Category : Plumbing

How to Detect And Repair A Hidden Leak

How to Detect and Repair a Hidden Leak
Most pipes are out of sight and out of mind, but you still need to pay attention to them. Many water leaks start slowly. Pipe couplings and other fittings could gradually fail. Over time, water pressure expands a dripping pinhole …
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How To Clean The Clogged Aerator On A Faucet

Clean Clogged Aerator on Faucet
Is the flow of water from your faucet decreasing? Or coming in bursts or spurts? Before assuming that your home has lost water pressure, check the faucet aerator. These screens fitted at the end of faucets gradually clog up with …
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How to Find A Water Leak

How to Find a Water Leak
Has your water bill been creeping upward inexplicably? Has an area of your home suddenly developed a musty smell? These are just two signs that you have a leak somewhere in your plumbing system. How to find a water leak …
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How to Fix A Sink Drain Stopper

How to Fix a Sink Drain Stopper
A drain stopper that ceases to work is quite annoying. Either you can’t close the drain, or, worse yet, you can’t open it. Either way, chances are you can learn how to fix a sink drain stopper in a few …
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How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal

How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal
Sink drains with garbage disposals can get clogged up eventually. This is especially likely if you don’t let the water run for several seconds after the disposal is done grinding. How to unclog a garbage disposal requires disassembling the pipe …
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How to Clean a Shower Head

How to Clean a Shower Head
Minerals in your water, like calcium and lime, gradually build on the inside and outside of your shower head. Eventually, the mineral deposits may impede the flow of water. The extent of mineral buildup will determine the steps you should follow when learning how to clean a shower head. You won't have to remove the shower head for light deposits. However, substantial mineral deposits call for taking the shower head off.
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How to Fix a Leaky Sink Faucet

How to Fix a Leaky Sink Faucet
Over time the internal parts of a faucet wear out and allow small amounts of water to pass through. This results in an annoying drip when the faucet is supposed to be off. If you ignore this, the drip will …
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How to Unclog a Shower Drain

How to Unclog a Shower Drain
Clogged shower drains are a problem that creeps up on people. The tub or shower pan gradually takes longer and longer to drain. You’ll notice that water builds up around your ankles as you wash. This is a sure sign …
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