Category Archives: Amateur Plumber

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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scam

There are a lot of scammers out there, and you need to be wary about them. Your home is your safe space, and you can’t just let anybody in there. This is why you need to do a thorough background check on any plumber before hiring them. Doing your due diligence will help you weed out potential scammers and save you a lot of trouble later down the line. A shady plumber can ruin your day and waste a lot of money, and this isn’t something we would wish on our worst enemies (except if you are Jake Gyllenhaal). So, without further ado, let’s dive further into this blog and learn about some of the most popular plumbing scams out there and how to avoid them. 1. The old switcheroo The good old bait and switch is a scam that is popular everywhere and not just in the plumbing world. This scam…

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The plumbing and heating installations are essential and, above all, have a strong impact on the comfort level of a house. In view of this, it is more than necessary to take care of them and especially to permanently ensure their proper functioning. In order to ensure the proper maintenance of its daily installations, here are some actions to take. The importance of plumbing in a house The construction of a house includes several actions and works. All of the work related to plumbing is referred to as finishing work. Well, there is an obvious and tangible reason for this designation. The plumbing works represent a big whole. It is not just about plumbing fixtures such as faucets and the like. The plumbing installations are closely linked, both architecturally and functionally, to the processes of insulation, heating, cladding, and even more so to air conditioning. In view of all these…

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This article is here to burst your bubble about the world of plumbing, and there are many things you are doing that are counterintuitive. The thing about plumbing is that everyone thinks it’s a simple job, granted something you can DIY yourself, but the more complicated things should be left to the professional if you ask my humble opinion.  Plumbing isn’t something that most of us have much knowledge of, and we should leave it to the professional rather than believing everything we see on the internet. This line is blurred when you start adding myth into the mix. So without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and bust some of the common misconceptions and myths about plumbing. Myth 1- You can flush items that say they are flushable Well, you can, but you aren’t recommended to do this as they will just contaminate the water source and even cause…

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Water leaks are a fairly common occurrence in our homes. However, you have the option of temporarily fixing it until the specialist arrives. If you find yourself in this situation, keep calm and call a professional. Here are the steps to follow to repair a hot water leak. Turn off the main water supply As soon as you notice a water leak, the first thing to do is find out where the leak is located. Next, you need to turn off the main water supply to your home. This will stop the water leak from dripping. A water leak in your home can come from a variety of places. If yours is located in a buried or concealed pipe, you should seek the advice of a plumber. They will be able to help you better in this case. Repairing a water leak on a fitting If your water leak is on…

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The question of heating is an element of great importance in a house. This is due to the fact that the well-being and comfort of the occupants of the house depend on it. If several heaters are used throughout the world, there are some that are particularly appreciated. This article offers you a list of the 5 best-selling heaters in history. 1. Gas Gas is very popular in urban areas, where it is easy to stay connected to the supply network. The emergence of high-performance installations, such as condensing gas boilers, has reinforced the popularity of this energy. Replacing a conventional gas boiler with a new one offers the possibility of significant energy savings (10 to 30%). Experts in air conditioning, heating, and plumbing are present in all major cities of the world and are ready to provide you with their services. 2. Electricity Electricity has a prominent place in the world…

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Bathroom Installation

Safety Standards to Follow in Bathroom Installation Summary Bathroom safety: electricity Bathroom safety: floors and walls Bathroom safety: accessories Bathroom safety: water temperature A bathroom is a place dedicated to relaxation and well-being. To keep it that way, you must respect safety rules for electricity such as humidity, water temperature, or storage. Let’s take a closer look below. Safety in the bathroom: electricity Water and electricity do not mix well. Electrical safety rules are therefore stringent in bathrooms. The (NEC) – NFPA standard defines 4 electrical safety volumes. Volume 0 corresponds to the shower or bathtub itself. Except for those directly integrated into some shower cubicles, no electrical appliance is allowed. Volume 1 corresponds in width to the dimensions of the shower or bathtub up to 2.25 m high. Only waterproof (IPX4) lighting fixtures and extra-low voltage switches (12 V) are allowed. Volume 2 adds 0.6 m to the width of volume…

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About a trillion gallons of water are wasted in the United States annually due to plumbing problems; this is the equivalent of 40 million swimming pools. It is crazy how much it is and how it is easy to fix these even without the help of a plumber. However, if you feel that you are not apt for the job, it’s better to contact a plumber as you might cause even more damage. We will teach you the basics of plumbing and guide you to make it easier. Most leaks can be solved with a quick wrench tap and some basics. Some may feel that residential plumbing is tricky, but it can be made easy with the correct guide, and your wallet will thank you. This article will go through different parts that make up your pipe system; you will also know what problems you can solve yourself are and…

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Thermostatic Shower Mixer

How to Choose Your Thermostatic Shower Mixer Contents     – Advantages and disadvantages of the thermostatic shower mixer     – Choosing a thermostatic shower mixer     – Price of thermostatic shower mixers The thermostatic shower mixer allows you to adjust the water temperature to the nearest degree and maintain it throughout the shower. It remains to choose between the various models adorned with many materials, shapes, and additional equipment. Our zoom guides you through this world of thermostatic shower mixers.  Advantages and disadvantages of thermostatic shower mixers The thermostatic shower mixer is equipped with two levers; one is used to adjust the flow of water, the other to adjust the temperature, which is thus fixed at the desired degree. But this is not the only advantage. Here are the others:     – The water temperature remains constant, even when the pressure drops, for example, when someone uses another faucet in…

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Your Shower Mixer!

Read This Before Choosing Your Shower Mixer!  Contents  – Two types of shower mixers: classic or thermostatic  – Choosing the proper shower mixer   The shower mixer connects the hot water inlet to the cold water inlet to form a single water inlet that you can adjust. Classic or thermostatic, it is one of the main accessories of the faucets with the showerhead, the column, and the shower hose.     Two types of shower mixers: classic or thermostatic  The classic shower mixer  This is the only shower faucet where a single horizontally-activated lever allows you to adjust the flow rate and the temperature.  One hand is enough to use this ergonomic lever, which is also practical for children. However, the temperature setting is still imprecise.  Caution: there is a risk of burns if the shower mixer is left in the hot water position or a wrong movement changes the temperature.  The…

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