Latest Plumbing News
5 energy-efficient upgrades for landlords
If you've been lucky enough to scoop up a great deal on a property and you're planning to rent it out, find out about some energy-efficient upgrades could improve your bottom line.
Plumbing parts: How long before they need replacing?
Several factors influence plumbing life expectancies, including materials, usage and environment. Take a look at the lifespans of several key plumbing elements.
8 common DIY plumbing mistakes
Before you dive into a DIY project as important as fixing the pipe that directs water into and out of your home, be sure to review this list of common plumbing mistakes the inspector will surely check.
How to Clean Plumbing Pipes
Keeping a few pipe cleaning tools on hand may make cleaning clogged drains a routine task rather than a plumbing emergency. Find out what you need.
How to Install New Pipes
You can call the local plumber to replace pipes, or you can do it yourself. Here are the basics required to be a DIY plumber, including descriptions about how to handle different pipe materials.
How To Repair Pipes
One of the joys of being a homeowner is having the opportunity to become a DIYer, repairing the little problems that pop up from time-to-time. If you live in your home for any length of time, one area you may become familiar with is pipe repair. Word of warning: repairs to gas lines should be left to a professional.
Plumbing contractors are qualified to handle the jobs you can't perform yourself. Finding a local plumber before you have an emergency can spare you the long-term costs of repairing water damage that you can't spot until it's too late.