Entries by Drew Hutchinson

Overcome These 2 Common Reverse Osmosis Water Challenges

When thinking about public water quality, homeowners want to know their drinking water is clean. Chromium, lead, and other contaminants in drinking water can make you and your family sick or cause cancer, birth defects, and neurological disorders. Fortunately, one method that purifies the water in your home is a reverse osmosis system. A collection […]

5 Places to Check Water-Using Appliances for Leaks

Although professional plumbing inspections are a necessity for a well-maintained house, every homeowner should also stay on top of home maintenance by using drains mindfully and checking for visible leaks. In addition to checking under your sinks for leaks, you should also check over any appliances with water hookups. Here are five important places to […]

4 Common Pipe Materials Used in Homes

From showering and washing clothes to running the dishwasher and flushing the toilet, the various pipes moving water and waste in and out of the home do a lot of work. A combination of water supply and drain, waste, and vent pipes are used throughout the home to create an effective and efficient plumbing system. […]

Learn About Current Popular Bathroom Additions

Some exciting introductions in the plumbing industry have been gaining attention lately, and some old ideas have been making come backs. If you like the idea of bringing your bathroom up to speed with regards to some of the recent happenings in the plumbing industry, then you want to read the information here. Clawfoot Bathtubs […]

3 Earth-Friendly Benefits of a Water-Efficient Dishwasher

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has two labels to help you locate and choose eco-friendly appliances: the Energy Star certification and the WaterSense logo. The WaterSense program helps you identify appliances that use water efficiently, such as dishwashers that have lower water requirements per load. The Energy Star program identifies appliances that work in an […]

4 Reasons to Choose PEX Lines for Your Commercial Facility

Whether you need water-supply lines in a new structure or need to retrofit the lines in an older building, cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) lines can improve your facility’s operation and its plumbing system. Here are four reasons to use PEX piping for new or replacement plumbing in your commercial facility. 1. PEX Can Reduce Hot Water […]