Category: Plumbing

Are You Familiar With Your Bathroom's Plumbing System?

bathroom sink and tub

A basic understanding of plumbing systems can help homeowners avoid devastating plumbing emergencies, achieve better energy efficiency, save money, and fix small bathroom plumbing problems. John C. Flood’s guide to familiarizing yourself with your bathroom’s plumbing can help you avoid costly repairs that come from neglecting regular plumbing maintenance.

Why Does My Shower Get Hot When Someone Flushes The Toilet?

Shower

If your shower gets hot whenever someone flushes the toilet, it could mean that you have an outdated plumbing system that isn’t properly regulating your shower water pressure. When the toilet is flushed, it temporarily diverts water away from the shower while the toilet is refilling causing your shower to become dangerously hot.

Temporary Fixes For Leaky Pipes

Fixing a leaky pipe

As soon as homeowners notice a leak in their home, they shouldn't hesitate to contact a Fairfax plumber to diagnose the problem before it becomes a costly disaster or exacerbates itself any further.