Category Archives: Plumbing Solutions

Choosing the right dental impressions material

Denture, made of dental impression plaster

First impressions last, and nowhere is that truer than in dentistry. After all, without the ability to take an accurate and stable replica of the patient’s teeth and soft tissue, it’s almost impossible to get a well-fitting prosthesis or restoration. Dental impressions are used to make anything that fits over or replaces teeth – from mouth guards and braces to crowns and veneers.

A lot of the success of an impression comes down to the materials that are used for the job. One area that people may find challenging is that there is the hope one material can address every specific need.

But is that the right material for the job?

When it comes to taking a dental impression, there are several ideal characteristics of the materials. They need to be both non-toxic and non-irritant, with a reasonable set time and no unpleasant taste for the patient. It should be accurate in terms of how it correctly reproduces the surface and its stability.

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Drain Keeps Clogging From Plaster? Install a Plaster Trap, ASAP

a plaster trap used under a sink in a trauma room of a hospital, as well as used for dental office and dental labs
A plaster trap under a sink in the trauma room of an hospital | Reddit

Plaster has a funny way of seeping into every corner and crevice, including your plumbing. If flushed down the drain, this adhesive (and hardening) substance, over time, can build-up in your pipework. Initially, this can just cause drains to flow a bit slower than usual. But, eventually, enough plaster can build up and completely seize the drain.

Whenever this does happen, unclogging a plaster blocked drain can be a costly, time-consuming task, in some cases requiring new plumbing. However, there’s a simple solution to stopping this from happening: Install a plaster trap.

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When urinal odors start building up, what do you do?

urinal is out of order, odor and slow running

So your business is having trouble with smelly urinals. Smelly urinals certainly are a lot of trouble, a messy and stinky bathroom means that customers will be uncomfortable, which we can all agree is not the vibe you want for your business. Especially in the restaurant industry, bad smelling urinals can be a killer to your mood, your atmosphere and your customer’s outlook on your place. Is there a way to quickly and efficiently destroy urinal odors? Yes, there is, and we’ll discuss it today.

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How to Eliminate Drain Odors and Sewer Smells

Preventing sewer smell, sanitary sump pit

So you’ve got sewer smells emanating from somewhere in your business’ location. These awful smells, like many others, are bad for business, especially if you’re in the restaurant industry. A bad smelling restaurant can mean that customers will lose their appetites and by extension, you’ll lose business. However, awful smells are bad for any business in general, so are there any ways we can eliminate and possibly prevent those odors? Yes, there are, but let’s explore why we get those odors first.

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Having blockage in drains? These emergency repair products can save you the day.

Drain openersSo your business is having an issue with some blockage in your drain. Drain related issues can be very time to consume, let alone occasionally expensive. So what can a business owner do? Do you have to call a plumber, or can you find a way to fix your blockage problem on your own? Yes, there is a way and today we’ll be exploring that solution.

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The best bars deserve the best drain treatment

Bar beer tappingSo it seems that your business has a clogged drain. At first, it doesn’t seem like that big of a deal, but then the odors start to stink up your place of business. While stinky odors are bad for any industry, the worst place you could possibly find them is in a bar. People wanting to eat or drink in your place of business will smell those awful smells, turn around and walk right out. So is there any easy way to fix your slow running or clogged drains and return your business to the sweet smelling place it deserves to be? Yes, of course there is and we’re going to show you how. Continue reading The best bars deserve the best drain treatment

Insulating water pipes with pipe wrap or spray-on pipe insulation

Find out how to properly insulate water pipe in odd shapesSo you’ve decided to insulate your business’ cold water pipes– congratulations! There’s just one question: how are you going to do it? You’ve heard of two different types of insulation: a pipe wrap and a spray-on pipe insulation, but you can’t decide which to go with. What are the advantages of each? Why should you insulate your pipes at all?

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Stop smelly sewer gas odors caused by dried out p-traps in unattended floor drains

A drain p-trap with a seal primerSo your place of business  or your basement is starting to get a bad sewer gas smell. That place you hardly ever use, the one with the floor drain, is starting to really reek. But what could be causing this awful smell? Do you need a plumber to come check it out? Or is there a way you could solve this putrid smell problem yourself, like the strong willed business or homeowner owner you are? Well, let’s dive in to the world of dry traps and floor drains.

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