Vent pipes are needed to supply air to water pipes. Without proper air replacement, your drain lines could create a vacuum in the plumbing system. Be sure local regulations allow anyone other then licensed plumbers to do work on your plumbing vent piping.
Because of the current economy, many homeowners are doing more of their own repairs, including plumbing. Be sure to check your local requirements, some areas only allow a licensed plumber to do the work. If you are allowed to work on your piping, here are some tips on working with pex plumbing tubing.
Marble floor polishing can remove small scratches. You can polish the flooring either by dry sanding or wet sanding. Use special silicone-carbide sandpaper in range of grits to slowly work out those imperfections.
Discounted ceramic tile can save you money, but the cheap ceramic tile may not last. To save on adhesive, underlayment and grout, consider the new snap together ceramic floor tile. The ceramic tile flooring installation using these tiles is faster and the flooring is available for use immediately after the last ceramic tiles are set.
Water pressure in your home can vary. If you had high water pressure, then suddenly you experience low water flow, it can be from a restricted main water line feeding your home. If you suffer from point-of-use low water pressure, your kitchen or bathroom faucets might have a clogged water-use restrictor.
A certified home inspector recommended replacing the natural gas supply line on the water heater installation. Should the aluminum tubing be replaced with black iron pipe, corrugated stainless steel tubing or soft copper tubing?
A corner shower needs to be the proper size or you could get stuck. Glass shower enclosures are the rage because they’re so sleek and easy to clean. Be sure your corner shower tub has the proper flanges to keep the water inside the glass enclosure.
There are a variety of toilet bowl cleaners available. Store-bought bathroom cleaners don’t always do the job completely. Muriatic acid is a strong toilet bowl cleaner, but requires special care when using it. A good toilet bowl brush will be needed when cleaning your toilet.