Enjoying Your Plumbing

My blog focuses on teaching homeowners more about their plumbing, so that you can enjoy what you have and troubleshoot new problems.

Baby It’s Cold Outside: 4 Ways To Keep Your Heating Bills Under Control

8 March 2016
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When the weather gets cold, you know it's time to turn the heater on. Unfortunately, rising energy costs mean you're going to spend more money to keep your home warm. That doesn't mean you're heating bills have to go through the roof. Here are four simple steps that will help you keep your heating bill from skyrocketing this winter.  Get Your Furnace Serviced  A dirty furnace has to work harder, which means it will cost more money to run. Read More …

4 Prevention Tips to Maintain Your Plumbing

8 March 2016
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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure—especially when it comes to your plumbing. Not only can calling the plumber out to make repairs be costly, but the damage done by leaks and overflows can be excessive and unsightly. To prevent such plumbing incidents, make sure you employ these tips: Keep hair catchers in your drains. Few things are as good at forming clogs as human hair! To ensure you don't end up with a clogged sink or rub, keep hair catchers in the drains in your bathroom and anywhere else you might wash your hair. Read More …

Three Reasons To Consider Steam Boiler Heating For Your New Home

8 March 2016
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If you're making plans to have a new home built, one of the decisions you'll need to make is what style heating system to install. A lot of homeowners these days choose forced air heating because it tends to be the most affordable. However, if you're able to make a little extra room in your budget for steam boiler heating instead, it can offer some great benefits. Here are three reasons to strongly consider steam boiler heating for your home. Read More …

3 Signs That You May Have A Leaking Pipe Under Your Porch’s Slab Foundation

8 March 2016
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If your home's pipes run under the slab foundation of your front porch, you may suspect that one of them is leaking because you have started to see water accumulate around the concrete. If so, look for three other signs listed below that could indicate an underground leak. One Of The Corners Has Started To Crack Examine the corners of the slab foundation to see if there are any new cracks in the concrete. Read More …

3 Fixes For A Toilet Tank With A Case Of The Sweats

8 March 2016
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Toilets, like all plumbing fixtures, get a lot of heavy use over the years. Thus they are liable to a wide range of tics and malfunctions. Sweaty tanks are one of the most baffling such problems. Unfortunately, if not addressed in a timely manner, they can also be one of the most damaging. Read on to learn three different tactics you can take when combating a sweating tank. Install a drip tray on the floor. Read More …

About Me
Enjoying Your Plumbing

When you think about the fixtures in your home that keep you happy, you probably take that bathtub, sink, and toilet for granted. However, if you have ever been asked to live without one of these crucial fixtures, you probably quickly discovered how important they really were. That bathtub can give you relief after a long day at the gym, and that toilet can become the most important plumbing device in your home if you come down with the stomach flu. My blog focuses on teaching homeowners more about their plumbing, so that you can enjoy what you have and troubleshoot new problems.