If your traditional hot water heater has broken down for good, you may have considered the possibility of replacing it with a tankless hot water heater. This kind of water heating system operates a bit differently, since it only heats water when you need it instead of wasting energy while you're at work or sleeping. These systems do have disadvantages though, which is why you must know the good and the bad before making a decision.
- It's 2 am, and after getting up for a middle-of-the-night bathroom trip you've come across a plumbing emergency. Or is it? It can be difficult to understand what's truly an emergency and what can wait until morning, so here are three tips to help clear up the confusion. Tip #1: There is a Non-Stop Flow of Water You turn off the bathroom faucet and the water just keeps coming. And coming.
- After your house sustains heavy water damage, some of your dry wall will probably need to be replaced. Not all dry wall is porous, but if it's been sitting in high water for a few hours, that won't matter. Dry wall doesn't require much expertise or heavy lifting to remove, but there are a number of factors to consider before you take it on as a personal project, even if you only need to replace small sections.
- In recent years, certain areas of the country have been hit with record low temperatures and heavy snow during the summer, along with debilitating heat during the summer. Needless to say, you will need great heating and air in your home to keep you comfortable during these situations. If you want to be certain that your heating and cooling systems are working for you the way that they should, it will take some preventative HVAC maintenance and repair to get the job done.
- Nearly invisible from above, shower drains can seem mysterious and intimidating. Unfortunately, drains are also a common point for shower failures to occur. If you're beginning to see water stains on the ceiling beneath the shower (especially if the stains are rust-tinted) it may be time to replace your drain. Of course, before you can replace a drain you need to get the old one out. This article will explain how to easily remove a shower drain without removing or damaging the shower pan.