Which Water Heater Fits Your Needs

When you are searching for the proper water heater for your house, there is lots of factors to take into consideration. Water heaters come in three different types electric, gas, and tankless; each has its own features to take into account such as the price and size of the unit, the amount of resources it uses, life expectancy, and more. Here’s some mains things to consider before you spend your hard earned money on a new water heater.   Electric Read More

Types of Toilets for Your Home

History of Toilets The first flush toilet was created in 1596 by Sir John Harington in England. It took almost 2 centuries for another major invention of the flush toilet to be introduced. In 1775 Alexander Cummings created the S-trap to prevent foul smells from escaping from the sewer. Today there has been multiple advancements in the design of toilets. Now the three most common types of toilets in the United States are the standard toilet, the low-flush toilet, and Read More

How Much is Your Leaky Faucet Costing You?

The average American household use approximately 400 gallons of water each day. While your faucet is running it uses around 2 gallons of water per minute. Each year millions of gallons of water are wasted because of leaky faucets and shower heads. The United States Geological Survey’s website has a fun little calculator that allows you to see how much water you could be wasting each year. Here are a few calculations: 1 Household x 1 Leaky Faucet x 1 Read More

Protect Your Home Against the Damages of Hard Water

Hard water is water with a large amount of calcium and minerals. While hard water isn’t harmful to your health it can be harmful to your dishwasher, laundry, and your pipes. Having hard water can produce “scale” which can cause clogging inside of pipes. To prevent hard water and the potential damages that it can produce many people purchase water softeners. How to Fix Hard Water A water softener is a piece of equipment that removes calcium and magnesium from Read More

Water Heaters

Water heaters are an integral part of your plumbing system. They provide us with hot water, which we use in everyday tasks, such as cooking, cleaning, and bathing. The importance of having a finely tuned water heater is often forgotten until the water heater needs to be repaired or even completely replaced. Capital Care Plumbing believes that it is important for our customers to know about their water heater, as well as how to properly take care of their water Read More