Should You Take a Cold Shower After Sunburn?

As long as we have the summer sun, the chances of getting sunburns are still high. They're caused by excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun or even artificial sources such as tanning beds and sunlamps. UV light damages your skin cells, causing an immune system reaction, which [...]

By |2023-03-09T13:29:16+00:00March 9th, 2023|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Should You Take A Cold Shower When You Have A Fever?

Do you enjoy taking a hot, steamy shower in the morning? While there are certain benefits to using hot water, there are also potential advantages of showering with a cold shower as well. From enhancing your blood circulation to calming itchy skin. However, which one is better? In this article, [...]

By |2023-03-09T13:46:14+00:00February 21st, 2023|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Should You Replace Clay Sewer Pipe?

Many older homes were built with clay sewer pipes. If your home sewer system was constructed before 1975, chances are that they were made using original clay plumbing pipes. In today's world, with the availability of more affordable and stronger pipe materials, is it still worthwhile to use clay sewer [...]

By |2023-02-02T14:30:02+00:00February 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

How Long Can a Slab Leak Go Undetected?

Slab leaks pose a serious problem for many homeowners, as they’re difficult to detect and expensive to repair. Also, as they occur under our floors, the leaks may remain undetected for several days, weeks, or even months. Actually, some will have caused extensive damage to your house’s slab by the [...]

By |2023-01-19T16:00:30+00:00January 19th, 2023|Leaks|

Why Is My Garbage Disposal Tripping My Circuit Breaker?

Since its invention in 1927 by John W. Hammes, the garbage disposal has continued to be the kitchen's workhorse. Its design has remained relatively unchanged, but its importance has grown to the point that it is an essential appliance in our kitchens. They're effective in shredding leftover food and other [...]

By |2023-01-05T15:30:20+00:00January 5th, 2023|Garbage Disposals|

Suddenly Lost Water Pressure? What It Means and What to Do

Have you ever opened a faucet only to realize that the water pressure is extremely low? If so, you’re not alone. Low water pressure isn’t just annoying, but is a sign of greater underlying problems within your plumbing system. In most cases, homeowners may wait and hope there is a [...]

By |2022-12-23T10:15:00+00:00December 23rd, 2022|Pipes, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

What Temperature Should a Commercial Water Heater Be Set At?

Commercial water heaters can achieve higher temperatures than the 120 degrees Fahrenheit that the average residential water heater achieves. So, why do many still recommend you set your commercial water heater to 120 degrees Fahrenheit? And which temperature should you actually set it to? We’ll discuss what you should consider [...]

By |2022-12-06T14:10:04+00:00December 6th, 2022|Water Heaters|

What Does a Bad Water Heater Sound Like?

The water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home. Most of the time, it chugs along without any problems, producing hot water when you need it and refilling when you don’t. However, sometimes a water heater will start making a variety of odd sounds. Some of [...]

By |2022-11-23T11:43:17+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Water Heaters|

My Water Heater Expansion Tank Is Leaking. Should I Be Worried?

Noticing a leak in your hot water tank or water heater expansion tank can be a bad sign. However, repairing the issue may be easy depending on where the leak actually is. The hot water tank itself, as well as the expansion tank, both have various valves and pipes [...]

By |2022-11-02T22:07:13+00:00October 27th, 2022|Water Heaters|

Why Does My Toilet Clog Every Time I Poop?

Clogged toilets are a rather embarrassing occurrence that happens to most of us. They may be due to how we use your toilets, their condition, or the state of our home plumbing, among other things. However, sometimes toilets get easily clogged, and you’re left wondering what you could be doing [...]

By |2022-10-10T11:44:01+00:00October 10th, 2022|Toilets|
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