Category Archives: Professional Plumber

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Is the water in your sink or shower having trouble draining? Do you have bad smells coming from your pipes? Then it is possible that your pipes are clogged. Having a clogged drain is not exactly a fun thing to do. It’s time-consuming, you don’t always know how to do it right, and you’re desperate to find a way to fix the problem once and for all. Let’s be honest, no one wants to deal with a clogged pipes, especially when you came home after a bad day, this is why we come in handy and help you out to avoid this. No matter what condition your home is in, you are never safe from having your pipes clogged. There are many reasons for this. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn everything you need to know about clogged pipes. What can cause a clogged drain?…

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Installed by many households, the water softener is a device that prevents the deposit of scale in household appliances. It is an essential device that also ensures good water quality. Why and how should it be maintained? So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of the things you need to know about water treatment units. Why maintain your water softener? Just like other intensively used equipment, the water softener is also confronted with many deterioration factors. Among these, you have limestone, bacteria, wear and tear, corrosion, lack of salt, improper use, etc. In fact, maintaining this device regularly and correctly allows you to ensure drinking water. Then, the maintenance of your water softener allows you to guarantee good quality water with a better taste and a better effect on the skin and the hair. This task also ensures the best operating conditions for the device…

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6 Steps to Solder a Copper Tube

6 Steps to Solder a Copper Tube Contents     – Step 1: Strip the tube     – Step 2: Apply the stripper     – Step 3: Snap on the fitting     – Step 4: Heat the tube     – Step 5: Apply the braze     – Step 6: Allow the assembly to cool Apart from mechanical devices (such as flanged, bi-cone, compression or push-in fittings), copper tubes and fittings are only assembled by soldering. This is more accurately called brazing because there is no question of melting the copper parts (even superficially) to assemble them: they are “glued” using a filler metal (brazing) which melts at a lower temperature than the copper. To do this, hold the parts in contact with each other and heat them with a single gas flashlight or soldering lamp. Once they have reached the right temperature, the copper is dark red. The solder, brought into…

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When building work is carried out, several building professionals are usually involved. These include specialists in masonry, plumbing, electricity, and zinc work. Can a zinc worker do plumbing work? Who is a plumber? A plumber is a building professional who works on the gas, air, and water distribution system components. He also repairs and maintains piping and drainage systems for various uses (heating, ventilation, clean and wastewater). We distinguish between plumber-heaters and plumber-installers. The first one takes care not only of the sanitary installations but also the heating system. The latter is in charge of installing the interior and exterior plumbing networks. He can intervene in homes as well as in industrial buildings. In general, the plumber is self-employed, but a construction company can also employ him. You can also call a plumber to perform emergency repairs on your water system. He is ideally qualified to do this work. What…

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4 Steps to Insulate Your Heating Pipes

4 Steps to Insulate Your Heating Pipes   Summary Focus on the different solutions Step 1: Clean the pipes Step 2: Take measurements Step 3: Cut out the sleeves Step 4: Case 1: Install insulation on straight and curved sections Step 4: Case 2: Install insulation on T-fittings Step 4: Case 3: Insulate at wall penetrations Insulating your heating pipes allows you to make significant energy savings. Indeed, the hot water loses up to 20% of its calories between the heater and the radiators. Therefore, insulating heating pipes is necessary, especially in cold rooms (laundry room, cellar, basement). Different techniques exist depending on the configuration of your installation. Focus on the different solutions Different solutions exist to seal your heating pipes. Each more or less adapted to the installation’s constraints and the search for efficiency. The insulating tape: comes in the form of a roll and is easily wrapped around the…

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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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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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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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Electricians come in handy when it comes to electrical work. When getting work done for your home, you can never trust just anybody because they are going to enter the sanctity of your safe space, and you need to hire someone who knows what they are doing. Electricity is not to be played with, and it isn’t something that you can DIY yourself because a lot can go wrong here. Hiring a professional electrician is the way to go whenever you have something to fix in your home, and this is the smartest and safest choice you can make. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of the things you should know before hiring a new electrician. 1. Insurance and license Not everyone can become a licensed professional; a lot of training and study goes behind this. So, hiring a licensed electrician doesn’t mean that there will…

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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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