Archive for September, 2019

Do You Need a Plumber?

This has not been a quite week.
At the beginning of the week, however, you were looking forward to morning coffees with several of your friends. Monday you were going to get to spend time with a friend from work where you retired three years ago; Tuesday was going to be with two mothers of your younger daughter’s best friends; and Thursday was going to be coffee with ladies from church.
Late Sunday night, however, all of those relaxing plans began to fall apart. Some leaky pipes that you were unaware of had caused a problem that eventually traveled from the second floor to the ceiling of the family room. It was lucky that you even noticed the problem when you did. The family was all in bed and you thought you heard something on the deck, so you had walked downstairs to investigate. In the process of checking that noise and discovering that things were okay, you walked into the family room to fold up a couple blankets that had been left out from the Sunday family movie night. On

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How To Prevent Water Damage And Flooding In Your Home

Flooding in the home can be very damaging, and truly is not something that anyone wants to deal with. But flooding is hugely common, with up to 14,000 people dealing with a related emergency each and every day here in the United States alone. In addition to this, up to 37% of all people have actually faced the loss of possessions to boot. For a great many people, flooding can be a huge financial drain, and can take an emotional toll as well. After all, flooding frequently occurs in basements, which a great many people use primarily as storage. When this happens, precious memorabilia and family heirlooms can all too easily be lost. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to prevent flooding entirely – or to at least somewhat minimize the damage that is caused by it, making it so that this damage can be dealt with much more easily than what would have otherwise been the case.

For instance, you can even help to prevent flooding at the time that your house is being built. This

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How to Get Your Kitchen Changed With One Simple Makeover

If you have thought about changing up your kitchen one of the best ways to do this is with cabinet refacing. Cabinet refacing allows you to give your kitchen a brand new look. But you don’t have to limit yourself to just cabinets. here is a look at some other things you can do to makeover your kitchen and give it a completely new design.

Have New Kitchen Countertops Put In

Having new kitchen countertops can give your kitchen a brand new look. You could put in granite countertop, or anything you like. This is one of the first things that guests will notice when they come to visit your home. If you have always wanted to change the appearance of your kitchen, having a new countertop can do exactly that.

New Cabinets Can Update a Kitchen

Brand new cabinets can make a kitchen look completely different. For example, you could have custom kitchen cabinets put in, or y

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Learn More About Conserving Your Household’s Water and Energy

American households use a significant amount of water every day. On average, this amounts to 300 gallons. Unfortunately, however, about ten percent of households have plumbing leaks that waste a considerable amount of water. Recent figures show that this amounts to as much as 90 gallons a day.

A Few Facts About Household Leaks

A large percentage of water is wasted due to household leaks. Plumbing Manufacturers International, for example, reported that this amounts to 13.7% of a household’s water usage. Leaky faucets that drip once per second can potentially waste more than 3,000 gallons per year, which is enough for over 180 showers. When shower heads leak ten drips a minute, then this can waste over 500 gallons of water a year. The same amount of water could clean 60 dishwasher loads.

A Few Tips on Water Heater Maintenance

Since households require hot water for showering, washing dishes, cleaning clothes, and other purposes, it’s important to schedule reg

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Here are 3 Reasons to Install Frameless Glass Showers in the Bathroom

It would not be an exaggeration to say that many consider the bathroom to be one of the most important areas in the home. Bathrooms can take a variety of forms, using custom glass and mirror installation to give the bathing area a unique look for the home. Part of designing a bathroom includes installing a shower or a bathtub in part of the space. While traditional glass showers are installed next to one of the bathroom walls to create a confined space, another option would entail installing frameless glass showers. As the name implies, frameless glass showers are out in the middle, more or less, of the bathroom, surrounded by glass on all four sides. There are several reasons to install frameless glass showers in the bathroom, and this article will take a look at a few of them.

  • Plenty of Space to Shower: One reason to install a frameless glass shower in the bathroom is because

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