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.

Get The Answers To The Questions You Have About Toilet Leaks

If your toilet sounds like it is running constantly, you may have a toilet leak. A toilet leak causes water to be wasted and increases your utility bill. It can also shorten the lifespan of the toilet and its connected plumbing. However, many homeowners are not sure how to tell whether they have a toilet leak, what causes toilet leaks and what to do if they have a toilet leak. Here are a few common questions you may have about this topic and the answers. Read More 

Don’t Get Caught In Hot Water: These 2 Water Heater Emergencies Require Your Immediate Attention

Hot water is an underappreciated convenience. Washing dishes, taking showers and doing laundry just aren't the same without it. However, sometimes a problem with your water heater occurs that requires the attention of a professional plumber. Homeowners should not attempt to service their water heaters themselves, especially if they are malfunctioning. There's a tremendous amount of very hot water under pressure inside that tank — it's easily capable of causing severe burns. Read More 

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