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 To Clear A Clogged Toilet Drain

It's one of the worst tasks in residential plumbing, but when your toilet is clogged beyond the point that a plunger can do the trick, it's time to go deeper with a toilet drain snake. However, you shouldn't give up too easily on the plunger. Sometimes it takes a lot of elbow grease and splashing around in the foul water before you can plunge through a tight clog. One thing is certain: you must never use a caustic drain cleaner in your toilet. Read More 

What Can You Do To Protect Your Business’s Plumbing System?

Commercial plumbing is far more complex than residential plumber. When it is in disrepair, who it impacts is far greater than a few people in a home. Your customers and employees could be forced to deal with the consequences of poorly managed plumbing. Therefore, it is important to take the proper steps to maintain your system.   Be Alert for Plumbing Issues Before your commercial plumbing system experiences a complete shutdown, there will likely be signs warning you of what is to come. Read More 

Is A Tankless Water Heater Right For Your Home?

When it comes time to upgrade your hot water heater, you have several options to choose from. For many homeowners, this decision comes down the choice between a newer version of their current hot water heater model or a newer tankless water heater. Both options have advantages and drawbacks so the right decision depends on your situation. Below, we discuss when this option may work in your home. You Have a Smaller Than Average Hot Water Demand Read More 

Three Ways to Care for Your Shower Drain

Your shower drain is one that you use frequently (most likely every day), but how often do you think about taking the best possible care of it so it can continue to serve you year after year? Most people hardly worry about their drains at all unless there's a problem. But if you want to keep this hardworking drain going strong for years to come, follow these three suggestions for shower drain maintenance. Read More 

Need a New Water Heater? How to Get One on a Budget

If you've ever gotten up for work to take a shower, only to find that, no matter how long you let the water run, it still remains cold, you know how much frustration can set in.  Not only does it mean that you might be late for work in your attempts to boil water and take a hot bath, it also indicates that you're going to have to find the money to replace your water heater. Read More