How to Clean Your Faucets So They Work Better


The faucets in your home are there to provide water to use, but over time the water pressure from your faucets can decrease. This is often due to a buildup of sediment and mineral deposits in the aerators located inside your faucets. If you have noticed a decrease in water pressure in any of your faucets, you may want to try cleaning them before you call a plumber to find the problem.

18 October 2016

Waste Not, Want Not: Tips For Saving Water And Protecting Your Plumbing And Septic System


Conserving water does more than merely reduce your monthly consumption costs, it can also save strain on your home's plumbing. This, in turn, puts less of a drain on your property's delicate septic system, which can be costly to repair and that has the potential for catastrophic results when damaged. Consider some tips to protect your plumbing, preserve your septic system, and save water: Your laundry room. Don't do the entire household's laundry on one day.

12 August 2016

Do You Need A Water Filter Or Water Softener?


Do you have a problem with the taste of the water in your home? Or, do you have a problem with stains on plumbing fixtures, and spots on your dishes? There are a couple of main solutions that homeowner way need to employ on the water in their home. While water softeners are a necessity in some cases, they are not the only option for improving the quality of the water in your home.

4 August 2016

3 Maintenance Tips For Boilers To Avoid Heating Your Home In Summer


With the summer months here, you are probably thinking more about keeping your home cool than you are about your heating. One of things you probably do not want is it to be heating your home during the summer, but if you have a boiler, you might be. This can happen due to a lack of maintenance or valves going bad, which a heating and air conditioning contractor can help you with.

24 July 2016

The Do's And Don'ts Of Using Portable Toilets For Your Outdoor Corporate Event


Moving a corporate gathering outdoors is ideal when the weather is nice. However, planning a corporate event outdoors also involves a few extra details in the planning, such as how you will provide bathrooms for the event. Portable toilets are an excellent resource if you plan an outdoor corporate party in an area where public facilities are either completely unavailable or not amply available. However, there are a few do's and don'ts to keep in mind that will help you ensure the portable toilets are a seamless part of the event and not a seemingly oddly-placed planning measure.

18 July 2016

Plumbing Issues That Can Create Health Risks For Your Family


There are some minor plumbing repair problems that you can perform yourself or can wait until an opportune time for a plumber to be called to fix them. However, there are some issues that must be dealt with immediately to protect the health and safety of your family.  Natural gas leaks A natural gas leak must be repaired as soon as it is detected. Natural gas can accumulate inside your home to a level that can cause an explosion that destroys not only your home but possibly several homes, killing or injuring everyone inside.

7 June 2016

Three Tips For Your Plumbing And Hot Water Heater Maintenance


You need excellent plumbing in order to keep your hot water heater operating as it should. These water heaters will perform best when they are properly maintained, so that you can get hot showers and hot water for your washing and cleaning. This will allow you to keep your energy use in check, while also protecting your plumbing and utilities. Follow these guidelines so that you are able to take care of your water heater to the best of your ability.

6 April 2016

3 Problems That A Gas Water Heater Might Have


Do you place restrictions on how much hot water is used in your household because it runs out on a regular basis so fast? There are several problems that a gas water heater can experience that might limit the amount of time that water remains hot. The list in the article below will give you more insight on what can cause a gas water heater to be problematic. 1. There is a Leak in the Gas Line

1 April 2016

Three Questions To Ask Your Heating Repair Contractor


When you run into problems with your furnace, it's a good idea to shut the system off to lower the risk of further complications and schedule a visit from your local heating services repair contractor as soon as possible. Upon arriving at your home, the contractor will be able to troubleshoot the furnace, determine the reason for its problems and then order the necessary repair parts. A subsequent visit will allow the contractor to complete the repair work and also talk to you about the steps that he or she took.

15 March 2016

Kids And Clogged Drains - Four Common Culprits


Having kids might make you feel like your house has been turned upside down, and plumbing issues can be a common problem. There are plenty of ways kids might accidentally clog drains, but most of the time it's because they don't know any better. Here are four common drain clog issues that kids might cause, and how to avoid them. 1. Down the Toilet Mysteries Brace yourself, it WILL happen. At one point or another your child will not be able to resist flushing something down the toilet.

22 February 2016