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.

2 Signs It’s Time For A New Water Heater

2 March 2016
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Water heaters are an important component in your home. They provide you with the warm water you need to wash the dishes, take a shower, cook your meals and so on. Without them, life would be a lot different today. As much as you expect your unit just to work when you need it to, there comes a time when you are going to have to replace the old unit with a new one and move on. Read More …

How To Clean The Burner Manifold Assembly On A Malfunctioning Gas Water Heater

2 March 2016
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The burner manifold assembly on a gas water heater contains a few different parts that all help provide the heat needed to warm the water coming into the tank. Problems with the assembly can lead to a lack of hot water, a yellow and lazy pilot light, and a lack of gas coming into the system. Problems with the burner assembly sometimes occur due to a simple buildup of dirt. If you have some do-it-yourself repair experience working around gas and electricity, the cleaning task is something you can handle yourself. Read More …

3 Tips For Combatting High Water Pressure

2 March 2016
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Most of your home's plumbing is hidden from sight. Unfortunately, this can make it easy to forget this surprisingly fragile system. Luckily, preventing plumbing disaster is fairly simple--so long as you stick to a few basic rules. this article will present three tips that will help keep your pipes problem-free for years to come. Don't let the pressure get too high. Nothing beats a good high-pressure shower to start the day. Read More …

Tricks To Fix A Slow Shower Drain

2 March 2016
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Does your shower take ages to drain? If it's the only drain in the house that is slow, chances are the problem is specific to its location. You can troubleshoot and fix the drain in no time by using these four tricks: #1: Plunge the Problem Plungers work by applying pressure to dislodge clogs. You can use yours to loosen a clog in or near the shower drain. Does your tub or shower have an overflow hole? Read More …

How To Fix Drain Clogs In P-Traps

24 February 2016
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When one drain in your home is clogged, there is a good chance the clog might be located in the p-trap of the drain. A p-trap is an important part of all drains, yet it can also be a troublesome area when it comes to the way a sink drains. Here are several things you should know about p-traps and clogs. What is a p-trap? A p-trap is a pipe found below most sink drains and tubs, and it is designed to help trapped sewer gases leave your home. 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.