Most people don’t think about the plumbing in their home as long as everything is flowing smoothly, but as soon as a problem becomes apparent it can be hard to ignore. Plumbing issues such as a leaking pipe can start out small, but quickly turn...

The time of year that we spend decluttering and cleaning our homes is coming, but we’re not there just yet. Mother nature hasn’t quite made up her mind about whether or not we get sunshine and cool breezes or gray skies and snow. However, there are...

There are many reasons why homeowners choose to fix up their home. For the weekend warriors out there, if the upgrade or fix is not dangerous, then it is worth the time and effort repair themselves. After all, there is a great deal of satisfaction...

Typically, people don’t think about their water heaters until they have a leak or they don’t have any hot water. It’s true – for most people, a water heater is one of those appliances that you take for granted and don’t fully appreciate until it’s...

There are some common plumbing problems that all homeowners experience. What happens when the faucet starts leaking? Who do you call when the toilet starts running? What is your instinct when a pipe starts dripping? How do you fix that clogged drain? For many people, some of these common problems...

Do you have the clean gene as part of your DNA or do you dread the annual spring cleaning? For most of us, we look at spring cleaning with dread as dust and piles have grown throughout the year. We told ourselves we wouldn’t let the...

51 Tips and Quotes for Evaluating, Hiring, and Working with Plumbing Professionals and Plumbing Companies Every homeowner (and business owner) will find himself in need of a professional plumber at one point or another. Unfortunately, plumbing problems can happen quite suddenly and without warning, sometimes leading...

Homeownership is one of the traditional American dreams. Our homes provide shelter to protect our families, but much more. Our homes become part of our fabric. Homes are the foundation of many great memories over the year. But homes are not a cakewalk. Homes require work to...

Thanksgiving is here! Thanksgiving is a lot of fun and a lot of work. Often, in haste, things are thrown down the kitchen sink and Black Friday has a new meaning. The madness may result in a clogged drain from all the dishes in the...

When was the last time you had your hot water heater serviced? When was the last time you even performed a visually inspection your water heater? If you are like most homeowners the answer to both of the questions is probably never. This is understandable; the heater is...