Articles for category: Plumbing


Causes of Plumbing Design Failure

Plumbing systems are integral parts of many buildings, and their failure can result in expensive damages. Robson Forensic’s team of mechanical engineers and building systems experts often get hired to investigate what may have caused these failures. Product defects, installation issues and incompatibilities with intended environments are among the many potential sources of piping system ...

Adrian Cruce

How to Avoid the Most Common Plumbing Mistakes at All Costs

Are you concerned that when you call a plumber, they’ll find a myriad of poor plumbing practices and charge you a small fortune to correct them? While it’s true that poor plumbing habits can cost you in the form of water damage, water quality issues, and even personal injury, there are certain things that should ...


Types of Plumbing Pipes Used in Residential Plumbing

Residential plumbing involves using various types of pipes. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks. Your choice of piping depends on several factors, including where it will go, your budget and local building codes. Here are some popular types: Copper, PVC, CPVC and PEX. Copper Copper is an extremely durable material for water piping that ...

Adrian Cruce

Brass vs Copper: What Are the Differences?

Are you struggling to tell the difference between Brass and Copper? Believe it or not, this confusion is a common one. After all, both metals have much in common! For starters, they can be both reddish and malleable, meaning they can be shaped easily, often without the need for a forge. Let us take you ...

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3 Signs You May Have a Septic System Problem

Across the US, there are about 25% of households that uses a septic tank. If you own a home with a septic system, you might be aware of the many perks that come along with that.  For one, you get peace of mind knowing that you don’t have to worry about the trouble you might experience ...

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Woman is calling a plumber to repair the leak

These Are the Most Common Home Plumbing Problems

Have you recently purchased a new home? If so, you’ll soon discover that owning a house can be a lot of work. After all, there’s always something in need of being repaired or replaced. Especially when it comes to your home plumbing. Fortunately, this is the right place for advice about common plumbing problems you’re ...

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Dishwasher Repair Tips That Can Help You Save Money

You can use dishwasher repair tips to make sure that your dishwasher is working perfectly, and that you are saving money on repairs. If you want to find out exactly which parts are faulty in your dishwasher, it is helpful to find out where the malfunction is so you can buy replacement parts. It is ...

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Things to Consider When You Want To Build A Pool

Have you always dreamed of having your own personal pool at home? Do you fancy the idea of swimming whenever you want to get your exercise done and feel more relaxed every night before going to sleep? If your answer is yes, we are very happy to tell you that you have made a great ...