The inside of your home's hot water tank is a dynamic place. Water and steel are not good partners, and corrosion is always a threat. Yet, engineers have come up with a smart way to limit potential damage and ensure that your tank will last as long as possible. To do this, they insert a special rod made (typically) from magnesium that's designed to corrode much faster than anything else. Why do you need to pay attention to this rod from time to time if you want to get full value out of your tank?
If you have a blocked drain somewhere in your home, your first thought might be that you should call a professional. After all, the blocked drain might be a real hassle that is preventing you from using your plumbing properly. You might have tried to play around with the drain yourself, and you might have poured chemicals down the drain or taken other steps to try to resolve the issue by yourself.
Your home's plumbing system performs a vital role: supplying you with clean water and taking away your waste. To prevent problems from arising with your plumbing, you need to carry out some simple maintenance tasks. Here are a few plumbing maintenance tips that can help you to avoid needing to call out an emergency plumber. 1. Flush Only Ps The only things that should ever be flushed down a toilet are the three Ps: poop, pee, and toilet paper.
Water pipes leaks are never a good thing. Besides wasting water and causing your domestic utility bills to spike, they can cause a lot of damage to your residential property. If they occur within your home, they can lead to a mould problem by creating the damp conditions necessary for mould to grow. The good news is that the detrimental effects of leaky water pipes can be mitigated by fixing pipe leaks early enough.
Inverter heat pumps are a recent trend that is making waves in the residential heating and cooling market. Unfortunately, several homeowners still don't know how this new HVAC technology works or what makes it different from the air conditioning and heating systems they've been using for decades. If you're considering heating and cooling your home with inverter technology, now's as good a time as any to learn about how it works.
If I didn't know better, I'd think my toddler started each day with a challenge to throw something new and different down the toilet. He has managed to put nearly anything can imagine down the toilet. I have gotten pretty good at figuring out what has gone missing down the loo and whether it's something I can fix or something that I need to call the plumber to help me fix it. This blog is for other mums of toddlers who need to get toys out of the toilet and get the toilet back to working condition as soon as possible!