Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2015"
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A sump pump is a part of a full system of flooding protection for basements. In itself, a sump pump will assist in keeping a basement dry, especially if a part of the basement is below the water table. When coupled with a backflow prevention valve, a sump pump will give greatly increased security and…(Read More)

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Lead has a long tradition in plumbing; in fact, the word “plumber” comes from the Latin word for lead, “plumbum”. The Romans discovered that lead made a excellent plumbing material. Waterproof, malleable, and corrosion-resistant, it was used to line aquaducts and to make pipes. But they were unaware of the drawback of lead: it…(Read More)