Category: Plumbing and HVAC Tips
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There a lot of right ways to remove clogs in your plumbing — but there are a lot of wrong ways, too. Getting it right will save you headaches and money. While many plumbing problems require a professional, a common clog can often be fixed by yourself. So let’s dive into four ways to unclog your more »
Over time, copper pipes will wear down. The result? Pinhole leaks. If you’re a homeowner, a pinhole leak can be a major headache — especially if it happens at night. The good news? There are simple ways to temporarily fix the leak yourself, so you can avoid an emergency visit from your local plumber. A more »
What is the best residential heating system? Good question. There are three common types: hydronic systems, force-air systems, and ductless mini-splits. Each has their own set of pros and cons. We’ve installed all three, so we’re prepared to give you the most unbiased opinion out there. Let’s dive in. Hydronic Systems A hydronic system uses more »
PEX A vs PEX B: what are the pros and cons? If you’re a homeowner or a plumber new to the trade, it’s important to know the difference. PEX is becoming increasingly popular in residential plumbing, and is quickly replacing copper as the go-to domestic piping option. Why? Because PEX scores high on longevity, as well more »
Looking to do a heat load calculation for your home? Doing a Manual J is easier — and cheaper — than you think. This tutorial will walk you through the steps for doing a heat load calculation that is simple, inexpensive, and accurate. What is a heat load calculation? A heat load calculation is essential more »