Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Common in most households, you may have several compression fittings in your home right now. This type of coupling is economical, reliable, and easy to install. Compression fittings are used to connect a pipe to a valve or fixture; they can also be used to connect two pipes together. This product has three parts including the compression ring, compression nut, and compression seat.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Many public water supplies and wells contain a certain amount of calcium and magnesium, which can cause hard water in homes if the concentration is high. After using hard water frequently, these minerals can combine to create limescale in plumbing pipes, faucets, valves, electric and gas water heaters, and kitchen appliances. This limescale can cause flow restriction as well as inefficiency of appliances. Homeowners should be aware of hard water and aim to prevent limescale build up.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Industrial environments can include harsh substances that a regular household vacuum compressor cannot handle. Vacuums used in an industrial setting must be made of higher quality and durability than those made for household purposes. Careful selection of parts and good maintenance can make these important machines last for a long time.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Industrial equipment is a major investment for any company to make. Keeping that equipment up and running is critical. Establishing and following a careful maintenance program is essential for this process. However, condition monitoring must also be part of the program. Without this kind of observation, critical clues could be missed and unexpected repairs could bring the equipment to a halt.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

In plumbing systems, air can get trapped in the top part of the pipes. Water moves past these air pockets, creating small bubbles. This action can cause loud vibrating or ticking noises. In worse cases, the air pressure can cause water to shoot from the faucets. This trapped air can even cause loud thumping sounds when the water is turned on. To remove the air as well as get rid of any noises, you should know how to bleed plumbing pipes. In some cases this process can be completed without opening a pipe. However, in others you will need to open a plumbing pipe to release the trapped air.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Running water is important to handle many tasks including cooking, cleaning, and bathing. When performing these tasks, running water that is left in a sink or tub will eventually need to drain. There are some simple methods for preventing clogged drain pipes. However, after frequent use, these systems can become clogged. For this reason, it’s best for homeowners to clean drain pipes as soon as possible. While products that are sold in stores might be some help, hiring an experienced plumber that can thoroughly clean drain pipes is the recommended choice.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

The equipment that goes into a commercial kitchen is different than the equipment that goes into a home kitchen. Commercial cooking equipment is built to withstand the demands of restaurants and catering companies. This equipment has high-quality features designed to make usage and maintenance easy. There are many common types of commercial cooking equipment available, as well as specialized commercial cooking equipment.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Although it may seem like all cooking equipment is the same, there are many differences between household and commercial cooking equipment. Commercial cooking equipment is specifically designed to handle the extreme wear and tear of a high-volume restaurant or catering business. This equipment has specific features that are generally not used or not needed in regular household appliances. There are many types of cooking equipment found in both household and commercial kitchens, including refrigerators and freezers, stoves and ovens, and dishwashers.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

High quality commercial equipment is an investment for any business, so finding the best maintenance and repair service is important. Having quality commercial equipment maintenance and repair service helps appliances last longer and handle the stresses of heavy use without breaking down. However, when equipment does break down, it is good to have an experienced and trusted repair service. Commercial cooking equipment and HVAC equipment both require professional installation, maintenance, and repair to run efficiently.