Installing Plumbing for New Appliances

Why Should You Consider A Hydrovac To Make A Trench?

Posted by on May 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Should You Consider A Hydrovac To Make A Trench?

When you need to have a trench on your property, there are a number of ways to accomplish the job. You can dig the trench yourself, you can rent an excavator for that purpose or you can rent hydrovac services. If you’re like many people, you may be unfamiliar with a hydrovac machine and not know how it can be a suitable option for you. The following reasons make hydrovac services a great choice when you need a trench. Easier Soil Removal One of the things that will happen if you dig your trench with a shovel or use an excavator is...

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Want A Whirlpool Tub? How To Fit One In A Small Bathroom

Posted by on Apr 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Want A Whirlpool Tub? How To Fit One In A Small Bathroom

Standard bath and shower combinations are nothing special anymore. Newer homes often have whirlpool tubs incorporated into the initial design. However, this does not help you if you own a home with a small bathroom and no whirlpool tub. Although it might seem impossible, you can do quite a few things to fit one in a tiny space.  Build a Shower into the Tub Instead of thinking that you need to have a separate, walk-in shower, you can just build a shower in with the whirlpool tub. Sure, it might not be as easy as walking into a dedicated...

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Two Tips For Helping Keep Your Bathroom Safe From Common Plumbing Issues

Posted by on Feb 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Tips For Helping Keep Your Bathroom Safe From Common Plumbing Issues

A compromised plumbing system can cause havoc in almost any home. In addition to making the house very uncomfortable, plumbing issues can also result in substantial damage to the property. In particular, the bathroom is an area that can be extremely prone to suffering plumbing failures. If you have recently purchased a home and are unsure of how to prevent issues with your bathroom, you can use the following tips to help keep this part of your home safe from some common plumbing problems. Prevent The Toilet From Accumulating Condensation It...

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5 Reasons Your Heating Bills Are Expensive

Posted by on Jan 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Your Heating Bills Are Expensive

Do you open up your heating bill every month and wonder why it is so expensive? Dealing with pricey heating bills can definitely be frustrating, but it does not always have to be this way. If you figure out why your heating is so expensive in the first place, you can reduce your costs. Here are five reasons your heating bills are expensive: Your Windows Are Drafty If you have older windows in your home, they may be pretty drafty. The draftier your windows are, the colder your house will be. If warm air escapes through your windows, your...

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Protecting Your Plumbing From Your Pets

Posted by on Dec 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Protecting Your Plumbing From Your Pets

Common plumbing problems strike almost everyone from time to time. Clogged toilets, leaky pipes, and slow running drains are bound to occur in your home. You may not realize that your pets are the culprits for some of these problems. These furry little friends can wreak havoc on your system if you do not take certain precautions. Cover Your Drains and Pipes Open drains and exposed pipes are real hazards for your pets. Kittens, puppies, hamsters, and other small animals have been known to get trapped in open drains or spaces around pipes,...

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If Your Pipes Freeze, Will They Burst?

Posted by on Nov 11th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on If Your Pipes Freeze, Will They Burst?

As a homeowner, you may have heard about the dangers of frozen pipes–that they will burst and cause expensive water damage. Knowing the truth about frozen pipes and how to avoid this problem can help you take care of your property during the cold winter weather. If your pipes freeze, will they burst? Frozen pipes can burst, but many of them do not. Unfortunately, because of this uncertainty, the thawing process should be carefully monitored so that if the water gushes from the pipe, the problem can be caught early. What can you do to...

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Green Plumbing Renovations That Can Save Water And Cut Energy Costs

Posted by on Nov 2nd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Green Plumbing Renovations That Can Save Water And Cut Energy Costs

If want your home to be greener and more efficient, there are probably a list of improvements you want to be done. These improvements may include things with more energy efficient appliance and lighting. You may even be considering things like solar power. There are also some improvements that you may want to do to the plumbing in your home, which can help to save energy and reduce water consumption. Here are some of the green plumbing renovations you will want to put on your list:  1. Adding Low-Flow Fixtures To Reduce Water Waste The...

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Ways To Keep Your Duct System Clean

Posted by on Oct 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ways To Keep Your Duct System Clean

Your heater or furnace is not the only HVAC component that works to keep your home warm in the winter. A central heating system functions thanks to a duct system that channels heated air throughout the home. If there are obstructions and debris in these ducts, it could both compromise the air quality of your home and detract from your heater’s efficiency. The following are a few tips on how you can keep your duct system clean to maximize heater or furnace efficiency: Keep grates free of dust Dust will naturally build up around your duct...

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How To Fix A Leaky Showerhead

Posted by on Oct 6th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Fix A Leaky Showerhead

Leaky showerheads can be a hassle. Not only do they create a lot of noise, they will increase your water bills and increase your environmental impact. Thankfully, fixing a leaky showerhead is a fairly simple process that will only take a few minutes of your time with the right tools and know-how. Before You Begin You’ll need several towels, a commercial cleaner (or white vinegar), plumbing tape, and an adjustable wrench or pair of pliers, all of which are available at most hardware stores if you do not already have them at home....

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Changes You Can Make In Your Bathroom To Help With Your Lower Back Pain

Posted by on Sep 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Changes You Can Make In Your Bathroom To Help With Your Lower Back Pain

If you suffer from lower back pain, then you know just how hard some of the things so many take for granted can be. Even washing dishes and vacuuming can be too much to ask of you when your back is hurting. The bathroom resents even more difficulties that you must face on a daily basis. Luckily, there are some changes you can make to your bathroom to help it become a more comfortable space for you. Replace your bathtub with a whirlpool bathtub with a seat Getting in and out of the bathtub can be difficult and painful when your lower back...

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