Struggling to take showers because of low water pressure can be a nuisance to deal with each day, but this is something you might be able to fix. Low water pressure in a shower can be caused by several things. Once the problem is targeted, a plumber will be able to make the necessary changes to improve the water pressure coming from your showerhead. Here are two common ways to fix this problem.
18 November 2015
There are many projects that homeowners can do themselves, but water purification and equipment installation are not DIY projects. There are several reasons for this, most having to do with the skills needed to connect all of the equipment. If you want water purification services, you absolutely need a professional to do the job, and here are three good reasons why. 1. Your Water Intake Plumbing Has to Be Rerouted
10 November 2015
When it comes to freezing temperatures, there are a lot of things that you have to think about. For one thing, you have to worry about your plumbing. When the temperatures drop below freezing, the water that is inside of your pipes can freeze up and can cause your pipes to burst. This can result in a very expensive problem, so it's best to prevent it from happening in the first place.
2 November 2015
Frozen pipes are more than a minor annoyance. Not only can you not obtain any water when your pipes are frozen, but since water expands when it freezes, frozen pipes often turn into burst pipes, leading to flooding and extensive water damage. This winter, do all that you can to prevent your pipes from freezing by following these steps: Check the insulation. Head down into your basement, and take a look at any pipes that are exposed.
23 October 2015
If you are like many property owners, you likely never thought that a problematic plumbing system or plumbing repairs could contribute to a fire occurring. Your beliefs may be related to your knowledge of plumbing systems transporting water in and out of your home and the fact that water is a primary substance used to extinguish fires. The following plumbing issues can put you at risk for a fire occurring as a result of pipe issues.
19 October 2015
Over the years, your HVAC system is bound to become less efficient due to normal usage. Dust and dirt are inevitable and they can clog your system at several different points. If your furnace or air conditioner does not run as effectively as you would like, you might be tempted to start shopping for new appliances. However, you can often improve a faulty system by doing some simple cleaning on your own.
12 October 2015
Clogged drains can result in more than just an inconvenience for property owners. They are usually the result of trapped debris in drains. Some of the drains in your home may be more prone to trapped debris. For example, your bathtub and bathroom sink may be more prone to clogs as a result of hair going down the drains and getting trapped. You can reduce the chances of clogged drains occurring by putting these "
2 October 2015
When you finally sign the closing papers and move into your new house, your priorities may be to get everything moved in or to start re-painting those hideously-colored bedrooms. However, there is one other issue you should take care of before you get started unpacking and redecorating: learning about the plumbing. Finding out these three things about your plumbing system before you move in may save you from a plumbing emergency and will also ensure that if a plumbing issue does arise, you're more prepared to deal with it.
24 September 2015
If you've ever gone to clean your bathroom or kitchen fixtures and found a white substance on them, chances are this is likely limescale. While it is not pleasant to look at, it can also be damaging to your pipes as well. Once you see it building up, it is important to take action right away. Limescale occurs all over the world and is a result of hard water. Hard water can be found in about 85% of the homes in the United States.
16 September 2015
Are you suddenly experiencing a lack of hot water from the plumbing fixtures in your house? The first thing that should be done is hiring a plumber to perform an inspection of the gas water heater to determine if it can be repaired. Find out in this article how a gas water heater can stop functioning as it should, as well as what a plumber will charge to replace it.
9 September 2015