As any homeowner knows, water heaters are an essential part of the home. They provide hot water for showers, dishwashing, and laundry. But unfortunately, water heaters don’t last forever. Eventually they will either need to be repaired or replaced. But how do you know which is best? Water Heater: Repair or Replace? …Read More
A drain is an essential part of any plumbing system, responsible for carrying away waste water and preventing flooding. This is why it’s important to be proactive about drain cleaning. A drain that isn’t properly maintained can lead to blockages which may result in bad odors, slow draining, water backup, and even water…Read More
One of the most important fixtures in your home is your toilet. Not only is it essential for waste management, but it also plays a key role in protecting your home from water damage. This is why when it comes to installing a new toilet,…Read More
Have you ever wondered about plumbing in space? Which way does water flow in a weightless environment? Can toilets flush in free-fall? Here on Earth, plumbing is something most of us take for granted. Turn the faucet and water comes rushing out. Flush the toilet and water disappears. On the International Space Station, it’s not that simple. And if you spring a leak, the plumbers are all at least 235 miles (378 km) and a rocket launch away.
Designers of the Station had to contend with these problems as they laid out a complex network of tubes, pipes and ducts between the Station’s outer skin and its inner walls.Read More