Armando Gardner

Five Fall Plumbing Problems

8 September 2020
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Autumn leaves and cooler temperatures may be pleasant to experience, but they also indicate a whole new season of possible plumbing issues. Knowing what they are means you may be able to avoid problems.  1. Carve With Care Whether you are carving pumpkins or turkeys, make sure you don't put anything down the drains that could cause problems. Stringy vegetable matter, such as pumpkin guts and vegetable peelings, can clog drains and jam garbage disposals. Read More …

Four Common Air Handler Problems

7 August 2020
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A standard central air conditioning unit consists of two parts — the outdoor condensing unit and the interior air handler. The air handler houses the fan and the blower motor, which are the parts that move the cool air throughout your home. There are a few parts inside the air handler unit that can fail, but you can avoid a total breakdown by knowing the most common issues. 1. Clogged Filter Housing Read More …

Three Ways To Use Less Water

15 July 2020
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There are many good reasons to use less water. First and foremost, using less water can save you money. Second, in many areas, water is a finite resource, so it is environmentally and socially responsible to simply use less. The following are a few ways you can use less water without any personal inconvenience. 1. Fix Dripping Faucets A dripping faucet is much more than an annoyance; it's also a major cause of water waste. Read More …

Five Common Areas For Plumbing Leaks

10 June 2020
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Higher water bills or a meter that keeps running even when there is no water flowing in the home are both signs that you have a hidden water leak. The following are five common locations where these leaks can hide. 1. Outdoor Faucets Outdoor faucets are more likely to develop leaks than indoor faucets, particularly if the water is not shut off to these taps during the winter months. The leak can occur at the faucet and hose bib itself, or a water line running underground can spring a leak. Read More …

Four Reasons Why Your Floor Drain May Be Backing Up

7 May 2020
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Floor drains are commonly found in basements, often in a laundry or utility rooms. Their purpose is to prevent flooding, particularly in the event that a water-using appliance like a hot water heater or washing machine overflows. If water is coming up your floor drain, one of the following causes is likely the reason. 1: Blocked Household Drain Lines Floor drains are often one of the lowest drains in the house. Read More …

About Me
Turn Your Bathroom Into a Spa-Like Retreat

Could your bathroom benefit from a little updating? A few years ago, I grew tired of my outdated bathroom. I decided to tackle my own remodel, which consisted of re-painting my vanity cabinets, updating the lighting fixtures and hardware, and giving my bathroom a fresh coat of paint in a modern grey color. I spent very little, but my bathroom now looks modernized, and is a space I can actually enjoy spending time in! I put together this blog to help like-minded homeowners update their own bathroom spaces in a budget-friendly way. I hope you find some great ideas here to try out for yourself!