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should I replace my copper pipes with PEX?

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?

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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why is my kitchen sink leaking?

Why is My Kitchen Sink Leaking?

Kitchen sink leaks can be frustrating and are a potential source of damage to your home. If you’ve noticed even a small leak from the kitchen sink it is worth investigating. Much of the water, and therefore the damage, may be hidden from view. Here are a few reasons why your kitchen sink is leaking

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5 ways to fix smelly drains, ranked

5 Ways to Fix Smelly Drains, Ranked

Does an unpleasant smell waft up to you when you stand over your drain? You can temporarily fix your smelly drain problems with a home solution. Most of the time, your home solution will only work for a little while. It’s ideal while you’re waiting for the plumber, or if you’re expecting houseguests, but it

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