Re-Caulking A Bathtub Or Sink: A DIY Guide

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Caulk serves an important purpose. It prevents water from seeping below and behind a sink or a tub, which protects the surfaces beneath these items from becoming moldy and water damaged. If your caulk has begun to peel or chip away, it's time to replace it. This is usually a task you can tackle yourself. Just follow these steps. Step 1: Choose your caulk. Head to the hardware store to buy your caulk.

6 October 2016

Rural Property Buyer's Guide To The Water Well Drilling Process

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If you just fulfilled your life dream of buying rural property to build a retreat cabin for your family, then you need to have a water well drilled. Thanks to advances in well drilling technologies, today's well drilling rigs make quick work of the process. By understanding how your well will be drilled, you can communicate intelligently with your drilling contractor about the process and ensure that the project goes smoothly.

5 October 2016

Three Signs Your Well Pump May Be Failing

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Your well pump pulls water out of your well and sends it to your house, and if it starts to fail, you may notice a number of signs. Here are three signs that your well pump may be failing. Your electric bill is high Your well pump should only run when you're using water inside your home, but if the pump becomes damaged, it could cycle on and off for no reason.

5 October 2016

Planning Holiday Get-Together's? 3 Tips For Avoiding Stubborn Clogs

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The holidays will soon be here. It's time to start planning your family get-togethers. While you're making your plans, don't forget to take your plumbing into consideration, especially if you're going to be having a lot of guests in your home. Clogged drains are the last thing you want to deal with while you're hosting a party. Don't let clogged drains put a damper on your festivities. Here are three simple precautions you can take to keep your drains flowing smoothly.

5 October 2016

2 Reasons to Install a Tankless Water Heater

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One of the best options available to you when installing a water heater in your home is a tankless water heater because this option can provide you with a wide range of benefits that a traditional water heater really can't match. Listed below are two reasons to install a tankless water heater. Lower Risk of Damage to Your Home A tankless water heater won't cause extensive damage to your home if it malfunctions.

5 October 2016

Does It Seem Like Your Plumbing Has A Mind Of Its Own? That's An Effect Of High Water Pressure

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Homeowners usually have to deal with low water pressure at some point in their time in their homes, and this lack of water pressure can cause specific problems. However, sometimes it's high water pressure that is affecting the home. This is actually not a good thing; water pressure that is too high can create problems that are difficult to diagnose at first. If it seems like your plumbing has started to develop a mind of its own, you could be witnessing the effects of high water pressure.

5 October 2016

Getting Ready For Winter? Get Your Central HVAC System Prepared For The Heating Season

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The leaves are starting to fall and the nights are getting a bit cooler in a lot of the parts of the country, which can only mean one thing: winter is once again well on its way. If you haven't done so already, it is definitely time to get your central HVAC system ready for the heating season. The more your prepare for winter now with your HVAC system, the less likely it will be you see a heating failure at the worst possible time.

5 October 2016