It’s a perfect day and you’re getting ready for the grind as a wave of exasperation washes over you—the bathroom sink is backing up!
While the reasons for clogged toilets are pretty understandable—clogged bathroom sinks usually come out of the blue. Or do they? » Read more
Having hot water pouring through the shower as you turn the faucet is a blessing on its own. Water heaters, therefore, are the necessity of every household as the temperature drops. However, these water heaters can turn into time bombs if proper care is not given.
Here is everything you ought to know about water heaters to prevent them from exploding. » Read more
Many of us are guilty of leaving plumbing repairs until the last minute. However, leaving plumbing issues unattended can cause severe damage to your property and belongings—increasing the cost of repair work in the future. Not tending to serious issues—like a water-heater leak—poses a threat to your safety as well. » Read more
Letting the tap water run while you brush your teeth or shave can result in a loss of nearly 5,700 gallons of water per year. Our routine activities involve a large amount of water wastage. Increased population growth coupled with depleting levels of clean water has not only resulted in rising water bills but also opens to door to a possible water crisis in the future. » Read more
Well-maintained water lines play a crucial role in ensuring a constant supply of fresh water to your home. They are durable and built to last a number of years but prolonged wear and tear, age, and weather factors can speed up its deterioration. Water lines that require maintenance or repair tend to give of certain signs which – if ignored – can result in catastrophic damages. » Read more
Few things are as annoying as the sound of a dripping faucet. Keeping your faucets in good working condition won’t just allow you to sleep in peace, but will also help in significantly reducing your water bills. Faucets can leak due to a number of reasons including consistently high water pressure, damaged parts, corrosion, mineral deposits, and defective O-rings. Research shows that an average U.S household wastes up to 9,400 gallons of water each year due to water leaks. » Read more
Drainage systems found in modern homes don’t just handle water but a range of other waste materials. Unfortunately, most of us imagine it to be a bottomless pit in which anything can be thrown. This causes the drains to get clogged by things such as hair, grease, toothpaste, soap scum, and other particles. Severe clogging and lack of proper waste disposal eventually result in expensive repair or replacement costs. » Read more
Our bathrooms deal with so much every day! Whether it’s putting up with our morning tantrums or dealing with our evening weariness, they’ve always been there. » Read more
While you can replace the faucet or plunge your toilet, there is an array of jobs that you should not take in your hands.
Here is a list of plumbing problems that you shouldn’t resolve yourself. » Read more
According to IBHS, water heater failure is among the top five causes of residential damage. Here are few signs to look for that will tell you when it’s time for a repair: » Read more