Storm and Sewer Drains: Are They the Same? Plumbing systems serve various functions, which is why no two plumbing systems work or the same or are installed in the same way. The biggest difference we can point out among plumbing systems is between sanitary and storm sewers—they both drain out water but in distinct ways.
How Do You Keep Your Pipes Safe from Winter Damage? Most Americans know how hard life gets during plummeting temperatures in the winter and how badly it affects the management of everything in the house.
How to Avoid a Holiday Plumbing Emergency A clogged bathroom during the holidays is a disaster, to say the least. With everyone enjoying time with friends and family, you surely don’t want to inconvenience anyone by calling them in for repairs.
For most Americans, the winter holidays are as busy as they are festive. With the barrage of guests coming over to your house and the mounds of food you’ll be preparing for them, your plumbing and sewer systems can suffer big time.
The Most Common Commercial Plumbing Issues Commercial plumbing systems more complex than their residential counterparts and are put under immense pressure each day. Such issues are exacerbated when you take into account the cost of lost business. In the day and age of social media, one embarrassing Facebook post or Tweet by a customer is […]
How to Prevent Plumbing Pipes from Freezing Over Inspecting the plumbing pipes both inside and outside your house should be part of routine home maintenance. However, the risk of pipes bursting or sustaining considerable damages increases significantly during winter months. The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) states that property damage due to the […]
Handy Tips for Fixing a Slow Flushing Toilet A slow flushing toilet is quite a nuisance. Moreover, it’s embarrassing if you’ve got guests over or share the toilet with someone else. The only way you can address the issue is recognizing the problem early and taking corrective measures. For a permanent fix, you need to […]
Basic Plumbing Maintenance Tips Everyone Should Know Basic plumbing maintenance is easy to carry out and saves commercial and residential owners time, money, and most importantly, water. An efficient plumbing system serves several key functions including access to clean water, removal of wastewater, and preventing water damages. According to The lumber, the average plumbing system […]
Signs you Need to Replace your Cast Iron Plumbing Pipes If your house was constructed before the 1970s and you’ve never thought of getting a plumbing inspection done, you’re putting your belongings and home at risk. One of the reasons why this is important is that the pipes constructed prior to then were made of […]
Overflowing Toilet Tanks: What Can You Do? Using the toilet is an everyday ritual, and quite frankly, a bare necessity. If something goes wrong with the toilet, it becomes hard to get through the day, especially if there’s only one bathroom in the house. One of the worst issues you can face in this regard […]