The Fascinating History of Toilets
The Fascinating History of Toilets Unless you’re a plumber, you probably don’t think much about toilets until you need to use one. However, the convenience of modern toilets is a relatively new development in human history. The toilet as we know it has a long and storied history with many ups and downs. To help […]
How Does A Sump Pump Work?
How Does a Sump Pump Work? Homes with a foundation that lies below the water table are more prone to flooding, especially for those who live in wet climates. Sump pumps are a solution to prevent basement floods which can lead to significant and costly damages and even compromise the structural soundness of a house. […]
What’s the Best Toilet Choice?
Which Toilet is the Best Choice for Your Home or Business? When it’s finally time to remodel the bathroom or order plumbing products for your new business, toilets are likely to be one of your most important purchases. But there are lots of models on the market. How do you choose well? Although it’s a […]
Preventing Leaks – Washing Machine
How to Maintain Your Washing Machine and Prevent Leaks Just like your other appliances, your washing machine needs regular attention to stay fully functional. A broken washer means more than just dirty clothes—you might have to deal with a flooded house. A simple broken hose can spew hundreds of gallons of water from your washer […]
Bacteria Free Kitchen Sink
How to Keep Your Kitchen Sink Bacteria Free Chances are, if you scanned your kitchen sink right now, you’d probably see a thin layer of mould on the edges. Did you know that the kitchen sink carries more bacteria than any other area in the house? It has even more bacteria than your bathroom. Germs […]
Tightening Your Toilet Seat
How to Tighten Your Toilet Seat Is your toilet seat coming loose? You need to tighten it before it makes you “loose” about other things, like the cleanliness of your bathroom after you use it. Don’t let it get the better of you when it shifts unexpectedly, making a mess as you try to keep […]
Convenience of An Outdoor Faucet
Install an Outdoor Faucet for Summer Convenience With summer ahead, you may want to consider installing an outdoor faucet (sometimes called a hose bib). Not only are outdoor faucets great for yard work cleanup, they also offer a convenient way to get water outside without having to fill buckets inside and carefully make your way to […]
Grease Interceptor Functioning
How to Keep Your Grease Interceptor Functioning If you are a business or property manager, it is important that you regularly check your grease interceptor. Whether you are running a restaurant, school, hospital, or business, regular maintenance of your grease interceptor is necessary not only to ensure efficiency, but also to stay in accordance with […]
Where is That Odour Coming From and How Do I Get Rid of It?
Where is That Odour Coming From and How Do I Get Rid of It? Having an unidentified odour in your home or office is never a pleasant experience. It decreases the sale value of your home, makes it difficult to concentrate at work, and generally disrupts your comfort. Besides, a mysterious odour could be a […]
“The Bottom Seven”
“The Bottom Seven”: Avoid Putting These Seven Things Down Your Garbage Disposal Like most modern conveniences, a garbage disposal can make life a lot more convenient. Still, to keep your disposal working well, you need to be smart in what you put down it! Don’t make your garbage disposal the catch-all for inappropriate items. If […]
Questions About Plumbing
Your Biggest Questions with Plumbing in Hamilton—Answered! If plumbing issues are causing grief in your Hamilton home, the team at Pitton Plumbing & Heating Inc. is here to answer the most common questions involving your toilet, sink, and shower. Take a look at these solutions: What should I do if my toilet or sink is […]
How to Keep Your Septic System in Check
Keep Your Septic System in Check Out of sight, out of mind. Such is the life of your septic system. Your septic system is usually pretty self-sustaining, but it needs a little attention occasionally. Here’s what you need to know to keep your septic system at its best. The Basics A septic system is like […]