What To Do With A Septic System

5 October 2018
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Living in a house with a septic system can be a challenge for someone who has never experienced it before. There are many steps that you can and should take when dealing with a septic tank system. Learn about some of the things you should do when you have a septic tank system. Then you can start taking these important steps as soon as possible. Use Water Conservatively One of the things you want to do when you have a septic tank system is to use your water conservatively. Read More …

Does Plumbing Really Need To Be Insulated?

4 October 2018
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Do you have exposed piping in your basement? Are those pipes insulated? Insulating your plumbing is important for many reasons. Here, you'll find out what the insulation does and what to wrap. Why do you insulate interior piping? You might not think that the piping in your basement needs to be insulated because it isn't exposed to freezing temperatures. Well, the truth is, you never know – you never know when you could lose power during a cold-stent and the temperature in the basement drops quickly to freezing and your pipes begin to freeze. Read More …

Do You Own A Pet? 4 Tips To Keep Your Plumbing In Shape And Your Pet Safe

3 October 2018
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If you have a furry little friend that lives inside your home, you probably haven't given much thought to the connection between your pet and your home's plumbing. However, the two can affect one another—and it can be in a negative way. So, as a pet and homeowner, here are a few things that you can do to keep your pet safe and your plumbing in good condition. 1. Use Strainers During Bath Time Read More …

4 Water Damage Restoration Tips to Make Repairs More Resistant to Mold and Moisture

3 October 2018
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When repairing water damage, you want to make sure that repairs are resistant to mold and moisture. This may mean installing improvements like sump pumps and using materials that are water-resistant or waterproof. The more improvements you do during the restoration process, the less likely you are to have as much costly damage during another flood or problem with plumbing systems. Here are some water damage restoration tips that will help make your repairs more resistant to mold and moisture: Read More …

Installing A Tankless Water Heater? Consider These 2 Things

3 October 2018
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Are you making the switch to a tankless water heater? If so, be aware that it is not as simple as swapping out your old tank for a new model. There are some considerations that must be made when upgrading this appliance, which is why it helps to know the following tips. Consider The Ventilation Method Your current water heater may have been placed where it is for a reason. Most water heaters have direct venting, which means the combustible gases naturally flow out of the tank and go to your chimney where they vent out of your house. Read More …

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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!