There are many ways that water can get into a home and cause damage, but often this damage is caused by problems with plumbing installations. When your plumbing problems cause water damage, you want to do improvements that help prevent water damage and a flooded home. You may want to consider solutions like installing a dry well for exterior drainage, adding backflow prevention devices, and upgrading the sump pump system to protect your home from future damage. [Read More]
Reasons Not To Install A Water Heater Yourself
When you need a new water heater, you may think you can install the unit on your own. There are several reasons why it's best to hire a professional to install your water heater for you. Here are reasons why you should not install a water heater yourself. You might buy the wrong size of water heater If you buy a water heater that is too small to meet your family's needs, you'll end up with a unit that may not supply enough hot water to sufficiently meet your daily needs. [Read More]
Is Your Plumbing System Overtaxed?
The plumbing system is, perhaps, the hardest working system in a modern household. Unfortunately, this system is not immune to trouble. Although there are many issues that may arise due to routine wear and tear, many of the issues that plague modern plumbing systems arise from overtaxing of these systems. A plumbing system can become overtaxed if it's handling more water than it was designed to handle or if it's made to handle the wrong kind of material. [Read More]
3 Warning Signs Of Water Heater Failure
All appliances and systems fail over time, due to a combination of general stress and age, and water heaters are no exception. However, a water heater that no longer functions efficiently, or even at all, can cause a whole host of complications to your other water using appliances and fixtures. This can cause a great deal of disruption to your everyday life. Fortunately, there are a handful of warning signs associated with an ailing water heater that you need to look for to determine when you should replace the unit, and avoid all the headaches associated with waiting too long to do so. [Read More]