Archive for August 10th, 2013

How is Your Plumbing?

Plumbing and heating services

Pipes and plumbing have been around for thousands of years. Copper, the main component being used in pipes today, was used by the Egyptians around 3000 years ago. Each year, over one billion feet of copper plumbing is installed in buildings in the United States. A man by the name of Thomas Crapper worked for the person who patented the first flush system, but, contrary to popular belief, Crapper did not invent the toilet.

There are some plumbing tips for homeowners. The best way to deal with clogged drains is to prevent them in the first place. Do not pour cooking oil or any other kind of grease down the drain. Some minor clogs in sink drains can be removed with liquid plumbing cleaners which can be purchased from most hardware, home improvement and grocery stores. Small clogs in toil

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