Mistakes To Avoid When Cleaning The Drain

Drains. They're all over your house. When you go into spring cleaning mode, or just want to give them a good scrub, there are some mistakes to avoid at all costs. #1: Recruiting the Garden Hose A drain within reach of the garden hose might trigger a major mental misjudgment. Your garden hose sprays a high powered beam of water when squeezed. And water is what your drains are made for, right? [Read More]

Four Possible Plumbing Issues to Resolve Before Moving into a New Home

When purchasing a new home, working out plumbing issues right away, before your family moves in, can benefit you. Getting plumbing work that is needed completed in a home that is empty can speed up the process and help avoid damages to your personal items. Here are four plumbing issues you may want to have fixed before moving into your new home. 1. Changing Out Old Water Heaters If your water heater has seen better days, have a plumber come out, assess the age of your water heater, and verify whether there is water damage. [Read More]

2 Kitchen Faucet Options To Consider

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]