It's hard to imagine living anywhere that regularly gets chilly without having a few radiators in the house to keep the cold at bay. It used to be that all radiators were oriented horizontally, running with their longer sides perpendicular to floor and ceiling. Those radiators work great, but what people are now starting to see more of is the vertical radiator – these are longer and often a little thinner, and they reach up the wall instead of across it. [Read More]
4 Ways a Stainless Steel Linear Walk-In Shower Grates Improves Style Over Plastic-Centre Round Drains
Plastic-centre round walk-in shower drains are fine, but you can upgrade the appearance of your bathroom by using a stainless-steel linear drain instead. These are long and thin, much like gutters instead of traditional drains, and here are just four ways fitting one in your walk-in shower will improve its style. 1. Modern Appearance The traditional, plastic shower floor drain works well enough, but the plastic is usually of a low grade and doesn't create a very attractive appearance; in fact, plastic is normally used more for its cheap cost than its aesthetic value. [Read More]
Are You Under Threat from Your Backyard Trees?
As you may know, if it wasn't for the humble tree the human population on this planet would not be able to survive, as a tree canopy helps to provide people with oxygen by breathing in the toxic carbon dioxide on our behalf. You may be doing your bit to enhance the tree population by maintaining some very mature examples in your back garden, and you love to simply admire them whenever you can. [Read More]
The Signs of Sediment: Three Signs That Your Hot Water Tank Has Sediment Buildup
From the time that you first install a new hot water heater system, you'll need to have a plumber perform an inspection at regular intervals. The exact interval can vary based on manufacturer recommendations, but it's generally a wise idea to have your hot water system inspected at least once a year. Usually, those inspections will identify problems like sediment buildup early on -- however, there may be some cases where sediment builds up fairly quickly and causes serious issues before your next inspection. [Read More]