4 Steps for Dealing with a Noisy Faucet

4 Steps for Dealing with a Noisy Faucet

A noisy faucet can be very disruptive. Bracing yourself for that grating sound every time you wash can be an annoying experience. There is no need to suffer any longer; a noisy faucet is one of those easier plumbing repairs that can be tackled by a competent DIY enthusiast without special tools in some cases. … Read More

Why is the Water Discolored in Your Home?

Why is the Water Discolored in Your Home?

Some homeowners encounter problems with discolored water in their homes. This can be quite disconcerting when odd colored water is coming out of the faucet. This could be a temporary problem that occurs in different parts of the home at different times. It could also be an indicator of a more serious underlying issue that … Read More

The Top 9 Causes of Copper Corrosion in Your Pipes

The Top 9 Causes of Copper Corrosion in Your Pipes

Corrosion in home plumbing systems, according to certain estimates costs the United States over $1 billion annually. Copper corrosion in plumbing systems in common, but there can be many different causes. Aside from the obvious pipe failure, blue stains are often visible on tubs, sinks, and fixtures; this is a sure sign of copper corrosion. … Read More

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The Top 5 Water Problems that Your Toilet Tank Can Identify

The toilet tank in your home is a mini water storage tank that is  constantly cycled with clean water after every flush. As such, the toilet tank can provide an accurate snapshot of what is going on in your water supply right now. The water that is coming into your toilet flush tank is exposed … Read More

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Dealing with a Main Water Line Problem

Nothing is guaranteed to last forever; this adage applies to most parts of your home and also your main water line. The main water line is the underground artery that delivers the municipal water supply into your home. It’s likely that you will not know much about your main water line, but knowing some information, … Read More

How to Check Your Pipes for Corrosion and Scale Issues

How to Check Your Pipes for Corrosion and Scale Issues

The water system in your home can be damaged by corrosion, and there are other detrimental effects. There are environmental concerns, chief amongst these is the enormous quantity of water lost every day due to domestic water leaks. Homeowners and property managers that have to replace corroded pipes can face extensive and expensive repair bills. … Read More

Simple Plumbing Upgrades to Reduce Your Water Consumption

Simple Plumbing Upgrades to Reduce Your Water Consumption

Water is a precious resource, and most eco conscious people are aware of the importance of saving water. Many consumers make the decision to try to have a more environmentally friendly home, but you may not be aware that there are some simple plumbing upgrades that can have a significant impact on your water consumption. … Read More

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The Different Types of Damage You May Experience From a Burst Water Pipe

A burst water pipe can lead to a massive amount of damage to any home. This plumbing emergency situation can allow water to leak into walls, ceilings, and floors leading to serious structural damage if repairs are delayed. Unfortunately, the damage from a burst water pipe is not just limited to obvious damage. There may … Read More

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Common Plumbing Problems That Are More Likely When You Have Guests

When you have spent hours grocery shopping, cleaning and cooking in anticipation of receiving your guests, you may have not even have given a thought to your plumbing. Whether you are enjoying a holiday celebration with your friends or are hosting a family gathering, having more people in your home does increase the possibility of … Read More

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Plumbing Facts You May Not Know

Plumbing has a long, but interesting history. Many people give very little thought to their plumbing, but here are some facts you may not know that could impress your friends at your next quiz night. Plumbing Dates Back Thousands of Years: Many people consider plumbing to be a solely modern invention, but it actually has … Read More