Want To Improve Your Bathroom? Hire A Plumber To Install An Improved Toilet


A homeowner with multiple bathrooms may not feel as tempted to upgrade a single bathroom because this would leave the others with inferior features. But your home may only have one bathroom, which gives you the perfect opportunity to make a huge impact with upgrades. If you are working with a somewhat small budget, you can make changes in parts. For instance, you can start with buying a new toilet that gives you an all-around better experience.

26 September 2017

Two Garbage Disposal Myths That Could Break Your Appliance


Garbage disposals are a staple in most American homes. While these appliances can make life in the kitchen more manageable, there is quite a bit of bad advice regarding their use and maintenance circulating that could lead you to damage yours beyond repair. If you really want to keep your garbage dispose working property, here are two common pieces of advice you should ignore. Myth #1 – Sharpen the Blades with Ice

24 September 2017

Tips For Connecting Gas Fittings To A Water Heater


If you have just moved into a new home and require a new water heater, then you may be unfamiliar with the way that a gas one needs to be installed. This may be especially problematic if you are switching from an electric unit to a gas one. If so, you will need to understand how to connect the appliance properly. Keep reading to learn about some tips to help you connect the gas lines and fittings properly.

23 September 2017

Plumbing Improvements That Help Reduce Utility Bills And Improve Energy Efficiency


If you want to save money on your utility bills, it is important to choose the right improvements and home renovations like an energy efficient hot water replacement. With the plumbing systems, there are also other improvements that are a great choice for energy efficient plumbing that will reduce your utility bills. Here are some of the plumbing improvements that are a good investment to save money: Water Heaters That Reduce Your Water Consumption and Energy Use

20 September 2017

Ridding Yourself Of A Clogged Drain


It can be extremely frustrating to have a clogged sink or drain. The problem is that there are many different ways that they can arise. A clog can come from something being put down the drain that does not belong, or it can come from mineral buildup. No matter what the cause of the problem, it needs to be taken care of as soon as possible. Many people do not really know how to take care of a clogged drain.

19 September 2017

3 Simple Ways To Save Water In Your Home


When you turn on the faucet to brush your teeth or throw a load of clothes into the washing machine, you probably aren't thinking about how much water you're using. In fact, it almost seems like water is one of those things that you take for granted and it's something that will always be there when you need it. According to some statistics, each person uses 80 to 100 gallons of water a day.

18 September 2017

How To Tell If Your AC Is Leaking Refrigerant


As you prepare your home's air conditioner for winter, it's important that you take the time to address any performance problems or repairs that need to be made before winter sets in. Letting a malfunctioning AC unit sit for an extended period of time could lead to serious damage that will require the replacement of the unit itself. Refrigerant leaks are common problems that homeowners overlook when preparing their AC units for winter.

16 September 2017

Patch Plumbing And Tighten A Kitchen Faucet's Handle


If water is slowly dripping underneath your kitchen sink, due to a small crack in a pipe section and the kitchen faucet's handle seems to be loose, attributing to water being emitted from the faucets's opening when not in use, patch the plumbing and tighten the handle by completing the faucet repair project below with some standard plumbing materials and tools.  Materials And Tools Needed towels waterproof putty teflon tape scissors detergent water cloths allen wrench screwdriver replacement hardware Sop Up Water And Dry Plumbing Before Covering A Crack With Putty Or Tape

14 September 2017