Leaky Faucet? Here Are The More Common Causes

How much water do you think a leaky faucet wastes? A single drop doesn't seem like much, but according to The USGS Water Science School, single drips add up fast. One drop contains roughly 1/4 milliliter of volume. Based on this volume, 4,000 drips waste one liter of water, and 15,140 drips waste one gallon. A leaky faucet may not seem like a quick way to run up your water bill, but the math says otherwise. [Read More]

Clogged Garbage Disposal? Try These Tactics Before You Call A Plumber

If you have a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink, you'll enjoy the benefits of the spinning blade chopping up waste from your produce to reduce the number of times you need to empty the garbage. On occasion, you'll hear groans from the drain and realize that some food has become clogged around the blade; this is especially common if you've placed something fibrous down the drain or you've forced a significant amount of food all at once. [Read More]