, but other furnace parts.
5 September 2017
As a homeowner, one of the most basic expectations you are likely to have is often going to be that water comes into your home from the various spigots, pipes, and faucets within and around the unit. Unfortunately, if you experience issues with backflow, that expectation cannot always be met. Therefore, it is essential for you to be aware of the information shared below about different types of backflow preventers in order to protect your home from that potentially disastrous situation.
4 September 2017
The water supply in your new house may contain an excess of various minerals such as magnesium and calcium; this kind of water is typically referred to as "hard". You'll know if this is an issue for your home if you find that soap doesn't lather as well as you're used to. You might also see white or chalky deposits building up on shower heads and notice that even after being cleaned, your clothes seem yellowish.