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How To Frost-Proof Your Plumbing

posted on August 28, 2014

Prevent frozen pipes The thermal envelope – the sometimes-murky boundary that divides heated from unheated spaces – is the area in and around your home that is generally responsible for unprotected pipes to freeze.  Inside spaces that may be outside the thermal envelope include crawl spaces, attics, garages, basements, and three-season rooms.  Pipes that may … Continue reading “How To Frost-Proof Your Plumbing”

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Are Your Kids Drinking Lead from the Garden Hose?

posted on August 21, 2014

Drinking water safety Most garden hoses are made of one of three different materials (or a combination of two): rubber, PVC (polyvinyl chloride), or polyurethane. The material least likely to be drinking water safe is PVC as most vinyls use lead (among other metals) and plasticizers containing phthalates in their production. Healthystuff.org recommends PVC-free hoses, and your Littleton plumbing specialists agree with … Continue reading “Are Your Kids Drinking Lead from the Garden Hose?”

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5 Simple Tips For A Common Plumbing Issue

posted on July 23, 2014

Common plumbing issues Residential plumbers get many emergency calls about slow moving drains and sometimes the sink strainer is completely worn out and needs to be replaced. According to the plumbing of Littleton experts, anyone can install kitchen sink strainers, either before or after the sink is installed.  Installing them first will prove somewhat easier … Continue reading “5 Simple Tips For A Common Plumbing Issue”

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