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Dealing with Leaking Pipes and Other Problems


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Dealing with Leaking Pipes and Other Problems

Welcome to my blog. My name is Richard and this is my new blog. In this blog, I will be discussing the various types of DIY work you can carry out in your home to keep its plumbing system in top shape. I will also be detailing the situations when you should call in an emergency plumber. Until a few years ago, I didn't know a thing about plumbing but all that changed when a pipe began to leak in my home. The plumber was great and he passed on some great advice which I would like to share via this page. Enjoy!

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5 Amazing Reasons to Choose Stainless Steel Drainage Grates

Choosing the best option for your building's drainage system requires that you consider very many aspects. Selecting the drainage channel will determine the function and appearance of the system. Therefore, carefully pay attention to the grate material. Drain grates can be made of different materials including cast iron, steel and polymer plastic. While all these options can work in some instances, the best choice should be a material that is durable, long lasting and strong. Read More 

5 Chores That Are Easier When You Install a Water Softener

Many household tasks are more difficult when you only have hard water to work with. From washing dishes to cleaning your clothes, many chores get easier when your home is equipped with a water softener. Take a look at these five chores that are easier with soft water, and then contact a local domestic plumbing service to schedule water softener installation. 1. Cleaning Bathroom Fittings Magnesium and calcium compounds exist in large amounts in hard water. Read More 

3 Easy Unclogging tips for your Blocked Drains

If you have a sink, a tub or simply use water in your house, you've definitely encountered blocked drains. A clogged drain is among the most common plumbing problems that occur when you least expect them, which is why you need to be prepared for it. You certainly know the early signs of a blocked drain — slower-than-expected water movement in your sink, water pooling around your feet while showering and smelly odors among others. Read More 

Hot Water Installation: Understanding Thermal Expansion Tanks

If you are planning to install a new hot water system in your home, you may not have considered installing a thermal expansion tank. Thermal expansion tanks can help to regulate water pressure, which can help to prevent leaks and can help to extend the life of the hot water system. Below is a guide to everything you need to know about the benefits of installing a thermal expansion tank as part of your new hot water system. Read More 

Detecting Gas Leaks and Knowing How to Prevent Them

A gas leak is never something to be taken lightly. If the gas permeates the entire house, the smallest spark could mean complete doom for your property. Therefore, it is mandatory for all homeowners to know how to detect any leaks and the necessary steps to take that will mitigate the risk of harm. Below are some of the things that you need to know regarding detecting gas leaks, immediate measures to take and how best you can prevent this from happening in your home. Read More