Learning To Love Plumbing

Troubleshooting 3 Dishwasher Problems

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As vital as they are, dishwashers are often vulnerable to malfunctions, leaks, and other plumbing issues. This article will look at 3 common dishwasher problems and possible fixes. No water entering the machine If you encounter this problem, chances are that the water-inlet valve that lets water into the machine is defective. The water-inlet valve is usually located behind the lower access panel, and should be replaced to solve the problem.…

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Clogs And Sewer Line Backups

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Sewer line problems can be a big headache for any home owner. It can affect every water fixture in your home from the kitchen sink to the toilet. When your sewer line clogs, water will not drain, and it will even percolate. It will also smell and look bad and make your sinks, toilets and bathtubs unusable. What causes a sewer line to back up? Sewer line backups are usually caused by clogs.…

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What to Do If You Have Sewer Issues in Your Lateral Line

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You are responsible for any plumbing issues that arise in your lateral line. The lateral line is your sewer’s private connection to the public sewer line, and can extend beyond your home and under public sidewalks and streets until it is finally connected to your community’s main line. If you have plumbing issues with your sewer, you don’t want to have to pay for repairs if they are not in your own lateral line, since any problems with the main line should be paid for by the city.…

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