Australia’s Drainwave Mania

Australia’s Drainwave Mania

Water conservation in this country is nothing like what it is in water-strapped countries like, say, Australia. The Aussies were using ultra low-flush toilets before anyone in this country wondered if 3.5 gallons per flush was excessive. While we’re taking 8...
Australia’s Drainwave Mania

Self-Cleaning Drain Pipe

Writing for this blog, I realize there are few topics that create less excitement than the words “drain management.” But that was before I got a glimpse of PF WaterWorks’ new product, basically a self-cleaning drain pipe called PermaFLOW™....
Australia’s Drainwave Mania

A Halloween Nightmare

Carving jack-o’-lanterns is always a lot of fun but cleaning up afterwards…not so much. Roto-Rooter’s newsletter has a couple pieces of advice for pumpkin carvers this Halloween, including this key point: Never put pumpkin pulp and seeds down the...
Australia’s Drainwave Mania

Persistence Pays Off

Some do-it-yourselfers just won’t give up. When my co-worker Nancy’s bathtub drain clogged three weeks ago, she was determined to avoid calling a plumber. Fellow do-it-yourselfers may be familiar with her unclogging-a-drain travails. First, she tried...