Why Your Kitchen Sink Needs a Functioning Trap
A sink trap is the U or P-shaped part of the pipe under the sink. This trap is meant to retain a small amount of water when you drain your sink. It is a small yet significant part of every kitchen plumbing system. But for you to enjoy the benefits of a trap, you have
What is Water Hardness and How Can I Treat It?
Hard water can cause many problems in your home, including spots and cloudy white residue on your silverware and glasses, corrosion, and a complete breakdown of your expensive fittings such as pumps and heating systems. Unfortunately, it is difficult to tell whether there is a hardness in your water by looking at it with your
How to Unclog a Shower Drain
A clogged shower drain is one of the most common drainage problems that you will have to deal with at some point in your life, whether you are a tenant or own your own home. Although there are many reasons why your shower drain could be clogged, the most common one is the accumulation of
What Do I Do If My Area Has “Hard Water”?
Hard water issues are a major concern for homeowners, especially the ones moving to new neighborhoods. Suppose you don’t address the problem of hard water in your home. In that case, you will be exposing yourself and other family members to many dangers, including clogged water pipes, dirty clothing, waterborne diseases, itchy skin, damaged appliances,
What Can I Do to Fix a Dripping Faucet?
Dripping faucets are a common problem that homeowners have to deal with from time to time. A single dripping faucet can lead to extraordinarily high water bills due to continuous wastage of water. Fortunately, it is straightforward to fix a dripping faucet. You may not even have to hire a professional plumber to do it
3 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality
When we hear air pollution, we think about the billowing industrial smokestacks emitting thick, dark clouds of smoke. Unfortunately, we rarely think about air pollution in our houses. But the truth is that indoor air pollution is just as dangerous as outdoor pollution. Many pollutants can lower the air quality in your house, including gas