If you have a water well that supplies your home with fluid, then you probably rely on the various parts of the well a great deal. The well pump, pressure switch, pressure tank, and the plumbing lines that connect all of these pieces must work in conjunction with one another. Sometimes, a single issue along the system can leave you without any water whatsoever. This can be especially problematic in the winter when there is a freezing problem. [Read More]
Several Reasons You Might Have Low Water Pressure In Your Home
Low water pressure is a common problem for many homeowners, and this issue can be caused by a number of different things. If you want to find out what is causing this so you can get the problem fixed, you should call a plumbing contractor. Plumbers know exactly what to check to locate the problem, and they can perform all the necessary adjustments and repairs to help you get the water pressure you desire. [Read More]
How To Temporarily Repair Burst Pipes
Burst water pipes always seem to strike in the middle of the night or on long weekends, leaving you with no choice but to contend with the problem yourself or pay the fee for an emergency visit from your plumber. While there are times when calling for emergency plumbing services is clearly your best choice, you can often take temporary measures to correct the problem until normal business hours when you can call in the plumber. [Read More]
Addicted to Greasy Foods? How Can You Protect Your Plumbing?
While low-fat versions of many foods are mass produced to appeal to consumers who are looking to shed a few pounds, you may find these modified foods unappealing or overly sugary. Indeed, there are evolutionary factors at play that simply make fatty foods taste better than their low-fat or fat-free brethren. While recent research has indicated that fat—including the once-dreaded saturated fat—is not only not unhealthy, but actually good for you, the same can't be said for fat's effect on your home's plumbing system. [Read More]