This NorthStar® Self-Priming Semi-Trash Water Pump has a quiet and dependable 160cc Honda GX160 engine and silicon carbide mechanical seals that resist corrosion, wear and heat better than a standard seal. The long-lasting, high-end silicon carbide seals that are specially suited for heavy-duty applications such as pumping contaminated and abrasive fluids. FCD45 cast iron impeller and volute reduce vibration and wear on the mechanical seal and…
How to Add a Heat Pump to a Water Heater
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey makes heating water more efficient by installing a heat pump
How to Tell If Your Water Heater Has Gone Bad
A water heater is essential to your home running properly! Do you know when it's time to replace it? Watch out for these warning signs from Done! Plumbing.
How Much Water Is Wasted Due to Bad Plumbing?
It’s just a dripping faucet, right? Nothing a couple of turns of the screw couldn’t fix—or maybe a new washer at worst. But how much is that dripping faucet actually costing you? You might be surprised.
How to Install an Electric Heat Pump Water Heater
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Why Water Pumps Fail
Rust from cooling system contamination and/or insufficient coolant level.
What is a Sump Pump?
If you live in a low-lying area, in addition to a sump pump, you also need to have well-designed and properly functioning rain gutter systems.
Kitchen Sink Smell Bad? Leaking? Helpful Tips from Roto-Rooter
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The Best Sump Pumps: Sump Pump Buying & Installation Guide
If you do not have a sump pump, you are putting your basement - and valuables - at risk. SolvIt wants to help you determine the best sump pump for you.
Lacey WA Sump Pump Tip: How to Maintain Your Sump Pump
While the sump pump in your Lacey WA area home should rarely have issues, it is important to maintain it so that you don’t have any problems. If your sump pump breaks down, you could find yourself facing a flooded basement or major water damage to your home...
How to Change an Outboard Engine Water Pump Impeller
Water pump impellers need regular replacement, so outboard owners with a DIY streak should check out this how-to video.
How to banish bad smells from your home
There are ways to deal with a malodorous situation aside from a clothes peg on your nose.
How to Pick Between Different Types of Water Pumps
Water pumps can be classified in 2 categories: centrifugal and positive displacement. Learn when to use these pumps, applications, uses and tips.
'Raw water' is the latest health craze. Here's why drinking it may be a bad idea.
Until a couple centuries ago, waterborne illnesses were much more common — before people knew to or were able to separate sewage from drinking water.
How to Install a Solar Powered Water Pump System by Advanced Power Inc.
Advanced Power Inc. solar well pump install of a K170R4 system. Solar water well pump installation by Advanced Power Incorporated. Demonstrating how to prope...
How to Select the Right Water Pump for Your Watering Activities
Visit the Allconnect Connected Home blog to learn how to choose the best water pump for your new home.