Frozen Pipes

We are in the coldest months of the year and it is freezing here in southeastern Connecticut and Rhode lsland, with temperatures plummeting to just about zero, frozen pipes are bound to happen.  You’ve guessed it, at A&L Plumbing we have been going on several service calls for frozen pipes.  Frozen pipes can lead to […]

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Snow Day

In spite of this weeks storm, this posting is going to be just about that. We at A&L Plumbing want everyone to stay safe and warm with their families this week. A&L Plumbing cares about our community and we wish everyone safe travels on the roads today. With rising snow totals, it can be hard […]

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Nest Thermostats

Get yourself into a nice cozy Nest. No I don’t mean get under a blanket and curl up; I suggest you go get the Nest thermostat.  A&L Plumbing is installing these state-of-the-art, thermostats in homes across south eastern Connecticut and all of Rhode Island. Call us today, 860-599-9600.   This tiny device will be your […]

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Happy New Year!

  Happy New Year from A&L Plumbing!  We want to wish you & your family to have a safe and happy holiday season!

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Staying out of the cold, keeping you warm through the winter…

Is your water too cold? Is your floor too chilly? Is your house like the Arctic? A&L Plumbing offers some solutions to these common problems in the winter. Water:  The water coming into your home is cold or cool water, depending on the time of year. To make your water warm, you need a water […]

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From the Glossary
Effective Opening

The minimum cross sectional area at the point of water supply discharge, measured or expressed in terms of the diameter or a circle or, if the opening is not circular, the diameter of a circle or equivalent cross sectional area. For faucets and similar fittings, the effective opening shall be measured at the smallest orifice in the fitting body or in the supply piping to the fitting.

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