Prevent a Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak at Your Nursing Home with This Simple Checklist

Many people aren't aware that legionella, the dangerous bacteria responsible for the potentially fatal Legionnaire's disease, exists in most large buildings. While most people are at a low risk of contracting severe Legionnaire's disease, those in nursing homes may have a much higher chance. Among those who could be fatally infected are people over 50, people with weak immune systems (including cancer sufferers), people with underlying medical conditions like diabetes, and people who used to smoke heavily.

Plumbing 101: What You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

If you have been struggling with your plumbing system, particularly with your toilet, it might be due to putting items down the toilet that are not permitted. Some items might seem harmless to the toilet, especially when they flush with no issues, but they often create problems in the plumbing pipes that become major issues later on. Here are some things to make sure you never flush down the toilet.

Guide to the Latest Drainage Systems for Your Car Wash Business

When it's time to upgrade your car wash business or if you are planning to open a new shop, choosing a heavy duty drainage system needs to be a number one priority. After all, significant quantities of water run through the shop on a daily basis. A well-designed system will save time and money. More importantly, it will ensure that your customers and staff stay safe. This guide will give you some important tips about a recently introduced drainage system that is especially suited for your car wash business.

Troubleshooting Plumbing Blockages in Older Houses

Your older style home may have plenty of charm and character, but unfortunately, the pipes and plumbing system may be struggling to perform adequately. Slow running drains and blockages can be a frustrating and common occurrence for owners of older homes. Fortunately, there are ways to troubleshoot your drains and prevent future blockages before you need to call a plumber. Tools You Need A drum auger and cordless drill are all you need to tackle your stubborn drains.