Food scraps make up 10-20% of household waste. The idea behind garburators is to shred food into small pieces so they are almost liquid and can be managed by sewers and wastewater treatment plants. Garburators are installed under the kitchen sink between the sink drain and trap. Blockages occur in garburators when foods like corn husks, leaves, or starchy potato skins are put through the grinder. Continue reading
Don’t flush that down the toilet
Most of us are fortunate to have flush toilets in the comfort of our homes. We no longer require an outhouse to go about our business. But we also don’t have them as backup in case of emergencies when something makes it way into the toilet bowl, clogging up the works! Continue reading
Water Filtration Systems
Adam’s Plumbing and Pumps knows the importance of drinkable water provided by proper filtration systems. There are many ways water can become contaminated and can contain anything from pesticides, to microbes, or other environmental toxins. Studies have shown that levels of bacteria present in water that has passed through an improperly maintained home filtration device may be up to 2,000 times higher than levels in unfiltered water.