3 Tips Every New Homeowner Needs To Know To Save Money On Future Plumbing Problems
18 April 2018
Now that you are a homeowner, it is important you learn to make some simple household repairs yourself. While you may not have the plumbing skills to move a sink from one location to another or make other major repairs, every homeowner can easily learn to take care of basic problems themselves. By taking some initiative to learn and stocking your home with the necessary tools to fix common plumbing problems, you will save thousands of dollars in repair costs over the many years you own your home.
How Bathroom Mold Affects Your Health
4 April 2018
Mold thrives in humid environments. In a regular home, there are few places that are more ideal for mold growth than the bathroom. People will inevitably leave water on the floor when walking out of the shower or tub and the steam from a hot shower or bath will rise to the ceiling and leave moisture on the walls. In case you have plumbing behind the walls or underneath the floors, a leak could be causing dampness without you even noticing.
2 Things To Try If Your Kitchen Sink Isn't Draining
19 March 2018
If you are having problems with your kitchen sink not draining the way that it should, it can make it really difficult for you to do anything in your kitchen. If you have to hand wash dishes, you can end up with dirty water sitting in your sink for a while. Luckily, there are some things that you can do that can help you with getting your kitchen sink draining the way that you should.
How To Replace A Sink Shutoff Valve With A Compression Valve
4 March 2018
Shutoff valves may stick or otherwise become inoperable over time, leading to either low water pressure on the inability to shut off the water to the supply line in case of emergency. Each scenario can be avoided through the installation of a compression valve, which requires no soldering.
Compression fittings are also referred to as "push-in" fittings because you can simply push the end of a piece of copper, CPVC, or PEX pipe into a compatible compression fitting for a permanent leak-free seal.