Dealing With Airlocks in Your Hot Water System: 2 Solutions
29 November 2017
If you hear a loud hissing sound or see bubbles in the water when you turn on the hot water taps in your home, it is highly likely that you are experiencing a very common plumbing problem called an 'airlock'. Airlocks happen when air becomes trapped in the pipes of your hot water system. This air makes it difficult for water to move around the system and results in hissing and bubbles.
What to Look For In a New Hot Water Heater
30 August 2017
It's never a good idea to wait until your home's water heater outright breaks before you consider getting a new one; while a water heater isn't necessarily difficult to purchase and have installed, waiting until the home has no hot water means not being able to take the time to shop and compare your options for a new heater. In turn, you may not be able to upgrade to something that might work better for you and your family, or that will be more affordable to use every day.
When A Hidden Leak Springs To Life – 3 Instant Actions To Prevent Further Damage To Your Bathroom
3 August 2017
Hidden leaks tend to be most dangerous as they lie dormant in your bathroom until they finally spring to life. The biggest problem with these kinds of leaks is that you don't even know they exist until something comes undone, which could affect the structural integrity of your home. If you notice a hidden leak in your bathroom in the form of bubbles, cracked walls or mould, follow these instant actions to prevent further damage to your bathroom – and make sure you call an emergency plumbing specialist as soon as possible.
3 Common Reasons Why Residential Main Sewer Lines Clog Up
2 August 2017
Regardless of whether your house is connected to the mains sewerage or you rely on a septic tank system, there will always be a main sewer line to allow for safe, quick and efficient disposal of the wastewater exiting your house.
Like the drains installed inside the home, main sewer lines are not immune to clogging problems. At some point, they too can clog up and cause backups in the home.