Category Archives: Plumbing

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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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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Around three-quarters of Americans identified with a Christian religion, as per the statistics released by Gallup in 2017, and not all these believers used to integrate their beliefs into their everyday life. However, the pandemic and the anxieties of 2020 have led many to search for greater meaning, comfort and hope in their lives by turning to religion. Some ten years ago, I was giving a talk at the university on how Christianity impacted me in my day-to-day life. After the talk, I asked myself, “If I have such a close and personal relationship with Jesus, then why am I not letting Him move into my career choice?” Then, I realized that I didn’t trust Him enough. So, I learned how to. And, it worked! Most career aspirations involve around people’s talents, values, ideal lifestyles and other such factors. They are what you’ve always dreamed for your professional life. However,…

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heater

Who does not want to save money on their water heater bills? Did you know that your water bills count up to 18 % of your total bills? It definitely makes your pockets hurt, huh? Have you ever taken your hot water for granted and when your water heater was broken down you felt betrayed and had to shower with cold water on a Monday morning? In this article, you will learn how to create an efficient home; saving money and energy. 10 Water Heater Tips; 1. Lower The Thermostat Many manufacturers already have a certain degree for their water heater, which is normally at 60 degrees Celsius but most homes are mostly comfortable at 48 degrees Celsius. When you are done with the adjustment you will want to take a quick shower to see if there is a noticeable difference in the temperature. If it does not make a…

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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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5 Essential Steps for Installing a Classic Shower  Contents  – Step 1: Position the tray of your classic shower.  – Step 2: Install the drain and seal your classic shower.  – Step 3: Assemble the sleeves to the drain hose of your classic shower.  – Step 4: Attach the drain hose to the drain of your classic shower and connect it.  – Step 5: Attach your classic shower tray to the walls. For a bathroom on a budget, installing a standard shower is the best option. Functional and space-saving, the shower tray is easy to install, even for the uninitiated.  This post explains, in steps, how to install a standard shower.  1. Position the tray of your classic shower.  Place your shower tray in its final location. Check that it is level with a spirit level. If it’s not level, put it on its edge to adjust the mounting feet…

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plumber

There are many things you need to know before hiring a plumber. Just like letting a stranger into your home, you need to be careful in choosing your plumber. I don’t know anything about plumbing, and I’m not necessarily good with my hands. The perfect plumber should meet all of your requirements, and you should hire someone not because they are known in the area but you should hire someone who is experienced but knows what they are doing. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of the things you need to know before hiring a plumber. 1. Call a professional plumber Although it is sometimes tempting to repair, renovate or install the plumbing in your home, the risk involved far outweighs the benefits of doing it yourself. Whether you are a novice or a black belt in DIY, no one is safe from mistakes. Between…

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hard water

Hard water can be an expensive condition to live in. When dissolved minerals in the water react with heat in your home’s pipes, scale and buildup form, causing damage to your pipes, appliances, and fixtures. Rainwater is pure and devoid of minerals or soft water when it falls as rain. As it passes through the ground, calcium and magnesium are gathered. Water that has accumulated many minerals is called hard water. Hard water isn’t bad for your health, but it is bad for your house. A water softener treats hard water by eliminating the minerals that cause it using an ion-exchange process. The resin within the system traps mineral ions that cause hardness and damage to your property and exchanges them for sodium and potassium ions. How To Know If You Have Hard Water A hard water area covers over 85% of the United States. You may have hard water…

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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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