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  • Drain Cleaning for Commercial Properties by JC Plumbing
    plumber is needed to fix the clog Drain cleaning is something that each and every person is suppose to actively engage in as this is what helps keep your sinks clean and in good working conditions This article will seek to advice on how to go about properly cleaning your drains When someone wants to clean their drains first and foremost you must have a drain cleaner A drain cleaner is a consumer product or device that unblocks sewer pipes or helps to prevent the occurrence of clogged drains the term drain cleaner may however also refer to the individual who performs the activity When drains get clogged we have been unwaveringly convinced that nothing short of the most powerful chemical arsenal will work As a result most of us resort to commercial drain cleaners that are some of the most dangerous chemicals found in the home Lye or acid these products can harm health the wastewater stream and PVC pipes However if you want to insist on using chemical methods of drain cleaning it is advisable to seek the advice of a qualified plumber A gentle yet effective approach to coaxing free a clog from a drain is to use simple household ingredients instead of burning a hole through the clog with industrial lye acid or other equally toxic chemicals There are even bacteria based enzyme cleaners available in health food stores that eat the clog free from the pipe without harming everything else in which it comes into contact And it is always worth it to try unclogging a drain first with an old fashioned plunger they very often do the trick in a manner that is safe If all else fails you might try an electric plumber s snake but it is recommended that to prevent injury

    Original URL path: http://www.jcplumbing.us/commercial-plumbing-services/drain-cleaning (2016-02-16)
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  • Faucet - Sink Installation & Repair for Commercial Properties
    most importantly kitchen needs to have the right sort of faucets and sinks Faucets and sinks come in various sizes designs and color all these is so as to suit the lifestyle of various people Faucets and sinks come is different designs it is common to walk into a faucet and sink shop and leave it while you are confused due to the different designs that will be shown to you It is normally advisable for people to go for faucet and sink shopping while they have done some research on the various designs that exist and at least have a rough idea of what you want When choosing faucets one is advised to go for faucets that will last long and will actually serve their purpose for some time before they start leaking or become loose Faucets are also viewed as the decorative aspect of a sink as such these faucets are meant to be flash and even stylish Luckily there is a wide variety of faucets and sinks that are available to customers There are brass faucets silver faucets and even gold faucets one just has to choose which type they think will most likely suit their lifestyle When choosing a sink it is advisable to choose a sink that has some sort of uniqueness to it The sink ought to have a feature that will make the kitchen or wherever it is located look more beautiful It should however be noted that faucets and sinks go hand in hand and as such it is important to choose a faucet that will make a sink look equally as beautiful You can t have a sink without a faucet and you also can t have a faucet without a sink It is common to hear people talk about the

    Original URL path: http://www.jcplumbing.us/commercial-plumbing-services/faucets-sinks (2016-02-16)
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  • Grease Trap Cleaning & Maintenance for Commercial Properties
    devices and grease converters Grease traps are plumbing devices designed to intercept most greases and solids before they enter a wastewater disposal system Grease traps are important as they make our plumbing systems more efficient Common wastewater contains small amounts of oils which enter into septic tanks and treatment facilities to form a floating scum layer This scum layer is very slowly digested and broken down by microorganisms in the anaerobic digestion process However very large amounts of oil from food production in kitchens and restaurants can overwhelm the septic tank or treatment facility causing a release of untreated sewage into the environment Also high viscosity fats and cooking greases such as lard solidify when cooled and can combine with other disposed solids to form blockages in drain pipes As such grease traps need to be constantly looked after so as to avoid the devise from getting spoilt Here are some cleaning tips Depending on the size there are different ways of cleaning the grease trap Many state and local governments have ordinances requiring that a grease trap be pumped out every so often so it is important to first check with local government to find out the particular criteria to use However aside from any mandatory pump outs that may be required there are other methods Another grease trap maintenance routine that any restaurant or kitchen can implement to reduce the necessity of pump outs is the use of a bacteria additive Grease traps bacteria aids in the reduction of organic waste by biologically breaking down and digesting the waste leaving behind only carbon dioxide and water This can significantly reduce the need for frequent pump outs along with controlling odors emitted by the grease trap Additionally as some of the bacteria are washed out with the water it

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  • Leak Detection
    pipeline erection and leak detection during service Pipe leak detection is something that has to be dealt with a lot of severity as a leaking pipe can cause great loss to a home or a business Pipeline networks are the most economical and safest mode for transporting mineral oil gases and other fluid products As the safest and trusted means of long distance transport pipelines have to fulfill high demands of safety reliability and efficiency Most pipelines regardless of what they transport are designed with a typical life span of twenty five years When the pipes begin to fail they become so slow beginning with leaks at poor construction joints corrosion points and small structural material cracks and gradually progress to a catastrophic ending But there are also other reasons for leak disasters such as accidents terror sabotage or theft A system has been developed that is meant to specifically deal with leak detection The leak detection system has the sole duty of identifying where pipes have leaked and sending a signal of the same to the relevant company or home The primary purpose of leak detection systems LDS Systems is to assist pipeline controllers in detecting and localizing leaks Leak detection systems provide an alarm and display other related data to the pipeline controllers in order to aid in decision making with regards to the leakage Pipeline leak detection systems are also beneficial because they can enhance productivity and system reliability thanks to reduced downtime and reduced inspection time Leak detection systems are therefore an important aspect of pipeline technology and the world of leak detection According to the API document RP 1130 Leak detection Systems are divided into internally based Leak detection Systems and externally based Leak detection Systems Internally based systems utilize field instrumentation such as flow

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  • Liquid Waste Management for Commercial Properties by JC Plumbing
    to find a way of maximizing on the liquid waste Agriculture is an important source where manure particularly poses an environmental burden but where methane may be captured and used for energy production before the manure is used as fertilizer Wastewater treated in wastewater treatment plants can be an additional source of methane release into the atmosphere where capture and destruction or utilization is an obvious possibility for reducing greenhouse gas emissions Otherwise it may be aerated to avoid anaerobic conditions and the uncontrolled release of methane If not controlled liquid waste can be futile to the human life as such care and caution is to be exercised when someone comes into contact with liquid waste Liquid waste can contaminate land and pollute waters and needs to be managed in a way that protects the environment and community Liquid waste has various sources some include waste water waste oil and even manure The worst form of liquid waste comes in the form of waste oil This is so because waste oil is very dangerous and if exposed to a surface with water the oil will tend to cut short the oxygen supply in the water leaving the creatures that live in the water dead It is not so common to hear of oil waste being spotted in the sea but when such a report is heard the world normally goes into a state of uneasiness due to the threat posed by such waste Waste oil apart from killing the life in the water also makes the water unfit for use Whether for irrigation or leisure once oil waste gets into contact with water that water source is immediately termed as unusable and it is only until the waste oil is completely removed that the water can be used once again

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  • Piper Repair for Commercial Properties by JC Plumbing
    to enjoy the luxury of water being at their homes Without pipes there would simply be no tap water and people would be forced to go back to the traditional ways of getting water such as fetching water from rivers or fetching water from wells People ought to give more credit to pipes and as such people ought to know pipe repair tips Most plumbing problems otherwise known as pipe problems occur at or near such fixtures as sinks tubs and toilets Sometimes however the pipes themselves are the root of the problem Pipes can be temperamental This can take various forms such as they can leak they can sweat they can freeze or make loud noises Believe it or not pipe repair is an art that has to be done with lots of devotion There are several kinds of plumbing leaks Some can flood your home while others are not nearly so damaging Your approach to stopping a leak depends on the type of leak If the leak occurs at a joint you simply tighten the joint If the leak is in a pipe remove the section that is leaking and replace it with a new section of pipe Unfortunately this is more easily said than done As earlier stated pipe repair has to be done by a specialist With copper pipe the new section must be sweat soldered in place Most pipe repair jobs are best left to a plumber but as a do it yourselfer you may consider an alternative the pipe patch You ll find patch kits for plumbing leaks at the hardware store or alternatively you can make your own with a piece of heavy rubber from an old inner tube and a G clamp Another possibility is to use a hose clamp with a

    Original URL path: http://www.jcplumbing.us/commercial-plumbing-services/pipe-repair (2016-02-16)
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  • Sewer Line Repair & Maintenance for Commercial Properties by JC Plumbing
    principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage Sewer lines though are considered disgusting but they equally need to be constantly maintained and to be kept in tip toe condition If the sewer lines are not maintained then the results to us as the people will be hard felt as it is through the sewer lines that all our waste are disposed through Leaks in the sewer lines can allow ground water to infiltrate and take up valuable space needed for sewage If too much infiltration occurs the collection system can overflow causing raw wastewater to back up into the streets where it pollutes the soil ground water and the environment in general After areas with high levels of infiltration are located a field verification of the problem is required to be conducted using visual inspection smoke testing dye testing or TV inspection Some organizations treat sewer lines with the care they deserve Such an organization comes on the form of the department of public works The department of public works is committed to providing environmentally sensitive wastewater treatment In conjunction with this mission department of public works Utility Operations Bureau performs continual evaluation and rehabilitation of the public wastewater system A comprehensive program of on going investigation and preventative maintenance maximizes system performance and is more economical than expensive and inconvenient emergency repairs The department of public work s Bureau of Utility Operations of the Wastewater Division maintains and operates the public sewer system in Anne Arundel County The system consists of eight treatment plants 241 pump stations and over 1 200 miles of pipes The Wastewater Division has a very proactive preventative maintenance program to keep our wastewater system functioning properly and to accomplish department of public work s mission

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  • Toilet Repair, Clogged, Leak & Services for Commercial Properties by JC Plumbing
    plumbing contractor when building their home or from a local hardware store As distasteful as it may be there are many things to consider before settling on a toilet you ll be counting on to carry out its functions efficiently Anyone who has installed a toilet with weak water flow will tell you about the frustrations of constant plunging or unsanitary overflow onto the bathroom floor Anyone who has installed an inefficient toilet will tell you what it can do to your annual water bill It is therefore rational for someone to carefully consider all his available options before settling on a particular type of toilet Here are some of the examples of toilets that exist in the current market The flush toilet The flush toilet is the most common type of toilet found in homes The flush toilet sends waste through a series of pipes that lead to a sewer system and eventually a waste treatment plant or septic tank Squat Toilet The squat toilet is mostly common in Turkish and Japanese households This toilet looks like a porcelain hole in the floor that individuals have to squat over with their knees bent in a squat position hence the name squat toilet Urinals This is the type of toilet commonly seen in men s restrooms It is mounted against the wall and can be a single or a communal urinal This type of toilet is common in restaurants and hotels Incinerating Toilet This type of toilet does not need water Instead of using water to flush away waste it burns excrement and other waste products Composting Toilet This type of toilet composts human waste by removing moisture from excrement Outhouse or Pit Toilet Pit toilets are commonly found at campgrounds or in extremely rural areas This is a hole

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