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Can Tankless Water Heaters Leak?

While tankless water heaters have fewer problems than the tank kind, they can still develop leaks. The good news is that these leaks are rarely as large as leaks from tank water heaters. However, because the tankless water heater is installed inside of the wall, the leaks tend to go undetected for longer in the

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Will a Toilet Eventually Unclog Itself?

When you have a clogged toilet, but you don’t need to use it right away, you might wonder if you can just wait and let the clog sort itself out. Will a toilet eventually unclog itself? It sure would be nice, but it’s fairly rare for a toilet’s clog to clear up after a few

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Should I Replace My Copper Pipes with PEX?

Copper pipes were once the best option for homeowners who wanted durable pipes that would last half a lifetime. However, new improvements in materials sciences have led to PEX, an amazing material that can outperform copper piping in many areas. This less expensive, flexible material is a great option for homeowners who have problems with

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Why Does Steam Come Out of Sewers?

Have you ever been walking down a busy city street and see steam rising up from the sewer? This phenomenon is sometimes replicated on movies for authenticity and captured in photography for interesting lighting effects. But why does steam come out of the sewer at all? In part, the question depends on what kind of

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