Category Archives: Plumbing tips

Plumbing tips

PLOBLEM: Leaky water heater Cause(s): Your water heater could be leaking from one of three places: the safety valve (usually at or near the top), the drain valve (at the bottom), or from a seam along the side or bottom. It is important to identify the source of the leak. Solution(s): If the safety valve […]

Common plumbing problems, causes, and solutions

PROBLEM: Low water pressure or yellowish coloured water Cause(s): If you experience low water pressure, first confirm that your shut-off valves are fully open, as slightly closed valves allow a smaller-than-normal volume of water to pass through the pipe. The next thing to check is what type of pipe you have. If you have galvanized […]