A typical residential water heater will last 8-10 years. However, did you know that there are some steps you can take to expand the lifespan of your water heater? Since water heaters do not come cheap, it’s only natural to want to do anything that you can to extend its lifespan. The following simple graphic lays out some guidelines to help you get a full lifespan out of your water heater.
If you have been fortunate enough to travel to various places outside of the U.S., you are probably aware how various cultures have solved similar problems in different ways. Going to the bathroom is just one of those problems we all have to deal with. Some cultures have turned going to the toilet into a game and the range of toilets around the world is quite impressive.
Plumbing was not always what it was today. In fact, it has a long history dating back to ancient civilizations, with many milestones and innovations along the way. In this infographic, take a look at the history of plumbing and learn how much it has progressed over the years.
We give little thought to our water heaters, that is until something goes wrong with them. Here is an infographic that looks at three things we can check to ensure safety and proper water heater operation. It also provides details on how to periodically flush your water heater and finally lists some fun facts about them.
When was the very first flush toilet invented? How about the first water closet or even the very first water filtration devices? Obviously all of these and other plumbing elements have had their start at some point in time. There have however been many advancements in plumbing throughout the years.
There is nothing quite as satisfying as a good long shower. Folks have always been aware of how awesome it feels to wash away the dirt of a hard working day or relax a weary body. While many might assume the show to be a fairly recent luxury, they have been around a lot longer than you may think. In fact it is only the way that a shower is carried out that’s changed over time.
Toilets are nothing new to us. However, did you know that 2,800 years ago King Minos had the first flushing water closet ever recorded in history? It’s true! Toilets have come a long way since that time. Here is an infographic that will help you to learn about the past, present and future of the toilet.