Winter will be here before you know it. If you've recently had a plumbing contractor replace the pipes in your home, you want to make sure they survive the cold weather. After all, even brand-new pipes can freeze during the winter. If they do, you're going to be looking at water damage, and the replacement of your brand new water pipes. Here are four simple steps you can take to protect your pipes this winter.
30 July 2018
If you live in an area where the winter weather gets bitter and cold, it can be dangerous for your home's plumbing. As the temperatures start to thaw, it is important that you inspect your pipes for any signs of damage. Unfortunately, if you don't know what to look for, you may find yourself facing costly water damage. Here are a few of the things that you need to check as the weather starts to warm.
10 July 2018
There will be times when your home suffers plumbing issues. Instead of dealing with them alone and potentially making a mistake, it's always a good idea to hire a licensed plumber. They can help you deal with these issues by assisting in the follow ways. They Have Unrivaled Experience Taking a DIY approach to plumbing issues often results in doing more harm than good. Then, you may be left with expensive repair bills that could have easily been avoided.
21 June 2018
Many homeowners today do not realize the importance of having routine plumbing inspections. They postpone or avoid the services until something unfortunate such as water damage occurs. Unfortunately, this can result in them needing to spend more money fixing the water leak and getting the water damage cleaned up. Water damage is dangerous because it can encourage mold growth. Toxic mold can make individuals sick and it can spread quickly. If you wait until the signs of water damage are obvious, you will likely have to also get building materials that were impacted by the water replaced.
28 May 2018
If your home is aging, chances are good that everything else is aging too, including the operating systems. Recognizing problems with the wiring is usually an easy process; the lights start flickering and the circuits shut down repeatedly. However, it's not always that easy when it comes to your plumbing, especially the pipes. Now that your home is aging, it's time to start worrying about those pipes. Here are four signs that will let you know when it's time to replace the plumbing in your home.
4 May 2018
If you have a toilet in an older home, it is likely connects by a cast iron flange. Cast iron can become brittle over the years causing the toilet to rock. It is possible to replace the cast iron flange yourself and make the toilet steady to keep it falling through the floor. Replace the cast iron toilet flange by following these steps. Prepare to Replace Cast Iron Flange To replace the flange, gather:
16 April 2018
If your home uses well water that leaves iron stains and hard water scale on all of your sinks and toilets, then these tips will help you successfully remove them: Tip: Wash the Porcelain with a Grease-Cutting Detergent Before Scrubbing Since your home's sinks and toilets come into contact with greases and oils from your body and cleaning products, it is important that you remove this grease before you try to remove the scale and iron stains.
27 March 2018