6 March 2017
If your gas fireplace won't light or it lights then goes out, test the thermocouple. The thermocouple is a heat-sensing device that controls the furnace to prevent gas leaks. You should be sure it is the thermocouple causing problems before you replace it. Here are tips to test a gas furnace thermoocouple. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves cloths compressed air screwdriver, sandpaper, or steel wool long match (optional) mutlimeter with alligator clips Shut off gas to the fireplace, which is commonly located on the gas line attached to the burner.
2 March 2017
When you start looking for an HVAC specialist, you may not think about them having plumbing experience. However, there are certain situations when they will have to handle plumbing and have the expertise to do so. Here are the reasons your HVAC specialist needs plumbing training and why it is important you check for that experience. Water Heater Installs and Repair One of the main reasons your HVAC specialist should have plumbing experience is due to water heater installs and repairs.
6 February 2017
Most people don't get overly excited about buying new bathroom fixtures, and the toilet is no exception to that. However, there comes a time when replacing it is simply inevitable. Whether you're looking for a good reason to get a new one or you just want to be sure the need is there before making the investment, here are five surefire signs you should purchase a new commode. Wobbling Is your toilet wobbling?
2 February 2017
The average water heater will last approximately 8 to 10 years, which means you may need to replace yours soon if you have had it this long. If your water heater stops working or if it is highly inefficient, you may want to shop around to find the best one to replace it with. As you look for a new one, you may wonder if you should choose a tankless system.
2 February 2017
Although having a large family is a great thing, it also means that there are more people using the household water each day. Having to wait for the water to heat up after it runs out can be difficult to cope with when you are in a hurry to go somewhere and need to take a shower. If you are tired of being in such a situation, consider getting a tankless water heater installed for your household.
25 October 2016
Buying a house that has been vacant from a property-tax auction can be a great way to get a home at a low price. If you are buying the house at a tax auction, you won't be able to inspect the interior of the house beforehand. If the previous owner did not take measures to properly winterize the home, there could be a lot of plumbing problems you would have to deal with.
23 September 2016
When people talk about water pressure, the conversation often centers around low water pressure and the problems it can cause. However, high water pressure can also cause its own set of problems, including those that result in expensive damage. That is why you should know what to do if your home's water pressure is above normal. Below are some of the ways you can tell if your water pressure is too high, the negative effects this can have on your plumbing, and what can be done to alleviate the problem.