Tips and Tricks


Can I Put Coffee Grounds In My Garbage Disposal?

This is a controversial issue and many people have different opinions. Some people feel that coffee grounds are safe for your disposal, while others think they may clog the pipes. The real key issue is what type of garbage disposal you have and what kind of plumbing system is installed. Check with the manufacturer of your garbage disposal for a recommendation. Some manufacturers will say “yes” others, “no”. In fact, some manufacturers may encourage the process stating that it will help keep your disposal smelling fresh. The issue is also whether or not your septic tank can handle the coffee …


Garbage Disposal Rules to Live By

A garbage disposal is one of the most useful gadgets in your kitchen. It sits under the sink and shreds food waste so it can pass easily through the plumbing. However, you just can’t put anything and everything in the disposal. Following are some important rules to live by when it comes to your garbage disposal: If it’s hard…keep it out of the disposal. The manual that comes with the disposal will specify what hard items cannot be put in the disposal. Pay attention to the list because you want to keep your disposal sharp and efficient. Never put bones, …


Weil McLain Boilers: Troubleshooting Made Easy

Weil-McLain boiler troubleshooting is not any different than troubleshooting any other brand of boiler system. Weil-McLain boilers are some of the most popular and reliable boilers on the market today. Weil-McLain is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of gas- and oil-fired hot water and steam boilers for space heating in residential, commercial and institutional buildings. The Weil-McLain furnace is also very popular in the forced air heating market. Like any other manufacturer, you will need to understand how a boiler system works before you can properly troubleshoot problems with your system. Thankfully, if trouble does occur, Weil-McLain repair is …