Plumbing on the Road: Plumbing for RVs and Campers

Drains Perpetually Clogged? Here’s What It Could Mean And What You Can Do To Fight Future Clogs

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Drains Perpetually Clogged? Here’s What It Could Mean And What You Can Do To Fight Future Clogs

Old homes are prone to clogs and other issues if they still have their original plumbing. While this can be a nuisance, many homeowners would rather just deal with the occasional clog than pay for plumbing repairs. If your drains have a tendency to misbehave, it might be good to call a company like Doctor Fix-It or learn how to tell between a clog that indicates a bigger problem and a harmless one, and what you can do to fight clogs more easily. Determine The Source Of The Clogs In some cases drains that clog often can be a sign of a...

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How To Fix Some Of The Most Common Bathroom And Kitchen Plumbing Clogs

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Fix Some Of The Most Common Bathroom And Kitchen Plumbing Clogs

Functioning plumbing in your home is necessary to give you the convenience of such things as running water, sink disposals, and flushing toilets. Plumbing problems can make you realize how much you rely on modern plumbing and the urgency in which you need to get it fixed. Because not all plumbing problems require the services of a professional plumber right away, you can use these plumbing hacks to do your own plumbing system repairs. Clean Your Shower Head When you shower every day, you may not notice the build-up that begins to collect on...

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Refrigerant Leaks In Air Conditioning Units And Systems: 3 Common Detection Methods

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Depending on the age of your air conditioner, it either uses R-22, Freon coolant or R410-A, which is a more environmentally friendly option, as a refrigerant. All of these refrigerants contain chemicals harmful to the environment, and to your health if it is inhaled. In addition, a 10% loss in refrigerant volume can result in an increase in electricity cost of about 20%. If you suspect there is a refrigerant leak, contact a repair technician in your area immediately. There are 3 common detection methods that can confirm whether...

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Maintaining Your Water Heater: Tips For Preventing Burns And Possible Infections

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your trusty water heater has always been there when you desperately needed a shower after a long day at work, or had a sink full of dirty dishes you were finally ready to tackle! However, did you know that although the water coming from your taps seems safe, it might accidentally scald or even sicken your family members? If you’ve never taken the time to maintain, adjust or flush your water heater, here are two reasons why it’s vital to pay attention to this often-overlooked appliance: The Dangers of Hot Water Burns Nothing is...

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Cold Spot Conundrums: How To Balance Your Heating System

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Few things can leave your home feeling uncomfortable all winter long like cold spots. If you’ve found that the average temperature from room to room varies in your house, it’s time to start focusing on where all of that warm air is going. The best way to do that is to assess and balance the heating system so that the heated air is distributed equally throughout the house. The process of balancing your HVAC system will allow you to measure the air distribution and then adjust the system as needed. Check the Ambient Temperature Walk...

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An Alternative To Downpipes: Enhance Your Home With Rain Chains

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ever since the 1998 Winter Olympics was hosted in Nagano, Japan, Americans have an aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient alternative to downpipes — rain chains. Rain chains incorporate links and pots that are linked up in a chain to redirect water from the roof to a rain barrel, cistern, into a rain garden, or just about anywhere of your choice. You just want to make sure that the rain does not get redirected to an area where it will pool and remain stagnant, as this attracts pests, like mosquitoes.  Installation of Rain...

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Three Elements Your Construction Site Porta Potty Should Have

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It is necessary to have portable bathrooms available for use on construction work sites. The construction employees need a private space to do their business and the portable toilets keep the work site clean and hygienic. Because using a dirty toilet is not pleasant, some may avoid using it. For that reason, it is important for your portable potties to have these three characteristics to provide a positive bathroom experience and a healthy work environment. Deodorizers Having the right deodorizers in your bathroom can make the space appear...

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