Many homeowners take so much pride in their homes that they enjoy working on repairs or projects here and there as time allows. The thing is though, something as complicated and as serious as a plumbing problem might be better left to the professionals. Of course, you need to first be able to recognize the need to call a plumber. If you would like more info, continue reading. The Toilet Makes Funny Sounds…Read More »
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Since your residential plumbing system is so intricate, it can feel like every plumbing issue you encounter is an emergency. If you need to distinguish between minor and emergency plumbing issues, here’s a general guideline; a plumbing issue becomes an emergency when it can potentially cause extensive damage or is costly to repair. Drawing the line between small plumbing issues and those that require a plumber’s urgent attention gives you the insight required to care for your plumbing network.…Read More »
If you’re an apartment complex manager and need to replace a leaking sewer line, cured-in-place pipe lining is a good way to do it. This form of sewer line repair involves pulling a felt sleeve through your existing sewer pipe and inflating it until the sleeve is flush against the inside walls of the pipe. After the sleeve has been inflated, steam or ultraviolet light will be used to activate a resin inside the felt sleeve, causing it to rapidly harden.…Read More »