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Ever been bitten by the curiosity bug, wondering how the world of pipes and drains functions right under our feet? Well, you’re in luck! Pioneer Plumbing's skilled plumbers are pulling back the curtain, ready to immerse you in a whirlpool of fascinating plumbing facts!

1. The Royal Flush:
Did you know the toilet was known as the "John" because of its inventor, John Harrington? That's right, your humble bathroom throne has regal origins!

2. The Grand Ol' Pipes:
Think plumbing is a modern marvel? Think again! The ancient civilizations of Indus Valley, Greece, and Rome had intricate plumbing systems. The Romans, being the lavish lot, even had silver pipes!

3. Shower Pondering:
The average person spends a whopping 3 years of their life in the bathroom. A moment of silence for all the shower thoughts that might have changed the world.

4. A Leaky Situation:
A tiny, seemingly innocent drip from a leaky faucet? It can waste up to 3,000 gallons of water a year! So, the next time you see a drop, drop everything and get it fixed!

5. Flushing Finances:
If you've ever felt like you're flushing money down the toilet, you might be onto something. The average household spends as much as $500 a year just on the water for flushing!

6. Pipe Dreams:
The world's most expansive plumbing system? That's a title proudly held by the water and sewage system of Tokyo, which is a marvel of engineering and urban planning.

7. Sinkhole Surprises:
Pioneer Plumbing's plumbers have seen it all - from wedding rings to toy dinosaurs! Drains and sinkholes might just be the Bermuda Triangle of the domestic world.

8. The Power of Pressure:
Water pressure in homes is a careful balance. Too low, and you're struggling for a decent shower. Too high, and you risk damaging your pipes! It's all about finding that sweet spot.

9. Cold Truths:
Ever wondered why cold water pipes tend to "sweat" in humid weather? It's just simple science! The cold pipes cause moisture in the humid air to condense.

10. Copper Tales:
Copper piping, the choice for many plumbers including those at Pioneer Plumbing, has been in use for over 5,000 years. If it ain't broke, don't fix it, right?