Is Your Shower Drain Clogged?

  Have you noticed the water draining slowing in your bathtub or shower? If the answer is yes, then you need to act immediately. A small problem in a drain can quickly worsen, so take steps to keep the problem under control. Otherwise, you may end up with a clogged shower, a foul odor and […]

2018 Bathroom Design Trends

With each new year comes a round of new design trends for consumers to embrace. If you’re looking for a few ways to upgrade your bathroom, whether you’re planning to sell your home, or you just want to change things up a bit, this blog series is for you. To learn what 2018 holds with […]

Some Common Plumbing Issues

  Ever wonder if what you’re dealing with regarding your plumbing system is common? Below you’ll find the most common requests plumbers receive — and you can rest assured you’re not alone. 1 –Your toilet is leaking. Without question, this is one of the top issues that homeowners face with regard to plumbing issues. And […]

Hard Water  – What’s the Big Deal?

Hard water, by definition, is water that has a high concentration of minerals like calcium and magnesium. And according to the US Geological Association, more than 89 percent of Americans have hard water in their homes. In contrast, the softest water can be found in parts of New England, the South Atlantic and Gulf regions, the […]

Trending Kitchen Faucet Types and Features

  What’s the latest in kitchen faucet trends? Read below for some great ideas for your kitchen. Hands-Free Faucets. The faucet gods have delivered a solution for any person who’s ever made hamburger patties and didn’t want to touch the faucet handle to turn on the water with their raw-meat slathered hands. Yes, it’s true. The […]

Cleaning Bathroom Mold & Mildew

So how do you prevent mold growth? The first step is to be vigilant about keeping your bathroom dry and well-ventilated. When you take a shower or bath, turn on your vent fan or even open a window. After bathing, make sure any accidentally spilled water is off the floor and your towel is hung […]

Fall Home Maintenance Part Two: Your Home’s Exterior

  While indoor home maintenance is critical as you prepare for the fall and winter months, your home’s exterior is equally important. There are key items that need to be checked to ensure you and your home are well-cared for this winter. Clean your gutters and downspout. If this isn’t on your annual to-do list, […]

Fall Home Maintenance – Part One

As you say goodbye to August and hello to September, now is a good time to begin preparing your fall home maintenance list. With school activities, football games, holidays and family gatherings, there’s little time to complete these important tasks. To lend you a hand, the next few posts are dedicated to important tasks to […]

Preventing Damage to Your Foundation

  When was the last time you thought about the health of your home’s foundation? Unfortunately, until there’s a problem, many homeowners don’t give it much consideration. However, the state of your foundation can directly impact how well your home ages. In order to keep your foundation strong, there are a few things that you […]

Backyard Water Games for Kids

August has arrived with a vengeance. Its heat and humidity are reminders that summer isn’t ready to give up its reign anytime soon. And after two months of free time under their belts, kids are looking for new things to do to keep them entertained. Don’t let the temptation to stay inside all day and […]