Popular plumbing questions.
Which is better, change counters or verify? When working with metering devices, if such a question arose, he answered this way: “Look at the operation of the water meter, it works without jerks, the gears rotate evenly, there are no external smudges. Previously, they did not put magnets to lower the readings. Feel free to invite believers to your home, to extend the calibration interval." If at least one of the above items is present, then be sure to change the water meters, verification will not pass. I want to change the faucet, which one should I choose? Do not buy a faucet in "one-day" stores and plumbing departments. It is advisable to find a long-running, not a small shop. They value their reputation and do not indulge in cheap stuff. Contact the seller and say that you would like to find a faucet with a guarantee of at least a year, and preferably two or three. Preferably popular companies. Naturally, such a device will not be cheap, be prepared for this. Please keep receipts and box after purchase. An important point, the installation must be entrusted to a specialist, it is better to overpay than to complain later that the chrome plating was knocked down or the nuts were torn off. You will not be able to return this faucet under warranty. Can you drink hot water from the tap? Both cold and hot water from the centralized water supply of apartment buildings is drinking according to the standards. But, I myself do not use it in drinking and I do not advise others. The fact is that when heated in boiler rooms, it passes through heat exchangers. tubes or plates. A very hot technical liquid flows in them, transferring heat to our drinking water through the walls of the metal. There is a danger in this process, if the joints or tubes (plates) are leaky, then those. liquid can be mixed into hot drinking water, which is not very good for the human body. Therefore, hot water is not recommended for drinking. Tubular heat exchanger Throwing toilet paper down the toilet will clog it? Ordinary toilet paper sold in stores dissolves in wastewater without problems. It can be thrown away. You can not throw away synthetic tissue wipes, ala "Wet toilet paper", they do not dissolve in the sewer, which will lead to clogging and trouble.