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Debunking Plumbing Myths

Debunking Plumbing Myths

There tends to be quite the debate between plumbers and people who have never actually done the grunt work. Some say it is easy while others would rather leave it to the professionals. Where the lines start to blur is often based more on myth than on fact. With...

Alternatives to Chemical Drain Cleaners

Alternatives to Chemical Drain Cleaners

Chemical drain cleaners have been popular products for clogged pipes and drains for years. Drain cleaners are commonly available in powder, crystal, liquid, foam, and gel forms. They all work in essentially the same way. The harsh chemicals in the products react with...

How to Get Pet Hair Out of Your Laundry

How to Get Pet Hair Out of Your Laundry

As much as we love our furry friends, no one wants to be constantly covered in their pet’s hair. Cats and dogs shed…a lot. That hair gets all over the house, in your drains, on your rugs, and on your sheets and your clothes. It seems no matter how much we brush our...

Why Your Refrigerator is Not Cooling and How to Fix it

Why Your Refrigerator is Not Cooling and How to Fix it

When your refrigerator won’t stay cold, you need to address the problem immediately to keep your perishables from spoiling. Some problems only require simple maintenance while others may require a professional (and, in some cases, the problem may mean you need to buy...

What You Need to Know About Water Softener Systems

What You Need to Know About Water Softener Systems

There are many reasons to consider a water softener for you home. The effects of hard water go beyond that chalky buildup you see around your faucets. Hard water can damage your pipes and cause higher energy bills. Home appliances are short-lived, laundry is stiff and...

Your Dishwasher Maintenance Checklist

Your Dishwasher Maintenance Checklist

Of all the most useful appliances created in the last century, the dishwasher is certainly near the top of the list. You rely on your dishwasher almost every day, so to keep it working its best, regular maintenance is necessary. You may be asking “Why would I need to...