A toilet is one of those home fixtures that don’t get a lot of attention unless something goes wrong. And when that happens, you want it fixed fast! One of the most important parts of your toilet is the flange. While out of sight and out of mind, this small part is the unsung hero… Continue reading Do I Need to Replace My Toilet Flange?
When functioning properly, a water heater is typically kept out of sight and out of mind. In fact, it’s not until you’re left with cold water for your morning shower that you even begin to suspect something may be wrong. Yet, a water heater often provides warning signs that it needs attention long before it… Continue reading Why Is My Water Heater Making Noise?
The cold weather months bring cozy sweaters, hearty soups, and nights spent in front of a crackling fire. They also bring dry indoor air and all the discomforts that come with it like static electricity, chapped lips, and dry skin. You see, once heating season arrives, natural humidity levels drop significantly, making our homes feel… Continue reading 6 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Humidity Level
Jumping into a puddle of water when you’re a toddler? Fun! Stepping into a puddle of water in your basement? Cause for concern. There are a number of reasons you may see water in your basement, but no matter the cause, this is not a problem you should ignore. If you notice water seeping into… Continue reading Why Is Water Seeping Into My Basement?
Clogged drains are one of the most common complaints of homeowners. And while a clog may not be an emergency situation; it does demand attention. If not cleared, you could end up with a serious plumbing problem and costly repairs. Thankfully, there are several proven drain cleaning methods that range from basic DIY to professional.… Continue reading Drain Cleaning Techniques and When to Use Them
Most homeowners simply assume that their tap water is healthy enough to cook with and drink, but that’s not always the case. Even water that looks, tastes, and smells just fine can contain high amounts of impurities that can be potentially harmful to your health as well as your home’s plumbing and water-using appliances. To… Continue reading Common Signs of Poor Water Quality
Timing is everything. Whether it’s delivering the punchline of a joke, hitting a home run, or leaving the house 5 minutes early to avoid sitting in traffic, these and countless other examples show just how important great timing can be. When it comes to your home, scheduling maintenance and repairs at the right time can… Continue reading Why Fall Is The Best Time for Heating System Maintenance
Your dream of a room addition, finished basement, or attic conversion is finally coming true. There’s just one problem – how do you heat and cool the area if expanding your existing HVAC system is cost prohibitive or impractical? A ductless mini-split system may just be the solution you’re looking for. Although the technology has… Continue reading How to Size a Ductless Mini-Split System
Most people would agree that regular maintenance or “check-ups” are important. Whether it’s an annual health physical, a twice-a-year dental cleaning, or the routine oil change, these check-ups help ensure all is well and make us aware of minor trouble brewing before it results in a big, costly, and painful fix. But let’s say you… Continue reading It’s Not Too Late for AC System Maintenance
Water closets are having a resurgence in bathrooms across the U.S. and for good reason. What was once an old design element typically seen in more luxurious homes and spaces, they are becoming increasingly popular in small family homes that only have one bathroom that needs to be shared by its occupants. Is a water closet right… Continue reading Water Closets Are Making a Comeback