Winter time is notorious for frozen pipes and water bursts if you're not careful. In my daily path of travel, I see more garden hoses still hooked up to hose bibs than I can count. Just know that's the first problem with emergency leaks in your home. If your hose is still hooked up, the water will freeze and expand back through the hose faucet into the house. The pipes will expand and burst … [Read more...] about Avoiding Frozen Pipes and Emergency Leaks during Winter
Yeah... so at my own house, I have a "honey-do list" which involves finishing the basement that I started a few years ago, eventually a kitchen remodel, installing new flooring in the living room and mounds of other things that should get done sooner or later. One of the things on the list is our bathroom sink that has been half clogged for some time now. Since I do this kind of work for a … [Read more...] about Unclogging a Sink Drain with Guitar Strings…
^^^Take a look at this mess^^^ If you've read some of my remodeling blogs you may think I’m just preaching to the choir when I talk about acting sooner than later when toilets, showers, faucets etc… start to fail. The land of home ownership is full of surprises and we find ourselves from one project to the next. In my opinion (and aside from your roof), plumbing matters come first so if your … [Read more...] about Leaking Toilets Will Cost You Money!
-A few notes from the Plumbing Department Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling your existing home there are a lot of selections in the process and it can be overwhelming. It's really important to know all of the products being used down to the nuts and bolts. Don’t be afraid to ask your builder or remodeler where they purchase their parts and fittings as the proper parts can … [Read more...] about Don’t Let This Happen To Your Bathroom