New To Septic System Care? Tips To Avoid Damaging Your Home’s Plumbing System

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New To Septic System Care? Tips To Avoid Damaging Your Home’s Plumbing System

When you move into your first place with a septic system, you might be unfamiliar with the unique care requirements of this type of plumbing system. It’s important to remember that anything you put down the drain in your house can affect the septic system. In fact, you may be making some drain-damaging mistakes that you don’t realize. Here are a few mistakes that many homeowners make when it comes to septic system management and some tips to avoid them. Excessive Use of Drain Cleaner Drain cleaners are an ideal way to clear out...

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2 Ways To Prevent Leaks During A Toilet Installation

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your toilet is loose, wobbly, cracked, or leaky, then it might be time to purchase yourself a new one.  When you buy a toilet, you have the option of installing it yourself or hiring an experienced plumber to secure it for you.  Installing the toilet yourself can save you some money, but you need to make sure you do everything correctly.  Correct installation means making sure leaks are not present.  Preventing leaks during installation is easy, but if you are unsure about what to do, read through the information...

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5 Ways To Unclog A Clogged Drain

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Clogged drains are a hassle, but they’re very common, and all homeowners should know how to handle them. Here are five easy ways to fix minor clogs around the house by yourself. With a plunger Plungers are a great way to fix clogged toilets, but you can also use them to fix clogs in sinks or bathtubs. It’s easy to unclog a drain with a plunger. First, you need to make sure that there is a few inches of standing water in the sink or bathtub. Next, cover the overflow with a rag. Press the plunger against the drain, and then pull...

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4 Interesting Portable Toilets And Urinals You Can Find In Europe

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The porta potty is a concept that is used all around the world at events and public attractions where a large number of people gather. To improve upon the porta potty, many variations in public portable toilets have become available. Here are four different types of porta potties that you can find in many countries of Europe. Germany’s Festival Trailer Toilets If you have ever been to a festival in Germany, you may have come across this version of a porta potty. As you walk along the row of food vendors and carnival games, you might...

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3 Energy Efficient Ways To Cool Your Tiny House This Summer

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Summer is coming up and it is time to start thinking about energy efficient ways to cool your tiny house. Part of the beauty of living in a tiny house is the opportunity it provides to reduce your impact on the environment by living more simply and making the use of green technology more affordable. If you are new to tiny house living and are not sure what method of cooling is best for you, or if you have simply been making due with an energy guzzling window air conditioning unit, there are some good options out there that are cheap to run...

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Is Your Toilet Running? Then Better Use This Guide To Catch It!

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Owning a home can be an overwhelming experience. From the initial purchase to various tasks to clean and maintain the house, it is easy to see how stress becomes a part of your life. Unfortunately, certain updates and repairs are imperative for maintaining your investment. Considering the popularity of plumbing problems for many homeowners, learning how to diagnose and repair these issues can be helpful. If the water in your toilet seems to be running continuously, figuring out the root cause is essential. Using this guide, you can catch and...

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Does Your Boiler Need To Be Repaired? 3 Boiler Troubleshooting Tips

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you think you may be in need of boiler repair work, but aren’t sure? Maybe your boiler is making strange noises or the water pressure or temperature seems off. It’s pretty subtle, though, so you can’t tell for sure if it is real or just your imagination. Before you call a boiler repair person to come take a look for you, do some troubleshooting on your own to determine if there really is a problem. You’ll save yourself some money on the house call, and get the pride of knowing you were able to diagnose a boiler...

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