Determining The Type Of Well Pump You Need

If you have a well on your property, then you also have a well pump that forces water from the well to your home. If the pump breaks down for some reason, then the pump will need to be replaced. However, you cannot just pick any pump and add it to the well. If you are unfamiliar with well pumps, but have to purchase a new one, then keep reading to understand some basic questions you will need to answer before buying your pump.

How To Keep Your Water Heater Installation Project Stress-Free

A new water heater will likely provide you with more consistent hot water and possibly even help lower your monthly water bills thanks to optimal operation. You'll need to have your new unit professionally installed to avoid serious injuries and mistakes that would compromise the performance of your new system. But even though the installation process might seem intimidating, the process doesn't have to fill your life with unnecessary stress. Here's how you can keep your water heater installation project free of stress:

Be Proactive: Fall Tasks to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Frozen and burst pipes are a common concern when old-man winter comes along.  In the best-case scenario, you and your family may lose water for a short period. In the worst case, you may suffer thousands of dollars of water damage. While knowing what to do if your pipes freeze is important, being proactive and reducing the odds of it happening in the first place can save you the frustration and cost of dealing with frozen pipes in the middle of winter.

Five Signs You Need A Professional Drain Cleaner

Nearly everyone deals with sluggish or clogged drains on occasion. Most of them can be fixed easily with a plunger, but sometimes you need the services of a professional. Knowing when to pick up the plunger yourself and when to call in a plumber is important to keeping your plumbing operating smoothly. Some common signs that indicate the problem requires a plumber are the following: 1. Problems With Multiple Drains

How To Detect Lead Pipes And What To Do If You Have Them

With a shockingly high number of media stories focused on people who have received lead positioning from their drinking water, many homeowners are wondering if they are safe. Wondering if your pipes may have lead in them? Here's a look at how to check and what to do if you have lead: 1. Test your water. You can buy a simple water testing kit online or at your local hardware store.