When your home's plumbing starts to malfunction, it can make life in your house almost unbearable. Yet, plumbing problems do not have to cause chaos with your home because there are many homeowners that lack the knowledge needed to address these issues when they arise. Fortunately, understanding a couple of routine answers to basic plumbing question should provide you with the clarity that you need to make sound decisions when it comes to addressing these problems.
20 May 2015
If you travel often, and you stay in hotels when you are away, there is always a risk of bringing bed begs back home with you. Bed bugs are extremely difficult to remove, so it is best to take a few extra steps in preventing them from getting into your home to begin with. Here are some tips for you to use when dealing with hotel travel in trying to keep bed bugs from creeping into your own bed.
4 May 2015
If you're lucky enough to have a full-size laundry room in your home or even in an apartment, you may have noticed just how expensive using these appliances regularly can be. Instead of struggling with high energy costs in your home due to the water usage in the laundry room, look into how you can reduce their usage and strain on the rest of your home. Choose the Right Washing and Drying Cycles
16 April 2015
A nice patio will give you a place to sit and enjoy the weather. You will be able to grill out or just sit outside with a good book and relax. But, you may not have the patio that you want. You can fix that by using paving stones. What Are Paving Stones? Pavers are generally made out of cement. They have been cast into a variety of sizes and shapes.
6 April 2015
When it comes to the big stuff-- inches of water in the basement, water running down the walls, and puddles of water in your yard-- you know when to call a plumber. However, not all plumbing issues are easily identified. In fact, some types of silent plumbing issues can remain undetected for years. If left unfixed, these silent plumbing problems can cause a great deal of costly water damage. For this reason, it's a great idea to have a routine plumbing checkup annually.
24 March 2015
If you are planning on replacing your current flooring with wood flooring, there are a few things to keep in mind that might set your project back. Knowing ahead of time what common issues can come up when replacing wooden flooring will prepare you for the worst and make sure you are ready for the project. Here are three common problems that can occur when replacing your carpets with wood flooring.
11 March 2015
Do you have streaks and stains on the shaded areas of your roof? Many homeowners think it is impossible to rid their roofs of stains. However, with a little knowledge, you can make your roof look new again. What Causes Staining? Streaks and stains on your roof look like mold; however, those streaks are actually colonies of algae that feed on the moisture and limestone in your shingles. New shingles are treated with an algaecide that keeps algae at bay for approximately 10 years; however, after 10 years colonies of algae begin to grow, causing streaking and damage to your roof.
3 March 2015