Articles for tag: Water Pressure

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How to Grow a Shirobana Spirea

Shirobana spirea is a wonderful flowering deciduous shrub that works great as an accent plant, in a border, or you can plant it as a hedge. What a wonderful shrub to grow in your landscape. It is hardy in U. S. Department of Agriculture zones 4 through 9. During the summer months, you can enjoy ...

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10 Common Problems to Consider when Buying an Older Home

Two of the likeliest leading deficiencies when purchasing an older home are inadequate kitchen and bathroom areas. Unfortunately for the bargain conscious home buyer, these areas are also the most expensive to renovate. When two major remodeling are needed to make a home livable, it makes other small repairs such as roofing, siding, proper insulation, ...

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An Overview on Sailboat Rudder Types

Designing rudders as steering systems may be a great deal today but in fact, are nothing new. The word rudder literally means a paddle. The first rudders were used by the Vikings in their huge ships ages ago. Of course, since then, rudders have involved to make our lives easier and our sailing adventures a ...

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Tips for Installing a Shower Tower

If you’ve never seen a shower tower before, it can be described as a small slice of heaven underwater. A shower panel consists of four or more showerheads that provide varying water blasts, temperature controls and massaging jets. It’s like having your own personal hands-on massage expert in your shower-minus the “R” rating. What really ...

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Plumbing 101: Hot Water Heater Installation

A hot water heater is one of the most important appliances around the house. Although many homeowners never even stop to think about their hot water heater until they wake up one day and realize that they have no hot water, this very important appliance plays a huge part in the house role. Calling a ...

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How to Bypass Your Culligan Water Softener

You lost water pressure in your house and you don’t know what to do. This problem is very common in houses equipped with water softeners. We lost water pressure in our house three months ago. We tried in vain to figure it out on our own. When we tried to take a shower, the water ...

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How to Pressure Wash Pavers

There’s a good chance you’re going to damage your pavers, if you don’t know how to pressure wash them. Many pavers aren’t colorfast due to the colorant (pigment, dye) in them. Other pavers easily crumble or break. Then there’s the grout that’s often between them, which is easily damaged too, making it important to know ...

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Top 5 Ways to Silence Noisy Pipes

Do the pipes in your home make enough noise to qualify for a role in an off Broadway version of “Stomp?” If so, you have three options to choose from. First, you could opt to put up with the noise. Second, you could call a plumber. Third, you could attempt to correct your home’s noisy ...

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Tips for Homeowners on Low Water Pressure

The water pressure entering all homes varies greatly, some with too little, some with too much. One complaint that I often hear is that a homeowner is experiencing low water pressure at their plumbing fixtures. The usable range for water pressure in a home is from 50 lbs up to 80 lbs per square inch ...

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How to Get Your Water Heater to Stop Dripping Water

If you notice an occasional drip or leak from your water heater, it doesn’t necessarily mean you need a new tank. The drip may be due to excessive pressure, and water tank replacement is not the cure. Water observed leaking from the temperature/ pressure relief valve (T&P;) or connecting runoff tube (located on the side ...