Your new water heater has significantly improved your home plumbing. However, just like your last one, your new water heater is prone to developing issues that can cause permanent damage if you don't begin a preventative maintenance schedule from day one. Here are three problems that will cause permanent damage to your water heater and how to prevent them: Debris Buildup Your home's water supply contains a small volume of sediment and minerals—even after being treated at your local water plant.
If you're getting ready to replace the pipes in your home, you may be overwhelmed with all of the choices that you have when it comes to pipe material. There are PVC pipes, PEX pipes, HDPE pipes, and of course, the old stand-by, copper. Deciding which pipes are best for your home can seem challenging at first. However, there is one choice that stands out from the crowd. If you take a good look at the benefits of copper pipes, you'll see why they're still the best choice out of all the new and old options for your home plumbing system.