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.

4 Ways To Upgrade Your Building’s Plumbing

There's a lesson that all building managers learn quickly: deferred maintenance is never cheap. Fixing something that seems fine on the surface feels like a waste, but it can save an incredible amount of money in the future. Unfortunately, plumbing often finds itself in the unenviable position of being ignored until disaster strikes. If you manage an older commercial building, you may want to find some room in your budget for some much-needed upgrades. Read More 

How Homeowners Can Effectively Deal With Main Water Line Replacements

One of the more significant things you may have to do in regards to your home's plumbing is to replace the main water line. It may be beyond repair, but the replacement won't be too much of a headache to deal with if you make sure these actions are performed. Get Multiple Opinions First Replacing your property's main sewer line isn't something you want to do on a whim. The costs may be high, and you want to make absolutely sure a replacement is in order before having anything done to your property's plumbing. Read More 

What Should You Look For When Choosing A Plumbing Contractor For A Major Remodel?

There's a lot that goes into conducting a major remodel of your home. If you're remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, then plumbing has to be a top consideration. Even if your remodel focuses on another part of the home, it's worth consulting with a plumber if you expect to disturb any of your home's pipes or fixtures. Choosing a plumber for this task can sometimes be challenging. Even if you have a trusted family plumber that you call for emergencies, they may not have the skills to work on a large project. Read More 

5 Ways To Unclog A Toilet Without A Plunger

Having a working toilet is essential. If you have a clogged toilet, and you don't have a plunger handy, there are methods you can try to get it running again. Way #1: Hold While Flushing Sometimes your toilet gets clogged up simply because it isn't producing a strong enough flush. If you are just quickly flicking the handle, you may not be generating enough force to remove the waste not just from your eyesight, but all the way through the trap. Read More 

Why You Shouldn’t Attempt To Repair Your Own Tankless Water Heater

If there is something wrong with your tankless water heater, you might be thinking about breaking out your tools and tinkering with it. Before you attempt your own repair, however, consider these reasons why it might not be a good idea for you to repair it yourself. Instead, consider hiring a professional to help with you for these reasons and more. You Might Not Be Able to Find the Problem Read More