One of the easiest ways to prevent frozen pipes this winter is by leaving the drainage system on a slow drip. This means keeping one or more faucets on at around five to ten droplets per minute to alleviate pressure in the plumbing system.
Have you ever been in the warm shower then it suddenly turns ice-cold? It's the worst, whether it's your morning wake-up call or your nighttime routine.
East Coast winters are brutal, and subzero temperatures create big problems for residential plumbing. While you can perform cold-weather plumbing maintenance to reduce the chance of a plumbing problem, frozen pipes can still happen.
It’s no secret that winter weather on the East Coast gets ugly. Subzero temperatures, snowstorms, and ice storms create a lot of residential plumbing problems and damage. However, a few plumbing maintenance steps can help avoid disaster in your home.
Keeping your home warm in the winter doesn’t require a lot of work, Yet, certain maintenance steps should be taken throughout the year.
Heating season brings a much higher energy bill than the rest of the year. Keeping your family warm is important, and it doesn’t have to break the bank.
Winter is coming, and now's the best time to prepare residential plumbing for the change in temperature. While most homeowners remember to handle basic plumbing tasks, such as cleaning out the gutters, many often forget about the outdoor sprinkler system.
Did you know that a burst pipe could cost up to $50,000 in damages to your home? According to CostHelper, “Water damage is often the biggest cost associated with a burst pipe, especially if the flooding continues for any length of time.”