Archive for December, 2018
At some point in your life, you’re likely going to deal with a plumbing problem. One of the most common types of plumbing problems has to do with having faucets that leak. In fact, research shows that a leaky faucet typically wastes about 100 gallons of water each day. To put this into perspective, flushing a toilet uses 6.5 gallons of water. Taking a bath requires, on average, about 37 gallons of water. Considering that, it’s wise to get leaky faucets taken care of as fast as possible. However, this isn’t something that requires an emergency plumber. It’s understandable to wonder which types of situations require the help of 24-hour emergency plumbing services. With that in mind, here are three reasons to consider contacting an emergency plumber right away.
- Frozen Pipes
One of the most common plumbing emergencies during the winter
Elevators have come a long way since they were first invented, and the world would not be able to function without the residential lifts and commercial elevators that make modern life possible. In the United States alone, it’s not uncommon to see a commercial elevator: there are at least 900,000 of them. Elevators in the United States make approximately 18 billion trips every year.
In the US, the most common thing you’ll run across is a commercial elevator, a residential elevator, or an elevator in a retail establishment: or even outside! In American and abroad there are some pretty amazing elevators.
Hammetschwand LiftThis commercial elevator might just offer the world’s best elevator view. Located in Lake Lucerne, Switzerland, this lift will transport you nearly 500 feet straight up to breathtaking views of the Alps.
It’s also an old elevator, having been in operation for well over a hundred years. The elevator travels at 10 feet every second, so hold on to y
Your heating and cooling system is likely very much an essential component of your home. After all, heating and air conditioning services help to keep homes safe and comfortable to live in all throughout the year, especially in those parts of the country that experience severe winters – as well as in those that go through summers that are just as extreme, if not even more so. Heating and cooling systems have become so commonplace, in fact, that more than half of all homes in this country alone include an air conditioning system – and it’s illegal for homes to be rented without heating systems in many places in the United States.
But there’s no doubt about it that heating and cooling system can be incredibly expensive to run, making up as much as 48% of the typical energy usage in the average home here in the United States. And air conditioning systems alone cost a col
You never imagined that when you had the opportunity to build your first house that you would be dealing with such small details. You were prepared for questions about the finishing touches of selecting drawer and cabinet pulls for the kitchen and the bathroom, but you were totally unprepared for conversations about how small is driveway gravel supposed to be. The front of your house, of course, has a paved driveway leading to the garage, but your husband wants a gravel driveway at the back of the property. And while he is perfectly interested in having conversations about how expensive and how small is driveway gravel, you would rather pay attention to the details that are needed inside the home.
To keep the peace and make sure that you are both getting input, you have made the decision that you will have the final say in the cosmetic decisions that will determine how the inside of the house looks, but that your husband will have final say when it comes to Continue Reading No Comments