If you’ve always desired a spacious walk-in shower, you may have considered swapping out your bathtub for a standalone shower. Many working adults simply don’t have time to take baths, so upgrading to a bigger shower just seems to make sense. Tub to shower conversions are becoming increasingly popular, but they aren’t right for everyone. Is a tub to shower […]
Water is one of our most precious resources, but it’s also something we take for granted way too often. Of all the water on the planet, a mere 1% is available for use by humans. And before we can use that water, it needs to be treated and transported. In the US, we are incredibly fortunate not to have to […]
If you are like most homeowners, you probably don’t give your plumbing fixtures much thought. However, you likely rely on them several times every single day, and if one stops working like it should, you could face a serious problem. Whether you are already having problems or your fixtures are just old, you might want to consider having them replaced. […]
As the temperatures continue to climb, many of us are looking for ways to spend more time outdoors. Fully functional outdoor living spaces have become increasingly popular in recent years, but many homeowners mistakenly believe that they are limited in terms of their plumbing options.
If you’re ready to take your outdoor living space to the next level and add a […]
When the temperatures drop, it can cause major problems inside your home. For homeowners, one of the most common wintertime woes is frozen pipes. When the water inside your pipes freezes, it expands and can cause the pipe to burst. If a frozen pipe bursts, it can cause serious flooding and result in thousands of dollars in water damage.
Unfortunately, we […]
‘Tis the season for holiday parties and homes filled with guests. This time of year is hectic, and the last thing you need is a broken furnace or clogged drain when entertaining guests. The holiday season puts additional strain on many of your home’s systems, and problems tend to arise at the most inconvenient times. Fortunately, there are several things […]
You’ve probably heard of “hard water.” You might even know that you have hard water. But do you actually know what hard water is?
What Is Hard Water?
Hard water is water that contains a high concentration of minerals, like calcium carbonate. These minerals build up inside your pipes and on surfaces your water comes in contact with, causing scaling and staining. […]
Think your drinking water’s clean? Think again.
A recent study found that more than 6 million Americans use and drink water that’s contaminated with deadly toxins and carcinogenic man-made chemicals.
Toxins used to fight water and stain-proof furniture have found their way into public water supplies in California, New York, Florida, Georgia, Illinois and several other states.
The study, conducted by Harvard University, […]
If you’re like most people, you’ve been spending your summer planning vacations, preparing for picnics and taking care of yard work. With the nice weather, it’s easy to understand why most people aren’t spending a lot of time indoors tackling home maintenance tasks at this time of year.
You might want to think about your drains, though. Whether they’ve already started […]
Earlville Plumbing repairs are crucial in every home. Although your plumbing works in the background and isn’t often seen, it is difficult to imagine another part of your home that is more crucial. After all, your plumbing is used for something as simple as making coffee to washing the car and even personal hygiene. That being said, the following are […]