Posts Categorized: DIY Plumbing

Pre-Season Air Conditioning Start-Up Hints and Tips

Summer is rapidly approaching. With it comes warmer temperatures and an increased amount of use for your home’s air conditioning system. Before you start it up this summer, you should run through the following pre-season air conditioning start-up hints and tips to make sure it works to the fullest of its abilities. Remember: nobody likes… Read more »

5 Home Service New Year’s Resolutions

So it’s the beginning of the year, and you are looking at yourself in the mirror. This is your year. The year that you take back the control of your home. You said this last year, but this time, it’s different. Now, where to start? We know that it may be daunting facing all of… Read more »

Holiday Emergency Plumbing Repairs You Can Do Yourself!

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Your Furnace Doesn’t Feel Hot Enough. Your family and friends are all gathered together at your house to celebrate the holiday. Still, there’s only one problem: everyone is freezing! Nothing will put a damper on your holiday party quicker than a cold home. Still, with these common furnace problems and remedies, you can try to… Read more »

Drain Odor – How to Get Rid of it Yourself

Let’s say you just walked into your kitchen or bathroom only to discover an unidentifiable (and horrible) smell. If you can’t find the source of the odor, then it is most likely drain odor. That’s right. Drains can smell bad. If your drains smell bad, don’t fret. There are several different DIY steps you can… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Plumbing Tips

So it’s that time of the year again, Valentine’s Day. You’ve got the flowers, chocolates, and card ready to go. Only this year, you decided to skip the dinner reservations at her favorite restaurant and set up a home-cooked meal. Bold move. We see you and respect this effort, so we’ve decided to offer some… Read more »

DIY Plumbing: How To Winterize Your Home

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Most people believe that pipes burst at the freezing point of water, but this is not actually true. The truth is that pipes burst somewhere between a closed facet, like a washing machine or kitchen faucet, and the actual freeze. The experts over at Water Damage Mentor will tell you that pressure begins to build… Read more »

7 Spring Plumbing Hints & Tips

The springtime could be a beautiful time of the year when the flowers come out and the weather begins to get warm. The birds begin to chirp happily as they bathe out in the last few puddles of winter rain. This peaceful time of the year could feel us rejuvenated as life begins to come… Read more »

Change Plumbing Fixtures to Improve Energy Efficiency

Conserving hot water is a great way to bring your utility bills down. Wasteful fixtures use more hot water which means that your water heater has to work harder to keep up. With our help though you can cut down on your hot water usage and save money on your energy costs. Saving water at… Read more »

DIY Plumbing Blog | Improve Energy Efficiency

We’ve all felt that sinking feeling of opening a utility bill and being shocked by how high it is. On top of all your other financial responsibilities, a huge utility bill can add unnecessary stress and we know that homeowners are always looking for ways to save money. Thanks to modern technology there are plenty… Read more »

How to Disinfect Your Dishwasher

How To Disinfect Your Dishwasher Even if your dishes look like they’re coming out spotless, the inside of your dishwasher could be covered in germs. Your dishwasher detergent is tough on grease, but it doesn’t perform as well when it comes to sanitization. With our simple steps and a few household products you likely have… Read more »