Summer is all fun and games until you have a plumbing-related disaster that ruins it all. Sure, the weather has finally gotten nice enough for you to enjoy the outdoors, but that doesn't mean that your plumbing system is going to go without issues so that you have a worry-free summer. However, if you know what types of issues tend to be most common during the summer and how to avoid them, you may have more of a chance to enjoy your summer without any plumbing issues.
Most every homeowner strives to avoid low water pressure problems in their home. After all, the struggles and frustrations of low water pressure are widely known. What isn't as widely addressed or understood, however, is the danger of high water pressure. When your home's water pressure is too high, that can actually be more problematic than when it's too low. Here's a look at what you need to know about high water pressure dangers and how to avoid them.
Most people don't think about their bathtub drain unless there is a problem. The following guide can help you understand common drain issues so you can catch minor problems before they become a disaster.
A slow draining bathtub is frustrating. No one likes standing ankle deep in tepid water while showering, and it's also harder to clean the tub and prevent soil rings. A slow drain can also indicate the early stages of a clog.
Did you know that your central air conditioning system has two main parts? You can find one part in your house in your utility room, and you can find the other part outside. Both parts of your system require routine maintenance, but many people forget to maintain the exterior part of their system. If you don't keep up with the work it needs, it could experience problems, though. Here are several steps you should take to maintain your outdoor part of your home's central AC system.
If your current water heater is in poor condition, getting toward the end of its lifespan, or not working for your water heating needs, then replacement is likely going to be the best option. There are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to water heaters, but many homeowners are going with tankless options. A tankless water heater produces hot water on demand and when you need it. But is it the right option for your home?