Four Small Habits That Are Terrible For Your Pipes
24 May 2016
When you think about maintaining your plumbing, big actions like having your drains professionally cleaned and having your main sewer line may come to mind. But small, day-to-day actions are just as important when it comes to keeping your pipes in good shape. A lot of people unknowingly develop small habits that, unbeknownst to them, are terrible for their pipes. By nipping these habits in the bud, you can keep your pipes in better shape and ward off issues like clogs and leaks.
Tankless Hot Water Heater Not Making Hot Water? Check These 2 Things
23 May 2016
A tankless hot water heater is appealing to modern homeowners because it saves money by only heating the water that you need. Unfortunately, these appliances are susceptible to breaking down, just like any other appliance in your home. If your hot water is no longer getting hot, there are some things you can do to diagnose the issue.
Inspect The Unit's Power Source And Water Supply
You may be used to a traditional hot water heater that holds the water it has already heated.
3 Issues That Require Emergency Plumbing Work
20 May 2016
Many plumbing issues, like a clogged drain, can be handled by yourself. There are also numerous issues that may require a plumber, but do not require addressing immediately. Throughout the course of this article, however, you will learn of a few issues that demand the immediacy and professionalism of an emergency plumber.
Gas leaks are not only an emergency plumbing issue, they are an emergency issue in general. If you have found that there is a gas leak in your house or apartment caused by a plumbing issue, your first job should be to evacuate your home.
How To Replace The Upper And Lower Thermostat In Your Electric Water Heater
20 May 2016
An electric water heater is set to reach an ideal temperature that will provide you with hot water without risking scalding. The unit knows when that temperature is reached thanks to a thermostat that operates similarly to a furnace thermostat: once the warm temperature is reached, the unit stops heating.
Unlike a furnace, a water heater has two thermostats with one in the upper half and one in the lower half of the unit.