With the temperature decreasing rapidly, homeowners must keep an eye on their water pipes. The reason behind this is that following the winter season is freezing and bursting water pipes.
Unfortunately, most homeowners are unaware of the causes of frozen pipes. In turn, they a ...Read More
More than half of the world’s population, i.e., about 70% of the world’s population, still resides in rural areas. Majorly from Asia and Africa, these are typically low-income groups lacking access to an adequate water supply. A substantial amount of the rural population existing ...Read More
When tunnels are built underwater, it's mostly because a bridge or ferry is unavailable, or to reduce the usage of an existing bridge or ferry because of competition or relief.
History of the Underwater Tunnels
In the early 19th century in London, the world's first underwater t ...Read More
Water changes in every environment, and when it comes into contact with people and certain environments, it can become contaminated or hard. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium start to build-up which creates hard water.
Effects of Hard Water
Although hard water isn't harmfu ...Read More
In order for your home to last, it needs a solid foundation. If the foundation is compromised it could lead to expensive repairs, or sustain irreparable damage. So the best thing you can do is prevent damage to your foundation.
There are many ways a foundation can become damag ...Read More
Man-made lakes, also known as reservoirs, are used as water sources throughout the world. Man-made lakes are usually constructed by using a dam to divert a portion of a river to store the water within a reservoir. During seasonal changes, water runoff and precipitation add to the ...Read More
In 1881, France began construction of the Panama Canal, a 51-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in Panama. Due to high mortality rates and engineering problems, France ended operations and the United States took over construction in 1904. The Panama Canal wa ...Read More
Spring is here which brings rain that could cause a potential problem for your home. Rainwater does make its way down and around your foundation, where it must be pumped away from the house. In homes with sump pumps, this water around the foundation will, by design, find its way ...Read More
Re-roofing a home is a costly endeavor and depending on the size of the roof, it can easily cost $10,000 or more. Without a doubt, it is the single biggest expense that most homeowners may have to incur. Even if you have the cash to put on a new roof, looking for ways to improve ...Read More
Your home’s gutter system withstands a lot of abuse. When it rains or the snow melts, the gutters fill with an abundance of heavy water and debris which flow along the expanse to the downspouts. The purpose of your home’s gutter system is to protect your house from the onslaught ...Read More