How to Repair a Leaking Faucet

Fixing a leaking faucet is easier than you may think. In most cases you’ll only need a slotted screwdriver, adjustable wrench, hex key and Philips-head screwdriver. Once you have your tools and faucet repair kit on hand, jump into step number one and your leaky faucet will be repaired in no time.

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Costly Bathroom Plumbing Problems

Have you noticed a growth in your monthly water bill? Small plumbing problems can quickly lead to a big increase in how much you spend each month. A constantly running toilet can cost as much as $70 each month. Even small leaks, like a moderate drip from one faucet, can increase the bill by $6 monthly.

The first step is to monitor your water usage to determine if a leak may be the cause of your high-priced utility bill. Continue reading

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5 Bathroom Renovations to Leave to the Pros

Remodeling a bathroom can involve some heavy lifting. Depending on your ambitions, you may need to include electrical or plumbing work, which can be dangerous for a DIY project.

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What is the Best Flooring for a Bathroom?

Whether it’s time to upgrade your bathroom style or make necessary changes, choosing bathroom flooring is much different than selecting flooring material for other areas of your home. Finding a look that you like and fits within your budget is possible considering the many choices available. 

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Why is My Water Heater Making Noises?

The importance of a properly working water heater likely doesn’t cross your mind until you step into a cold shower one morning. In order for your water heater to continuously pump out hot water, it must be regularly inspected and maintained.

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Top 5 Things that Clog Your Drain

If your kitchen sink or toilet have become less effective in removing waste, consider some of your habits when it comes to what you put down the drain. While plumbing systems are designed to last for decades, without proper care and use, your pipes and drains can quickly become inefficient.

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How to Make Shower Water Hotter

If it feels like it takes your shower ages before the water is hot enough for you to step in, it may be time to make a couple of adjustments to your water heater. Most water heater manufacturers set the temperature at 140°F. However, if you’ve just moved into a new home or adjusted the temperature when you purchased the unit, checking and changing the setting is easy. Continue reading

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Help! My Dishwasher Won’t Drain

Standing, murky water in a dishwasher can quickly turn into a big mess. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Residential Energy Consumption Survey says fewer Americans own dishwashers than any other kind of major appliance. But if you’re among half of dishwasher owners who use the appliance up to six times a week, you know the frustration of seeing a puddle of dirty water in the bottom of the machine. Continue reading

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Organization Hacks for a Tiny Bathroom

Turning your tiny bathroom into a storage sanctuary just requires a little creativity. There is storage space in areas where you might not even consider, so we’re pointing them out to you now, in hopes you can organize your small space into something extravagant.

A full bathroom typically requires at least 36 to 40 square feet. For a small home, the dimensions of a guest bathroom or small master bathroom are usually five feet by eight feet. Often this size bathroom will not have a linen closet, or much storage at all. Use these creative ideas to utilize the unexpected space you have available. Continue reading

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Which Water Heater is Best for My Home?

temperature adjuster of waterWhether your current water heater is on its last leg or you’re looking to make an upgrade to save on your energy bill each month, choosing the best water heater for your home takes a little research. We’ll walk you through the different options to help you decide which style might be the best fit for your home. Continue reading

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