Plumbing And Your Water Bills


While you are trying to come up with ways to save on your monthly expenses by choosing energy efficient lightbulbs and having dual paned windows installed, you also want to educate yourself on how you can save money on your water bills. Knowing as much as possible about your plumbing and the things that can end up costing you more with regards to your water will help you to save more money each month.

20 December 2018

3 Signs Your Water Heater Is About To Die


Water heaters have a short life. Most of them do not last more than six or nine years, according to the warranty supplied with the water heater (e.g., a six-year warranty is a six-year water heater, a nine-year warranty is a nine-year water heater). If you do not know how old your water heater is when you buy a house, and your home inspector can only "guesstimate" how old it is, you will have to watch the water heater carefully.

2 December 2018

5 Plumbing Tips That Can Help You Save Money


When you're smart about how you handle your home plumbing, you can actually save money. Many homeowners go about their everyday life without making smart plumbing choices and then find that they need to fix serious issues down the road. Today we'll share some helpful plumbing tips that can save you some money. Keep reading to learn more!  Make Sure Your Taps Are Fully Turned Off When you don't double check your sink taps, you may be allowing precious water to be wasted.

28 October 2018

Drain Tips For Homeowners


The common thing that homes usually have installed are various drains, as they are important for certain appliances to function properly. Drains can be found in the kitchen, bathrooms, basement, and even on the exterior of some many houses. Although drains are useful in a house, they can also lead to problems developing if not properly taken care of by homeowners. The most dreaded problem that drains can cause is for the plumbing system to become backed up with waste.

17 September 2018

3 Tips To Help You With Installing Gas Lines For Your Household Appliances


There are many reasons why you may want to use gas appliances inside or outside of your home. In the kitchen, gas stoves are better to cook on and are more efficient, and outdoor gas installations may be good for a grill, outdoor kitchen, or fire pit features. Before you get started installing new gas lines for your home, here are some tips that will help with your project: 1. Having the Gas Service and Lines Installed First

13 August 2018

Comparing Drain Snaking And Hydrojetting


Drain cleaning is a necessary part of plumbing maintenance, as the accumulation of debris and materials that could potentially cause a clog is. The two most common methods of drain cleaning are drain snaking and hydrojetting, both of which work to physically remove blockages from within your pipes. Understanding the major differences between these two methods of drain cleaning can help you choose the one that is right for your plumbing needs.

21 July 2018

Two Natural Drain Cleaning Solutions You Can Use For Grease


Natural drain cleaners are always a good first line of defense against clogged drains. Many of them combine common household cleaning products into effective drain cleaners. These cleaners work best as a preventative measure and as a solution to simple clogging issues. Baking Soda And Vinegar Baking soda is the star of a lot of homemade drain cleaners. Its alkaline composition allows it to help dissolve grease that has an acidic composition.

5 July 2018

Why You Should Install An Eco-Friendly Adjustable Toilet Fill Valve


If you're an eco-conscious citizen, you may have heard (or even tried) the popular advice to place a brick or filled two-liter bottle in your toilet's tank so that it can fill up with a smaller amount of water. But did you know that you can actually buy a replacement toilet part that will help your toilet use less water at each flush? Here's how and why you should consider this adjustment to your toilets.

14 June 2018

Three Septic Questions You Might Need Addressed


A septic system that is experiencing significant problems is a major problem for any property owner to encounter. While these issues can be fairly common, individuals often have a limited understanding of the issues that are most likely to develop. What Types Of Issues Can The Drainfield Experience? The drain field is where the processed water from the septic tank will be released. It consists of a series of buried tubes that are able to slowly but effectively release this water.

22 May 2018

Draining Your Water Heater: Why This One Task Can Save You Money


If there's anything you can do to save you money, wouldn't you do it? There's one task to add to your yearly home maintenance routine; it's this one - draining your water heater. By draining your water heater, you can prevent a premature breakdown of your water heater and can lengthen the life of your water heater and can ensure you have hot water on demand. Read on for instructions to drain your water heater.

30 April 2018