Many of us at home have gotten into the habit of pouring food waste—including liquid waste like used cooking oil or grease—down the drain after cooking. This is a bad idea because it can create problems at local water treatment facilities and clog the sewer system. This is one reason why establishments in the food […]
A cold climate often makes hot showers a necessity for comfort, in which case having a tankless water heater is extremely convenient. However, your nice relaxing bath time can be marred by water discoloration. There are several things that can cause the water in your plumbing system to turn unusual shades of colors. The color itself is a clue […]
Your water heater is a crucial part of your daily winter routine, which is why you need to make sure that it’s in top condition and is replaced when needed. In this blog, local plumber and HVAC services provider McLay Services, Inc., shares insight on how to tell if it’s time to replace your water heater.
While tap water is completely safe to drink, this doesn’t mean it’s 100% pure. Tap water normally has small amounts of minerals like calcium suspended in the water. These minerals are safe for human consumption (and healthy, even), but they can have a negative effect on your plumbing system. In complex systems such as tankless water […]
It’s normal for plumbing fixtures to be loud, but they sometimes make sounds that are too strange to ignore. Below are some examples of what to look out for.