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The Basics of Plumbing

The first thing one ought to know about plumbing is what pipes are made of. Historically, the constitution of pipes has changed. In antiquity pipes were made from lead. But since then, plumbing pipes have evolved from copper, to steal, and from steal, to PXI plastic piping. Indeed, plumbing facilitates the flow of civilization, and without it people would be SOL—pun intended. But the world of plumbing can be a dark endeavor for the inexperienced. Below is the information you need to know.

Always Fix that Leaking Faucet

If allowed to go unchecked, a leaky faucet could reap havoc on the home, and lead to expensive utility bills. Indeed, a leaky faucet could fill up shamoo’s tank in a year’s time. So, if you have a leaky faucet you need to read our do it yourself blog, or consult a professional to remedy your dire situation.

Screen It

You wouldn’t let just anyone into your home, so why would let anything go down your drain? In order to combat the buildup of debris in your kitchen sink, it is highly advisable to install a screen to filter out deleterious substances such as cooking grease. Indeed, this $10 dollar purchase could save you thousands in the long run. What’s more maintenance is easy. All you need to do is run the sink over the screen from time to time. It’s that simple.

Always Consult a Pro

But the most important thing about plumbing is to have a good plumber an arm’s length away. Consulting an amateur could cost you thousands in the long run. They will promise to be well equipped, and ready to handle the job, but in fact, they have no shot. If you’d like to have your pipes cleaned proficiently call Parker and Sons today.

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