In the realm of home maintenance and protection, the sump pump is often overlooked. Imagine this: heavy rainfall or snowmelt seeps into your basement, causing damage to your belongings and the foundation of your home, and breeding mold and mildew. Yuck! This is why a sump pump is a crucial appliance to have in your home. At Stephens Plumbing, we understand the importance of safeguarding your home against water damage. Keep reading to learn the world of sump pumps and why having one makes you a prepared homeowner.
Do you have some weird plumbing problems? We know what that’s like. At Stephens Plumbing, we’ve been there and done that. We’ve come across all types of plumbing issues that have made us experts with experience. From that experience, we’ve found that these eight myths are the most common, and we want to share them with you and hopefully avoid any potential plumbing problems.
Insulating hot and cold water pipes to prevent heat gain and loss is one way to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Hot water pipes should be insulated to prevent heat loss, and cold water pipes should be insulated to prevent heat gain that leads to excess condensation.
Read on to understand where and when water pipes should be insulated and how to do it.