Is your water heater getting old… maybe 10 years old or even older? Is your pilot light not staying lit? Have you been noticing minor leaks or drips? Now would be a good time to change your water heater! ** Plumbing suppliers are indicating a 15-30% increase in the cost of various water heaters** Call Water Tight Plumbing TODAY for your free estimate, and let Water Tight Plumbing your water heater experts do the rest…
Insulate pipes in unheated areas or against outside walls that are not insulated, make sure to check the garage and crawl space! Apply insulation or heat tape to pipes that are prone to freezing or are exposed. Make sure the heat is set no lower than 55 degrees.
These are recommendation and not guarantees. If you do have a pipe that freezes shut off the water to the home and call a plumber.
Make sure that the outside discharge for your sump pump line is unobstructed. An obstruction could cause the line to freeze causing a back up that could result in sump pump failure.
Inspect outside faucets, if they are dripping or leaking have them repaired by a licensed plumber before the freezing temperatures arrive!
RPZ or reduced pressure zone device is a type of backflow prevention device used to protect water supplies from contamination. We are certified for installation, repair and testing of residential and commercial RPZ’s.
The garbage disposal was invented in 1927 by John W. Hammes, Hammes was an architect from Racine, Wisconsin. Hammes opened up a company called InSinkErator and his disposals went on the market in 1940. The garbage disposal in an electric device mounted under the kitchen sink and it shreds food generally small enough to go through the plumbing.
Hope everyone had a safe and fun Labor Day weekend!
In the 1920′s showers began to spread to normal homes and no longer just for the rich.
Next time you have to use a public bathroom remember this, the 1st toilet stall in the row is the least used (and usually the cleanest).
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