Tag Archives: Water

sewer

For most of us, it’s possible that we have never really heard about wastewater systems. You probably hear some horror stories or see them in movies, but what do we really know about them? As we know, sewer systems prevent the spread of waterborne diseases, which didn’t exist in the United Kingdom until some time ago. London, for example, had a very serious problem until 1866, when sewers were built. Five years before “The Great Stink” of 1858, more than 10,000 Londoners lost their lives to cholera. It is very difficult to imagine life without sewers. So in this blog, we’re going to share with you the top five facts about sewers that you’ll never believe. There is a lot more to sewers that meet our eyes, both literally and figuratively, making them so fascinating. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of the most…

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sink

In the first part of this blog series, we talked about some of the myths about plumbing and in this one will delve into the thick of it. For most laypeople, plumbing is a foreign and alien concept that we know little to nothing about. Most of us either call a plumber or our parents when there is a plumbing issue in our home; I just recently moved out of my parents’ home. I still call my mom whenever there is an issue in my condo or something that I can’t do or find as if she will miraculously come to my place at the click of a button. So, we need to learn a lot more about plumbing, not necessarily how to fix it per se but to be aware when and when not to call a plumber for help. We live in the age of the internet, and…

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Water Pressure

Signs Your Water Pressure Is Too High 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…

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water heater

How to fix a broken electric water heater What’s worse than starting your day with a clod shower because your electric water heater is malfunctioning and gave up on you? This may be my 13th reason why on a day where my mood is already down. Fear not because we are here and we’ll guide you to locate the issue and even fix it yourself. Most people think the worst when their electric water heater stops working, but it is usually just a minor issue that can be easily resolved. Check your warranty Before doing anything, locate your warranty and check if your heater is still assured and the contract’s conditions. This tends to be limited for both residential and commercial electric water heaters. The warranty will give you details about the tank like its serial number, model, and what parts can be changed for free or that you might…

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What Are the Most Dangerous Electrical Hazards in a Home?

What Are the Most Dangerous Electrical Hazards in a Home? Our human ancestors relied heavily on fire for the luxuries of light, heat, and cooking. Today, at the flick of a switch or a push of a button, we have the luxury of obtaining instant power. You’d agree with me that electricity is one of the best blessings that science has given to mankind. From the time we wake up in the morning till the moment we hit the pillow at night, electricity has revolutionized our daily routines and now we cannot imagine our lives without it. When it comes to modern homes, everything runs on electricity. The alarm that you turn off each morning runs on electricity. Electricity is what keeps the lights in your bedroom on and provides you with that hot shower you take right before breakfast. It keeps the food in the fridge cold and fresh…

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