14 September 2016
Being a homeowner has a lot of responsibilities. If you are not careful, you can easily find yourself with massive problems because you weren't vigilant in keeping an eye on your house. One silent problem that many people have is flooding. Water damage can be significant damage to your home and can be hard to catch. This is why it is important for homeowners to know the signs that there is leaking water in their home that is causing flooding.
14 September 2016
If you are experiencing issues with your toilet, it is likely in your best interest to call a plumber to come and look at it for you. They will be able to properly diagnose what is wrong with it, and from there they can give you an estimate on how much it is going to cost to repair and how long it is going to take. While having a plumber fix the toilet is great, you often need to be able to know what to do to keep the toilet safe until they arrive.
8 July 2016
When you are deciding between a water treatment system that requires you to regularly supply salt to the filter or one of the salt-free systems, it is important to understand how both systems work. A system with salt in it actually removes calcium and magnesium from your water through a process of ion exchange. This leaves your water feeling slick and allows your water to create more soap bubbles while you are washing.
3 June 2016
Are you currently shopping for a new home? Are you trying to find one that has a swimming pool, but that doesn't cost too much? A swimming pool that is in good condition can raise the asking price of a home, possibly making either the down payment or the monthly payments too high. But what if adding a swimming pool didn't actually cost that much extra? If you're looking for ways to save money on your home buying process, here are some reasons why you should consider widening your search to include pools that aren't currently working:
5 April 2016
Are your plumbing appliances acting strangely? Are your toilets refusing to flush or is there a bubbling sound coming from the drain after you finish your shower? If so, you may have a sewer line clog. A sewer line clog is a backup that happens in the main line that drains water and waste from your home to the nearest municipal line. Sewer clogs are usually so deep that they're difficult to remove with traditional clog solutions, such as hot water or drain removal fluids.
31 March 2016
There are a number of personal care items that claim you can flush them down the toilet but may actually cause clogs in your pipes. Here's info about two such items and what you need to do to avoid damaging your plumbing. Flushable Diapers It's a well-known fact that babies go through a lot of diapers; at least 8 per day during the first year of life. Disposable diapers are fairly convenient but have a significant impact on the environment.
14 March 2016
There are few things worse than taking a shower with more of a trickle than a full force stream of water. Low water pressure can cause this type of scenario. If you live in a home that relies on a well to meet your water demand needs, a closer examination of your well pump might be a great place to begin your problem solving efforts. Electrical Issue Begin your investigation at the breaker box.