Possible Causes Of Water Heater Leaks

Leaks interfere with water heater efficiency and also represent health hazards. Below are some of the reasons your water heater might leak. Loose Connections A typical water heater has two water pipes; the cold (inlet) and the hot (outlet) water pipe. Over time, either of these pipes can loosen and leak water. The leaking water may flow down the sides of the tank and collect on the floor. If this is the only problem with your tank, then the solution is as easy as tightening the loose pipe with a wrench. [Read More]

Plunger-Free Plumbing Solutions For A Clogged Toilet

Few things will send you into a panic like the sight of water and waste rising toward the top of a toilet bowl after flushing. A clogged toilet can be a real inconvenience. Most people rely on plungers to eliminate minor clogs, but you might not always have a plunger around when a clog appears. There are some simple things that you can do to get a toilet draining properly without the use of a plunger. [Read More]