Repair That Dripping Sink Today!

Dripping Sink RepairThere is no greater nuisance around the house than faulty plumbing. It can be noisy, messy and costly if left unattended. Large problems like burst pipes require extensive work inside the walls to repair. But for a simple dripping sink a small repair job by a qualified professional is all it takes. The work can be done quickly and will eliminate the annoyance while keeping your water bills down and your sink clean and dry when you want it that way.

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Save on Kitchen Remodeling

Kitchens are one of the most updated rooms in the home. In fact, it is recommended by real estate professionals that you update your kitchen every ten years. However, that’s no low-cost expense. The average kitchen remodel can cost anything between $40,000 to $50,000 and more. The initial cost may seem overwhelming but a kitchen remodel does have its benefits. The return on investment is 80-95% on resale. So, now that you understand the importance of a kitchen remodel, it’s time to budget it out. It might seem impossible to renovate your kitchen while keeping a strict budget in mind, but it is possible and we’ll show you how. Continue reading

Choosing a Bathroom Faucet

It can possibly be the single most used item in your bathroom – the faucet. As it’s the focal point of the bathroom, it can change the way your entire bathroom area looks. It can be an eyesore covered in soap scum and dripping. Or, you can update the look of your faucet and therefore the look of your entire bathroom. It pays to shop for a new faucet carefully, because if you don’t, you may be forced to replace the replacement sooner than you would like.

Typically, a faucet is replaced about once every seven years. Some of the reasons for replacement can include Continue reading

Debunking Home Plumbing Myths

Wrench, Home Plumbing MythsIt’s those “tried and true” pieces of wisdom that have been passed on from your grandmother’s mother’s mother to you. When it comes to those quick-fixes around the home, we’ve all made the mistake of trying something that we’ve seen on the Internet or heard of from a neighbor – those  tidbits are oversimplified, or in most cases, just plain wrong.

Put Lemons in Your Disposal to Make It Smell Fresh
When life gives you lemons, resist putting them down the disposal. You might give your kitchen that sweet, fresh aroma for a little while but eventually the citric acid from lemons corrodes the metal inside your disposal.

Instead, use ice to polish your disposal from the inside out. It works much like a rock tumbler polishing rocks. Don’t let the noise scare you, it’s loud but it works. Continue reading