Causes Of A Leaky Hot Water Tank And How To Fix Them


A leaky hot water heater can be both a nuisance and a serious problem. If the leak has been going on long enough, there might be water damage to the flooring or walls. A leak can also cause an increase in your water bill as well as your electric bill. Even if the leak is a small drip, you'll want to have it repaired. Here are some possible causes of a leaky hot water heater.

15 February 2018

3 Ideas For Creating Greener Kitchen Renovations


If you want to have a modern kitchen, energy efficiency and green trends are important. You will want to ensure that your kitchen has energy-efficient appliances and plenty of natural lighting. In addition, you may also want to have features like solar panels to help power your kitchen. Here are some trendy, green kitchen-remodeling ideas for your home renovation project: 1. Choosing Energy-Efficient Appliances Where They Are Most Important

19 January 2018

Navigating Yoru Kitchen's Plumbing System


When it comes to making sure you avoid repair issues in your home, your plumbing system is one of the areas where you want to put plenty of your attention. There are regular things you can do to help keep your plumbing system working smoothly. This article will help you with regards to your home's kitchen plumbing system. Keep your kitchen's plumbing features clean You want to make sure you clean certain elements, so you can avoid issues along the way due to dirt build-up.

16 December 2017

3 Important Signs That Your Sewer Line Needs Repairs


Are you a first-time homeowner? Did you know that the sewer line leaving your home is your responsibility now? Although the sewer line beneath a property is the responsibility of the property owner, many people do not realize this until it is too late. Fortunately, there are many signs you can look for that can mean that your sewer line is damaged and needs to be repaired or replaced. Some things that you should be watching for include:

11 September 2017

How To Handle A Burst Pipe Plumbing Emergency


When a water pipe bursts in your home, you have a real emergency on your hands. You need to take quick action because a broken water line can send a lot of water into your home in a short amount of time. Fortunately, many plumbers offer emergency plumbing services so you can get help without too much of a delay. Here's what to do while waiting on the plumber to arrive.

5 August 2017

Specialty Plumbing Services 101: The Different Types Of Plumbers


If you walk up and ask the average homeowner what type of professional service people they value the most, there is a fairly high chance that a plumber will be one of those on the list they share with you. From wrangling busted water lines to jumping in and saving the day when you have a clogged toilet, these waterway experts are nothing short of heroes for the average homeowner. Even still, many homeowners have no idea that a plumber is not always just a plumber.

29 July 2017

More Than Cooling: 3 Alternatives To Conventional AC Systems That Will Save Energy


There are several types of AC systems that you can have installed in your home as an alternative to conventional central HVAC. There are the options for cooling with an evaporative cooler, installing ductless mini split systems, or a high-velocity duct system. Each of these different systems has specific benefits and disadvantages. Here are the best alternatives for cooling if you are looking for something other than conventional HVAC: 1. Evaporative Cooling to Save Energy in Areas with Dry Summers

26 July 2017

Trouble With Your Sewer? How Having Your Sewer Main Cleaned Will Eliminate The Problems


If you haven't had your sewer main cleaned in a while, you owe it to yourself to take care of that now. Sewer main cleaning is one of those household maintenance issues that's often delayed, or overlooked altogether. Unfortunately, dirty sewer mains can cause serious problems for you, and your home. Here are three reasons why you need to to have your sewer main cleaned by a professional plumber. Keep Your Drains Safe

22 July 2017

A Few Things You Should Learn About The Plumbing In Your New Home


When you buy a new home, you want to learn about the plumbing system before you buy it or as soon as you move in, so you can prevent water damage from a leak. A plumbing inspection should be done before you purchase the house, but you may also want an inspection that you can attend afterward so you can be present and learn firsthand about the condition of the pipes.

16 July 2017

Four Plumbing Mistakes To Avoid If You've Got Pets


If you have pets in your home, you need to take special care to ensure that your plumbing system continues to operate safely and effectively. Pets produce special types of waste and put some unique demands on your plumbing system. Fortunately, you can prevent plumbing malfunctions caused by pets by avoiding the following four mistakes: Not equipping your bath or sink with a hand sprayer attachment for pet baths It's pretty cumbersome to bathe a pet of any size in a bathtub or sink without a hand sprayer.

11 July 2017