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Common Items That Can Clog Your Drain

03/13/2013 09:06:44 AM

Getting a drain unclogged can be an arduous, difficult, and even disgusting process, depending on what it is that is clogging up the drain. Sometimes we don’t even realize that the things we’re putting in our drain can clog it up, thoug ...

What Causes a Shower to Lose Hot Water

02/27/2013 09:21:49 AM

Many people enjoy a good, hot shower. However, that enjoyment is short-lived when the water becomes cold. When the shower suddenly grows cold, it is chilling and irritating, to say the least. Other times, the water never gets hot, despite the ...

How do you know if your vent pipe is cracked in plumbing?

02/22/2013 08:57:29 AM

The house’s vent pipe allows sewer gasses to escape into the outside air above the house. It runs inside the walls of the house from the roof to the main drain pipe. When water enters the pipes, it drains away because air from the vent pipe ...

Water Conserving Tips to Save Money

02/13/2013 08:55:43 AM

Conserving water is very important. For one, it can save you a bundle of money, but more importantly, it will help keep pollution out of the local water supply. Below are some great ways you can conserve water in your home and save a lot of ...

Top 5 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

02/07/2013 06:49:01 AM

Though many homeowners outsource their home repair projects to a professional, they can easily take on a clogged pipe or a crooked shelf if they have the right tools. With these five tools on hand, any homeowner can save on simple maintenance ...

When to Get an Air Conditioning Unit Serviced

01/31/2013 08:37:02 AM

As a homeowner, you probably own at least one air conditioning unit. It is an essential appliance to have if you reside in an area that experiences very hot summers or that is always extremely warm so that you and the members of your household ...

How Long Do Water Heaters Last?

01/23/2013 14:57:22 PM

Water heaters are one of those appliances no one thinks about very often. The only times anyone really thinks about them are when they stop working or break in a very bad way. To stop either of these things happening, it’s important to know ...

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace a Toilet

01/16/2013 15:45:02 PM

Toilets generally have a long lifespan. However, there comes a time when it will have to be replaced. Here are some tips as to know when it’s time to consider replacing your toilet. -If your toilet is using too much water, you may want to ...

Signs of a Broken Water Pump

01/09/2013 14:40:10 PM

A broken water pump can be a very serious problem and if severe enough the lack of water service can render the structures unlivable. However, observant people can learn to recognize signs that there may be a problem with the water pump before ...

How Can I Increase the Temperature of My Shower?

12/28/2012 09:53:31 AM

Increasing the temperature of a shower may involve more than just turning the handle more toward the hot water side or adjusting the faucet handles to reduce the amount of cold water being mixed in. There are a few things to consider when getting ...