Category Archives for Water

Maintenance of Main Services to the Home

MAIN SERVICES The smooth running of a home depends to a large extent on the efficiency of the main services and their maintenance. The main services are water, gas and electricity, which in most cases are installed when the house … Continue reading

04. July 2011 by admin
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How to Unblock a Sink Waste-Pipe

how to unblock a sink

Blockages in sinks are usually caused by an accumulation of grease and particles of food. Much of this can be removed by the use of hot water and ordinary kitchen soda. If the soda solution fails to clear the sink … Continue reading

03. July 2011 by admin
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How to Replace Tap-Washers and Ball-Valve Washers

Renewing Tap-washers: Dripping taps not only waste water but cause stains to appear on sinks and baths, and are most annoying to the people living in the house, yet a new washer is very easily fitted. Some water companies will … Continue reading

03. July 2011 by admin
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Hot Water System, Water Tank and Water Pipe Problems

Emptying the System: If the house is to be left empty during a holiday, in cold weather, the only way to be really safe from bursts is to empty the tank. This is done by turning off the supply of … Continue reading

03. July 2011 by admin
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Hot Water System: Lagging the Water Tank

Hot-water System: There are many ways of heating water for household supply. The water may be heated in a back boiler fitted at the back of one of the fireplaces; it may be heated by an immersion heater running on … Continue reading

03. July 2011 by admin
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