Nasty Rust In Your Water
Nasty Rust In Your Water
Is A Tankless Water Heater Worth Your Time And Money?
Is A Tankless Water Heater Worth Your Time And Money?
Image from Central Flow LineIn a previous article about fixing rust in your water, I mentioned the hot water heater as a possible culprit behind your plumbing woes, but there is a certain method in going about replacing t ...
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Dealing With A Backed Up Drain?
Dealing With A Backed Up Drain?
Black water/gunk that is backing up into your sink is a sign of severe blockage in your pipes. The darkness in the water is bacteria and other material accumulating in your pipes, which is why it's important to wear glove ...
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Top 10 Basic Tools For Any Plumbing Job
Top 10 Basic Tools For Any Plumbing Job
If you're tired of relying on a plumber for all of your plumbing-related problems, then you'll need a certain set of tools at your disposal. Tools are something you accumulate over the years, and most people buy tools ...
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Galvanized Piping in Old Homes (Part Two)
Galvanized Piping in Old Homes (Part Two)
Replacing the entire supply line of a house can be quite a project, but you'll thank yourself later, since you won't have to do this kind of work for quite a while. If you're trying to restore an old house, it will only b ...
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Galvanized Piping in Old Homes
Galvanized Piping in Old Homes
When I worked with my father rehabbing old houses, one thing I learned was that electrical and plumbing are two of the most difficult aspects of reviving an old structure. But my father did much of the work himself when ...
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Noisy Pool Pump Motor (Part Two)
Noisy Pool Pump Motor (Part Two)
In part two of this article, you will have to either replace the pool pump motor bearings, or replace the motor entirely. But since you don't want to waste money by buying a new pump motor, the best thing to do is replac ...
Fix that Pesky Running Toilet!
Fix that Pesky Running Toilet!
A running toilet is not only annoying to hear, but it will definitely show on your water bill. Most often, a running toilet requires some simple replacements. Before you think of going to the plumber, a few simple steps a ...
4 Ways to Prevent Plumbing from Freezing in Winter
4 Ways to Prevent Plumbing from Freezing in Winter
Water expands on freezing and this puts significant amount of pressure on anything that contains it. without concern for the strength of the pipes, expanding water has the potential to break them. Most often the pipes tha ...
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Noisy Pool Pump Motor (Part One)
Noisy Pool Pump Motor (Part One)
Image from West Wood PoolsWhen it comes to pool efficiency, it should be a seamless and noiseless process, but the pump motor can cause a raucous if improperly installed or maintained. If you notice any noise from the pum ...
Six Inexpensive ways to repair a faucet
Six Inexpensive ways to repair a faucet
Faucets are unnoticed, yet important parts of our home for understandable reasons. They dole out the supply of water. And who would enjoy the annoying dripping of leaky faucets which might burn a hole in the pocket? Thus, ...
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