Thursday, 6 August 2015
Did your water heater bail on you this past winter? Ideally, you should’ve been able to have it repaired by expert plumbers by now and be saved the trouble of encountering the same problems in the near future. If you haven’t encountered any problems at all, then it’s time to make yourself aware of the many things that can go awry with your hot water tank. If you’re using a hot water tank, you’ll find that their set of problems are very much different from tankless water heaters, and the problem often lies in the gas itself. When left unattended for a long time, forgoing repairs on your hot water tank can endanger everyone in the family. Here are some of the common problems with hot water tanks and some precursory tips on handling them before they turn into more serious problems.
Tuesday, 4 August 2015
Time and again, homeowners have been warned to mind what they’re putting down the drain or flushing down their toilets, and time and again some of them simply forget to do so, resulting in said drains and toilets getting clogged. That in mind, what exactly should you not let into them? Professional drain cleaners reveal the biggest banes of a clean and working drain and offer expert tips on some ways you can get rid of them. The Big Four There are a lot of things that can go down your drain aside from water, but there are four things that make clogged drains possible, namely: hair, soap scum, coffee grounds and cooking grease. The latter in particular (which can come from cooking oil, butter or margarine, food scraps or even dairy products) tends to stick to the insides of your pipes, and can cause build up over time and block your home’s pipes.
Sunday, 2 August 2015
Saskatoon homeowners are often concerned about the water that is piped into their homes. Drinking water should be clean of contaminants to ensure the safety of the residents while hard water should be converted to soft to prolong the life of the pipes and ensure the comfort of the people. Thankfully, plumbing companies like Perfection Plumbing & Drain Cleaning Ltd. can install important systems that ensure the water you drink or use is at its best. Here are a few examples: Water Softener In Canada, hard water is a great concern since a lot of the sources of water pass through a lot of mineral deposits. Hard water is called that because it contains high amounts of calcium, magnesium and other minerals. Having that pass through your pipes can wear them down prematurely, plus scale forms at faucets, showerheads and pipes; this can eventually clog your pipes or damage them.