Gone are the days when hot water was considered a luxury. With modern time inventions, such as water heaters, hot water has become a basic necessity. From relaxing showers to washing dishes and laundry, hot water is pretty much integrated into our daily lives. Regardless of the weather, you can continue to enjoy the warm water in every faucet of your home thanks to water heaters.
Winter is often the most favorite season of people around the world. After all, it is a season full of festivities, holidays, blue skies, and some extra excuses for curling up by the fire. But when it comes to plumbing systems, winter is often the most dangerous season.
If you do not take adequate preventive measures, the winter season can wreak havoc on your plumbing system and your entire house. And no homeowner would look forward to this adventure, especially when the holiday season is right around the corner.
By the end of 2025, more than half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed parts of the world. Moreover, 1.8 billion people are expected to be living in regions with absolute water scarcity. Water scarcity is a major concern but having access to clean drinkable water is an equally important concern. According to statistics, only 71% of the world population has access to safe drinking water that is considered safe. Globally, 1 in 3 people do not have access to safe drinking water. The numbers are terrifying, and so are the conditions in Arizona.
For most homeowners, a sump pump is often the most overlooked plumbing fixture. After all, it is out of sight, so it is bound to be out of mind as well. But let's not forget that a functional sump pump is a great defense between your home and a whole lot of water that may burst into your house as soon as the weather gets stormy and rainy. So how do we keep a sump pump in the right shape? In this post, you will get to know six sump pump maintenance tips that will keep your pump functional throughout the year. But before we get into the details, let’s first look at how a sump pumps and what are the benefits of having a functional sump pump in your basement.
When it comes to plumbing projects, they can be overwhelming, especially when you have to find pipes, and you realize that there is a wide variety of options available in the market. You can find pipes made from different materials, ranging from PVC, PEX to galvanized metal, stainless steel, copper, and brass. Here is an overview of the most popular types of plumbing piping and when they are considered best for use. So, let’s get started.
Water leaks are inevitable. Almost every homeownerexperiences it at some point, and it is a problem that is likely to trouble you at the most unexpected time. Whether it is the “drip” sound that wakes you up in the middle of the night or a flooded kitchen over the weekend, resulting from a leaking dishwasher pipe, water leaks can be a disaster.
It may seem like a small droplet of water falling into a puddle but do you know that it is a huge cost that you can easily avoid? According to the Environmental Protection Agency, an average household in the U.S. wastes around 10,000 gallons of water every year due to leaks.
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As the holiday season approaches, there is already so much on your mind that often plumbing is the last thing you want to think about. Unfortunately, plumbing disasters occur when you least expect them, and it is common for people to experience plumbing problems right in the middle of the holiday season.
Of all the plumbing disasters that can occur in a residential property, a water line failure is undoubtedly the worst. Whether the water line breaks above the ground or it happens deep below your floor, the results are devastating.
While it can occur due to several reasons, it always has the same effect: plumbing calamity. Flooding, mold growth, and damage to the structural foundation are some of the results you can expect from water line failure, but there is a lot more in terms of inconvenience and hassle to the family.