We barely think about our drains and pipes until something goes wrong, but if you follow a few simple tips, you’ll keep your drains flowing and prevent potential problems down the road.
Buying a house is a huge decision and one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. Selecting a home with many plumbing issues could cost you thousands down the road, and add significant stress to your life.
As summer winds down, it’s a good idea to think about preparing your plumbing for the months ahead.
Here are six hot technologies that are expected to rule the plumbing industry in the coming years.
While it may not be possible to prevent every clog from occurring, you can take steps to prevent most of them. Here are some tips:
Unfortunately, toilets are not magical. We should know. When you flush something down your toilet, it does not disappear. Instead, it enters a series of pipes until it finally gets deposited into the sewer.
Hidden leaks damage important infrastructure in your homes like wooden beams, drywall, carpet and sometimes pipes and other plumbing accessories.
One warning sign that your home may have an unseen leak is actually found in your water bill. Water could be slowly leaking out of a faulty pipe, not only costing you on your monthly utility bills but possibly costing you even more in repairs later.
Garbage disposal should last up to 12 years, according to experts but, like any appliance, how you treat it determines whether it lives longer—or shorter than the average lifespan.
Wondering if it’s time to ditch your disposal?
The typical reason that toilets run is the flap in the bottom of the tank is not sealing shut. Ever wonder why jiggling the handle generally works to stop the running water?