During the hot summer months, your plumbing system is under more duress than any other time of year. Summer plumbing can take a toll on important plumbing parts. It is important to acknowledge any damage or excess wear before the colder months begin. Here are end of summer plumbing tips for your residence or business plumbing systems. Continue reading
A building may have a boiler or a furnace. A furnace heats air and then a blower forces the air into the duct system throughout the building. A boiler heats water, and then the heat is transmitted to radiators and heating outlets via piping. Both require electricity, making efficiency important when considering which to purchase. High efficiency boilers are not as common as high efficiency furnaces; however, they are becoming more popular. High efficiency boilers are the future, and here are a few reasons why. Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to become a plumber? There are many ways to go about becoming a plumber. One method would be obtaining a formal education at the high school and/or undergraduate level. Another path would be to become an apprentice at a plumbing company in order to learn the trade from the professionals. Once your foot is in the door, many hours of training are required. Finally, obtaining a license is the final step to becoming a certified plumber. Continue reading
For both businesses and residences, choosing a local plumbing company is not an easy decision. There are many factors to consider when choosing a Rhode Island plumber. If you are from Rhode Island, then there is one phrase which you will surely recognize. “Everybody knows everybody.” With a local community feel for the entire state, it is important for a Rhode Island plumber to be focused on the community and serving the people. Focusing solely on profit will cause plumbing companies to fail. The best plumbers care about people’s well-being and safety. Continue reading
Plumbing is a blue-chip industry that has been around for an estimated 4,700 years. Plumbing is a large and intricate system involving the use of pipes, drains, fittings, valves, and fixtures. The system is intended to be used for the distribution of potable water, heating, washing, and waterborne waste removal. Plumbing systems differentiate themselves from water supply and sewage systems because it is a specific system for individual buildings. Plumbing also refers to the skilled trade which installs and maintains it.