Entries by Guizmo

Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Since it is inside the walls of the house, usually homeowners don’t pay much attention to it. Still, it is responsible for the network of water and sewer pipes that deliver hot and cold water to the house and eliminates its waste on demand. It is the plumbing system and it needs regular attention. Regular maintenance will not […]

Plumbing Tips To Save Water

Water is a vital resource for all living organisms; it is a source of health and nutrition that makes cleaning our home and our food possible, as well as being vital for plants, your own daily consumption and for the operation of most of your appliances and equipment at home. Seeing how much we need […]

What is Hydro Jetting?

The sewer line in your house probably has years of accumulated sludge before it becomes completely blocked. Soap, grease, hair and residue lay down in the interior of pipes over time. As the sludge builds on itself, the diameter of the interior of the pipe narrows and becomes more restricted, and therefore more likely to […]

How to Determine Local Water Quality

Local Water Quality Water quality refers to the physical, chemical and biological conditions under which water is in its natural state or after being altered by human action. The concept of water quality has been associated with the use of water for human consumption, on condition that water quality means that it can be used […]

Health Effects of Chlorine in Water

Chlorine in Water Chlorine is a natural element; its symbol is Cl, and 17 is the atomic number that identifies it on the periodic table. It is a dangerous toxin that has many uses, from disinfecting and bleaching. In small amounts, like liquid and gas forms can be poisonous. In its gaseous form, chlorine has […]

Health Effects of Lead in Water

Lead is a toxic metal present naturally in the earth’s crust. It is a soft material resistant to corrosion. Its widespread use has resulted in many parts of the world to a major pollution of the environment, a significant level of human exposure and serious public health problems. The main sources of pollution include mining, […]

Health effects of ingesting fluoride

Fluoride Facts Fluoride is a natural component of the earth’s crust and soil. Water, air, plants and animals contain small amounts of fluorides. You can be exposed to small amounts of it by breathing air, drinking water or eating food. Fluorides are binary compounds or salts of fluorine and another element. An example is sodium fluoride, […]

What is Hard Water?

What Is Hard Water? Water Hardness is  the concentration of mineral compounds that exist in a given amount of water.  It is a measure of the quantity of divalent ions (for this discussion, salts with two positive charges) such as calcium, magnesium and/or iron in water.  There are many different divalent salts; however, calcium and magnesium are […]

Sewer Repairs

Your sewer main is the primary sewer line that connects your home to the city sewer line. If a sewer main is damaged, it needs to be repaired or replaced as soon as possible.  Unfortunately, this usually ends up being considerably expensive. Here is some information to help you determine whether or not you need […]

What Is Hydro Jetting?

Hydro jetting is a method of cleaning clogged drains and obstructed sewage lines using highly pressurized water. A blast of high pressure is sent into the lines via hose that will usually remove blockages and build up. The water comes out of a hose at a very high psi, from 7,000 to 60,000 psi, removing […]