The requirement of plumbing companies and plumbers are the service providers which no commercial or residential clients can manage to avoid. The old practice of contacting the plumber only when a problem occurs is slowly slidingRead More
It’s safe to say that the majority of homeowners have experienced those tiny, annoying bugs most commonly known as “fruit flies” or “drain flies” at least once in their lifetime. Once you have them in your home, they begin to breed and multiply, and it seems as if they never fully go away.Read More
Imagine this: Your water bill comes in the mail, and instead of groaning when you see the numbers after that dollar sign, you jump for joy. While this may sound like a faraway dream, you can save money and lower your water bill with a few simple tricks. Check out these nine ways to conserve water and start saving.Read More
If you’re tired of refilling and cleaning your water filter pitcher or buying cases of bottled water, installing a water filtration system could be the solution to your problem. Adding a water filtration system to your home helps to keep your drinking water free of pesticides and contaminants.Read More
Everyone has done it. You take a nice long shower, and the water starts rising above your ankles. The drain isn’t clogged, it’s just slow. You can call a hydro jet plumber, or one of those rooter vans, but you want to take a DIY crack at it before you make that call.Read More
Is there water on the floor around the base of your toilet? If so, that’s not a good sign. This means there’s a leak in your toilet — most likely around the base of the fixture. Instead of allowing your bathroom to become an indoor swimming pool, whip out your trusty tool belt and start fixing that leak!Read More
If you have an older home, checking for lead is an important safety measure, even if you have copper and brass pipes
Few things are more important in our homes than the water flowing through the pipes. This water is what we drink, bathe with, and cook with, so if there’s a risk of lead, it’s important to find out and tackle the problem immediately.Read More
There have been shortages of many things throughout history – oil, rubber, coffee, medicine, and so on. Yet, one of the most interesting shortages – the shortage of toilet paper – was one that should never have occurred.
Before telling this unusual story, let’s first take a quick look at the history of toilet paper.
Obviously, toilet paper has not been around forever.Read More
As a first-time homeowner, it pays to know the basics of plumbing. Of course, plumbing issues do call for a professional hand. However, there are certain aspects you should know, as it can save your day in case of leaks, broken pipes, or clogged toilets. By the time your plumber arrives, it can be too late and the onus of saving your home from turning messy lies on your shoulders.
Besides, knowing the plumbing basics can save you a few dollars now and then.Read More