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Need to Replace a Hot Water Heater? Four Terms You’ll Run Across

18 October 2018
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Do you need a water heater replacement for the first time? If so, there will likely be some water heater terminology that is completely foreign to you. Get to know the following terms so you can understand more about your home's hot water heater. Anode Rod Did you ever wonder why your old hot water heater went so long without having rust on it? That is because the tank contains an anode rod, which is a sacrificial element that is designed to corrode first before the rest of the metal tank is affected. Read More …

As Winter Approaches, Know How To Handle Frozen Pipes

17 October 2018
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Having a pipe freeze may not sound like a big deal. Water won't come out of the pipe until it thaws, but you can make do for a day or so, right? As it turns out, the concern with frozen pipes is not the lack of water until they thaw, but instead the real possibility that a frozen pipe may burst. Water is a unique compound in that it expands as it freezes. Read More …

Plumbing Maintenance & Drain Cleaning: When To DIY And When To Call A Professional

17 October 2018
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Most homeowners have a few basic tools on hand that allow them to handle minor plumbing problems. In some situations, a slow drain or leaky faucet may simply need a plunger or a little elbow grease to get the plumbing working like it should. Those who are handy around the house can typically tackle small repairs, such as replacing a worn washer or unclogging a drain; however, bigger plumbing repairs require professional services. Read More …

3 Plumbing Repairs and Improvements to Help You Make It Through Winter without Troubles

15 October 2018
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.During the winter months, there are many repairs and improvements that may need to be done. Preparing your plumbing for another cold winter can help prevent disasters and expensive repairs. Here are some improvements that will help you make it through another winter without any plumbing problems and the costly repairs that come with them: 1. Winterizing Irrigation and Exterior Plumbing Installations Before winter starts, there is a lot of maintenance work to do around the home. Read More …

Where Is Your Sewer Clean-Out? Tips To Help You

15 October 2018
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Most homes have a sewer clean-out, which is an opening in the main sewer line that allows you to safely snake your sewer drain to get rid of clogs further out in your sewer line. Some clogs may be close to the drain, but there may be times when it's further out and you aren't going to be able to reach it from within your home. If this is the case, a sewer clean-out is going to come in handy. 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!

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