Buying a Home – Alerts and Signals

March 10, 2017

Buying a home can be one of the biggest financial and lifestyle risks of your life. You are not only digging into your pockets, but you are investing in a place you will call home. As the most popular time of year for new home purchases approaches, know the warning signs before you make such an impactful decision. Check Structures... View Article ⇒


All Natural Cleaners – Ingredients & Recipes

February 22, 2017

Natural cleaners and ingredients can help you save time, money and make your home safer. Each appliance and surface requires a different type of cleaner. It is important to realize that these natural options are only meant for certain appliances and surfaces. Below is a list of some of the most popular natural cleaners as well as some recipes. Ingredients These individual... View Article ⇒


Saving Water Indoors – 6 Tips

February 9, 2017

The United States Environmental Protection Agency reports that the average American family of four uses about 400 gallons of water per day, and 70 percent of that is used indoors. The fact is that a lot of this water is wasted through overuse or leaks. This can lead to a lot of money thrown “down the drain.” Here are a... View Article ⇒


Liquid Drain Cleaners – Risks

January 24, 2017

When it comes to unclogging your drains, liquid drain cleaners are easiest. They are effective and time efficient. But while they save time now, they will cost you later. After several uses, liquid chemical drain cleaners can have damaging effects to you and your plumbing. Dangers of Chemical Cleaners Liquid drain cleaners can have negative effects on your drains and... View Article ⇒


Frozen Pipes – Preventing and Thawing

January 6, 2017

As colder weather sweeps the country, there are many threats to your home’s plumbing. One of these is frozen pipes. When water inside your pipes freezes, it expands. This expansion can wreak havoc on the pipes that run throughout your house, causing ruptures and cracks. There are several steps you can take to prevent freezing from happening, as well as... View Article ⇒


Expanding Your Shower – Tips

December 30, 2016

Most Americans shower daily. When you add it up, you’ll see you’re spending a lot of time spent in an enclosed space so you might as well be comfortable. Unfortunately, home shower stalls are often three by five feet or smaller. Most are barely large enough for an adult to spread out their arms. A bigger shower would allow you... View Article ⇒


Tips to Avoid a Holiday Clog

December 21, 2016

The upcoming Holiday season is sure to bring many wonderful things. Time spent with family, good food and quality rest are all things to be enjoyed in the coming weeks. While there are so many great things to come, one of the worst things that you are at risk for are clogging drains. Whether it’s a sink or toilet, Holiday... View Article ⇒


FAQ

December 15, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions: The temperature of my hot water seems to be higher than what I think it needs to be, what temperature should it be set on? The standard temperature manufacturers’ use when pre-setting hot water heaters at the factory is typically 120°F. This is a sufficient temperature for most households; however you can adjust the temperature to meet... View Article ⇒


The Truth About Economy Settings on Appliances

November 16, 2016

If you’ve purchased a washing machine or dishwasher in the last few years, your model probably includes economy settings. Now’s a good time to ask, have you ever used the appliance in conservation mode? Why or why not? There can be good reasons to use, or not use, the eco-settings on your plumbing installations. Read on to learn more about... View Article ⇒


Strengthen Your Water Heater

November 3, 2016

Prolong Your Water Heaters Life with an Inspection Your water heater is one of the main devices in your homes comfort system. It supplies hot water for use in the dishwasher, washing machine, sinks and showers. Other than your HVAC system, it also uses the most energy. Given its importance, the stakes are high when it comes to keeping your... View Article ⇒


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