Unfortunately like death and taxes, clogs are pretty much inevitable. Clogs occur for a number of reasons, long hair, greases and lipids in the line and then most commonly of the burbs is roots. Roots can be a real bug bear for the average homeowner and they can be extremely expensive to correct….
Monthly Archives: April 2015
Know where your water shut off valve is before disaster strikes! The last thing you want to be doing is searching for it while water gushes into your home. Always know where your water shut off valve is before disaster strikes! The last thing you want to be doing is searching for it while water gushes into your home….
Want to know how to save water at home? Watch this video here to get some great plumbing tips that will help you save water and money at home….
Watch this video to learn how to fix common leaks in your plumbing system that you might find in your home or business. Learn how to fix common leaks from Master Plumber John Wood in this plumbing repair video from Howcast.
If you notice a problem with the water pressure in your home, it could mean that you have to make a few adjustments to the water pressure regulator. Most homes do not have pressure regulator installed, but if you have one and it is not adjusted properly, you could have either too much, or too little pressure in your faucet or shower. With the right tools, you will be able to adjust the water pressure regulator by yourself instead of calling in the plumber.
If you’ve noticed discolouration on your shower head (chalky white, green or brown) and it runs with very little power, then it probably means you’ve got a lot of calcium or limescale build up. While this offers no risk to your health, it does mean that you’re not going to get the greatest performance out of your shower that you could be enjoying. So if this is what is happening to you, here’s what you can do about it without necessarily having to call your local plumber.
Did you know that you can fix a leaking shower faucet and save hundreds of gallons of water a year? Most people just think of a dripping faucet as an annoyance and don’t realize how much precious water is being wasted one drop at a time. The good news is that almost anyone with a few basic hand tools can learn how to fix most dripping faucets….Watch this short tutorial video to find out how you easily stop a dripping faucet.
No matter who you are, at some point you’re going to be faced with a clogged toilet. Not something any of us looks forward to facing, but you need to be well prepared for when it does happen, because you don’t want to be heading down to the store to purchase a plunger with the block still in place. Not great for anyone else who needs to use the bathroom while the clog is still in place, and probably not great for the odor of the house either…Watch the video to learn more
Watch this short video to find out exactly how a toilet does work! The flush on the toilet is actually one of the great wonders of modern technology!