All it takes is one overnight storm to leave you reeling over your residential plumbing.
The first thing to know is that the supply and drainage subsystems are two distinct operations without overlap. Bridges between the two exist, but the bridges are what make the system worth having. In plumbing jargon, any bridge between the supply and drainage subsystems is a fixture.
Do you wish to save money on household items? Do you want to use less hot water for your family’s laundry? Are you trying to help the environment?
Did you know that, according to Duke Energy, “energy vampires are devices that use electricity even when they are turned off? Together they can account for up to 20 percent of your electric bill.” That’s quite the pretty penny.
In Warner Service’s prerequisite blog, Toilet Anatomy 101, readers learned about the basic components to toilets. From the toilet bowl to the toilet tank and back, toilets can be hard to understand, especially when you’re trying to diagnose a problem or two. To continue your plumbing education, here’s our guide to a few more advanced toilet terms:
According to Forbes, Maryland comes in at No. 5 in the nation for eco-friendliest states. It may come as a shock to some due to the big city lifestyles of Baltimore and nearby Washington, D.C, which the article said "have some of the highest smog and ozone pollution levels of any metro area in the country.” However, there’s more to Maryland than meets the eye. Here’s Warner Service’s breakdown on why our home is one of the “greenest” states in North America:
Maryland was recently named one of the top five most “green” states in the country, and Frederick County is doing its part to keep it that way. The county offers the Green Home Challenge and public sustainability commission meetings every third Wednesday of the month. To help out Frederick (and ultimately the world), here’s Warner Service’s tips on how to get the most eco-friendly kitchen in the county:
Most people don’t realize the impact they have on the environment. Almost everyone knows about depleting the ozone layer, the melting ice caps and the abundance of trash in the ocean, but it’s hard to understand one person’s impact. A lot of people think, “It’s just one plastic water bottle,” or “I put my recycling out regularly,” but to help you recognize your impact on the environment, here’s Warner Service’s startling water stats that’ll blow you mind (and make you want to help):