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.

How To Make An Outdoor Shower For Camping

3 March 2016
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If you like to go camping, but you aren't crazy about going without a proper shower for the duration of your camping trip, then you will be glad to know that you can make a very simple camping shower that fits in a 5 gallon bucket and only takes a few minutes to set up. This makes it a good shower to bring with you along with the rest of your camping gear. Read More …

4 Types Of Float Switches For Sump Pumps

3 March 2016
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The process of changing a float switch in a sump pump may become necessary if the unit doesn't switch off and on correctly. Improper care and debris may cause the switch to need replacement. Several options are available, including adding a different type of switch or simply replacing the switch with the same type. If you are confused, it might be easier to hire a professional. Diaphragm A diaphragm switch is the choice of many professionals, but it is also the most expensive type. Read More …

Four Plumbing Tips For Renters

2 March 2016
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Just because you are renting your apartment or home doesn't mean that you shouldn't ensure that all plumbing features are in working order. When it comes to plumbing, day-to-day habits as well as ongoing maintenance can make your life easier. Here are four things that you can do as a renter to help keep plumbing problems at bay. 1. Check Out Plumbing On Your Walk Through Whether you are checking out a new apartment or are doing an initial walk through on your newly rented space, be sure to note the state of general plumbing if you can. Read More …

Tips For Snaking A Clogged Garbage Disposal Drain

2 March 2016
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Clogged drains from the garbage disposal can happen for many reasons. You may have placed the wrong types of food in it. For example, you should never place pasta in it because it could swell and clog the drain. You might be able to use a plunger to clear it, but it might not work with that tool. However, you may be able to save money by using a snake to unclog it. Read More …

Drip, Drip, Drip – Leaky Faucets And The Five Step Faucet Fix

2 March 2016
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Is a leaky faucet keeping you up at night? Few things are as aggravating as this common household problem. That unwanted and obnoxious drip is sending money down the drain. Luckily, there is plenty that you can do to ditch the drip without waiting on a local plumber. The Five Step Faucet Fix Fixing a leaky faucet might be easier than you think. In fact, you can almost always do it in five simple steps: 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.