Even if you are not a proficient DIYer, you do likely need to have some tools in your home. Every home needs a hammer and a screwdriver, right? Plumbing tools are right up there in importance for your tool box, but what, exactly, are the 7 plumbing tools every homeowner should have? We’ve got the ones you will be very glad to have on hand. Continue reading
Is A Leaking Water Heater An Emergency?
Homeowners have plenty to worry about, so when you have an issue with any household appliance, you definitely want to know what is an emergency and what can wait. Today we want to learn if a leaking water heater is an emergency. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading
Ask Pete: What Is The Best Liquid Drain Cleaner?
Got a clogged drain? You might want to pause before reaching for that drain cleaner! Pete’s here to answer your questions about the best liquid drain cleaner.
The Question: What Is The Best Liquid Drain Cleaner?
We’ve all been in the situation before – your drain is clogged, and you want a fast fix. You run to the store and stare at a wall of liquid drain cleaners, thinking, Which one is the best?
I understand that most people want their clogged drain fixed quickly and cheaply. But what if I told you that buying liquid drain cleaner will cost you more in the long run? Continue reading
Basic Plumbing Knowledge For New Homeowners
Basic plumbing knowledge for new homeowners is invaluable, but not just to new homeowners. Sometimes people become the responsible party for questions like, “where is your water main?” and “what temperature do you keep your water heater?” Most of us would break a sweat being asked these questions, so check out our short primer on the most essential and basic knowledge for homeowners. Continue reading
Gas Dryer Versus Electric Dryer: Which Is Better?
If you’re ready to buy a new dryer for your laundry room, you might be trying to decide between an electric and gas dryer. Keep reading to learn more about how to choose between a gas dryer and an electric one and which one is better for you. Continue reading
Plumbing For An Airbnb Remodel
Starting an Airbnb is a great way to create a passive income stream to bulk up your savings and prepare for retirement. Airbnb hosts earn an average of $924 every month, making it an excellent option for a side hustle. If you’re looking to throw your hat into the ring, you might start by renovating your home or purchasing a rental property. No matter what you decide, most AirBnbs need some work done before you can put them on the market, especially if you want people to stay at your listing. Many people choose to add rooms or bathrooms, meaning plumbing for an AirBnB remodel is also necessary. Continue reading
Ask Pete: Why Do We Run Out Of Hot Water So Quickly?
It is not pleasant to start a lovely hot shower and end up rinsing off in ice cold water! Its also annoying when you are doing dishes or trying to get your laundry clean. Pete has the 411 on why this happens and what we can do to help you make sure it never happens to you again. Let’s ask Pete all our hot water questions! Continue reading
Types Of Valves In Plumbing
Valves are an essential part of any home’s plumbing system. They play a critical role in controlling the water that runs throughout your house. Understanding the types of plumbing valves in your home can help you quickly identify plumbing troubles and stay on top of home maintenance. Continue reading
10 Tips On Dealing With Burst Pipe Flooding
Just hearing the words “burst pipe” can send shivers down the spine of any homeowner and then throw in the threat of flooding from that burst pipe and it reaches nightmare status. Never fear, though, because we have the cure. These are the top ten tips on dealing with burst pipe flooding that will help you minimize the potential damage. Continue reading
What Are The Types Of Urinals?
Businesses know they need urinals for the men’s restroom, but did you know they can even be installed in your home, too? Learn about the various types of urinals that are available for your home and for your businesses and you can decide for yourself if a urinal is in your home’s future. Continue reading