When remodeling your kitchen, it can often be quite difficult to choose a faucet, mostly because there are so many different types and styles on the market that all offer their own set of benefits and aesthetic appeal. Listed below are two kitchen faucet options to consider in order to help you narrow down your choices. Single-Handle One thing to keep in mind when installing a new faucet in your kitchen is how many holes you would feel comfortable having in either the sink or your countertops. [Read More]
How To Replace An Electric Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve
If the water isn't getting hot from your electric hot water heater, check for drips on the pressure relief valve, a brass fitting connected to a plastic dip tube. The pressure relief valve is a safety feature that thus the heater off in case the water gets too hot. You should be able to replace a relief valve yourself, but you need to replace it right away to ensure safety. Here are some tips to replace a pressure relief valve on an electric hot water heater. [Read More]
Home Getting Up There In Years? 2 Plumbing Updates You Should Consider
If you've recently purchased an older home, you might want to pay close attention to your plumbing, especially if the plumbing hasn't been updated. Those old pipes and fixtures will eventually need to be replaced, which can be quite costly. If you start updating your plumbing, one component at a time, you can avoid having the entire system breakdown at once. Here are two plumbing upgrades you should make as soon as possible. [Read More]
Are Your Home's Drains Ready For Summer House Guests?
Summer is a time when many people take vacation to go visit relatives and friends. Now that summer is here, people across the country are getting ready for house guests from out of town. As you make preparations, don't forget to check the status of your drains and clean the drains if necessary. Having extra people in your home will mean extra showers, extra laundry to be done, more dishes to be washed and more toilets to be flushed. [Read More]