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|

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|

Can I Do Laundry with a Broken Water Heater?

When your water heater is broken, you can’t take a hot shower or run the dishwasher, but can you at least throw a load of dirty clothes into the washer? Well, that depends on a few factors, including your type of washing machine and what kind of clothing you want [...]

By |2022-11-23T12:09:48+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Plumbing Tips & Opinions, Water Heaters|

How to Reopen Your Business’s Bathrooms After a Long Shutdown

When you leave a bathroom closed for days, weeks, or months, the lack of use can make conditions in the bathroom unsafe. If you’re a business reopening after being closed for the COVID-19 pandemic, then you should familiarize yourself with these potential risks so that you can reopen your bathroom [...]

By |2021-06-17T13:01:25+00:00June 17th, 2021|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Why am I Getting Hot Water Everywhere But My Shower?

For many people, the place that they most want access to hot water is in their shower. So, it’s understandable that you’d be frustrated if you’re getting hot water everywhere but the shower. This is an unfortunately common problem too. However, there is some good news. The problem is rarely [...]

By |2022-06-21T22:54:50+00:00January 21st, 2021|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Why Grease is Such a Big Problem for Drains

You've heard that grease can clog kitchen drains, probably since you fried up your first slice of bacon with dad. However, getting rid of grease is inconvenient, and you might be tempted to ignore that little voice in your head and just pour it down the drain. If you knew [...]

By |2022-03-22T19:33:19+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Drains, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Plumbing Tips for the Holidays

Many people take time over the holidays to entertain, have large groups of people over, cook big meals, and use their plumbing much more than they might normally. Having a plumbing emergency at this time of year is a big hassle, not just because it gets in the way of [...]

By |2020-12-02T20:47:53+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Dropped a Ring Down Your Sink? Here’s What to Do

What happens if you drop a ring down your sink? Whether it’s a favorite piece or even a family heirloom, it’s easy to panic when you drop a ring down the sink. Don’t worry. The ring isn’t gone forever. It has most likely stopped in the trap, where it [...]

By |2020-12-07T07:16:46+00:00November 4th, 2020|Drains, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|
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