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5 Different Types of Water Heaters

Quicklist: Water Heaters Conventional Storage  Tankless  Heat Pump  Solar-Powered  Condensing  If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you may not exactly know what you’re looking for. Of course, a water heater isn’t something you go out and buy every day and some people may only need to purchase one or two in …

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Plumbing Emergencies When You Can’t Get a Plumber Over

Podcast Version We’re two months into COVID-19 lockdown now, and it’s definitely starting to wear down on us. We’re vacillating between days feelings like years or seconds. Houses full of unruly kids who don’t feel like attending their Zoom classes and spouses or roommates who aren’t used to working at home are equating to pressure …

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29 Top Plumber Business Software Options

As the owner/operator of a small to a medium-sized plumbing business, most of your customers probably think your business is pretty simple. Few will appreciate the coordination, planning, preparation, and professionalism that goes into your everyday tasks. According to Dataforma.com; 76% of field service companies struggle to grow 92% of managers feel a need to …

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5 Excellent Credit Cards for Plumbers (and Plumbing Company Owners)

This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all financial companies or all available financial offers. As a small biz owner, I know how the …

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PVC Pipe & Fittings Sizes and Dimensions Guide (Diagrams and Charts)

While there are many different types of plumbing pipes, PVC is one of the most widely used. Where do you start? What sizes do you get? What sizes are there? Fittings… what sizes, shapes and options are there? We cover it all in our extensive PVC pipe and fittings guide below where we explain each …

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5 Different Types of Plumbers (Plus Tips on Hiring the Right Type)

A plumber is a person who repairs and installs fittings of water supply, pipes, heating systems, and sanitation. All of us have called a plumber at some point in our lives because anyone can have a clogged drain, broken pipe, plugged toilet, or a leaking sink without prior warning. But would you call the same plumber …

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12 Different Types of Plumbing Pipes (Pipe Size Chart)

I have a plumber friend who has taught me a ton about the plumbing trade. His contribution to this article helped tremendously. To say you need to know a lot as a jouneyman plumber is an understatement. He encounters all kinds of jobs and problems every week. It’s an interesting job that involves a lot …

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29 Great Gift Ideas for Plumbers (Under $20, $50, $100 and $200)

Plumbers can be a homeowner’s lifesaver. We had a plumber practically move in about 3 years ago due to the amount work that needed to be done. He was coming and going for a week. We had a clogged pipe under the house. Diagnosing it was difficult; fixing it was herculean. He pulled through for …

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Plumber vs. Heating Engineer – Which One Do You Need?

How many times have you have a problem with the plumbing or the radiators and not been sure who to call, after all those guys are expensive and they will charge their minimum call-out fee just for turning up! The two roles can seem quite similar which explains the possible confusion. For example, your boiler …

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13 Creative Ways to Make Exposed Pipes Chic in Any Room

Ceiling pipes, plumbing lines, air ducts, and electrical pipes – they are important for the appropriate functioning of the power, heating, cooling, and drainage systems in our homes. But, let’s face it. They are an eyesore. Exposed pipes ruin our interiors and make our homes look crummy. They are a distraction and take away from …

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How to Install and Clean a Grease Trap (for Your Home)

Cooking with grease can be messy. If left unchecked, this accumulation of waste can not only turn out to be an expensive process to undo but can also become extremely gross. Even worse, grease can clog sewer lines within the neighborhood and create problems at local water treatment facilities. Therefore, it is a bad idea to …

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Our Top 10 Choices For Under Sink Water Filters

Why Use A Water Filter? There are two main advantages of using a water filter. Your water will have a more pleasant taste, and the filter will eliminate contaminants like lead or pesticides. If you live in a home built prior to 1986, it is possible that your water goes through lead pipes. Nearby industrial …

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How to Prevent And Remove Garbage Disposal Clogs (Step-by-Step)

Garbage disposal units play an important role in disposing of kitchen wastes and keeping the kitchen free of any rotting food items. They are very popular in the USA but not so in other parts of the world. A wide range of disposals with different features, capacity and power are available for you to choose …

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How to Deal with a Nasty Kitchen Flood

Many a homeowner has been filled with dread when they walk into their kitchen to find it has been flooded — whether they’re witnessing a slow seeping or a burst of water. Kitchens flood for many reasons, some beyond the homeowner’s control. Pipes wear down, with worn hoses or undetected holes. Pipes freeze in the …

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How To Unclog a Garbage Disposal

Welcome to our latest DIY plumbing guide, showing you how to unclog your garbage disposal. As part of our DIY plumbing series, we’re excited to help our readers understand how they can easily solve most problems in their own homes. With a little bit of instruction, some patience, and the right tools, you can keep your …

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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

Welcome to our do-it-yourself guide to preventing your pipes from freezing. As part of our DIY plumbing series, we’re excited to help our readers understand how they can easily solve most problems in their own homes. With a little bit of instruction, some patience, and the right tools, you can keep your home running smoothly every …

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9 Essential DIY Plumbing Tutorials For Your Home

Welcome to our overview page collecting all of our DIY plumbing guides into one easy space. Many homeowners are totally unaware of how many home plumbing problems can be solved without professional help. We’re here to let you know that you can tackle a number of plumbing issues using only simple household tools and a …

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