How to Test Water Pressure at Home

Low water pressure results in trickling showerheads and faucets, but high water pressure can damage your plumbing system. Similar to checking your indoor air quality, testing your home water pressure a few times a year can help you identify and remedy problems before...

What’s a Comfort Height Toilet?

What's a Comfort Height Toilet? Toilets come in all types of styles and finishes to match your bathroom and preferences. But did you know you can also select toilets based on height? Traditional toilets are 15 inches high. Comfort height toilets (or “right height”...

Plumbing Needs for an Outdoor Shower

An outdoor shower is a great way to clean yourself off before jumping in the pool. It’s also a useful option for rinsing mud off the kids before they come inside. You can even wash the dog in your outdoor shower to avoid making a mess in the bathroom. The addition of...

How to Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

It’s Murphy’s Law. The toilet has backed up – and there’s not a plunger in sight! How do you unclog a toilet without a plunger?! What can you do? Think Fast Turn off the water supply to the toilet, this will prevent the dreaded overflow of toilet debris (shudder) and...

How Do Waterless Urinals Work?

How Do Waterless Urinals Work? Waterless urinals may seem a little too good to be… sanitary and odorless. So, how does a waterless urinal work? Where does the urine go? And what keeps it from stinking up the bathroom? Waterless urinals divert urine through a one-way...

PLUMBING IN TIGHT SITUATIONS

You can leave the plumbing tools at home A plumber’s van can be very low on storage space when copper is favored over plastic fittings. Not only do they need to store fittings and pipes, but all of the tools required to connect and install these as well. Specialist...

TEN WAYS PLUMBERS CAN CONSERVE FUEL

  Plumbers are being advised of the ways they could drive more economically to conserve expensive fuel. As the cost of fuel creeps up, LeaseVan.co.uk has revealed ten top tips on how to make a full tank go further. 1. Save on weight Extra weight means extra fuel, so...

How to Prevent Rust Stains in your Toilet

It’s a known fact, no one likes cleaning the bathroom. And what makes bathroom cleaning worse? When after all that scrubbing effort, you’re bath still looks dirty. Chief among such offenders: The rust stained toilet. A cringe-worthy sight, making your bathroom appear...