Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

4 Types Of Home Maintenance To Do In The Fall

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When the fall season approaches, it is time to think about regular maintenance and repairs to do around the house. From your water heater to the attic, you need to inspect the areas of your home and perform routine maintenance. Here are some things to do for the fall season. Improve Insulation in Your Attic Just because your attic isn’t a “finished” attic, doesn’t mean it shouldn’t have proper insulation. Even with an attic that isn’t used much, lack of insulation can have an effect on your energy use and HVAC system.…

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Getting Your Feet Wet: Two Alternatives to the Traditional Plumbing Contractor's Education

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If you are considering a career in plumbing, but you want an alternative to the two-year vocational/technical school education, alternatives do exist. One alternative typically pays less because you are not employed as a fully licensed plumber. The other pays more because you are working in a dual-employment job. Alternative No. 1: The Plumber’s Assistant Usually, plumbing contractors will hire plumbing students for this job. However, you can also apply and interview for a plumbing assistant job without any training or skills whatsoever.…

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Do You Have Sluggish Drains? Your Plumbing Vents May Be The Culprit

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If you have slow sluggish drains, the problem is not always a clog in the drain line. Instead, it could be in the plumbing vents. If the vents are blocked up, air cannot get into the drain lines, which then slows down water. Below is some information about plumbing vents, as well as how to clean them. What Are Plumbing Vents? Plumbing vents are not likely something you think about, but they play a big role in the plumbing in your home.…

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