16 March 2018
With winter still very much in control of the weather, and more frigid nights still in the forecast, the threat to plumbing is still very real. This is particularly true when it comes to your pipes. Luckily, you still have time to protect against freezing before the temperatures dip again. Winterizing your pipes, even this late in the season will help you prevent plumbing ruptures and water damage. Here are some simple steps you should take before another night of freezing temperatures arrives.
2 March 2018
Floor drains don't always cause problems, but when they do, the problems can be nasty and dangerous for you. Here are a few tips for taking care of your floor drains: Keep Your Floors Clean Small dirt and debris on your floor may end up in the floor drains if you aren't careful. For example, if you don't sweep the floor before cleaning it, the debris on the floor will get swept along with the mop water and end up in the drains.
12 February 2018
If you're like many homeowners, you're more than happy to leave the frigid temperatures, freeze warnings, and high utility bills of the winter months behind. But as you welcome the spring sunshine, keep an eye out for some new seasonal threats to your home's interior and exterior drainage systems. The warmer weather can present opportunities for cracked pipes and damaged gutters to make those sunny days less bright for you. Here are three steps you can take to make the transition in style.
16 January 2018
It is important to make sure that you are doing everything possible to keep mold from growing in your home and then spreading all throughout the entire place. Should you happen to spot some mold growth, no matter how little of an amount it is, you will want to make sure that you are taking the proper steps for mold elimination. Here are some of those steps: Find The Source
12 December 2017
Flipping a home can be a great way to make a huge profit when you sell a house. It is important to make sure that you are able to do all of the remodeling that you plan to do to the house before you purchase it though. The following guide walks you through a few people you should hire to look at a home before you purchase it for a flip.
9 August 2017
When it comes to the things you use in your home on a daily basis, your toilet is probably the most overlooked of them. That is, until you start having trouble with it. If your toilet is older than you are, or it's giving you more trouble than it's worth, it's time to have it replaced. Take a look at the signs described below. If you're familiar with any of them, you need a new toilet.
7 April 2017
Even though you might have thought about buying a water conditioning system for your home in the past, you might have decided that you don't want to spend the money on making this investment. However, you might want to reconsider your decision. Even though you will obviously have to pay to purchase the system and to have it installed by a professional plumber, you should know that a water conditioning system can save you a lot of money.
31 March 2017
Is the water in your home not draining properly? If you have water backing up in your shower, sinks, and toilet, chances are you have a major clog in your main sewer line. This can be a significant problem that can leave you without a functioning home until it is repaired. It is crucial that you have this looked at. The following are just a few things that can cause your sewer main to become clogged:
29 March 2017
As the weather starts warming up, it's almost time to close the furnace down for the winter and prep the air conditioner for full operation mode. Now is the best time to have a HVAC pro come to your home and inspect your entire unit for potential issues. Here are some things that your heating and cooling pro can check out at the next appointment. Air Duct Cleaning If your summer cottage has been closed for most of the winter, there is a good chance that dust and allergens have found their way into the air duct system.
23 March 2017
Spring is in the air. Those seasonal showers will soon be here. If you live in an area that experiences torrential rains during the spring, it's time to start getting your home ready for potential flooding. Not only can flooding make a mess of your yard, but it can also damage your home. If you have a basement, the damage can be even worse. To help prevent flood damage this spring, here are three simple projects you should add to your "