Protecting Your Pipes

Comparing Electric And Propane Water Heaters

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Your home’s water heater is a central part of your plumbing system and will see use every single day. However, there are many different types of water heaters available on the market, each of which uses a different fuel source to perform the same function. Electric and propane water heaters are two of the most common variants of water heaters on the market, and each has a different set of advantages and disadvantages compared to each other. Read More»

Water Pressure Problems? What You Can Do About It

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One plumbing problem that may be bothering you is an issue with poor water pressure. The water may not be coming out fast enough like it once did, which has turned into an annoyance that you want to be fixed. Here are a few quick fixes to solving water pressure problems within your home. Faucets The one place where you may really notice water pressure problems is in your kitchen. It may take what feels like forever to fill a large pot with water, which makes boiling pasta for dinner an annoyance instead of a simple task. Read More»

So You Want To Be Both A Plumber And An HVAC Technician: What You Need To Know

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After becoming a plumber, it is a dramatic career shift into HVAC. There are some positives to this transition, such as the fact that some of your plumbing experience can transfer over into the HVAC education program and eliminate a few courses for you. However, if you want to be BOTH a plumber and an HVAC technician, there are a few things you need to know first, such as: A Potentially Profitable Decision Read More»

3 Common Misconceptions Regarding Professional Drain Cleaning

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There are a lot of drains in your home, and when even one gets clogged, it can be annoying for everyone. If you have a clogged drain in your home, you may be considering handling it yourself. Since there are so many over-the-counter products, you don’t need to consider professional cleanings, right? Wrong. Professional cleanings are important, but if you still aren’t sure, check out these three common misconceptions regarding professional drain cleaning. Read More»

3 Easy Maintenance Steps That Ensure A Clean And Safe Bathroom

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Out of the many household chores you complete on a daily basis, bathroom maintenance is probably not your favorite. It’s not a fun or glamorous job, but it’s vital to keeping your bathroom clean and working like it should. Here is a checklist you should always remember when maintaining this area. Invest in a Water Softener  When a lot of calcium or magnesium is absorbed into your home’s water, it can harden. Read More»