How to Permanently Disconnect Water Pipes?

Answer Water pipes in homes and businesses usually are made of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride--also known as CPVC--or copper. CPVC pipe is connected with primer, glue and plastic couplings. Copper pipe ... Read More »

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When pipes become blocked with lime scale in a hard water area is there anything that can be put through the pipes to unblock them?

According to me the pool should be cleaned thoroughly so that it is hygienically safe for the the people using the pool.The dead bird should be removed immediately & disopsed.

Some of our water pipes are made of lead. Would it be wise to buy bottled water, the cheap types?

Lead pipes should have been replaced years ago. End of. It doesn't cost much to replace at least the pipes supplying drinking water.

Hot water heating, in-line: We have our well water pressure tank in the back room. PVC pipes run under floor.?

I am guessing you are somewhere in the southwestern US - although quite a few other places have both snakes and scorpions. If you have access to propane the most efficient water heater you can get ... Read More »

How do I disconnect a water softener?

Shut Off the Water SoftenerTurn off the water to the house, and unplug the power source to the water softener. Turn on a faucet to relieve pressure to the system. Find the water pipe going into the... Read More »