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8 Plumbing Tips for New Renters

Moving into a new house or apartment is an exciting time! Most new renters focus on arranging their furniture and personalizing their space. After all, that’s the fun part! But, there are some practical aspects you should also address both before and after you’ve signed your paperwork. What do you need to know about plumbing [...]

By | 2018-06-18T18:52:11+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earthquake Preparedness: How to Secure a Water Heater

As California residents, we all face tremors and the possibility of a more massive earthquake at any moment of the day or night. For this reason, there are strict building codes, and most locals take precautions to ensure their safety and that of their belongings. As an essential part of your preparations, you should make [...]

By | 2018-05-15T18:35:20+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Loose Pipes Cause Noise and How to Fix It

The average American house has plumbing lines running to and from multiple rooms. For a variety of reasons, any of these pipes can loosen over time and produce unpleasant noises such as rattling or banging. Let’s take a quick look at the cause of loose pipes. After that, we’ll explore some of the possible remedies [...]

By | 2018-04-26T19:24:51+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using a Liquid Drain Cleaner can be Hazardous

Having a clogging drain can be a major problem. Best case scenario, your sink is draining slowly. Worst case scenario, it smells foul, is not draining, and is unhealthy for the people in your home. As such, it is understandable that you would want to take care of it ASAP, but to do so, you [...]

By | 2018-04-03T19:50:23+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips for Fixing Water Pressure Loss in Your Shower

You turn on the water for an invigorating shower but instead of a strong, steady flow, you get a weak stream that resembles a drizzle. This is a frustrating scenario experienced by many homeowners. But, you don’t have to resign yourself to poor water pressure. There are a few things you can check to get [...]

By | 2018-02-26T20:19:40+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Garbage Disposals are No Place for Pumpkin Pulp

One of the best parts of growing up is carving a huge jack-o-lantern for Halloween. Creating a scary or funny face, carefully cutting out the edges to form the toothy mouth-- this activity is a classic American tradition and a symbol of fun and family. The first step to this enjoyable (and admittedly messy) family [...]

By | 2017-11-30T20:14:45+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Common Summer Plumbing Problems

The summer brings months of fun with the kids home from school, warm weather, trips to the beach and an abundance of fresh produce. However, in this busy season, you can also overtax your plumbing system. Here are 6 of the most commonly seen summer plumbing problems and some advice you can follow to avoid [...]

By | 2017-10-16T23:12:29+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Tips for Replacing Bathroom Fixtures in Your Home

Maybe your bathroom fixtures aren’t working like they used to. Or maybe you just need a new look. Either way, it is time to replace them. But it is important that you do not just jump into the process without a little planning in advance. So, before you start replacing your fixtures, check out our [...]

By | 2017-09-12T16:24:49+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoid Shower Mishaps with Bathroom Safety Upgrades

Who hasn’t ever slipped on the bathroom floor or in the shower? Whether you’re 2 or 92, shower safety is a concern that you should take action on. Statistics show that over 235,000 emergency room visits for people 15 and older are related to injuries suffered in the bathroom. The stats also show that injuries [...]

By | 2017-09-12T16:28:03+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gas Pipe Leaks in Your Home – Causes and Prevention

Natural gas is widely used in American homes as a fuel source for hot water heaters, ranges, and other appliances. While generally safe, this gas can quickly produce a severe safety hazard if it leaks from any of its supply lines. This hazard comes in several forms. First, if leaking natural gas comes into contact [...]

By | 2017-09-12T16:42:02+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments