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Insulate Your Pipes To Prevent Freezing

When pipes freeze, the first thing you'll notice is low or no flow. If they stay frozen for too long, or if too much water gets frozen, you'll end up with burst or weakened pipes. Insulation slows down the flow of heat from the water in the pipe to the cold air around it. Keep in mind that it doesn't stop it entirely and depending on how long the water in the pipe remains stagnant, it will loses heat. For the most part, however, insulated pipes keep the water temperature above freezing. The colder the winter temperature where you live, the more insulation you need.

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Now Is A Great Time To Install A New Water Heater

New water heater regulations go in to effect on April 16th in the United States and Canada is not far behind. The regulations will be similar to what the United States is calling for. The regulations apply to manufacturers and sellers of the water heaters, but home owners might be the ones really feeling the pinch........... 

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New Years Plumbing Resolutions

It's that time when we resolve to be better people in the coming year. May I suggest that you also incorporate the following resolutions to your home plumbing systems........

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