4 Steps To Help You Fix A Garbage Disposal That Is Jammed Or Clogged


Having a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink can be very helpful for cleaning up kitchen messes--until it stops working. A garbage disposal can stop working for several reasons, but it typically occurs when there is something inside it causing the blades to not be able to move. If you cannot get this problem fixed yourself, you can hire a plumber to fix it, but you might want to try repairing it yourself first.

21 October 2015

How to Properly Remove Clogs from Basement Floor Drains


If you have a floor drain in your basement that seems to be clogged or water seems to be moving quite slowly through the opening, then it is in your best interest to resolve the issue before your basement floods with water. These drains provide an important function, because they may be connected to a much larger basement waterproofing system. A simple clog removal can be performed to see if you can get the drain moving again.

21 September 2015

Tips For Perfecting Common Plumbing Problems


Understanding the various tasks necessary to keep your home clean, functional, and appealing is key to protecting your investment. From repairing a leaky faucet to replacing a broken window, maintaining your home can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, you may not be placing sufficient time and energy into your home's plumbing and septic system. Diagnosing and repairing many plumbing and septic issues in your home may be challenging, but learning how to complete these tasks is smart for reducing waste and saving money.

17 September 2015

3 Easy Alternatives To Beauty Rituals That Your Home Plumbing Does Not Like


When you perform your daily grooming routine, the last thing you probably think about is the impact your grooming techniques and products have on your plumbing. Both women and men have grooming and beauty habits that can clog pipes over time. The good news is that for every bad habit, there is typically a very easy alternative that can help keep you looking good while preserving your pipes. Read on to find out common beauty plumbing perils and their super-easy alternatives.

19 June 2015

Tired Of Wasting Money On Energy Bills? It May Be Time To Upgrade To A New Boiler


The HVAC industry is always working to produce more and more efficient boilers, and that means your old boiler may be costing you more than you think. If you're worried your current boiler is old and inefficient, it might be time to consider upgrading to a newer model to save money on your monthly heating bills. Here are a few questions you'll need to answer as you assess your current water heater and your home's needs.

17 June 2015

2 Ways Your Air Ducts Are Negatively Affecting Your HVAC System


Over the past several years, your HVAC system's various components have worked together to keep your home comfortable throughout the year. However, recently, your HVAC system seems to be operating poorly and reducing the quality of your indoor air. Even though your air conditioner and furnace are functioning properly, there's still one more component of your HVAC system that may be giving you trouble—your air ducts. Inspect your air ducts for these problems and perform or arrange for the necessary repairs.

11 May 2015

Get Your AC Fixed Fast To Avoid Health Issues


Doesn't it always seem like your air conditioner works fine until the weather reaches its hottest point? An AC system can fail at any time, though, but living without cool air could be detrimental to your health if you suffer from asthma, severe allergies, or other health problems. To avoid having flare ups and health issues, you will need to get emergency HVAC services right away. What Health Problems Does Humidity Cause?

7 May 2015

Packing Out Waste: The Convenience Of Portable Toilets And WAG Bags When Backpacking


Have you spent time enjoying the beauty of your backyard yet? Over 7.2% of Americans take part in backpacking — a fun and simple sport that allows you to enjoy fresh air while getting a full body exercise. For those who enjoy spending extended periods of time backpacking in the woods, finding a toilet is practically impossible. Properly disposing human waste is crucial in avoiding pollution and contamination. Luckily, there are many portable toilets that come with WAG bags.

28 April 2015

Three Ways To Get Rid Of The Black Slime In Your Sink Drain


Once you notice it, you can't unsee it. That black gooey substance spilling forth from your bathroom sink like something out of a horror movie. No, it's not the world's slowest moving blob that's invaded your plumbing pipes. It's just a mixture of substances that have gelled together into a disgusting clog. If you want to save your sink from that gunk monster, here are three ways you can do it.

23 April 2015

Three Ways To Eliminate Mineral Deposits In A Gas Water Heater


If you live in an area with hard water and don't use a water softener, your gas water heater will accumulate mineral deposits over time. If the appliance is not cleaned periodically, these deposits can build up and decrease the machine's efficiency and life span. Luckily, cleaning the water heater is something you can do yourself, and here are three different ways you can complete this task. Flush the Hot Water Heater

21 April 2015