Tag Archives: Plumbing

Water Pressure

Low water pressure can be exhausting whenever you take a shower, but did you know that your water pressure can be TOO high? People tend to associate high water pressure with an advantage. Still, high water pressure can lead to a shorter life cycle of your appliances and it can also damage your plumbing, leading to leaks and pipe bursts, which can cost you a lot. In this article, we will talk about the various symptoms of high water pressure and how to fix the issues… Symptoms Of High Water Pressure Water Hammering We’ve all heard the ominous pounding coming from the pipes. When a fast, heavy water flow comes to a standstill, it’s known as a “water hammer.” A fixture can halt the flow of water. As a result, a shock wave is sent through your plumbing system. Intense vibrations cause the well-known shuddering sounds in your pipes. Leaking…

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Drain

Have you ever gone to your garage to store something, only to discover stagnant, gooey sludge lying on top of the floor grate? As bad as the mess looks, what’s even worse is that if you don’t have it addressed quickly, it might end up harming any objects you have stored nearby. A garage floor drain is designed to drain any water that enters your garage with your vehicles, spills in your garage, or pours into your garage from the outside. A clogged garage drain can result in a slew of problems, including the loss of valuables and tools. Continue reading to learn about the most frequent causes of garage drain backups, as well as how to prevent them. Causes of Clogged Garage Floor Drains. Lack of Maintenance: If you don’t clean it out every few months, debris builds up and might cause a backlog, resulting in discoloration and mold…

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If you are building a brand-new house or planning a major renovation project for an older home, you will want to take the time to think about how you want the plumbing installed. By this, we mean that the placement of fresh water supply lines, sewer and drainpipes and plumbing vents should be installed in the right locations so that water need travel the shortest distance possible. If you have a large home, the farther the water connections are from the main supply line, the lower the pressure. Since it can be challenging to know if you will have sufficient water pressure post-construction or post-renovation, it is a good idea to have a water pressure regulator installed simultaneously. Aside from the above, here are a few other tips and ideas you will want to incorporate into your new home plumbing installation.. Centralize Plumbing In the Basement It makes it easier…

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You’ve been yearning for that nice and hot shower and you’ve heard a lot about the importance of a hot water system. But, how much do you really know about it? When it comes to hot water, we are experts and before you break your bank account to get that hot water system, here are some answers to common FAQs about hot water systems. #1. What System Is Best for You? That’s the first question most people will ask. To reduce your confusion, there are many different variables out there and what may be best for somebody else may not be best for you. Factors such as family size, water consumption habits and budget can play a big role as well. Generally, there are two main water-hating methods you can select from: tank and instantaneous water heaters. Tank Systems: Equipped with a large storage tank, this water heating system can…

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