Thomas Crapper

Thomas Crapper

Who invented the flush toilet? The centerpiece of today’s modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Industrial Revolution know-how. Primitive latrines that utilized a constant stream of water to carry...
15 facts about Copper

15 facts about Copper

The Statue of Liberty is made from 179,000 pounds of copper. The average home contains 400 pounds of copper that is used for electrical wiring, pipes and appliances. The average car has 50 pounds of copper. All gold contains some level of copper, even 24 karat gold....

Mario and Luigi are no longer plumbers but why where they plumbers in the first place? Everyone knows Mario. Nintendo’s mustachioed mascot has led quite an eventful life in the 40 years since his debut. He’s appeared in countless video games, starred in several tv...

Be safe, get your boiler serviced this summer

Boilers benefit greatly from having an annual service. The summer is a great time to tick that job off to save you the stress of anything going wrong in the winter months.  Even though you don’t usually use your heating as much in the summer months, it is still really...
Why is my boiler making a noise?

Why is my boiler making a noise?

Below are 6 reasons why your boiler might be making a noise Let us congratulate you on taking the first steps to figuring out why you can hear a strange noise coming from your boiler. So … why is your boiler making a noise …? The truth is everyone’s...