Selecting the Best Shower-head

As in many things, everyone has different preferences when it comes to their shower experience.  Some folks are looking for a budget friendly wall-mounted showerhead, others like the hand-held version for its convenience, while still others are looking for a multi-jet spa-like experience.  Regardless of which one is your ideal showerhead there are still going… Continue reading Selecting the Best Shower-head

Why Is My Toilet So Noisy?

Have you ever wondered why your toilet is so loud post-flush?  While there’s always some noise associated with the flushing process, there are some noises that are not normal and can be quieted. Usually it’s the noise during the refilling of the tank that can be annoying, but in many scenarios this can be easily… Continue reading Why Is My Toilet So Noisy?

How Much Should Your Home Be Insured For?

  Everyone hopes that the worst case scenario will never happen, but everyone should prepare as if it will.  Many homeowners, nearly two-thirds according to the consumer advocacy group United Policyholders, are under-insured and unaware.  There are some costs that often go overlooked when shopping around for homeowner’s insurance such as the costs incurred to… Continue reading How Much Should Your Home Be Insured For?

5 Causes of a Leaking Dishwasher

Dishwashers make life much easier, unless they aren’t working properly. There are a few things that can cause a dishwasher to leave puddles of water on the floor while it’s running. Here are five common causes of a leaking dishwasher: Leaky Door There are two things that could be causing the dishwasher door to leak.… Continue reading 5 Causes of a Leaking Dishwasher

When To Re-pipe Instead Of Repair

When plumbing pipes have issues, often it can be fixed with a simple repair in a certain section of piping. However, some problems require the entire plumbing system to be replaced, which is called repiping. While the need for repiping depends on each individual situation, there are some common scenarios that often lead to a… Continue reading When To Re-pipe Instead Of Repair

Winter Home Improvement Projects

Most people do not view winter as a time for home improvement projects. However, there are many projects that can be tackled, especially regarding plumbing, during the colder months. Here are some great projects to tackle this winter: Bathroom Remodel Does the bathroom need a little facelift? Whether it’s a small update like re-grouting tile,… Continue reading Winter Home Improvement Projects

Bathtub Cracks and Chips

Cracks or chips in a bathtub are not only unsightly, but can cause other issues down the road. The best way to avoid these issues is to know what causes them. While many situations can lead to cracks and chips, here are some of the most common: Improper Installation If the bathtub wasn’t properly installed… Continue reading Bathtub Cracks and Chips