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How to Fix a Leaky Faucet in Four Simple Steps

October 14, 2021 6:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you a homeowner asking yourself, “How do I fix a leaky faucet?” It’s actually quite simple to stop bathroom or kitchen faucets from leaking, but doing it yourself is usually only a temporary fix that involves replacing the cartridge or stem. Here’s a simple guide to fixing a leaky faucet on your own. Step 1: Turn off the water Whether the leaky fixture is a single-handle, double-handle or even a wand or twisting-ball faucet, you need to shut off the water supply to start your leaky faucet temporary fix. Simply twist the valve under your sink, or, if you... View Article


Stinky Sink, Be Gone!

September 30, 2021 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sometimes when we walk into the kitchen, we immediately ask, “What’s that smell?” When there’s something cooking, it’s because we’re excited about what the answer might be, but if there’s nothing cooking, it’s more of a nervous, worried question. If you’ve ever been in the latter situation, you might next be asking, “How do I get rid of a smelly drain?” The good news is most of the time, if a sink smells bad, there are things you can do to handle the problem on your own. Here are some reasons why your sink may stink, as well as ways... View Article


An Overview of Traditional, Tankless and Smart Water Heaters

September 16, 2021 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There can be a lot of questions when it comes to water heaters these days. Traditional models with a storage tank used to be the only option, but these days, there are energy-saving tankless water heaters to consider. Now there are even smart hot water tanks. But what is a smart hot water tank? And do you really save money with a tankless water heater? Read on to find out. Traditional water heaters A traditional water heater has a storage tank that holds a certain amount of hot water at the ready, usually between 20 and 80 gallons. One downside... View Article


How to Flush Your Water Heater the Correct Way

September 15, 2021 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A standard tank water heater uses more water than you probably realize. Every time you use hot water in your home, the tank turns on to replace what you’ve used. Depending on how much water you use and how frequently, it becomes easy for sediment to accumulate in the tank. This can lead to premature failure of the hot water heater tank. If you’re wondering how often you should flush your hot water heater, the answer is about once per year to avoid risks. Read on to learn how and why. Here’s how to flush your water heater Water heaters... View Article


Why You Should Hire an Expert Instead of Using Drain Cleaner on Your Pipes

September 1, 2021 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So, your bathroom sink or shower just isn’t draining the way it used to be. You may be tempted to go out to the store and buy a bottle of drain cleaner. It seems like such a simple solution—just dump it down the drain and let it do its thing—but perhaps you’ve heard rumors of chemical drain cleaners causing damage to plumbing. Is drain cleaner bad for pipes? Unfortunately, it can be. There are many reasons you should bring in a trained and experienced plumber if you’re experiencing plumbing issues. The fact is that these drain cleaners often do more... View Article