Shut It Down At The Source

If you have a major water leak in your home, do you know what to do? Some might think that the best thing to do is to run and collect buckets and towels to contain the water, but that really should be the second item on your list of actions. The first thing should...

Flooring That Works For You

What type of flooring is the best? That is a question that can’t really be answered in a simple way. Since we all have different preferences and values in life, what one person views as important might not matter to someone else. Take for example laminate flooring,...

Don’t Touch That Dial!

Have you ever noticed that there is a dial on your water heater that will let you set the temperature the water is kept at? Usually it ranges from 120-160, and some homeowners that like their hot showers will crank it all the way up. This is not a good idea. Why?...

Caring For Your Parents

Your parents cared for you when you were growing up, but now they might need you to care for them instead. Caring for aging parents can be a very difficult thing to do emotionally, but there is also a possibility that your home isn’t a safe place for them to live. Of...

When Things Aren’t Moving Along

A blocked main sewage line can spell serious disaster for a homeowner. Having raw sewage backing up into your home is a nightmare that no one wants to experience, but it does happen at times. So, what does a plumber do when this happens? Well, there is a way to access...

What’s Coming Up The Toilet?

When your toilet is bubbling for no apparent reason, does it worry you? We’re not talking about fabled animals living in the pipes, but rather, these bubbles are caused by a clog somewhere in your plumbing system. Fortunately, this could be something that you can sort...

Is It A Wardrobe Or Closet?

When you tour a home that you are considering, there could be something that you overlook. What is that? Well, did you see how much closet space was available? Some homes seem to have been built by people that didn’t have any clothes, and this can prove to be an issue...

What Can Rust Do For You?

Rust is the worst enemy of steel and iron. The process is called oxidation, and it takes water and oxygen for it to happen. Unfortunately, this is not in short supply around your home. While there usually are steps taken to protect steel and iron surfaces, something...

Bathroom Carpet? Why?

Do you have carpet in your bathroom? Many would view that as a bad idea, and there are many facts that back it up. One of your common problems in bathrooms is water damage. A carpet will retain water and creates an environment that encourages mold growth and wood rot....

Making Food In Your Own Home

Cooking in your own kitchen can be a lot of fun and save you money, and in recent months, many who didn’t cook their own food in the past have picked up cooking during the pandemic. This means that some might have found shortcomings with their kitchen they weren’t...