Plumbers’ Pet Peeves

With drains that are constantly clogged, and toilets that run for hours, homeowners can get tired of calling a plumber for help. However, treating plumbing issues oneself can create problems. Here are plumbers’ biggest pet peeves: Drano Chemically loaded drain cleaners rarely get the whole clog. The chemicals in them can also ruin pipes over… Continue reading Plumbers’ Pet Peeves

Signs the Bathroom Plumbing Needs Replaced

The bathroom gets a lot of use. The plumbing in the bathroom sustains so much wear and tear that eventually it may need to be replaced. Replacing plumbing can be costly, so don’t replace it before it needs to be. Here are five signs the bathroom plumbing needs replaced: Outdated/Faulty Hardware This is more of… Continue reading Signs the Bathroom Plumbing Needs Replaced

Holiday Lighting Precautions

Holiday lighting is a great way to light up the home with holiday spirit. When decorating with strands of lights, there are a few precautions homeowners should take: Inspect the lights: If any have frayed or cracked cords or broken sockets, they should be thrown out. These are huge fire hazards. Read the instructions: Usually… Continue reading Holiday Lighting Precautions

The Dangers of Frozen Hose Bibs

Hose bibs are handy in the summer months, but during winter, if not taken care of properly, can become a nuisance. Temperatures are rapidly dropping in the Treasure Valley, and homeowners need to disconnect their hoses from hose bibs before everything freezes over. The hose bib valve is usually recessed inside the wall, with the… Continue reading The Dangers of Frozen Hose Bibs

Bathroom Remodels

Bathroom makeovers often increase the value of a home, making them a popular project. However, remodeling a bathroom isn’t a trivial undertaking, it involves a lot of work and planning. Most serious bathroom remodels will need the help of an expert, especially if the plumbing is involved. When planning for a bathroom remodel, homeowners frequently… Continue reading Bathroom Remodels

Radiant Floor Heating

Walking on a cold floor with bare feet can make anyone want to jump back into bed on an autumn morning. This is why now is a great time to install radiant floor heating before the weather starts turning chilly. Here’s what homeowners should know about radiant floor heating: What is it? Radiant heat flooring… Continue reading Radiant Floor Heating

Leaky Faucet Problems

Dripping faucets can make it impossible to sleep at night and will increase the water bill with every drop. There can be multiple reasons the faucet is leaking, and if not fixed in a timely manner, the problem could end up being costly. Leaks can waste enough water to fill a swimming pool, or 10,000… Continue reading Leaky Faucet Problems