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Bathroom Faucets

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.

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Leaks

Your plumbing system has many different water valves. Knowing where the most important water valves are can potentially save you thousands of dollars.  The main water valve controls the flow of all water into your home and must work properly to prevent damage.

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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...

Interior Remodeling

Are mysterious house noises making you think your home is haunted? If you hear squeaks and creaks, things that go bump in the night and knocking behind walls, your home is actually being plagued by normal household quirks gone a little awry. Here are house noises explained, with tips on how to...

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 Cleaning

If you have hard water problem, you know it.  Hard water makes it tough to lather up in the shower, wash clothes and it's not the best for your plumbing fixtures.  Minerals that get left behind on shower heads or inside water heaters can shorten the life of your plumbing system and can...