5 Sure Ways to Stop Water Hammers

Noisy water pipes are never a sign of good things. Ideally, water pipes should be quiet and the only sound you should hear if any is the flow of water. A water hammer, scientifically known as a hydraulic shock happens when water flowing to a faucet or fixture under pressure is suddenly shut off, causing … Read more

12 Telltale Signs You Need to Repipe Your House ASAP!

Repiping a house involves replacing the plumbing pipes, typically due to aging or deteriorating pipes that can cause various issues. Here’s a brief summary of signs that indicate it may be time to repipe your house: In detail, the following are the signs that you need to repipe your house: 1. Old Lead/Galvanized Steel Pipes … Read more

How to Get Rid of Air Trapped in Water Pipes in Minutes

When you turn on your faucets and notice that water is sputtering or spitting out air, you have air trapped in your pipes, a condition known as an airlock. An airlock works like a restriction, lowering the water pressure and smooth flow of water in your house. Sometimes it can completely shut off the water … Read more

Leaking Outdoor Spigot? Here is Why and How to Fix It

A leaking outdoor spigot, also known as a hose bib or hose faucet, can lead to water wastage and potential damage. Here’s a brief guide on common causes and solutions for a leaking outdoor spigot: How to Fix a Leaky Spigot The method to use when fixing a leaky spigot will depend on where exactly … Read more

Noisy Water Pipes? Here are the Causes and Solutions

Loud banging and vibrating noises from water pipes are unsettling. They shouldn’t be there in the first place. So what causes them in the first place? Noisy water pipes are caused by suddenly turning off water to a for faucet or valve, forcing the water to slam against the valve. High water pressure, worn out … Read more

5 Reasons To Replace Your Galvanized Pipes ASAP!

In the early 1900s, galvanized pipes were the best pipes to install in homes. They were safer than lead pipes and longer lasting than pure steel pipes? What happened to these dream pipes than they now need to be replaced? Galvanized pipes are susceptible to corrosion and blockages which results in low water pressure in … Read more

Hot Water Recirculating Pumps-Design, Pros, Cons, Alternatives

Hot water recirculating pumps are installed in homes and business premises to prevent water wastage and also eliminate the time you have to wait to get hot water after turning on the hot water faucet. Whenever you need to take a shower or wash your hands with hot water, hot water does not immediately flow … Read more

Low Hot Water Pressure? Here is Why and What to Do

Low hot water pressure in the house is mainly caused by sediments in the hot water system clogging up the hot water supply pipes and fixtures, restricting the flow of water. It could also be caused by partially opened shut off valves, clogged water filters and leaking pipes If you have low hot water pressure … Read more

8 Proven Ways to Prevent Water Pipes from Bursting

Water pipes burst when they are exposed to temperatures of 20 degrees Fahrenheit or below, for 4 to 6 hours. The water in the pipes freezes and expands, exerting more pressure than the pipe can hold causing it to burst. Water in your pipes starts to freeze at around 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). … Read more

Low Water Pressure in the House? How to Increase It

The recommended water pressure in the house is between 40 and 60 psi. If the water pressure is below 30 psi, there is a problem with your water supply that you need to fix. So, what causes low water pressure in the house? The following are the causes: And how can you increase water pressure … Read more