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.
Plumbing Protection Tips For New Homeowners
25 January 2018
As a new homeowner, taking on the responsibility for maintaining your home's plumbing is important. You need to know how to avoid pipe damage in your home, because problems in your home's plumbing can cause a domino effect and may ultimately lead to damage to the water main and other plumbing infrastructure. Here are a few things that you should know to help you avoid plumbing problems in your home and the pipes that lead up to it.
A Clear Picture Of Your Home's Plumbing System
10 January 2018
The more you understand the ins and outs of your plumbing system, the better position you are in when it comes to both preventing and repairing issues. This article will teach you how your plumbing system works and point out some possible weaknesses that it may have.
How water enters your home
Water will enter your home from the main water line. As it comes onto your property via underground pipes, it will be divided and steered to all the different areas of your home that need water such as the kitchen, laundry room, bathrooms, water heater, sprinkler system, etc.
Is Your Toilet Loud? 3 Noises You May Be Hearing And What Can Cause Them
11 December 2017
If you notice the toilet in your bathroom is making a lot of weird noises, this is a sign that there is something wrong. Fortunately, you can determine the problem so you can get your toilet repaired. Below are three sounds you may be hearing and what can cause the noises to happen. You can then take the appropriate action to quiet your toilet.
Ghost Flushing the Toilet
If you notice your toilet flushes on its own, this can quickly cause your water bill to rise.