Leaving Your Teenager Home For The Weekend For The First Time? 2 Things To Teach Them Before You Leave

If you are leaving your teenager home for a weekend for the very first time, you never know what could come up while you are gone. Instead of coming home to a mess, you need to teach them how to do a few things in case something happens. Unclog a Kitchen Drain Your teenager may not clean dishes like you do, and instead of scraping dishes before they wash or place them in the dishwasher, the food gets washed down your sink. Read More 

Avoid Flushing Money Down the Drain When Adding a Garage Bathroom

Whether it's done to keep the house cleaner when working outside or to provide additional livable space in the garage, adding a bathroom to the garage can have great benefits. But because of the garage design, it may seem like a time-consuming and expensive project. The good news is that there are a few ways to reduce both effort and money involved. Here are the three steps to building a garage bath with less time and expense. Read More 

Avoid These Common Mistakes In Order To Prevent Plumbing Issues

Have you recently moved into a new home? Are you worried about unexpected and potentially disastrous plumbing issues that might arise? Fortunately, you can help prevent future issues with a few easy to follow instructions: Don't over-crank faucets: If your home isn't brand new, you may have already discovered a slow drip in your bathroom or kitchen faucet. In an attempt to stop the leak, you may be tightening the faucet extra hard. Read More 

Five Quick Tips For Keeping Your Plumbing In Tip-Top Shape

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! This adage is true not only for your body, but also for your home's plumbing system. To keep your body healthy, you know you should eat right, get plenty of rest, and exercise regularly – but do you know how to keep your plumbing system healthy? Start with these five quick tips. Clean your drains regularly. No, you should not regularly use de-clogging solutions, as these can damage your pipes. Read More 

Four Facts You Will Want To Know When Flood Waters Subside And The Cleaning Begins

Flooding can be devastating to your home, and there is a lot of cleaning the needs to be done. You may want to understand some of the facts about flood waters and what they mean for restoring your home. The water from flooding can cause many risks to your health and home. Cleaning up after a flood often means doing a lot of demolition and reconstruction. Here are some of the facts that will help make your cleanup process more successful: Read More