The cause and prevention of scald burns due to hot water

This post is a brief explanation about the water temperatures that will cause scald burns and how to avoid scald burns due to having the water heater temperature control set improperly. Wikipedia: Scalding (from the Latin word calidus, meaning hot) is a form of thermal burn resulted from heated fluids such as boiling water or… Read more »

Free, easy solution to a sewer gas smell in the basement

Sewer gas smell in the basement can result from a dry trap. The free, easy solution is to pour two or three cups of water into the floor drain which eliminates the sewer gas smell. Problem solved! Most of the time. Every plumbing fixture that is directly connected to the sanitary sewer (e.g. sink, floor… Read more »