Have you ever wondered at how little the typical American bathroom has changed over the past half-century? You still have your basic shower, toilet, and sink. But did you know that with very little trouble, you can now easily add in a couple of gadgets that will make your bathroom elegantly modern while simultaneously saving water? Here are three of these modernizing features. 1. A low-flow showerhead A decade or two ago, low-flow showerheads were in their infancy and compared poorly to normal flow showerheads.
5 June 2018
The time will come when the water heater in a home wears out and needs to be replaced. While it is technically possible for a homeowner to install a new hot water heater on their own, it is not recommended. If you need a new hot water heater installed, your best bet is to hire a licensed plumber to do the job. Some of the top reasons to hire a licensed plumber to install a hot water heater include the following.
13 May 2018
Clogged drains are a constant annoyance for homeowners — even washing your hands can turn into a headache when your bathroom sink isn't draining quickly enough. Thankfully, there are a few ways that homeowners can attempt to unclog the drain themselves. If you have a plumbing fixture that drains slowly, try out these methods before you call a professional to fix the problem. Try Hot Water First for a Simple Solution
22 April 2018
Plumbing repairs will often be high on your list of issues to fix when you have the budget. But what brings a plumbing repair from a priority to an urgent fix? Here are some signs that your plumbing repair is extremely important. When There's a Leak The first urgent problem with a plumbing system is leaks. They can release a lot of water into your home in a short amount of time, doing water damage and racking up a tab on your water bill.
28 February 2017
A leaky toilet tank may not initially seem like a big deal. It runs a bit more often and uses a little more water. Over time, however, leaks have a tendency to grow larger, and before you know it, your toilet is wasting hundreds of gallons of water each month! So, how do you know if your toilet has a leak? Follow these instructions to find out -- and then keep reading to learn what you can do about a leak.
24 February 2017
Going on vacation without your kids can be great because it gives you time to relax and enjoy a bit of peace and quiet. Unfortunately, while you are gone, the children often do things that they normally would not do if you were home. Many parents come home from a weekend away to find that something has gone wrong while they are away. One common issues parents discover is clogged toilets.
24 February 2017
Water well pumps are devices that face near constant use. This extensive use can lead to these devices experiencing some issues that could cause disruptions for your house. To be prepared to limit the disruptions that these problems might cause, you will want to ensure you are thoroughly informed about several of the problems that well pumps will be more likely to experience. Low Water Pressure Low water pressure can be a common problem for older well systems.
18 January 2017