It can be incredibly frustrating to turn on a tap or jump into the shower only to realize that the water is remaining cold, or at best, lukewarm. If you're going through this problem, don't know what could be behind it, and all the taps in your home are impacted, then it's likely your water heater is to blame. Here's what could be going on. Pilot Light One of the most common problems with water heaters not producing heat is that the pilot light goes out.
Like other parts of your home, your plumbing will eventually need to be replaced. The process of installing a new plumbing system is called repiping. Here are three signs that your home may be in need of repiping. 1. Frequent Leaks Pipes that are worn and need to be replaced will often start leaking at several different points in your home. While these leaks are easy to spot in exposed plumbing, for example in pipes in your basement, they can also occur in the piping behind your walls.
You may not have the budget or time for a full bathroom remodel, but if you are planning to sell your home this summer, there are a few minor bathroom repairs and upgrades that can help. The following are three simple and relatively inexpensive bathroom projects that can improve the value of your home. 1. Upgrade the Fixtures Outdated faucets and showerheads can make a bathroom appear plain at best and dirty and worn-out at worst.
Do you own or operate a restaurant? If so, you likely have many responsibilities and may feel overwhelmed keeping up with operating the restaurant. There is one maintenance task that you should never overlook or underestimate the importance of. The grease trap in your restaurant is a lifeline. It can wreak havoc if it is not properly maintained. Grease trap cleaning helps to ensure that your business operates efficiently, and it can prevent plumbing disasters.
It's 7 PM on a Saturday night and suddenly your basement is filling up with water at a very rapid rate. The first thing on your mind is getting the water to stop flowing and to have someone come out and determine what the actual culprit is. Here are some of the first things you should do if you're experiencing a plumbing emergency. Know Where The Water Shut-Off Valve Is
When was the last time you realized that you had a serious plumbing problem? About a month ago, I knew that I had to make some big changes, so I began talking with different plumbers about getting the job done. I told them that I wanted to replace the bathtub in the bathroom and the sink and faucet in the kitchen, and they took my requests in stride. Before I knew it, my entire home was updated and I felt great about the work. I wanted to start this blog to help other people to learn more about plumbing and repair.