Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

4 Common Causes Of Clogged Drains

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Clogged drains can be a major pain in your neck, not to mention that they’re one of the most common plumbing problems that you will come across. There are ways to easily identify the causes of clogged drains. Read on and discover just a few of the most common causes of clogged drains. Cooking Oil and Grease Cooking oil, grease, and excess fat from cooking pans should never be allowed to travel down your drain for two reasons.…

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How To Replace A Hot Water Heater Expansion Tank

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If the water from your shower feels too hot or you notice a leak near your hot water heater, it may be time to replace the hot water heater expansion tank, which is commonly located next to the water heater. The expansion tank catches and prevents hot water from backflowing into the city’s water system. It is essential to replace the expansion tank as soon as possible, which can be done by a DIY enthusiast with no plumbing experience.…

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Four Differences Between A Magnetic Water Treatment And An Ion Exchanging Water Softener

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Two main recommended treatments for those with hard water wells include an ion exchanging water softener or, for mild cases, a magnetic treatment. Although you can technically use filtration or reverse osmosis to remove minerals from your water, “hard” water usually has a high enough mineral content to overwhelm the filter portion of these treatments very quickly, making it less cost effective for the average homeowner than ion exchange or magnetic treatments.…

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