How Heat Pumps Compare To Other Hot Water Heater Types


Not every water heater is right for every home. In addition to conventional water heaters, there are several unconventional types of water heaters, such as solar-powered and tankless water heaters. There are also water heaters that move heat from one location to another and are referred to as heat pump water heaters. This article will discuss how heat pumps compare to other options. Conventional Hot Water Heaters With conventional hot water heaters, the water heater generates heat and uses this to warm up the water to be used in your home.

3 February 2020

The Pros And Cons Of Various Bathtub Materials


When the time comes to choose a tub for your room, one of the first decisions you'll need to make is what material you would like the tub to be made from. There are more options than you might think! Here is a look at several different bathtub materials, along with the pros and cons of each one. Enamel If you browse the selection of tubs at your local home improvement store, many of them are bound to be enamel tubs.

15 January 2020

Owning A Home And Dealing With Plumbing Problems To Stop Water Damage Before It Starts


Many new homeowners are unaware of the maintenance and repair needs that come with owning a new home. This often means that there are unexpected costs, which may lead you to do some of your own repairs. The plumbing of your home is one of the areas where you will want to find and fix problems before they start. The following guide will help you deal with plumbing problems, repairs, and inspecting pipes for issues that need to be addressed before water damage starts.

20 December 2019

Septic Systems & Waste Water Seeping From The Ground


Did you discover a large pool of water after taking a walk around your property to figure out where a foul odor was coming from? Depending on the type of septic system your house has, it is possible that either the main sewer line or drain field lines are in need of attention. If your house has a septic tank for handling the waste needs of the household, the drain field lines are what you should focus your attention on.

11 October 2019

Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes: Does Your Home's Water Look Like This?


If your kitchen and bathroom water takes on an unhealthy brown color, it's probably time to check your galvanized pipes. Although galvanized plumbing pipes can withstand a great deal of water and waste, the structures aren't invincible. Over time, galvanized plumbing fixtures can deteriorate, or even fail. If your pipes are in jeopardy of failing, it will show in the color of your home's water.  Did Your Galvanized Pipes Turn Your Water Brown?

13 July 2019

3 Important Things To Look For In A Residential Plumber


Being a homeowner means dealing with plumbing issues every now and then. Whether it's a clogged toilet or a leaking pipe, these problems warrant help from a plumber. To ensure the professional you hire works out perfectly, look for the following things.  Licensed Working on plumbing systems in a home requires a lot of skill and competency. To ensure the plumber working on your property has both, they need to be fully licensed.

29 June 2019

Water Softener Issues Caused By The Salt


If your home has hard water, the staining alone is enough to encourage you to install a softening system for the water and the last thing you want is for it to suddenly stop working. Water softeners typically don't require much maintenance and many of the needed repairs are quick and easy fixes. However, there is a chance that your water softener may occasionally not work like it's supposed to. Here are some common issues with water softeners that are caused by the salt, or the lack of it:

12 May 2019