Bathroom Renovations 101: Running New PipesBathroom Renovations 101: Running New Pipes


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Bathroom Renovations 101: Running New Pipes

When I decided to add a pedestal sink and claw foot tub to my bathroom, I had no idea how much new plumbing I had to run. Since I had never run pipes before, I wasn't sure how to do it properly. I did a lot of research before I started so that I could be sure that I was doing it right. As I was researching, I knew that it would be helpful to have all of the information I found in one place. That was the inspiration for this site. I hope that the plumbing resources help you with your next home improvement project.

How You Can Tell When Your Main Sewer Line Has Been Compromised

Without a doubt, the main sewer line in any home is certainly one of the most important parts of the overall plumbing system. The main sewer line serves as the exit pathway that allows wastewater to be shuffled out of your pipes and carried over to the city-wide plumbing system which ends up at the sanitation center. Because the main sewer line does so much to facilitate your usage of the bathroom and sinks in your home, it's vital for you to know when there's a problem with it. Read More 

What A Waste: How To Care For Your Septic System

If you have a septic system, you need to take every precaution you can to protect it from damage. A malfunctioning septic system can lead to sewage backups, foul odors, and other serious problems. The information provided below can help you extend the life of your septic system and avoid costly problems. Go Easy on the Beauty Products When you've got a septic system, you need to go easy on the beauty products. Read More 

4 Questions To Ask A Plumbing Contractor About Your Home’s Plumbing Rough-In

If you bought a home with a "rough-in" for a bathroom, this generally means that there's an unfinished space in your home that already has the ventilation and piping in place to add a bathroom down the road. Often, rough-ins are found in unfinished basements. If you're thinking about completing a rough-in and adding a bathroom in your home, you'll want to find a local plumbing contractor who is familiar and experienced in this type of work. Read More 

Four Benefits Of Hydrojetting Your Drains

Hydrojetting is a particular type of drain cleaning that uses a high-pressured spray of water to clean out any built-up debris or blockages that may exist. Unlike drain snakes, which use a physical snake to go through your plumbing, or a plunger, which uses air pressure and is powered by hand. Due to the distinctive method of operation that hydrojetting entails, cleaning your drains in this method carries a number of unique benefits over other types of drain cleaning. Read More 

4 Interesting Facts About Copper Piping

Maintaining your home is challenging at times because of all the different tasks that are necessary. In most cases, you will consider certain tasks priorities, such as mowing the lawn and cleaning your floors. However, you should place some time and energy into understanding your home's plumbing pipes. In many homes today, copper is used in plumbing pipes, but most people are not familiar with this material. Here are a few interesting facts regarding your home's copper pipes. Read More