If you have found that there isn't much water pressure in your home when you turn on your sink or shower, then you might be wondering about the cause of the problem. You will probably find that it's easiest for you to find a solution to the problem if you hire a plumber to help you out. However, you might be curious about some of the possible issues that you might be dealing with.
It's important for you to have a good understanding of the different areas in your home where you can end up with plumbing problems so you know where to look for potential issues and what to watch for. Here is more information on areas of your home that are susceptible to plumbing issues:
Under the sinks
You want to keep an eye on the plumbing that's under your sinks because this is a common area to have leaks.
If your plumbing is clogged with tree roots or buildup inside the pipe, the pipe may not clear with plunging or using a drain snake. Your plumber may need to bring in a hydro jet to blast away the clog and clean the inside of the pipe. Here are some things to know about cleaning your plumbing with a hydro jet.
1. Hydro Jetting Is Safe For Normal Pipes
If your home is fairly new, it may have plastic pipes.
It can be quite alarming to turn on the hot water and get a nose-full of a foul odor. Often, the odor will be sulfur, which is a smell reminiscent of rotten eggs. Typically the odor isn't dangerous, but it will make the water unpleasant to use. The following guide can help you solve the problem.
Most foul odors in the hot water supply are caused by the buildup of sulfate-causing bacteria in the tank, but in some cases, the cause may simply be mineral buildup from hard water.
When you normally use a toilet, you can hear the toilet tank refill after flushing for a short while, and then the water turns off. But sometimes, this doesn't work as expected. When the water keeps flowing no matter how much time passes after flushing the toilet, you have a problem on your hands. Here's what's likely going on and what you can do about it.
Why It Happens
The most common cause of this problem is that something has gone wrong with the float in your toilet tank.