Unblock Without Plunger

Unblock a Toilet without a Plunger

This wouldn’t be a plumbing website without talking about a toilet clog. After all, a clogged toilet is one of the most common problems a plumber can face on the job, and common household items found in the kitchen, closet or medicine cabinet…
hard water showerhead

The Truth About Hard Water

Often people wonder where exactly their water comes from, what’s in it, and how it gets to their faucets. In actuality this is a complicated answer, as water comes from a myriad of sources; for something as simple as water, there is a lot…
hot water heaters

Signs That the Hot Water Heater is on the Fritz

Many people don’t pay much attention to the big gray or white cylinder that takes up valuable space in the basement, until they go to take a shower and find the water colder than a penguin’s bathtub. Suddenly a modern convenience that is…
preventative plumbing mainenance

Preventive Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Believe it or not, many plumbing calls come about as a result of not following a few simple preventive plumbing tips. With some routine maintenance, it’s easy for homeowners to protect their house from costly repairs by following some preventive…
replacing a kitchen sink faucet

How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Faucet

While it might seem like a daunting prospect, replacing a faucet is a simpler home improvement addition you can do yourself at home with just a few tools, some know how, and a lot of patience. In this article, we’ll explain the steps required…
green plumbing

Going Green: Plumbing Tips for Energy Conservation

With advances in technology and increased public awareness for energy conservation, people are turning to new avenues of conservation for their homes. Here are a few tips and tools to make the home or office more environmentally conscious while…
garbage disposal cleaning tips

Easy Ways to Keep a Garbage Disposal Clean

One would think that a garbage disposal would keep itself clean, given the nature of its function. Yet sometimes items unsuitable for the unit can get stuck or clogged inside the drain, producing foul odors and reducing the life of the disposal…
modern toilet design

How to Choose the Toilet That’s Right for You

According to a report by the World Health Organization and Unicef, toilets are a luxury that more than a third of the world’s population still do not have access to. So when shopping for the next toilet to install, consider how impressive…
New Shower Curtains

Simple Ways to Decorate an Apartment Bathroom

Living in an apartment can be both a blessing and a curse. When something goes wrong it’s a lot easier to be able to call the landlord to have the problem fixed than it is to have to rely on oneself to find a solution. But not too many landlords…