Almost every homeowner is bound to encounter a plumbing issue in their home at some point. Plumbing costs vary based upon the frequency and severity of the problems that arise. Minor problems that are not properly attended to tend to recur and exacerbate over time. Therefore, it is important for homeowners to be able to handle any minor plumbing issue before they can call in a professional plumber to diagnose the root cause of the problem.
Porcelain is an inexpensive and appealing substance which is ideal for the construction of bathtubs and sinks. However, a porcelain sink or bathtub can be affected by rust stains which can damage their appearance by making them look dirty and old. The rust which accumulates on porcelain is caused by iron salts which are dissolved in the water supply. Below is a guide which will help you to combat rust stains on your porcelain bathroom fittings.
Using a can or hose to water your lawn or garden can be an exhausting task, especially if it is large in size. Installing an irrigation system can help keep your lawn green all year round without having to go through the exhausting process of watering it manually. However, irrigation systems do not come without some flaws. You may notice that there are times when the water pressure from your sprinklers is pretty low.
Your water heater is meant to provide you with hot water whenever you need it. But like any other appliance in your home, your water heater too will fail to work properly sometimes, and when this happens, you should be in a position to troubleshoot the problem so you can have the necessary repairs done. The following guide will cover some issues common to water heaters. Leaking All plumbing appliances are susceptible to leaking, and your water heater is no exception.
Not all plumbing problems in your home are true emergencies; a dripping faucet or running toilet can be annoying and they both waste water, but chances are that neither is an urgent problem. However, there are some plumbing problems in your home that you might tend to ignore, thinking that they can wait until it's convenient to call a plumber, but which should be addressed as soon as possible. Note a few of those here so you know when to call an emergency plumber.
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!