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HDPE Pipes Have a Great Future

Posted 06-01-2009 at 01:20 PM by gtglobe

What is it that makes High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipes such a craze among pipe manufacturers? Answer to that question is this material increases the longevity of the pipes. It protects them from corrosion and makes them absolutely immune to aging. That is the reason the history of the usage of these HDPE pipes is 49 years old.

These pipes were first used in various countries in all over Europe. However, the kind of HDPE that is used these days is far more sophisticated and has...
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PEX Makes Radiant Heating Possible

Posted 06-01-2009 at 01:18 PM by gtglobe

Cross-linked polyethylene, better known as PEX, plays an important part in the radiant heating system. This system is the basic reason that many of the European households can enjoy warm room temperature even during freezing winter months. Radiant heating is a trend that is present in this continent since the 1950s. Right now at least 70 percent of the heating systems used in various residential and official places are based on radiant heating.

Most of the radiant heating systems are...
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What Makes PEX different from Metals ?

Posted 06-01-2009 at 01:15 PM by gtglobe

PEX has finally snatched the primary spot of top plumbing materials from copper and brass. Right now this cross-linked polyethylene has created inroads to the homes and hearts of common people. The reason behind its successful capturing of the market can be attributed to a few factors. Let us take a look at them.

Copper and brass both are metals and that is why they run a high risk of corrosion. The risk of corrosion gets starker when you use water pipes that are made of either of...
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When do i drain my septic tank?

Posted 06-01-2009 at 06:45 AM by faucetman886

I wrote a blog a few weeks ago ďThe care and feeding of the family septic tankĒ, but while pretty thorough a thread I ran across over the weekend has triggered a thought about the need for more info on how often and how to tell that your septic system needs to be drained and how itís done. The writer was concerned because he had lived in the house for 10 years, mostly alone, and had never had his tank drained and was worried that some big truck was going to have to make its way into his back yard...
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Let's talk clogs...again!

Posted 05-28-2009 at 11:15 AM by faucetman886

LETíS TALK CLOGS, Again!
Although I have addressed clogs in several forms over past blogs, they remain a hot topic on the discussion forums and although I find it hard to believe that EVERYONE in America, for that matter the WORLD, have not been reading my blogs Iím going to address the types and to a certain extent the symptoms of common household clogs again, today. Before I begin you should always keep on hand a plunger, a simple 25í auger, some liquid drain cleaner and the phone number...
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