DIY Tips From the Warner Service Blog

Toilet Anatomy 201: The Advanced Plumbing Edition

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

InToilet Anatomy 101Warner Service listed basic parts of critical plumbing anatomy: toilets. From the bowlto the tank, toilets are hard to understand. This is especially true when trying to solve a toilet plumbing problem.

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Topics: Plumbing, Appliances

5 Plumbing Myths That You Should Never Believe

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Throw eggshells in the disposal to clean the blades. Throw lemon rinds in the disposal for scent. Put a brick in the back of the toilet to make the water stop running.

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Topics: Plumbing

Boiler Anatomy 101

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A boiler is a plumbing appliance that heats (and occasionally boils, though that’s not the purpose) water. It’s often confused with a furnace, which is for only high-temperature heating.

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Topics: Appliances, Heat, Plumbing

How To Winterize Your Home

Posted by Warner Service on Nov 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When checking off your to-do list before the holidays, consider how to winterize your home. To help winterize your home, here's Warner Service’s handy checklist for HVAC and plumbing.

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Topics: HVAC, Plumbing

How To Winterize Your Irrigation System

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

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.

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Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Plumbing, Maintenance

Plumbing Fixtures To Check Before Flying South For The Winter

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

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.”

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Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Plumbing, Maintenance

5 Tips To Avoid Costly Winter Plumbing Leaks

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

Winter is one of the most expensive times of the year for many homeowners in Maryland. Colder temperatures make plumbing more susceptible to cracks and leaks, causing even the tiniest of issues to turn into a major inconvenience - just in time for the holidays.

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Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Plumbing, Maintenance

15 Plumbing Stories That’ll Make You Smile

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Warner Service answered Google’s weirdest plumbing and HVAC questions. We compiled a list of funny memes about plumbing. Now, we're rounding up the Internet's weird, true, and awesome plumbing stories.

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Topics: Plumbing

Pre-Winter Plumbing Prep 101

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Most winterization for plumbing focuses on the prevention of frozen pipes, whether PVC or copper. Before the temperatures drop too low, take the following proper precautions around your home.

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Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Plumbing, Maintenance

How To Handle A Flooded Basement

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

Major summer storms and winter meltdowns prove that our basement is susceptible to flooding year-round. Here's how to handle a flooded basement in your home.

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Topics: Plumbing