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Shower Head Cleaning Tips: Faq

In a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder, shower heads were found to contain bacteria potentially dangerous to those that had weakened immune systems. Moreover, the researchers found that not only will cleaning with bleach not kill the bacteria, but...

Home Safety

Filing a homeowners insurance claim is never a pleasant process. While you may hope you’ll never need to call upon the coverage of your homeowners insurance policy, in the event that you do it is important to properly file your claim. Attention to detail can be a challenge when you’re dealing...

Bathroom Showers

Learning how to prevent plumbing problems such as leaks, bursting pipes, and clogged drains is easy with the right tools. Old and new homes alike require year-round attention to plumbing details, so watching for the signs of plumbing problems is a must.

If you pack a little know-how and a...

Clogs

Dealing with a clogged faucet or showerhead? Mineral salts can build up in faucet heads, aerators and showerheads, leading to reduced water flow. The way to correct this problem is to take a plastic baggie full of white vinegar and tie it up around the showerhead or drop your aerators in it....

Exterior Remodeling

Winterizing your vacation home is an important step to make sure that it stays cozy and secure as outdoor temperatures dip. Failing to winterize your home can result in problems like water leaks, bursting pipes, structural damage and invading pests or rodents. 

Here's how to winterize your home...

Pipes

Your idea of luxury might be a palatial home with a large, tucked-away master bath. But the grander the bathroom, the more hot water delivery becomes an issue. One of the things we get asked about most is, “Why does it take so long for me to get hot water in my bathroom?”

Think about the...