Understanding Plumbing Basics
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Understanding Plumbing Basics

As a new homeowner, I can tell you that things aren't always as simple as they appear. I started thinking about it a few years ago, and I realized that there were some serious problems with our plumbing system. We had issues with drains working correctly and toilets flushing like they should, so I started focusing more heavily on understanding the basics of our plumbing system. Within a few short months the entire system was operating more fluidly because of a few changes that I made, so I wanted to create a blog all about my journey. Check out these articles to learn more about the plumbing basics.

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  • What To Know About These Three Drain Cleaning Methods

    14 January 2020

    Have a clogged drain that needs to be fixed? It is important to know what your options are so that you can have the best chances of clearing that clog. Liquid Drain Cleaners A liquid drain cleaner will be good at dissolving what is stuck in your pipe. This can be a good solution if you know the clog is just toilet paper and it needs some help breaking down. However, these cleaners can be dangerous if there is a clog that it cannot dissolve.

  • Signs Of An Undersized AC

    20 December 2019

    Renovating your house can affect your air conditioner's ability to cool your house effectively. This is likely to be the case if the renovation has affected airflow in the house or the total area that needs to be cooled in the house. For example, your AC may be undersized if you have changed your house's configuration or added some rooms to the house. Below are some of the signs that will tell you the AC is undersized.

  • What To Know About Clogged Drains

    21 November 2019

    When it comes to your plumbing, a clogged drain can be a big hassle. Not only can clogs cause backups that can damage your home, but they can also be difficult to get rid of. Clogged drains are common in bathrooms and kitchens, and there can be multiple culprits that cause clogged drains. The good news is that drain cleaning services are able to get your drains back to normal. Here are three things that you should know about clogged drains.

  • An Overview Of Sewer Pipe Materials

    12 October 2019

    There are a variety of materials used to make sewer pipes, each with its pros and cons. Below is an overview of these materials. Traditional Orangeburg Orangeburg is a material manufactured from wood fibers, adhesive, and coal tar pitch. The adhesive is mostly for holding the different materials together. The result is a fiber material that was widely used in septic pipes in the past, but it is rare to find in contemporary homes.

  • A Basic Overview Of The Six Different Types Of Septic Systems You Can Install

    29 June 2019

    When it comes to septic systems, they are not all created the same. The term septic system is commonly used to describe six different septic processes. Before having a new septic system installed in your home, it is helpful to know the six different septic systems you can have installed in your home. Knowing these terms will help you identify what type of system you have right now and what type of system you want to install.