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Having a house is good! To take full advantage of it is even better. When you live in a home, it is essential to consider managing the most used element in it: water. For water management, several ways are available to occupants. It will be a matter of choosing among the different wastewater disposal systems. Here’s how to organize your home’s sewage disposal. Sewage Disposal: Understanding the Principle To ensure a long life for your home, it is essential to have a fairly functional wastewater disposal system. A good sewage disposal system will protect your home from mold and mildew. Poor drainage can also lead to poor indoor air quality. There are several types of wastewater: grey or domestic water ; black water ; rainwater Therefore, your domestic water management system must be quick enough to reject all these types of water to protect you from any infection. Indeed, when…

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bathtub

Having a bathtub in your place is a dream that not all of us have, but you have to think about this downside when you have to unclog it. There is always a downside to everything good in life; most of us are a little wary of unclogging out bathtubs, but we are here to help you out with this. My partner and I share our house chores, and I can clean everything in our Manhattan apartment apart from the bathroom (that’s their job, not mine). However, cleaning your bathtub can be a hassle, especially if you don’t know what you are doing. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of our tips for unclogging your bathtub drain. 1. Pour boiling water down the drain There is a lot of gunk that accumulates down your drain over time, no matter how careful you are with it.…

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Plumbers are among the most sought-after professionals daily. Their work is necessary to repair and maintain buildings or find a solution to a simple water leak. The choice of a plumber is not easy because there are several on the market, and what is more, not everyone is reliable. This is why many people in need are reluctant to contact a plumbing professional for repairs. In reality, there are just a few essential criteria to consider so that you don’t get screwed and are satisfied with the work. Choosing a Plumber Based on Your Current Needs What is important to know here is the fact that, just like other trades, the plumber’s work also includes several branches. Thus, you have sanitary fitters, heating plumbers, multi-service plumbers, and renewable energy experts, to name but a few. That is why it is essential to determine the type of plumber you need so…

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Water Softener

How to Maintain a Water Softener Summary Step 1: Check the salt level in your water softener Step 2: Change the prefilter cartridge in your water softener Step 3: Clean the resin in your softener Step 4: Check the water hardness The water softener is a device that is found in many homes. Unlike simple filter cartridges, the water softener is electronically controlled. A process treats the water with salt and resin. All these elements must be checked regularly. Here is how to maintain a water softener. 1. Check the salt level of your water softener If the water that goes through the softener is treated with resin, it is the salt that allows the regeneration of the resin. It is, of course, a specific salt for softeners. To know if your tank needs salt, you can : refer to the mark on the tank if yours is equipped with…

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toilet

It is often difficult to arrange properly the little space we have at home, especially if we have only a few square meters of living space. However, with the right ingenuity, we could free up a maximum amount of space in the most unexpected places. In this article, we’ll prove it with the design of an under-stairs toilet area! Why opt for the space under the stairs? In some homes, the space under the stairs is large. It is thus perfectly exploitable that it is in a storage room, in a dressing room, or why not in toilets? Indeed, being easily accessible by everyone, this place must be arranged correctly. To arrange the toilets on the first floor is, indeed, a very practical idea for the old people and those with reduced mobility. However, we must keep in mind that a minimum size for the room dedicated to the toilet space must…

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green

Now more than ever, more and more of us what to adopt more sustainable ways of living, and one way to do this are to upgrade your home’s plumbing system. According to a recent Forbes study, about 77% of Americans want to learn how to live more sustainably, and finally, people are starting to take global warming seriously. Green plumbing might be the plumbing solution of the future as it is a more sustainable way of living your life and makes this a hell of a lot easier. So, without further ado, let’s dive further into this blog and learn some things that everyone should know about green plumbing. What is green plumbing? Also known as ecological plumbing, it is a plumbing system that helps your home conserve water and energy by using a variety of efficient fixtures and plumbing methods. Traditional bathroom fixtures are notorious for being inefficient, and as…

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plumbing

Getting the plumbing right is one of the most essential things in your construction or renovation project. Plumbing is a sector of activity that includes several works. It includes the water supply and heating system. In order to do your plumbing properly, should you do it yourself or hire a plumber? It should be noted the installation of sanitary equipment and bathroom circuits. Moreover, the success of these works depends on a number of strict steps to be respected. So, without further ado, let’s dive further into this blog and learn more about plumbing. 1. Proceed to the establishment of the plan for your installation The first step is to draw up a plan for your installation. This will allow you to overview all the work to be done and make a successful estimate. First, you need to draw the floor plan of the enclosure on paper. If it is a…

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To prevent premature wear of your sanitary installations and to have better quality water, it is essential to use a water softener. It allows treating the water so that it is less rich in limestone. In other words, the limescale in the water will not settle on the walls of the pipes, thus protecting them. The softener is generally reliable and ensures optimal operation in all circumstances. However, it is not immune to breakdowns of any kind. In this case, repairs are necessary, but to do this, the fault must be identified. The Problem With the Installation of the Water Softener The proper functioning of the water softener depends primarily on its installation. This can be done without the help of a professional as long as you use the right tools and have a minimum of knowledge in plumbing. The choice of its location is crucial during the installation. Indeed,…

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After long days of absence, you return home and go to the bathroom, but unbearable odors spoil the fun. Don’t look far; it’s coming from the septic tank. Fortunately, there are solutions to this type of problem. To understand the problem, you need to know that a septic tank is an individual wastewater treatment system used when you are not connected to the sewer system. In general, it contains specific living organisms. If you are away for an extended period and do not discharge waste to feed them, the organisms die. The tank then becomes clogged and causes odors of varying degrees. How To Maintain a Septic Tank? To avoid the accumulation of waste in the installation, the maintenance of a septic tank must be regular. First of all, it is always essential to call a professional to do the work. The operation starts with the emptying of the septic…

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Everything related to health and hygiene is grouped in what is called “the sanitary”. More specifically, it is the bathroom and the toilet. In most homes, these two rooms are combined. In addition, there are the showers, laundry room, and kitchen. The plumbing system distributes water and/or gas to your home. Its installation is not improvised, hence the need to call an expert plumber. The latter can also perform other work such as the connection of sanitary appliances like the washing machine, the installation of your bathtub, etc. Things to Remember Before Proceeding It is essential to know a few things before proceeding with a plumbing connection. First of all, you should know that there are several pipes: the main pipe (22mm diameter), and the 12mm pipes that run from other pipes to the tap. Next, you need to think about the materials that make up the pipes. For gas…

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