Choosing Better Plumbing Fixtures

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Choosing Better Plumbing Fixtures

I have never been the kind of person that loves to decorate their home, but when we started planning our first new home build, I got kind of into the process. I decided to choose high-end fixtures that would really set our home apart, and the difference was astounding. It was amazing to see how much nicer the plumbing fixtures operated, and how enjoyable it was to use them. This blog is all about choosing better plumbing fixtures and understanding how to install them on your own. You never know, you might uncover a new skill that will really benefit you in the future.

Should You Use an Auger or Hyrojet for Drain Cleaning?

A clogged drain, whether it's the toilet, the sink, or your main sewer line, is more than an inconvenience. It can lead to sewage backup in your home, as well as the inability to use the affected plumbing. When it comes to professional drain cleaning, you have two options: augering and hydro jetting. The following can help you decide which is best. 1. Augers An auger is also sometimes referred to as a drain snake. Read More 

Did You Know Plumbers Do These Things?

Plumbers run pipes, install toilets, and clear clog drains. Almost everyone is aware of this. But what you might not know is that plumbers offer a lot of other services. Here are some lesser-known plumbing services that you should be aware of because you might need them one day! 1. Installing water treatment appliances and water softeners Hard water is really common in the United States. Even if your water is not overly hard, it may contain some dissolved minerals that give it an unpleasant taste, or it might be higher in chlorine than you would like. Read More 

3 Things You Need to Know About How Fabric Softener Affects Your Septic Tank

Septic tanks can be picky. Any homeowner who relies on a septic tank knows that there are certain substances that shouldn't be put down the drain. Fats, oils, and grease are definite no-nos, but many homeowners are surprised to discover that liquid fabric softeners can be just as dangerous. Learn more about the potential dangers of fabric softeners in your septic tank before you do your next load of laundry. Read More 

4 Methods For Fixing A Pinhole Leak In A Copper Pipe

If you have copper plumbing in your home, it is possible that one of the exposed pipes develops a pinhole leak at some point. It can happen at any time, either due to corrosion or damage caused by a water line freezing. Here are some methods for dealing with a pinhole leak in copper plumbing. Use A Copper Pipe Patch If you have the ability to solder the copper pipe, you can create a simple patch if you have two couplings and an extra piece of copper pipe. Read More 

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Ignore A Leak Under Your Sink

Leaks develop under sinks all the time. It's bound to happen since both the pipe that carries away wastewater and the pipes that bring in fresh water typically are under a sink. But if you've been content to place a bucket under the leak and leave it at that, you should really reconsider. You might be doing considerable damage to your home without realizing it. Here's why you should get some help. Read More