How to Size a Pressure Tank – Factors to Consider

What Size of Pressure Tank Should I Get? It is not unusual to experience low water pressure in the house for people on a well system just because the pressure tank capacity cannot cope with the water demand in the house. This is why it important to buy a pressure tank that can supply your … Read more

Low Water Pressure in Your Well System? 6 things to Do

What Causes Low Water Pressure in a Well System? Low water pressure in the house can be very frustrating especially when you need to run several fixtures at ago. It is easier to troubleshoot low pressure if you get water from the city supply pipes but a little harder if you use water from a … Read more

How to Care & Keep Your Septic Tank Pumping Costs Low

How Often Does a Septic Tank Need to be Pumped? Septic systems are very sensitive. They can easily turn into a money pit if they are not well taken care of. A well maintained septic system will last for 30 years or more. Replacing a faulty septic system will cost up to $10000. A septic … Read more

Noisy Water Pipes? Here are the Causes and Solutions

What Can Cause a Water Pipe to Vibrate and Make Noise? 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 usually caused by water hammers when a faucet or shut off valve is turned … Read more

5 Reasons To Replace Your Galvanized Pipes ASAP!

Why are Galvanized Pipes Bad? 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 … Read more

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

What is a Hot Water Recirculating Pump? 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 … Read more

The Size of Water Heater to Buy – Things to Consider

What Size of Water Heater Do I Need? I often have people ask me “What size of water heater does a family of 4 need”? Or would a 40-gallon water heater be enough for a family of 4/5? Understanding what size of water heater you need is critical. That way you avoid buying a small-sized … Read more

Washer Dryer Combos – Everything You Need to Know

What is a Washer Dryer Combo? A washer dryer combo is an integrated unit that performs the functions of a stand-alone washer and dryer from start to finish while occupying half the space. Their main advantage is that they are space-economic and flexible in positioning. Instead of transferring your wet load from the washer to … Read more

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

Why is My Hot Water Pressure so Low? Low water pressure in the house is very frustrating. It is even more frustrating when the low water pressure is only affecting the hot water faucets or outlets while the cold water pressure is perfectly fine. But what causes low hot water pressure in the house while … Read more

Sulfur/Rotten Eggs Smell in the House? 6 Things to Do

What Causes a Sulfur Smell in the House? A sulfur/rotten eggs smell in the house is a sign of presence of hydrogen sulfide gas. It is an absolutely horrible odor that you cannot live with and will need to be fixed as soon as possible. A sulfur smell in the house can be dangerous or … Read more