Screechy faucets can be disturbing and unpleasant. Knowing what you can do to fix your problem may save you money in plumbing and faucet repair fees.
What causes a faucet to screech?
Screechy faucets typically make noise for one of three reasons:
The washer has gone bad. The pipes used to plumb your sink are too narrow. The pipes leading to your sink have narrowed over time because of a buildup of scale caused by hard water.
If you're in the market for a new water heater, you've likely heard of the relatively new solar-powered heaters. Since as much as 18 percent of the average household's energy expenses go towards heating water, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, harnessing the sun's (free) power can be attractive. However, before you make a final decision on what type of water heater to purchase, it's wise to weigh the pros and cons of this type of heater.
If you're a new homeowner, it's important for you to learn how to properly take care of the plumbing in your home. There are many myths you want to be aware of so you don't fall for them and accidentally damage your plumbing. Below you'll learn about 5 of the more commonly passed around myths:
Most faucets drip, it's perfectly normal.
You may have heard to ignore that dripping faucet because it's normal.
I inherited a circa 1950 Airstream mobile home from my grandmother when she passed away. She and my grandfather had spent many hours vacationing in it all over the country. At first I was just going to sell it, but after I took a look at the shape it was in, I decided I better have it repaired before I put it in the paper. That is when I called a mobile home repair in O'Fallon MO.