With so many stories in the news these last few years about municipal water supplies sickening residents, it’s understandable if you’re eyeing your shower head or kitchen tap a bit warily. Let’s look at a few common problems with your home water supply, and how you can solve each with help from Ace Plumbing. Common Water Issues If you’re … Read More
Baths vs Showers:Which is Better?
Which is better — baths or showers? Each has its partisans, all of whom tend to get passionately opinionated about the best way to get clean. Let’s try to scrub away some of the misconceptions and get at the facts, especially if you’re about to remodel and need a new tub or shower installation from Ace Plumbing. Psychology We … Read More
Five Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Main Water Line
Clearing a clogged toilet or drain is relatively straightforward. You can see the problem, and the solution’s often as simple as grabbing a plunger (and then being more careful what goes down the drain). But what do you do when the problem is with the water coming out of your taps in the first place, and how do you know … Read More
Why You Should Stop Hand-Washing Dishes
Do you prefer hand-washing your dishes over utilizing your dishwasher? In short? Don’t. Ace Plumbing spells out the reasons to use your dishwasher, or to have one installed if you haven’t already got one. Should You Hand-Wash Anything? Let’s get one thing out of the way first: some things should be hand-washed. Wooden bowls and cutting boards will crack … Read More
You’ve Got a Clog. When Is It Time To Call A Plumber?
Clogs don’t happen very often, but when they do, calling a plumber is often people’s last instinct. We’ve seen people use — and misuse — chemical drain cleaners, snakes, plungers, coat hangers, and all sorts of kludged-together contraptions to clear clogs. Some of these have their place; each of them can also cause more problems than they solve. Here’s how … Read More
How to Avoid Water Pressure Loss in Your Shower
A hot shower is one of life’s simple pleasures. It’s not just a way to get yourself squeaky clean, after all. It’s a way to wash away the day’s stress and frustration, and a time to relax and clear your head. Well, until someone flushes the toilet and that lovely jet of water slows to a trickle. There goes your … Read More