Plumbing Basics

From clogs to valves to plumbing parts to venting. These are the topics that underlie the basics of plumbing. These articles will get into more of the nitty gritty details to help you with your renovation and with maintenance down the line.

Apr 142012
Can I Use A Drain Auger To Unclog A Toilet?

Unclogging a toilet can be a real pain. Especially when the standard plunger doesn’t work. Where do you turn then? One of the common things to do to clear up plumbing clogs is to use a drain auger, otherwise known as a snake. But, can you use a typical drain snake for your toilet? This article will answer that question for you.

Mar 232012
Saving Water and Money in the Bathroom

Your bathroom – it’s a primarily a place of personal hygiene and secondly the hole in your pocket which is causing your money to diminish. The source of this problem is the fact that so much energy and water is wasted whilst performing everyday personal hygiene routines that we may as well be throwing our […]