Archive for October 2016

Preparing Your Heating and Plumbing for Holiday Guests

The holidays are approaching, and you may have several guests coming over the course of the next few months. Whether you’re welcoming your grandmother, your distant cousins, or your adult children, you need to prepare your home for the sudden increase in occupants. Paying attention to your utilities can help you avoid problems and have…

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Three Ways to Improve Your Toilet's Efficiency

If your utility bills have begun to creep up, there may be an unexpected culprit to blame: your toilet. According to HGTV.com, your toilet uses about 30% of your home’s water. If you notice a change in your water bill, your toilet could have leaks or other issues that prevent it from functioning at peak…

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Clean and Clear: Maintain Your Drain in 5 Easy Steps

Your drain is working perfectly fine, or so you think-until it experiences a clog. Now you have to spend a lot of time and money to clear the clog before you can use your sink again. You can prevent this scenario by maintaining and caring for your drain every day. Here are a few simple…

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8 of the Most Common Causes of Household Water Leaks

Leaks can waste water, damage your home, and encourage unwanted organic growth. Unfortunately, because you cannot see most of the pipework in your home, you may not always know that a leak has formed. One of the best ways to protect your home from future leaks is to understand and look for common situations that…

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