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Who would have thought that Ozzy Osbourne, a man made famous for grotesque stage pranks and rock n roll riddled with discontent and malevolent undertones, began his career as a plumbers apprentice?! Long before the days when Ozzy was hanging out underneath sinks, however, plumbing had already altered life in a civilized world. In fact, the Ancient Romans invented the use of lead plumbing pipes thousands of years ago! Tandem with industrialization and the growth of urban centers, plumbing grew to become more of the norm in the 1800s, and variations of air conditioning sprouted up at the turn of the 20th century.

Today, plumbing and HVAC is a first world necessity. So much so, in fact, that by 1980, Americans were already consuming more air conditioning than the rest of the world combined (which is quite a feat considering that at that time, America was home to a mere 5 percent of the global populace), and, there is currently more than 28 billion feet of copper plumbing tubing installed across America. This reality means that for many Alexandria plumbing woes, Alexandria va plumbers are a busy lot.

So what to do when your sink is clogged, toilet plugged, or faucet is dripping? Plumber Alexandria VA experts always advise calling a professional first. This is because oftentimes, the plumbing Alexandria problem may at first appear fixed, yet there is an underlying issue that is not apparent to the eye of the laymen. For example, approximately 60 percent of U.S. homes are heated by gas forced air furnaces. The technology is complicated, and the gas element makes a do it yourself repair dangerous and potentially fatal. Trained Alexandria VA plumbers have the know to effectively and safely service these types of units. In addition, Alexandria VA plumbers can fix a problem before it gets more costly. Just because you stopped a leaky pipe does not mean it was done correctly. Last but not least, Alexandria VA plumbers have the know how to save you on your energy and water costs. Installing a hot water heat recycling system, for example, transfers up to 60 percent of the heat that is normally flushed down the drain. This could save you up to $200 a year in heating costs. (One year alone pays for service from Alexandria va plumbers itself!) Another cost saving technology that experienced Alexandria VA plumbers could install is a low flush toilet. A low flush toilet, if installed correctly by Alexandria VA plumbers could save you up to 18,000 gallons of wasted water each year!

Comments

Hector Mendez 11-08-2013, 08:30

I have learned the hard way that whenever I have a small plumbing or HVAC issue, if it is not corrected by a professional, the problem turns into a nightmare. Basically, do not do it yourself; spend a little money and call a professional.

Marc Garcia 12-02-2014, 21:15

Was Ozzy really a plumber apprentice? That is crazy. I wonder if he still fixes his own leaky faucets.

Sydney Valdez 14-03-2014, 20:40

Was Ozzy really a plumber apprentice? That is crazy. I wonder if he still fixes his own leaky faucets.

Juan Gardner 13-04-2014, 20:45

Was Ozzy really a plumber apprentice? That is crazy. I wonder if he still fixes his own leaky faucets.

Jerry Carr 13-05-2014, 20:49

Was Ozzy really a plumber apprentice? That is crazy. I wonder if he still fixes his own leaky faucets.

Melvin Wolfe 12-06-2014, 20:52

Was Ozzy really a plumber apprentice? That is crazy. I wonder if he still fixes his own leaky faucets.

William Burton 12-07-2014, 20:55

Was Ozzy really a plumber apprentice? That is crazy. I wonder if he still fixes his own leaky faucets.

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