When you live with a septic tank, you have a general idea of how long it will take for that tank to need to be emptied. After all, if you wait too long you can have spillage in your yard, and that's something that no home owner wants to deal with. But if you've noticed that your septic tank seems to be filling up faster than it used to with no major change in the way you and your family utilize your home plumbing, it may indicate that there's a problem with the pipes leading to the tank.
14 December 2019
When a hot water heats starts to make strange sounds and starts to act up in other ways, it will likely be time to either repair or replace the device. If the device is at least eight years old, you might want to consider replacing it, as it may not have much life left to it. To replace it, you will need to carefully consider what type of unit to purchase, and here are some of the top factors to consider as you make this decision.
23 October 2019
Bathing, washing clothes, and just doing the dishes all require plumbing and a septic system that is in proper working condition. Unfortunately, without regular maintenance, your system may experience distress that leads to costly problems. Help is available, though! With this guide, you will learn a few mistakes you are making if you want to maintain your plumbing system. Using Drain Cleaning Liquids There is a common misconception that using liquid drain cleaners is key to maintaining your drains and pipes.
4 October 2019
If you notice your hot water heater is leaking, you may be quick to call in a plumber to inspect the tank and make any needed repairs or replace it. However, some leaks are minor and may be issues that you can correct on your own, while others may not be. Additionally, knowing where your tank is leaking can help you provide a plumber with vital information in the event they do need to make a water heater repair.
20 August 2019
Most homes have a lot of pipes in their plumbing system, but since the pipes are often hidden many homeowners do not pay much attention to them. However, when a pipe bursts, cracks, or starts leaking, it usually gets a homeowners attention quite quickly. Dealing with pipe problems can be a real hassle, not to mention that a cracked or leaking pipe can cause water damage. If you want to avoid unexpected pipe repairs, it is best to be proactive.
25 June 2019
When you are replumbing your house, there are all kinds of pipes that you can choose from. Each of them has its benefits and disadvantages. When you talk to your plumber, they will be able to tell you what will work for you and which ones you might want to avoid. So, what are some of the choices you have to look at? Cast-Iron Piping Cast iron is a relatively crude form of iron.
16 April 2019