How to Prevent Winter Water Damage in Your Home

posted on February 1, 2019

Winter can involve heavy precipitation in some areas of the country. Snow and ice accumulation can cause severe property damage unless you take preventative measures.  Efficient Plumbing in Littleton, CO can help you with clogged drains and a variety of residential plumbing services, but we believe it is also important for homeowners to know how … Continue reading “How to Prevent Winter Water Damage in Your Home”

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How To Safely Use Electricity Near Your Plumbing System

posted on September 1, 2015

Staying safe while working on home improvement projects is a concern for all homeowners. But, this is especially true when working with your electrical and plumbing systems. The challenge is when these two systems cross paths. Everyone knows that water and electricity do not mix, and yet in several locations throughout your home, electricity and … Continue reading “How To Safely Use Electricity Near Your Plumbing System”

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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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