Finding out how water heaters work

Salt Lake City Water Heater Diagram

Blog Highlights:

  • Modern water heaters still work the same way as the ones made by previous generations
  • The main difference is that today, the water heaters are able to work more efficiently
  • The anode rod serves as a sacrificial rod that will attract all the rust and corrosion so that the tank will not easily deteriorate
  • If you use the hot water tap too much, the water will turn cold until the hot water tank is able to catch up with your needs

How Does a Composting Toilet work?

Composting Toilet

Blog Highlights:

  • Composting toilets are not similar to portable toilets
  • These toilets can actually help you save water, and it can work during a drought, or while you are on the go
  • The composting toilet is ideal for those who have RVs, boats, cabins, or houses that are off the grid
  • Basic ones can cost around $600 while those that have multiple features can cost thousands
  • The more discrete and hassle-free they are, the more expensive they can be

Knowing the Different Types of Bathtub Liners


Blog highlights:

  • Homeowners can opt to replace old bathtubs, refinish them, or install a bathtub liner to make their tub look new
  • Some bathtub liners can last for a very long time, this is why they often have their own lifetime warranties when purchased
  • When choosing a tub liner, you need to have accurate measurements of your existing tub, this is why some contractors are not able to provide you with estimates right away

The Cost of Installing a Outdoor Water Faucet

Outdoor Faucet

Blog Highlights:

  • Having outdoor faucets can help you avoid frustration as it will allow you to have immediate access to water when needed
  • Some plumbers can work faster if you have a crawlspace or if you have an unfinished basement, these factors can help you minimize the cost
  • If the plumber has to go through the wall or the ceiling, you might have to hire a separate contractor to fix them afterward
  • Leaving the hose attached to the outside faucet during winter can easily become a costly mistake as this can result in problems when the spigot freezes
  • If the spot outside your house is too far from the water line, it might cost you more to have a faucet installed there

Costs for Showers and Tubs


Blog Highlights:

  • You can buy futuristic bathtubs or retro bath tubs, but they can cost a lot of money. If you want something functional however, you might want to opt for simple bathtubs that are durable.
  • Basic shower heads can cost a few hundred dollars, but if you want one that have the latest features, you might have to spend as much as $5000 or more for shower systems.
  • If you are more focused on decreasing water consumption, you might want to install low-flow shower heads.