Blocked Kitchen Drain? 2 Main Culprits and How to Prevent Them
22 February 2018
What would you do if you heard gurgling from your sink, followed by nasty liquid? Often, you have no choice but to call in a plumber so that your normal kitchen functions can take place again. Of course, this situation can generally be prevented if you take the proper precautions. This article highlights the top two culprits that cause kitchen drain blockages and how to prevent them.
1. Fats and oils
Answering Questions About Common Plumbing Problems in the Home
4 January 2018
It's never good for a homeowner to overlook or ignore even minor plumbing problems in the home, as minor problems can be a symptom of damaged plumbing pipes and fixtures, and these small problems can lead to outright plumbing emergencies. To ensure that you maintain your home's plumbing pipes and pieces properly, and to help you avoid a plumbing emergency, note a few questions about common home plumbing problems.
Why do faucets drip?
Dealing With Airlocks in Your Hot Water System: 2 Solutions
29 November 2017
If you hear a loud hissing sound or see bubbles in the water when you turn on the hot water taps in your home, it is highly likely that you are experiencing a very common plumbing problem called an 'airlock'. Airlocks happen when air becomes trapped in the pipes of your hot water system. This air makes it difficult for water to move around the system and results in hissing and bubbles.
What to Look For In a New Hot Water Heater
30 August 2017
It's never a good idea to wait until your home's water heater outright breaks before you consider getting a new one; while a water heater isn't necessarily difficult to purchase and have installed, waiting until the home has no hot water means not being able to take the time to shop and compare your options for a new heater. In turn, you may not be able to upgrade to something that might work better for you and your family, or that will be more affordable to use every day.