Amazon, without fail – sends me an email at least twice a week, sometimes more than that. I do not mind because they are sending me information I want to know about; the latest and greatest books.
They say necessity is the mother of invention and in this case they’re right. I was determined to get a bat like Alex had even if i had to make it myself, which as it turns out, was exactly what I had to do.
What if Joe and the Painter brought in a few more Joint venture partners – like a Restaurant, Realtor, Loan Officer, CPA, Babysitter, House Cleaning business, etc, etc? – the list is endless.
Usually, it is easy, even for a non expert, to just shut the water valve off under the sink. But if the valves are old and have not been turned for a while, they may stick, and too much pressure will cause them to break. If you fear this may happen, make sure you have someone at the main shutoff valve who can hear you when you scream to shut off the water!
I know. I know. You can save a few bucks if you buy that tub yourself and cram it into the trunk of your car. The problem is that most homeowners don’t know what to buy, what fits with what or how much to buy. Making a mistake in product procurement takes a great deal of responsibility out of the hands of the contractor not to mention the inevitable blame game that can ensue if something goes wrong. Do you really have time to go back and forth from the Plumbing house to return the wrong thing and get the right one. five times!
An active hot water system assures that the hot water process is running at all times. This does matter when you live in a cold climate. The two types of active systems are direct and indirect. The direct system is based on a process of heating the water in a collector and then transferring heated water through the pipes with pumps. On the other hand, the indirect system uses a certain non toxic liquid that contains coolant that transfers heat to the water and then it is stored to be used for demand at a later time.
Lets pretend my house needs to be painted. Good grief. there are a lot of painters in the Yellow pages. I wonder who is good. what if I pick a scammer or crook. I’ll never be able to decide.
To keep the pipes in your kitchen in tip-top shape, avoid pouring fats or cooking oils down the drain. These liquid fats solidify in the pipes and create clogs. As an added protection, wipe congealed grease from pots to further avoid creating clogged drains. By following these tips, you can help avoid a plumbing disaster.